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$$ - $$$European, , Seafood
Laugavegur 22a, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 661 5008
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good44%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“lobster pasta” (14 reviews)
“lamb” (36 reviews)
“apple cake” (7 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
European, Scandinavian, Seafood, Soups, Norwegian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Laugavegur 22a, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Scandinavian
1. Fresh fish daily
"We had amazing food and great service here."
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2. Danish open sandwich
"Was thrilled to see traditional Danish smørrebrød"
Stefanie J
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3. Great Service
"Service was excellent and waiter was friendly."
Eric G
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91 - 100 of 505 reviews

Reviewed January 18, 2017

If you are hungry go to the Scandinavian and have an open sandwich and you will not need food for a long time.

Thank lisawU4982CP
Reviewed January 16, 2017

Great food, I had the special which was a lovely fish dish and my son had a burger. The service was prompt and friendly. We sampled the icelandic drinks too which were nice. The desert was skyr bomb like a really light cheesecake yummy ;-)...More

Thank Clare N
Reviewed January 15, 2017

Went here on New Year's day. They had a limited menu, but a nice variety. Food was very good, and served with a delicious salad. Staff service was OK.

Thank nboutot
Reviewed January 9, 2017 via mobile

tried this on first night in Reykjavik as was staying at Hotel Fròn thought I'd have a beer and piece of cake know Iceland is expensive but £24 for a small bottle of beer and a piece of apple pie!!!

Thank Madalski C
Reviewed January 5, 2017

Highly enjoyed a delicious (an actually affordable) lobster with pasta dish this evening. My friend had the local lamb fillet and it was outstanding. Prepared with care and worth every penny. One odd thing was that there weren't a lot of people when we first...More

Thank Laura F
Reviewed January 4, 2017

This was a friendly restaurant - made all the better by them just happening to have a large table available to fit our party of 9 without booking! A great variety of Scandinavian food as well as burgers and chips for the less adventurous.

Thank RB19668
Reviewed January 2, 2017

This was a restaurant we had visited 6 years previously. The food was as tasty as we remembered. Their specialty and passion is open faced sandwiches so that is the best thing to order! There were four of us and all had something different and...More

Thank Q5184USjenniferc
Reviewed December 31, 2016 via mobile

We had Xmas dinner here though limited choice and pricy but the food was yummy. On normal day, the price was not as expensive but also not the cheapest in town. Wide choice of selection.

Thank SGHo
Reviewed December 29, 2016

We ate here on our first night in Reykjavik and were very disappointed. We had the Icelandic lamb soup to start which was bland and lacked any seasoning. For main course I had some sort of deconstructed smorgasbord which was ghastly and my partner had...More

Thank james_chairman
Reviewed December 29, 2016

Finding restaurants in Reykjavik that are open on Xmas Day is tricky (note, Xmas Eve is considerably worse! - very few places are open, meaning you see hordes of tourists roaming the streets looking for food) We lucked out and stumbled across Restaurant Scandinavian, and...More

Thank TheKiwiRedDevil
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$9 - $57
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 AM - 11:00 PM
12:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Laugavegur 22a, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik
  • Phone Number: +354 661 5008
  • E-mail
We welcome you to Scandinavian restaurant and bar, conveniently located downtown Reykjavik on Laugavegur 22a. Scandinavian offers a variety of dishes in a cozy atmosphere. Our emphasis is on Icelandic and Nordic cuisine as well as selected specialties from continental Europe. All our dishes are prepared using only the best Icelandic ingredients, usually organically grown. We hope you have a pleasant time with us and enjoy our food in our charming setting. A diverse menu at very reasonable prices. Every day, new courses are offered at a special low price.
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