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American Bar

$$ - $$$American, ,
Austurstraeti 8-10, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 571 9999
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good47%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“wings” (31 reviews)
“burger” (97 reviews)
“fries” (38 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Grill
$$ - $$$
Austurstraeti 8-10, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Good strong margaritas. The friendly service was awesome. Not in your face but present. Fun atmosphere.

Thank BethGinSD
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dinner here consisted of the hamburger, fries and a beer at a cost of 2.690 ISK or $34.06 CDN with the exchange. Average portion size but could have been more for the price although the food was excellent. It is more of a sports bar...More

Thank MarkhamMichelle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited American Bar for food on a Thursday afternoon, I had the chicken burger with fries and a beer and my wife had the happy hour deal of a burger, fries, chicken wings and a beer all included the food was good and cost...More

Thank ldgp14
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very American surroundings including memorabilia on the walls. Happy hour is from 4-9 pm which makes a huge difference in Iceland!

Thank Justin W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you go on Sunday for NFL games. Don't bother going early, you will get a seat just before game time. We showed up about 1/2 hour before kick-off and were so disappointed because the place was packed with people watching gay hockey (soccer). I'm...More

Thank ken3787
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It must be hybernation time for the icelandic people as they were really rude when paying the bill. Good good though.

Thank Darren H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're desperate to watch some NFL games while abroad - this is your spot. Definite tourist bar, but I met people from all over the world and had a great time! Super laid back during evening games. Stick with the wings! The nachos tasted...More

Thank Christina W
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Fun spot with live music. We had a great time watching a game or dancing late night. Mellow by day. Late night they remove the bar stools and encourage shots and dance parties. When the rest of the city is quiet, the American bar still...More

Thank Eileen2x2
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

We stopped by at noon on a Sunday to take advantage of their lunch special. For 2200 kr. you get a cheeseburger with fries, hot wings and a beer. The burger was delicious and they give you a generous amount of fries. We were seated...More

Thank Scotty92394
Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

Food was fine, I was starving so I ate it as it was the best meal ever. However, after our food was brought to the table no one ever came back to us not even to bring the bill and BAR WAS EMPTY, only like...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub, Grill
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 4:30 AM
11:00 AM - 4:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Austurstraeti 8-10, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik
  • Phone Number: +354 571 9999
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