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“Really good food on the christams menu” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Scandinavian

Scandinavian
Ranked #86 of 454 Restaurants in Reykjavik
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $9 - $52
Cuisines: European, Scandinavian, Seafood, Soups, Norwegian, International
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Dining options: Brunch, Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: 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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56 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Really good food on the christams menu”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2013

We wewnt here for chrsitmas dinner. It wasnt cheap but that may have just been because it was christmas. We had a set menu which included lobster and was delicious.
The amiance was very much the clean pine lines typical of scandanavian restuarants.

Visited December 2013
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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • Finnish first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Norwegian first
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English first
Seattle, WA
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89 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Meh.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2013

The atmosphere is urban average; the food was well prepared although the included salad consisted of one undressed piece of lettuce and slice of tomato - it was more garnish than salad. The little lobster tails were not worth the price of admission. Beef was good. The attention to service was underwhelming - we had to work to get our server's attention. My companion and I agreed that decent food and poor service is better than poor food and decent service, but we wouldn't return.

Visited December 2013
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Norfolk, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Salmon was amazing!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2013 via mobile

Me and a friend are staying in the hotel next door so it was a convenient place to eat on our first night. I had the oven baked salmon.. Was incredible!! And a decent size portion of salmon also. My friend had the steak sandwich with fries, she enjoyed it so much that even after she was full she kept on trying to shovel more in.
Competitive prices, nice atmosphere, friendly staff and always averagely busy.

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London, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Reasonably priced in a central location”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2013

Friendly efficient service. Quality beef burger at UK gastro pub price. Tasty lobster tails good value. Its Reykjavik, we were expecting sky high pricing so were pleasantly surprised. We had non alcoholic drinks, this keeps the pricing low.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Derby, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Could do better...”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2013

Due to my partner being a veggie it's not always easy to find restaurants that cater for both of us, anywhere!. We went into this one on the first night shortly after arriving as it was "scandinavian" and the open sandwiches featured variations we could both enjoy. Service was a bit slow and haphazard, but friendly. Food was excellent and as someone who feels that too many restaurants over season.. found it spot on.

Drinks and food were a bit pricey in comparison to the UK, but on the whole we found this a very affordable mid-priced Icelandic restaurant. Nothing too stunning , nothing too pricey but nothing exceptional.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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