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4 of 5 bubbles Review of Grillmarkadurinn

Grillmarkadurinn
Ranked #12 of 462 Restaurants in Reykjavik
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: European, Scandinavian, Grill
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Cooper City, Florida
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107 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Make a Reservation”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2014

We were able to get a seat by the grill area since we did not have a reservation. We got lucky. The food is excellent and has a touch of Iceland to it (try the horse if you want). A bit pricey but the food was delicious.

  • Visited July 2014
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Vlissingen, Zeeland, Netherlands
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43 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Nicely presented pubfood but overpriced”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2014

We had the Tasting menu including the wine pairing.for a total price of 17.900 isk (116 euro) per person we expected a nice dinner. To sum it all up:

Good:
Very nicely decorated restaurant
Great atmosphere
Friendly staff
More than enough food
Generously poured glasses of wine

Not so good:
Food: spare ribs and chicken wings for starters is not what I expect at this price level
Presentation: really far too much ingredients in one plate, gets rather messy
Wine pairing: just three different wines for 7 courses. You end up drinking a full bodied Pinot Noir from Chile with your fish
Not very professional staff: the waitress dropped a piece of fish in one of the still empty wine glasses. She just said "Sorry" but left the fish in the glass and we had to ask for a clean glass

My advice: do go to this restaurant but select one or two simple dishes.

I love the new Nordic cuisine and had a fantastic meal at Noma in Copenhagen but this restaurant is nowhere near that standard.

  • Visited July 2014
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46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Amazing food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2014 via mobile

We always take our foreign clients for dinner here and they, as me, are always impressed by the food.
The brunch menu is very good also but I prefer the evening atmosphere.

Visited April 2014
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New York City, New York
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Excellent.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2014

While another of Reykjavics more expensive eateries, this place will not disappoint. The staff was professional and friendly, the atmosphere is awesome, and the food was incredible. We sampled a bit of everything, and were not disappointed. Even the bread was delicious! Expensive, yes, but what isn't in Iceland?!? Do yourself a favor, and spoil yourself with a meal here. You won't regret it!

  • Visited July 2014
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Bristol
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80 reviews
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“Excellent food at affordable prices”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2014

Tricky to find (not easy to spot the signpost from the main road), but worth seeking out. We found excellent food, at very affordable prices. (Reykjavik would normally be much more expensive than this.) Very tasty, good atmosphere. For dessert, seek out the "Grillmarkadurinn Chocolate" - wonderful!

Visited July 2014
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