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“Super Nachos”
Review of Solon Bistro

Solon Bistro
Ranked #63 of 473 Restaurants in Reykjavik
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $43
Cuisines: International, Gastropub, Fusion
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Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Solon Bistro offers a great variety of small courses, salads, hamburgers, sandwiches and steaks in addition to fresh fish daily. Solon Bistro is located in the city center, at the top of Bankastraeti just below Skolavördustigur. The old building that Solon resides in is very beautiful with lovely interior design which gives the restaurant a vibrant and romantic look and feel. The second floor is for rent and more information please contact via email. The wine menu is very versatile and you’ll find wines from most of the world’s renowned vineyards. Coffee, drinks, cocktails and snaps of all sorts can be found at Solon Bistro. You're always welcome.
Poole, United Kingdom
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“Super Nachos”
Reviewed October 29, 2013

On our second night in Reykjavik we perused the menus of various restaurants and liked the look of this place and the varied menu.

Inside the staff were really friendly and brought us menus and drinks whilst we looked decided from the extensive and varied choice.

We decided on the super cheesy nachos and the waiter advised us that it would be best to share the dish as it is very large and we were so grateful for this advice as we would really have struggled to eat two plates of nachos. Also this saved us quite a lot of money.

The atmosphere is lovely and the staff make it a pleasant place to visit

  • Visited October 2013
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Hertfordshire
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“Lively bar and eatery”
Reviewed October 26, 2013

Great little spot for some good food, great cocktails and friendly staff with the best daiquiris in Iceland and a lively ambiance. Highly recommended

Visited October 2013
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North West
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“Nice restaurant in a good location”
Reviewed October 20, 2013

The restaurant is in a central location and sitting by the big window gives you a great opportunity to watch the world go by. The food was tasty and the generous amount of seafood in the gratin made it great value for money. The house wine was also reasonably priced. Regarding the wc two toilets side by side is unusual but was quite welcome as one was very dirty. The restaurant had a nice atmosphere and it's worth giving it a try.

  • Visited October 2013
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Colorado Springs
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“Great street views from big windows”
Reviewed October 18, 2013

This centrally located restaurant is a great option for a relaxing dinner in a cozy and relaxing location. The service is friendly and laid-back. The food is ok - not quite in line with the prices, but tasty nonetheless. The house wines are tasty. The best part of this restaurant is the location - with the great big windows for people watching. I would certainly return the next time I'm in Reykjavik.

  • Visited October 2013
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Tarleton, United Kingdom
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“Friendly, cosy, great spot to dine & people watch”
Reviewed October 16, 2013

Great little place on a corner of the main street through the centre of Reykjavik. Eaten here a few times, most recently last week when in the city. Had a window table so could watch the world go by. Service was very good, food good, our 1 yr old enjoyed waving at people out of the window.

It was quiet when we arrived early evening but was getting very busy when we left later on. Good portion size and very reasonably priced for Reykjavik.

Would certainly recommend and will be visiting again in the future.

  • Visited October 2013
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