Restaurants in Iceland

Trip to Iceland is incomplete without dropping in at various restaurants in Iceland which serves different types of cuisines. You can choose from a wide variety of cuisines which includes traditional food items, Mexican, sea food items etc. A brief overview of different restaurants in and around the island is mentioned below.

3 Frakkar

Among various restaurants in Iceland which serves traditional food items along with various types of sea food items, 3 Frakkar is one such restaurant. This restaurant is located in a residential area and it is a cozy and small one, where you can taste variety of local food items. If you wish you can also taste different types of sea food items including non vegetarian items. This place specializes in serving whale and puffin dishes. If you want dessert after your main course you can choose that from the options available and there are different kinds of appetizers also. There are various types of home made and traditional menus also, which is typical of this restaurant.

The interiors are well decorated with traditional furniture and artifacts. It has low seating arrangement which gives you a cozy feeling. The restaurant is a family business of the owner and the staff is friendly and services are prompt making it one of the favorite destinations for foreign tourists who wishes to taste some traditional items.

Fish Felagid

Fish Felagid basically serves international food along with some sea food items. It is located at the old wooden town of Reykjavik, which has a typical old world charm of its own. The interiors are traditionally decorated with furniture and artifacts and have wooden flooring. Apart from traditional Icelandic dishes you can also choose from a variety of international cuisine. This place is a favorite joint for both the local and international people who want to taste different variety of food items.

Café Haiti

If you wish to spend your evening with your friends and loved ones in a café and not in restaurants in Iceland, then you can drop in at Café Haiti. This is more of a coffee shop rather than a proper restaurant. It is small and well decorated with minimal furniture.

You can order different kinds of starters, grilled food, sandwiches along with different types of beverages. Even though you cannot have full fledged meals but you can choose from a variety of noodles along with mock tails of your choice. Prices are reasonable and services are prompt which is preferred by the young crowd.


Eldsmidjan is a favorite hotspot for all those who are in look out of authentic pizzas at a cheap rate. This place is preferred by travelers who are in look out of cheap food items. It is located near the city center and has outdoor seating arrangements. One of the striking features of this place is the smell of burning log that you will get when you enter the restaurant. The logs of wood are used to make pizzas and various other Italian items.

Apart from the few restaurants in Iceland which are mentioned above, there are various other restaurants. Names of few such restaurants are given below:

  • Skandinavian
  • Harry,s
  • Solon
  • Vox
  • Geysir