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Icelandic Street Food

Laekjargata 8, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 519 5125
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good10%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“shellfish soup” (227 reviews)
“macaroons” (139 reviews)
“soups” (240 reviews)
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9:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Seafood, Fast food, Soups
Laekjargata 8, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Reviewed yesterday

The kind people at Icelandic Street food know how to make a good meal! They are also big on not having anyone hungry, so they give you free seconds and a taste of dessert. The place is small and always packed, they even had to...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Laradvj
Reviewed 2 days ago

Soup in sourdough bread as many refills as possible, They say nobody leaves not full 1990 is plus a free drink in the pub it is very popular

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Robby14789
Reviewed 2 days ago

All 3 main dishes are very delicious - fisherman's favorite, shellfish soup, and lamb soup. You can order one dish and get unlimited free refills of any other dishes. The host of the restaurant creates a real grandma's home atmosphere with free cakes and jokes....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank fatsoft
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Popped in to grab a bite after a day tour, the lamb stew is exactly what we wanted. Free refills, fresh warm bread bowls and hot stews. Highly recommended!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank TonyCann
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Stopped in Icelandic Street Food with my wife yesterday. She wasnt feeling great and wasnt hungry but I had built up an appetite on arrival, the staff inside were really friendly , explained and were even ok with us sharing a soup as my wife...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Tyranuus
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Both the lamb and shellfish soup in bread were wonderful. Especially with a top up available. Really filling and Tasty Lovely atmosphere

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ronsar18
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Compact restaurant with a specific menu. We had the lamb soup in bread bowl - the lamb was lean and tasty, the vegetables were cooked just right and the soup was hot. The bread was excellent. We managed a top up bowl of soup -...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank rockc_13
Reviewed 5 days ago

went here because it is (or was) no 1 in Reyjkavik well, its tiny, and crowded. there are 2 options - meat broth or seafood broth. it can come in polystyrene or a scooped out bread roll. we had one of each. it was ok...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank thelawyer
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was the only restaurant I visited at rekyavik because of the extreme cost of everything and it was just ok!i tried the lamp soup ,I didn’t like at all the smell and the shellfish soup was with 5 small shrimps.i was not impressed .also...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank marianoormo
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great food. Place was packed but able to eat dinner int the Icelandic crafr beer pub 2 doors down. Excellent seafood soup filled by the fisherman's favourite. Would recommend to any one. Didn't try the lamb soups as I was to full.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Allunnicks
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Questions & Answers
8 December 2018|
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Response from Unnar D | Property representative |
9 in the morning till 11 in the evening every day ! :)
16 November 2018|
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Response from Unnar D | Property representative |
Free water / ask for á free beer ticket for the bar / our house beer is always 800kr.
7 November 2018|
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Response from itsallie73 | Reviewed this property |
Yes that is all they serve. They do have lots of pastries off the menu
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Laekjargata 8, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik
  • Phone Number: +354 519 5125
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Icelandic traditional food made as a street food. Serving : 8-11 in the morning Breakfast & Coffee All you can eat - 2000kr. From Lunch 11:30 - 23:00 in the night : Traditional Icelandic Fishermans Favourite with bread on side. Traditional Icelandic Shellfish Soup - Bread Bowl option Traditional Icelandic Lamb Soup - Bread Bowl option. Grandmothers traditional Cake & Pancakes Two doors down we have the Icelandic Craft Bar where we serve the golden circle of Icelandic Beers, traditional Icelandic Beer Snacks - Shark, Puffin, Lamb and Free waffles every day where you can take your food to if no seats are available and you don't want to wait for seating in our street food establishment. *BEST CHEAP EAT RESTAURANT 2018 - The Reykjavik Grapevine * - *FEATURED IN ALL AMERICAN AIRLINES IN FLIGHT TELEVISION 2018 * - *FEATURED IN THE TIMES *FEATURED IN THE GUARDIAN - Opening soon in PORTLAND, Maine USA.
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