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Laugavegur 36, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 551 3524
06:30 - 21:00
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Lehigh Valley, PA
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75 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great variety of delicious baked goods as well as good food. The servers were not real attentive and we had to ask for our check but I would go back for the pastries. Iceland is expensive, be prepared for the prices.

Thank Ah2travel
Kent, Washington
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a nice casual bakery/cafe on probably the main pedestrian street of Reykjavik. The food is good but not great. Think of what you would get at a combination bakery and coffee shop anywhere and that's what you'll find here. The service was poor and very slow when we were there. After being seated we seemed to be forgotten... More 

Thank KeithC8587
Bismarck, ND
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24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stopped here for an afternoon coffee and chance to rest our weary feet after a day of walking around Reykjavik. It was a nice place to get a sense of local life, but there were definitely tourists around, too. It's a casual spot to either pick up bakery items or sit down and have a meal. The display of... More 

Thank Reisepika
Eastchester, New York
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped here to grab a quick to go breakfast before an early morning excursion. Grabbed an egg salad sandwich, coffee and a croissant. Everything was good and did the job.

Thank Jen H
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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140 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We arrived in Reykjavik early after a 6am flight. We walked around for a bit but everything was closed - including many of the coffee shops. Most places did not open until 10. Sandholt was one of the few places that was open. The front is a take-out section where you pull a number and wait to be served. Even... More 

Thank rwethereyet60
Indianapolis, Indiana
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Super cute interior and great location. Service was very slow and we had to look for a server both to order and to pay. Mom and I shared a chocolate dessert and both ordered Swiss Mochas. My mocha was very bitter, which was odd since it should include some sweeter chocolate. Our dessert was tasty, but nothing crazy amazing. I... More 

Thank Lindsay F
Manchester, New Hampshire
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90 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The interior was recently renovated (last here 2 yrs ago) and has a more open space - been there a LONG time. Beautiful marble counter tops and a see through kitchen......Oh, the coffee and pastries were just as good as we remembered!

Thank GTO-Gerry
Orlando, Florida
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31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good if you just want a little breakfast. The pancakes were small and perfect size. Latte was good and warmed my tummy!

Thank TessMartin
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were enticed in by the lovely looking array of desserts and pastries but they weren't up to much sadly. They are pretty busy since on the main street and are a nice looking place so they had to shuffle people to sit us and other groups. The boy behind the counter was nice, friendly and informative. Waitress was quick... More 

1 Thank Byran O
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This tucked in gem was an amazing find, we were guided here from our hotel on our first day in Reykjavik, the food is amazing and the atmosphere is perfect for relaxing after a long flight. Lots of choices to choose from. We ate here 3 separate times during our stay. Highly recommend this stop.

Thank Scott L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, European, Scandinavian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Laugavegur 36, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik
  • Phone Number: +354 551 3524

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?