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$$ - $$$
European, Scandinavian, Seafood, Soups, Norwegian, International, Gluten Free Options
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Laugavegur 22a, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 578 4888
11:30 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Alicante, Spain
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Absolutely terrible food! In fact both my friend and I were sick the following day after eating there. Very expensive (but then everything in Iceland is!) Small portions (just as well in our case!!)

Thank Debbie G
Hampshire, England
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129 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Booked a table here for our first night as only arrived at our hotel at 8:45pm and this was next door and didn't want to spend time trying to find somewhere to eat Unfortunately for us this was our worst meal in Reykjavik, the food was just bland - we both ordered pasta as wanted a filling and reasonably priced... More 

Thank DizzyChickKimmy
United Kingdom
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51 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good food and friendly service. Not too expensive for Reykjavik. We had a couple of fish dishes which were tasty, satisfied customers.

Thank Roma17
Bossier City, Louisiana
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant adjoins Hotel Fron. The hotel hosts breakfast here and we loved it even if it was a cold spread. The dinners were excellent! Try to save room for a slice of their apple cake for dessert, though.

Thank Linda C
Garrison, New York
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had dinner twice at this restaurant and both times were happy with the meal and service. The restaurant does a good business but we had a table with no wait both times but it was during October and not in the height of summer season. The staff was friendly and very helpful. We all ordered different types of meals... More 

Thank Sharon G
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spent our last night in Reykjavik in this restaurant and wish we had done a bit more research before settling on this place as we had been to better restaurants in the area. Felt cramped in as there was not a lot of space and were a few big groups in there. I had fish and chips which was not... More 

Thank Rachel M
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The place was packed, but service was attentive and friendly from the start. A relatively compact menu doesn't offer the most scintillating of options; it seems to be the difference between fish, beef or lamb with the same rough assortment of sides. My partners order of pasta with lobster was very underwhelming and bland, whereas my lobster feast was sweet... More 

Thank Kitkattrek
Nashville, Tennessee
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77 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small, cozy place on main commerce street. Stopped in for late lunch/early dinner, and received superb service. Menu assistance and explanations for everything easily given, you could tell they truly care and enjoy what they do. Although I'm from the states, have spent fair amount of time in England and the world, so hands down , best fish and chips... More 

Athens, Alabama
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a very good lunch here.Had a variety of foods to choose from.I had a roast beef sandwich in here.This was not your typical roast beef sandwich.Very fancy.Was plenty to eat.

Thank charlieandsusangist
Chesapeake, Virginia
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393 reviews
290 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was freezing cold the day we discovered Scandinavian and thoroughly warmer us up in our bellies and our hearts. Great people serving great food. Their special this day was Baked Cod, which I ordered and I am glad I did. It was fantastic, moist and flaky and like all the seafood we had in Iceland, very fresh. A Viking... More 

Thank WA2world

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$51
European, Scandinavian, Seafood, Soups, Norwegian, International, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Laugavegur 22a, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik
  • Phone Number: +354 578 4888
We welcome you to Scandinavian restaurant and bar, conveniently located downtown Reykjavik on Laugavegur 22a. Scandinavian offers a variety of dishes in a cozy atmosphere. Our emphasis is on Icelandic and Nordic cuisine as well as selected specialties from continental Europe. All our dishes are prepared using only the best Icelandic ingredients, usually organically grown. We hope you have a pleasant time with us and enjoy our food in our charming setting. A diverse menu at very reasonable prices. Every day, new courses are offered at a special low price.

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?