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Max's Restaurant at Northern Light Inn

Nordurljosavegur 1 | Northern Lights Road, Grindavik 240, Iceland
+354 426 8650
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“soup” (18 reviews)
“chicken” (9 reviews)
“wolf fish” (4 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 10:00All hours
CUISINES
Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Nordurljosavegur 1 | Northern Lights Road, Grindavik 240, Iceland
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1 - 10 of 231 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We only had breakfast at this restaurant which offered rather basic selection but overall adequate and tasty.

Thank GoPlaces2014
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'had the best fish ever at Max's Resturant You Can alsow have á very lamb at that place... The wew is amazing there.😚🌏

Thank gunnarsholmi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had one full dinner, two breakfasts and one dinner of asparagus soup. The weird thing is that on Sunday they offered a $60 buffet and that's all they offered. We basically begged just to have soup and bread. Our full dinner the night before...More

Thank NancyJax
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good food and good service. Meat portions are small so they have add ons for each choice. Breakfast was great. Very open and spacious seating area.

Thank Jawn K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A really extensive menu with something for everyone. The staff are very helpful and the views from the windows memorable.

Thank david m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying at the hotel, so wanted to try out the evening meal as the breakfasts were so good.We went for the barbecued chicken and lamb, both delicious.

Thank Sharon A
Brooks W, Public Relations Manager at Max's Restaurant at Northern Light Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your "delicious" review!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at the Northern Lights Inn and Max's restaurant is inside the Inn. Good food and drinks but the menu is a little limited. The breakfast comes with your hotel stay. The breakfast is a buffet with fruit juice and European style meats and...More

Thank vondrejech
Brooks W, Public Relations Manager at Max's Restaurant at Northern Light Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and feedback!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent one night at the hotel (see separate review) while traveling with 29 others on a Road Scholar trip. Had 2 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 1 dinner at the restaurant. All meals were good Breakfast: scrambled or hard boiled eggs, sausage, cheeses, lunch meats, rolls,...More

Thank Afoodie65
Brooks W, Public Relations Manager at Max's Restaurant at Northern Light Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your thoughtful review!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Limited selection and very pricey even for Iceland. There ar other options in the area. People are really nice and though!

Thank kooldom
Brooks W, Public Relations Manager at Max's Restaurant at Northern Light Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Kooldom for your feedback, and I will bring it to the restaurant management's attention. I hope our upcoming new menu and pricing will be more appealing, offering greater variety for better value. All the best ~

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interesting views and the food was good and, for Iceland, not unreasonable priced. Service was friendly and efficient. I did not expect much given the location so was surprised and pleased when the meal was quite good. Selection is not large but both our courses...More

Thank jsthouston
Brooks W, Public Relations Manager at Max's Restaurant at Northern Light Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you JSHouston for your really nice 4 star review!

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Questions & Answers
Leighmcraig
13 February 2017|
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Response from NLI-Iceland | Property representative |
Hi, no there is no dress code at Max's Restaurant.
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stnkyoe
27 January 2017|
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Response from NLI-Iceland | Property representative |
Hi, The hotel opens at 07:00 am when we start our breakfast, which is for our hotel guests and also for walk-in traffic. Kind regards, The NLI Team
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puppa3
2 January 2017|
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Response from NLI-Iceland | Property representative |
Hi, so sorry for our late reply. The price for Sunday Roast is ISK 5,600 per person
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 10:00
12:00 - 16:30
18:00 - 21:00
Monday
07:00 - 10:00
12:00 - 16:30
17:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
07:00 - 10:00
12:00 - 16:30
17:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
07:00 - 10:00
12:00 - 16:30
17:30 - 21:30
Thursday
07:00 - 10:00
12:00 - 16:30
17:30 - 21:30
Friday
07:00 - 10:00
12:00 - 16:30
17:30 - 21:30
Saturday
07:00 - 10:00
12:00 - 16:30
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nordurljosavegur 1 | Northern Lights Road, Grindavik 240, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Reykjanes Peninsula  >  Grindavik
  • Phone Number: +354 426 8650
  • E-mail
Description
Max's Restaurant & Lounge at the Northern Light Inn, is just 1 minute before the Blue Lagoon. We are open every day, serving contemporary Nordic cuisine sourced from the best of the the fjords and fields of Iceland.

Max's and Northern Light Inn are 20 minutes from Keflavik International Airport KEF, 45 from Reykjavik, 3 hours from London, and less than 6 from New York. We hope to see you soon!
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