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Icelandic Bar (Islenski Barinn) - CLOSED

Posthusstraeti 9, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 517 6767
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A nice taste of Iceland

We came here for dinner in search of some of the milder Icelandic delicacies on the menu, and, for... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2012
MKB1701
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New York
Authentic Iceland food in casual setting

We ate here on a Sunday evening and felt it was perfect for us. It was casual and unpretentious... read more

Reviewed 20 February 2012
LeoTheo
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Seattle, WA
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good28%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
7 Feb 2018
“Perfect stop for a shopping break”
22 Jan 2018
“this is my favorite bar in Iceland!!!!”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Posthusstraeti 9, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
Miõborg
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+354 517 6767
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Reviewed 16 March 2012

We came here for dinner in search of some of the milder Icelandic delicacies on the menu, and, for the most part, were not disappointed. We sat down, and were quickly served, though the waiter didn't seem to have the thorough command of English that...More

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Reviewed 20 February 2012

We ate here on a Sunday evening and felt it was perfect for us. It was casual and unpretentious, decorated with what looked like historic pictures from yard sales, funky furniture. Here they have food selections in jars, an interesting way to present food. You...More

1  Thank LeoTheo
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Reviewed 18 February 2012

This is a splendid bistro restaurant. it is not fine dining but the food and ambience are both superb. It has an excellent menu that brings you back several times to try out other dishes, although I always had the fish soup which is spectacular....More

1  Thank Humphrey C
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Reviewed 9 November 2011

We recently met up with friends on our trip to Iceland in the Icelandic Bar - it certainly made us feel like we had landed in Iceland! It's got a lovely fun atmosphere and a great menu of Icelandic dishes and non-Icelandic dishes to try,...More

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Reviewed 13 October 2011

Try the Jar Menu. Three are perfect for a nice meal. Staff was very helpful. Would dine here again!

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Reviewed 10 October 2011

Wandered into this place to grab a quick bite before catching the bus to the airport home. So glad we stumbled upon it. There were many locals hanging out and enjoying the fare. We had the reindeer burger and lamb sandwich (both good) and a...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2011

We tried their langoustine open sandwich and their reindeer burger and they were both delicious. The look of the place is authentic and full of locals. Free wi-fi, as most cafés and restaurants in Iceland. Was disappointed to see they had minke whale on their...More

Thank Phoenixfire79
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Reviewed 12 August 2011

Usually we read Trip Advisor before going to any bar/resturant in an area we do not know, but just stumbled onto this one. We were very glad we did! The food was great and our son and Dad enjoyed the Icelandic beer that was recommended...More

2  Thank Lillian S
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Reviewed 26 July 2011

The name translated means "Icelandic Bar", which describes the general theme of the decor and menu. This bar is one of the few by the parliament garden therefore it reaps the benefits of the bustling atmosphere in the summer. With outdoor seating, reindeer burgers and...More

1  Thank FoamScope
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Reviewed 14 June 2011

We went to the Islandic Bar for dinner, based on a hotel employees recommendation for good, home cooking. We tried foods we never thought we would ever try. The atmosphere is great, as well as the food and service. It was expensive, compared to NY...More

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