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Icelandic Bar (Islenski Barinn) - CLOSED

Posthusstraeti 9, Reykjavik 109, Iceland
+354 517 6767
Review Highlights
Great place!

Great food, great service and great prices. Their hot chocolate and shellfish soup are to die for!

Reviewed 3 May 2012
Miriam A
New York City, New York
Excellent Traditional Fare

We stopped by Icelandic Bar after reading reviews and confirming with the concierge at our hotel... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2012
New York City, New York
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Posthusstraeti 9, Reykjavik 109, Iceland
+354 517 6767
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Reviewed 3 May 2012

Great food, great service and great prices. Their hot chocolate and shellfish soup are to die for!

Thank Miriam A
Reviewed 22 March 2012

We stopped by Icelandic Bar after reading reviews and confirming with the concierge at our hotel that this would be an excellent place to try traditional Icelandic food. We decided to order off of the "Jar" menu for the table so that we could sample...More

Thank kristenb731
Reviewed 21 March 2012

We came in here to get out of a heavy snow fall (we had been walking around downtown for over 2 hrs in the snow and was frozen and hungry). We did not know anything about this place but dropped in as it looked interesting....More

Thank Katmik T
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

Thank MKB1701
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
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
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

Thank Rachel E
Reviewed 13 October 2011

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

Thank bfh195
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

Thank Sara L
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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