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Saegreifinn - The Sea Baron

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Seafood, European, Soups, Scandinavian
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Geirsgata 8, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 553 1500
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11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Shelocta, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The food here is excellent and "inexpensive" compared to many restaurants in the area. However, plan to go on "off hours" as it is small and the family style seating fills up quickly.

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Thank ge0mas0n
Penzance
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Excellent lobster soup and limited selection of fantastic fish kebabs etc, very very simple but oozes authenticity, clearly a local favourite too. Highly recommended, not fine dining but very fine eating!

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Richmond, Virginia
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176 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The menu here is pretty limited: you can order the World's Best Lobster Soup (which is most likely the reason you are there in the first place) or you can choose from a selection of Shishkabobs on a stick - veggie, salmon, and other seafood options. The portions were pretty generous for the price. The only negative thing was the... More 

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New York City, New York
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Sea Baron was cute and quaint and a nice spot when walking around the harbor. The lobster soup and grilled fish skewers were tasty, though I didn't quite feel they were special/exceptional to warrant the price. All the food in Iceland is expensive though, so I guess it's relative.

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Thank Gina I
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Like many we watched Rick Steins visit on TV. The fish is unreal, so fresh and well cooked. We went twice as it was so close to our hotel, it's always popular and you can see why. Service is prompt and the decor and tables are quirky. A must for seafood lovers!

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Thank David B
Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice and cosy atmosphere and really good food. Liked it very much. I would recomend it to anyone passing by.

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Thank Kamil P
Singapore, Singapore
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The lobster soup as recommended by many others were great and delicious Other than this, I think the seafood skewers were pretty normal. I will definitely go back for the soup!

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Denver, Colorado
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped in on a chilly day and enjoyed crowding onto a bench with other travellers for a quick cup of delicious and affordable lobster soup (only a few hunks of lobster in there, but yummy none-the-less!) with lots of bread and butter for dipping. We liked the fish shack vibe right in the harbor - felt authentic.

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Bucks
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53 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Heard about the lobster soup so had to try and as rest of party not so keen we went for the lobster soup as a starter. Excellent and much cheaper than same in restaurants.

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ireland
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went there because the reviews are good. However, it is really expensive, around 15 euros for a fish/ prawn brochette or skewer. They have no vegetables really except for a veg skewer at 4 euros. Something else that really put us off is the fact that they're selling mink whale! It's revolting as it is an endangered species. Would... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, European, Soups, Scandinavian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Geirsgata 8, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik
  • Phone Number: +354 553 1500

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?