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$$ - $$$
European, Scandinavian, Seafood, Soups, Norwegian, International
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Laugavegur 22a, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 578 4888
11:30 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Had Salmon dish at this restaurant, had awful food poisoning all night. This spoilt the remainder of our holiday

Thank Herbetta85
Los Angeles, California
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had a wonderful lunch here at Scandinavian Restaurant which is located on the main street- Laugavegur. Enjoyed three open-faced Danish sandwiches and a glass of the local brew, Gull, which did not break the bank. I sat at the front of the restaurant so I could people watch on Laugavegur.

Thank Mary N
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My partner and I walked along the Main Street in Reykjavik looking for somewhere to eat and stumbled across this restaurant. Looking at prices and menus at other places this seemed to provide an extensive and varied menu catering for most tastes at a mid range price. The waiter we had was very helpful in suggestions of local dishes and... More 

Thank Ted21117
Reykjavik, Iceland
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you are hungry go to the Scandinavian and have an open sandwich and you will not need food for a long time.

Thank lisawU4982CP
Macroom, Cork, Ireland
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48 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food, I had the special which was a lovely fish dish and my son had a burger. The service was prompt and friendly. We sampled the icelandic drinks too which were nice. The desert was skyr bomb like a really light cheesecake yummy ;-) It was a bit on the pricy side but then everything is expensive in Iceland!

Thank Clare N
Palm Coast, Florida
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152 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here on New Year's day. They had a limited menu, but a nice variety. Food was very good, and served with a delicious salad. Staff service was OK.

Thank nboutot
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

tried this on first night in Reykjavik as was staying at Hotel Fròn thought I'd have a beer and piece of cake know Iceland is expensive but £24 for a small bottle of beer and a piece of apple pie!!!

Thank Madalski C
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5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Highly enjoyed a delicious (an actually affordable) lobster with pasta dish this evening. My friend had the local lamb fillet and it was outstanding. Prepared with care and worth every penny. One odd thing was that there weren't a lot of people when we first walked in around 8:45 and there was no music on, so you could hear everyone's... More 

Thank Laura F
Didcot, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a friendly restaurant - made all the better by them just happening to have a large table available to fit our party of 9 without booking! A great variety of Scandinavian food as well as burgers and chips for the less adventurous.

Thank RB19668
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5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a restaurant we had visited 6 years previously. The food was as tasty as we remembered. Their specialty and passion is open faced sandwiches so that is the best thing to order! There were four of us and all had something different and no one was disappointed.

Thank Q5184USjenniferc

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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
USD 9 - USD 51
European, Scandinavian, Seafood, Soups, Norwegian, International
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
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?