Top 5 Reykjavik Restaurants


Iceland is renowned for being called the land of fire and ice due to its volcanoes and glaciers. This land is also strongly connected with the Vikings' history and its customs. But, as you might have already known, there is no better way to fully immerse into the culture than to try the local food. However, in Iceland, you can also find not only local and traditional food but also some fusion cuisine. And if you're wondering what restaurants are worth visiting during your trip to Reykjavik, here are the top 5 restaurants in Reykjavik.

1. Fish Mrkt
Fish Mrkt, Reykjavik

Excellent fish and seafood

Aðalstræti 12, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland


The Fish Market is a top-rank restaurant where you can enjoy high-quality dishes made from fresh Icelandic ingredients and treat yourself to a glass of fine wine. Visiting the Fish Market, you'll be delighted with the cozy atmosphere and good service.

2. Food Cellar
Food Cellar, Reykjavik

Icelandic brasserie style of food

Aðalstræti 2, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland


Food Cellar is a Grill & Cocktail bar situated in the center of Reykjavík. The food is in the Icelandic brasserie style, elegantly prepared by skilled and enthusiastic chefs, using the Icelandic finest ingredients.

3. Dill Restaurant

New Nordic cuisine

Laugavegur 59, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland


Dill is an exclusive place renowned for its fresh approach to Nordic cuisine. Dill is the first and the only restaurant that received a Michelin star for its various gourmet dishes.

4. Þrir Frakkar
Þrir Frakkar, Reykjavik

Icelandic delicacies

Baldursgata 14, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland


Þrir Frakkar will surprise you with higher-end Icelandic dishes for a reasonable price. This restaurant can offer some specialties you won't find elsewhere. You can taste such delicacies at the restaurant as a puffin breast, whale sashimi, and wild seabird,

5. Kaffi Loki
Kaffi Loki, Reykjavik

Classic home-style Icelandic cuisine

Lokastígur 28, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland


The lovely Kaffi Loki is ready to surprise you with classic home-style Icelandic cuisine. At the Kaffi Loki you can taste such delicacies as the famous meat soup and the fermented shark.