Iceland’s most trusted Restaurant Guide

Whether you’re just visiting Iceland or you’ve lived here all your life, chances are you haven’t spent enough time exploring the restaurant scene of the country. Few other places on earth are as culturally rich and complex with astonishingly diverse and always changing options. For someone traveling abroad, finding the ideal restaurant that will cater to your needs is difficult, so we decided to make life easier for you by putting together a list of Iceland’s best restaurants.

Read through the list below and find your favorite Icelandic restaurant!

Geiri Smart Restaurant

Downtown Reykjavík is all about throwing a good, old-fashioned soirée. Making allowances for eccentricities in chic sophistication is the essence of Geiri Smart Restaurant.

Geiri Smart website

Phone: +354 528 7050

Address: Hverfisgata 30

VOX Restaurant

VOX Restaurant in Reykjavik is an exquisite venue for a tasteful night out. VOX Restaurant places great emphasis on fresh Icelandic and Scandinavian sources and has been recommended by the Michelin Guide.

VOX Restaurant website

Phone: +354 444 5050

Address: Sudurlandsbraut 2, 108 Reykjavik


Slippbarinn is effectively the birthplace of the Reykjavik cocktail culture. The food and drinks are based on a classic foundation with a twist where emphasis is on fresh ingredients, interesting flavours and bold presentation.

Slippbarinn website

Phone: +354 560 8080

Address: Myrargata 2, 101 Reykjavik


At the heart of the culinary experience that is the Grillmarket is Iceland´s pristine nature. Emphasis on collaboration with dedicated local farmers to create traditional and modern cuisine. Local dishes include lamb, beef, trout, quail, skyr and honey.

Grillmarkadurinn website

Phone: +354 571-7777

Address: Lækjargata 2A, 101 Reykjavik

Dill Restaurant

Dill Restaurant is an award winning restaurant famous for their local flavors and tasty dishes. Embracing old traditions while creating something new and authentic is the philosophy of Dill Restaurant.

Dill Restaurant website

Phone: +354 552 1522

Address: Hverfisgata 12, 101 Reykjavik

The Fish Market

Restaurant Fish Market uses Iceland’s freshest ingredients to prepare original fish, meat and sweet dishes with a modern twist.  They buy directly from the country’s farmers and fishermen to guarantee sustainability and quality of the dishes.

The Fish Market website

Phone: +354 578 8877

Address: Aðalstræti 12, 101 Reykjavik

Tapas barinn

Enter the world of Tapas Barinn, a place bursting with the delicious smells and flavours of traditional tapas along with the best of Icelandic tapas. Tapas barinn gives you the hustle and bustle of tasty dishes, served up to a mixed and very loyal clientele.

Tapas barinn website

Phone: +354 551 2344

Address: Vesturgata 3b, 101 Reykjavik

Satt Restaurant

We serve fresh honest locally sourced produce from the best available farmers and fishermen. We believe the simpleness in the preparation highlights the true and bright flavours and colours of the ingredients.

Satt Restaurant website

Phone: +354 444 4050

Address: Nautholsvegur 52, 101 Reykjavik

Food Cellar

The food is in the Icelandic brasserie style of food, elegantly prepared by their skilled and enthusiastic chefs, using the Icelandic finest ingredients. The Food Cellar is an experience that puts Food in your Body and Music in your Soul.

Food Cellar website

Phone: +354 558 0000

Address: Aðalstræti 2, 101 Reykjavik