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Laugavegur 22a, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 661 5008
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good44%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lobster pasta” (17 reviews)
“apple cake” (8 reviews)
“lamb” (37 reviews)
Open Now
00:00 - 23:00 Hours
Danish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Laugavegur 22a, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Scandinavian
1. Fresh fish daily
"We had amazing food and great service here."
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2. Danish open sandwich
"Was thrilled to see traditional Danish smørrebrød"
Stefanie J
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3. Great Service
"Service was excellent and waiter was friendly."
Eric G
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1 - 10 of 556 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm embarrassed to admit that in the 3 times I've been in Reykjavik, I've only eaten here. They excel with fish. On our last visit, my husband had the lamb fillet and it was superb as well. As were the side vegetables, usually an after-thought...More

Thank sainott
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

We went in here for a meal I had lobster tagatelli and my partner has plaice and chips. Was a fab meal, excellent service couldn't fault it. Great choice on the menu, plenty of selection to choose from both traditional and modern food. Would defo...More

Thank samm2502
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the fish special - the oven baked cod was nice but it wasn't served with mash as advertised on the Specials board. Quite expensive but that seems to be true everywhere in Iceland.

Thank Tim S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The service to begin with was a little lacking but once our order was taken the food was served quickly and was very good. We enjoyed our pasta and burger dishes as well as the drinks. The meal was a tad costly but this seems...More

Thank Joeanne M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Situated in the main shopping area. The staff are friendly,the menu has many choices.Food is well cooked and well presented.Surroundings are comfortable. Local people also eat here so that is always a good sign.

Thank VJFSI13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Scandinavian offers good value food - eaten here twice on 2 separate visits to Reykjavik. Maybe not quite as expensive as some of the competition even though it's on one of the main streets in the city. Fish of the day is always good. Restaurant...More

Thank swigle
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in for some hot soup and had the lamb soup and the seafood soup. Both were delicious. The service was excellent. I would come back here.

Thank swimnurse6080
Reviewed 8 October 2018

This nice little restaurant was attached to our hotel. Had a lovely late lunch the day we arrived in Reykjavik. Lots of selection, good size portions. Staff was very friendly & professional. It was our first meal in Iceland so the price was a bit...More

Thank OurWanderingCasa
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

Had a great lunch on our first day. Hearty Lamb Stew, Cream of Cauliflower soup, Fish and Chips, and Grilled Chicken was just right!! We indulged in the Skyr Blueberry Bomb, YUM!!

Thank William S
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

So glad we stopped here for our first meal in Iceland. I enjoyed the fish and chips while my husband and son both decided on the chicken salad. Our son also braved the fermented shark (and a shot of black death), which is apparently a...More

Thank KikiK614
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$55
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
00:00 - 22:00
00:00 - 22:00
00:00 - 22:00
00:00 - 22:00
00:00 - 22:00
00:00 - 23:00
00:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Laugavegur 22a, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik
  • Phone Number: +354 661 5008
  • E-mail
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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