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Soups, Scandinavian, Cafe, Seafood, European
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Grandagardur 8, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 571 0960
10:00 - 17:00
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Reykjavik, Iceland
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34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016

If you want to rest your feet or go out to dinner in an unique atmosphere of the old meeting the new in a restaurant cum brewery. this is the place.

Thank Addaandi
1 review
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

I've been a regular here over the 2 months that I've been in Iceland. The food is fantastic, and the people are very friendly. I travelled around the country and had plokkfiskur many times, but this place does it best. It also has a beautiful view right on the old harbour.

Thank Sandy S
Auckland, New Zealand
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113 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2016

Vikin is excellent - food is very good Ambiance is nothing flash but the service is excellent and friendly Recommended

Thank Patrick E
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2016

This excellent restaurant serves the best fish I've ever eaten in Reykjavík for lunch. They serve a different fish almost everyday. Make sure you grab a seat on the terrasse in the summer and sit next to the wharf where you can look at the ships.

Thank Julien F
Reykjavik, Iceland
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2016

This is a lovely and friendly place on the harbour, where you can sit outside when it's sunny and get shelter from the often cold Icelandic wind. Their specialty fish soup is very nice and they have lovely coffee and cakes too. The staff is very friendly and the service is excellent.

Thank Ingibjorg A
Reykjavik, Iceland
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35 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2016

One needs to know that there is a restaurant inside the Maritime Museum, by the harbour. And it is much more than a museum cafeteria, it is a real restaurant, run by a talented chef who has a simple but brilliant menu. Bright inside, but the secret weapon is the terrace directly on the harbour, where one can really enjoy... More 

Thank Dominique P
Reykjavik, Iceland
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2015

Immensely good museum about the life it self in Iceland as it was. Makes you wander why so small ships for so long.

Thank justtopoor
Reykjavik, Iceland
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40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2015 via mobile

Great fishsoup. Fantastic location down by the docks Friendly staff. Good stop for lunch. Good coffee and cakes. Strongly recomended place.

Thank Dinoflixi
Leeds, United Kingdom
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139 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2015

Honestly one of the loveliest fish I've ever had and beautifully presented. The restaurant looks relatively ordinary so I was very pleasantly surprised by the quality and presentation of our lunch. The area outside of the restaurant was also very pleasant in the afternoon sunshine. The staff were very helpful and friendly too, particularly Gunnar who served us.

Thank ProfGD
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83 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Fresh plaice of the day (€15) was delicately cooked at Vikin, accompanied by potato threads and a fluffy remoulade-type of sauce and surprised me with rhubarb jam, a perfect composition. Vikin offers two variable fish courses of the day at lunch and coffee and cakes during museum hours. The coffee house is on the ground floor of the Maritime Museum... More 

Thank jotakappa

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Soups, Scandinavian, Cafe, Seafood, European
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Grandagardur 8, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik
  • Phone Number: +354 571 0960

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?