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Vitinn Restaurant

Vitatorg 7, Sandgerdi 245, Iceland
+354 423 7755
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good17%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“crab” (26 reviews)
“shellfish” (11 reviews)
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Seafood, European, Soups, Scandinavian
££ - £££
Vitatorg 7, Sandgerdi 245, Iceland
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1 - 10 of 107 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We read about this in a guide book and then just happened to drive by on the way to a bird watching location. Charming and comfortable location. Excellent food. The vegetable soup was to die for. Vegan entree was really terrific given that this is...More

Thank Whitney W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tacky decoration; forgetful waitress; fish (with curry taste?!?!) and chips (industrial from a pack). Probably the worst restaurant of our Iceland holiday.

Thank Matias_T1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had them for lunch. The lobster was tender, served with perfectly cooked rice and salad. There was a certain sauce for the lobsters, i tasted, but preferred to enjoy the original taste of the fresh lobsters. The size of the dish was generous for...More

Reviewed 10 June 2017

Went there with my family. The soup was fine The service was unprofessional and the food was bad. We all love shrimps and we got the worst shrimps ever :( for this price you expect more We are Icelanders and we know that the Icelandic...More

Thank katakuggs
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

The restaurant's specialty is prepared from crabs maintained behind the shop in tanks. The base is prepared iver 12 hours extracting crab flavors, finished with cream a touch if chili heat and assorted small shellfish/crab meat. Best I have had after trying many similar stews...More

Thank Gregory G
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

So this was a great visit for our last night! The fish was amazing, fresh and fabulous! It was too bad the cucumbers were soggy and yellowed and the lettuce was black. To not take any chances neither of us ate the salad. We didn't...More

Thank gpsjulie
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Vitinn is a seafood restaurant in a small fishing port in Iceland. They are famous for there seafood soup witch is made with different shellfish from the ocean in Iceland. There mixed fish dishes are also made with shellfish and some fresh fish fillets. I...More

Thank chefhilmar
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Had the lunch of the day, fish and chips. The fish was excellent quality. The orly had some weird curry seasoning. Standard McCains chips. Things got really interesting with the remoulade/sauce and salad. The salad was as if someno just pulled something on to a...More

Thank Tamo2357
Reviewed 2 April 2017

My party of 5 stopped here for lunch. It's a lovely interior space. The service was good, not fast, not slow. The bread and butter were excellent. Two ordered the fried fish. They loved it and noted just a hint of curry in the batter....More

Thank cakenbk
Brynhildur, Manager at Vitinn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Thank you very much for your review, we are happy that you enjoyed our food and we hope to see you again.

Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Two words; dont go! Biggest rip-off in Iceland! The food was expensive and not up to standard. There were no other guests and we made a mistake not leaving.

3  Thank lenalisa100
Brynhildur, Manager at Vitinn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

We are sorry for this experience. The season is still very low in this area so that is the reason why you were alone in our restaurant. Though we hope you enjoyed your stay in Iceland.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$65
Seafood, European, Soups, Scandinavian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
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18:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vitatorg 7, Sandgerdi 245, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Reykjanes Peninsula  >  Sandgerdi
  • Phone Number: +354 423 7755
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Vitinn restaurant is located, just minutes from Keflavik airport, in the town of Sandgerdi and is therefore an excellent place to visit on the way to or from the airport. This beautiful restaurant brings the freshest seafood straight to your plate.
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