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“Friendly” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Strikid

Strikid
Ranked #3 of 56 Restaurants in Akureyri
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$10 - US$50
Cuisines: Gastropub, European, Scandinavian, International
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Good for: View, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Strikið restaurant is located on the 5th floor in the centre of town, offering a splendid view over the fjord and the new Cultural and Conference house Hof. During summer meal can be enjoyed on the sheltered terrace adjacent to the restaurant.
Windsor, Canada
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93 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Friendly”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2014 via mobile

Good fish entrees,I had penne pasta with langoustine- delish! Waiter very friendly & informative. While clearing table scraps were dropped on one of our diners, very apologetic & meal was comped! Great view of harbor,nice outdoor patio ,on the fifth floor- there is an elevator!

Visited August 2014
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Munich, Germany
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33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Great view, great food, great service!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2014

We'd heard mixed things about this place, but this year on our third visit to the city we decided to give it a try. Even if it wasn't all that, it would still be worth it for the view.

Well, we were really glad we did give it a chance, because we found it excellent. A yummy blueberry cocktail was a great start, and what followed didn't disappoint either. Deep-fried sushi? Yes, it sounds so very wrong, but it was so very, very delicious. Steak was fantastic as well, and then there was this peculiar dessert, a cake made from whey, if I remember correctly, It doesn't look like much, but it was rather lovely.

On top of the great food, we were served by an incredibly sweet waitress who was happy to chat and explain unfamiliar things on the menu. As it's Iceland, of course it wasn't cheap, but you wouldn't pay much less for this quality of food and level of cooking elsewhere. For us it was a definite winner!

  • Visited May 2014
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Hong Kong
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111 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
“nice place to relax after whale watching”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2014

After our whale watching, we checked in a nearby Kea Hotel and was suggested Strikid. The Icelandic waitress told us this means line.

All of us ordered the seafood as suggested by some friends in our tour group. Two of us had the cod with the gnocchi, which they enjoyed so much. I ordered the trio fish for main course which was also succulent. The local dark beer was my favorite.

It was a nice view on the top floor especially it started to pour in the middle of the meal. We enjoyed watching the rain in the cosy restaurant.

The elevator was definitely a nice little surprise and quite humorous too. You have to find out what it is yourself but try to book ahead or go early.

We had a marvelous walk after the meal as the restaurant was close to all other happenings.

  • Visited July 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Gardabaer
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96 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Great lunch”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2014 via mobile

Had the lightly salted cod from their lunch menu. A perfect dish in my opinion. The fish was perfectly cooked and the bacon and chorizo complemented the cod brilliantly. Already longing for more. At abt 30 USD I believe this was fairly priced as well. Service was good, maybe the fact that there were only abt 10 other people there when I ordered helped. Definately going there again!

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Reykjavik, Iceland
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127 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
“Great food and location”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2014 via mobile

Went there with my boyfriend in out first dinner getaway in akureiry. Great choice with the restaurant on the top floor with nice balcony and view. We got the shellfish soup and 8 pieces sushi starters, 2 margaritas and duck and pasta as mean course, we where so happy that we finish with dessert chocolate cake and icecream. Service was good, attentive and nice. Food was amazing. We will back for sure.

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