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“Super Soups”
Review of Svarta Kaffid

Svarta Kaffid
Ranked #17 of 504 Restaurants in Reykjavik
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$8 - US$18
Cuisines: Bar, Cafe, Soups
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Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Description: Tiny family owned soup restaurant in the heart of Reykjavik We are the first "soup in bread" restaurant in Iceland. We've been serving soups in bread for over 20 years and still loving it. We don't take reservations, ever - but swing by and we will do our best to fit you in with smiles on our faces! :)
Reviewed 31 July 2014

Very good cream soups in "bred-bowl" :)
Every day two types. We tried more times, all of them were very tasty.
The place is not too big, but we always got table for four.

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Thank Mariann73
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Reviewed 30 July 2014

The soup-in-bread was surprisingly filling _and_ good. They seem to have two different kinds, the kinds vary occasionally but typically one is vegetable, and one is meat-ish. I had some spicy south american meat soup, and it was very good bang for the buck. That + beer, and I rolled home ;-)

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Thank Markus S
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Reviewed 28 July 2014

Go ahead and look at the menu, but you come here for soup. I wanted to go everyday it was that good. Go for the bread bowl; it absorbs the broth and you can scrap the lining.... so very good. The local beers are lovely with the soup. Don't forget to check the Mario Brothers themed bathroom.

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Thank waveguy777
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Reviewed 24 July 2014

We sought Svarta Kaffi out having read the reviews and were interested to try the bowls made out of bread and it didnt disappoint. We had a vegetable soup and a spicy meat soup, both excellent. And yes, we ate the bowls - very nice crusty bread on the outside and soft inside. The friendly waiter told us they were made freshly from a local bakery each day.

If you dont fancy the soup there is also quite an extensive menu of burgers, etc. and in addition to the usual hot and cold drinks and alcohol they also served an impressive selection of teas which you dont find very often.

Already planning a return visit on our next trip to Reykjavik!

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Thank CodheadOnTour
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Reviewed 23 July 2014 via mobile

This pub has a unique speciality of soup served in a bread bowl. There was a choice of lamb or vegetable soup and they were both delicious. The meal is extremely filling with massive portions! I felt like I would never be hungry again and only one member of our group managed to eat the entire thing. Great to go to after a long day of exploring Iceland and it is in a very central location. It is also reasonably priced.

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