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“Sweet little place”
Review of Cafe Gardurinn

Cafe Gardurinn
Ranked #21 of 546 Restaurants in Reykjavik
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 26 January 2013 via mobile

Vegetarian food with reasonable prices, what's not to like? The cafe-like atmosphere is not for candlelight dates, but for a quick eat. The food is like your mum made - nothing fancy, but fills you up.

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Reviewed 29 December 2012

I am not a vegetarian, but I really enjoyed the meal here. Dessert was also wonderful. I had meatless loaf, lentils and a salad. Meatless loaf had a wonderful gravy. Sadly one vegan friend was not wowed. Nice bright atmosphere.

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Reviewed 4 November 2012

Yum, this place had a vegan Snickers dessert that was amazing. It seems like the menu changes daily and although we didn't have a chance to eat a full meal here, we sure enjoyed the dessert.

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Reviewed 29 October 2012 via mobile

I got lost and found this place by accident but I sure was glad to have found this place. The food is amazing. They have different menus throughout the week and constantly changes.
The place is small, about 6 tables, and very comfortable and relaxing. It's a nice place to take a break from all the tourist targeted restaurant and get more of a local feel.

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Reviewed 8 May 2012

A good, unpretentious cafe, one street back from the main street up to Hallgrímskirkja (but still very easy to find); the only nod to any 'right-on' vegetarian stereotypes would be the photos and posters of Tibetan Buddhism ;)

The menu couldn't be more straightforward, either: a soup of the day and/or one dish of the day. And that's it. One could have a half portion of the main dish, a full portion, the soup, or both. Don't fancy either? Come back tomorrow (the schedule's posted for the coming week).

A half-portion of that day's vegetable lasagne, served with salad, was tasty and more than adequate for lunch; the soup looked good too. I might recommend the full portions for a main meal, but I ought to also qualify that: at least on the day we visited (a Friday), the cafe closed at about 18:30.

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