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Glerargata 20, Akureyri 600, Iceland
+354 460 1600
11:30 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was starving when I visited this restaurant and the quick service was great! Good options for vegetarians like myself too. The discount code I got from my hostel was a pleasant advantage to going to this restaurant and I was pleased to see a lot of Icelandic locals there, always a good sign!

Thank LivActually
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Try the Bernaise lamb! It's tasty! And looks good! Definitely worth it! All over the food is good and tasty, the service is fine and friendly staff!

1 Thank Ingimar E
Akureyri, Iceland
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Good value and excellent service. Nothing is too much trouble. I use the place often and have never had a bad experience.

Thank RoberttheViking
Anchorage, Alaska
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

This is a family joint for locals - not fine dining, but the food is yummy - the lobster soup in particular - and the pizza is good and they have lots of options for veggie/vegan or other dietary restrictions. Always busy, very noisy, and just enough outside downtown that it is really mostly locals.

Thank DBH-AK
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

As with most restaurants in foreign countries, I took to the reviews on Trip Advisor to help me out. I was a little worried by the fact that half the reviews I read were good while the other half were not, but decided to give it the benefit of the doubt anyway. Let me just say... I should've listened to... More 

Thank jegravic
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

A few of us went for a birthday dinner, the staff was great and saved the night. Neither me or my brother did like the ribs, they tasted bad. My wife's chicken was dry along with other chicken course my sister in law had. It sounded like the fish courses were the best, "plokkfiskur" and salted cod were given appraisal.... More 

Thank Elmar A
Hong Kong, China
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47 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Today we had lunch in this restaurant! Previously we just had light lunch or very simple lunch in different restaurants of our 11 days trip in lceland! A chicken fajitas, beef fajitas and baby ribs were ordered! All were so good in taste! As to the fajitas, the portion was big for 2 persons! The price was rather reasonable! U... More 

1 Thank moonlyw
Santorini, Greece
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66 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Loved this place! The food was served piping hot and prompt. Top it all off,it was lip smacking food, with the exception that it maybe a little too salty for some. Tried their hot wings,mushroom soup and pizza ! Portion is really generous, so I would recommend to order sharing portions.

Thank victoriatravel86
Armidale, New South Wales, Australia
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34 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Five of us, two teenagers, one mum, one dad, and one grandfather. Everyone very happy with their food; three different types of burgers, beef, and chicken fajitas. The beef was cocked as requested and tasted fantastic. The burgers are 120g and come with a small to medium serve of chips. Teenagers could eat more than the burger serve. The chicken... More 

Thank Einar-Thor
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

This place had it all, until new owners came in and made the dishes more expensive and less quantity. Their pizza was something that made people go for a weekend trip to Akureyri from Reykjavik, which is a four hour drive, but today it's just ... mehh! Don't get me wrong, it's good - but not as unique like it... More 

Thank Brynjar B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 50
American, Pizza
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Delivery
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Glerargata 20, Akureyri 600, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Northeast Region  >  Akureyri
  • Phone Number: +354 460 1600
Greifinn is without doubt one of the most popular restaurant in Akureyri . The menu is varied and the prices are moderate. Greifinn is ideal for individuals, groups and families that want to relax over food and drink. We make a point of running a family-friendly restaurant.

A diverse menu is on offer with a wide choice of meat and fish courses as well as pasta and some of the most highly praised pizzas in Iceland.

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