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Rub 23

Kaupvangsstraeti 6, Akureyri 600, Iceland
+354 462 2223
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“sushi pizza” (62 reviews)
“arctic char” (77 reviews)
“salmon” (58 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Kaupvangsstraeti 6, Akureyri 600, Iceland
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Reviews (762)
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1 - 10 of 625 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Excellent dinner, modern atmosphere. Specializing in sushi. We did not have reservations but in the high season, that is recommended. Parking in a lot about a block away.

Thank Creditking
Reviewed 3 days ago

Have been here several times loved everything on the menu, my favourite by far was the sushi. Pricy but worth it!

Thank Þorgils G
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Definitly a pricey place but well worth it for an amazing meal in a beautiful setting. Staff were helpful and polite and the atmosphere was warm and welcoming.

Thank ellefriel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place for fresh sushi and seafood - they had a large selection to pick from. They did come back and tell us that they were out of the tuna for one of our rolls, so we selected another, and then they brought the one...More

Thank badgerpolo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like sushi and love fresh, you are going to live this restaurant. We've eaten sushi in some of the best places in the US, Japan and elsewhere and it is all about then ingredients (and, of course, the preparation and innovation). This restaurant...More

1  Thank LeeMTucson_Arizona
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a very nice meal of unique dishes. The reindeer takata appetizer was very tasty and the sushi "pizza" was fresh and different. The artic char main dish was good but nothing exceptional. My husband thoroughly enjoyed the mixed seafood grill. The atmosphere is...More

Thank Susan L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a good sampling of fish, lamp and sushi - the glazed salmon was one of the best pieces of fish I have ever had! Pricey, but great atmosphere and even better food!!

1  Thank David S
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Rub 23 was an unexpected pleasure -- a sophisticated, yet friendly restaurant with so much attention to detail on the food that I thought I was in New York. My friend and I enjoyed the Adventurer's Feast, a four-course tasting menu, and the highlight was...More

Thank ggin92101
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Varied menu. Very good cooking. Pretty good service, just a little more training needed. Nice enough decor.

Thank Delta S
Reviewed 17 May 2017

What a great place to eat, and experiment with sushi. Excellent food, not the cheapest but great value for money. Excellent service, great atmosphere.

Thank Robyn V
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Nearby Attractions
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Cathy M
Do you offer any gluten-free options? What kind of vegetarian dishes do you have on the menu?
13 February 2015|
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Response from Margherita P | Reviewed this property |
Their menu under main courses specifically states they have: Vegetarian Potato and bean fritters with butternut squash and salad kr. 3790 Also, they offer sushi.. If you eat fish it will be fine since rice is gluten free... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kaupvangsstraeti 6, Akureyri 600, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Northeast Region  >  Akureyri
  • Phone Number: +354 462 2223
  • E-mail
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