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₹₹ - ₹₹₹European, , Seafood
Laugavegur 22a, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 661 5008
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good43%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lobster pasta” (18 reviews)
“lamb” (37 reviews)
“apple cake” (8 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
European, Scandinavian, Seafood, Soups, Norwegian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Laugavegur 22a, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Scandinavian
1. Fresh fish daily
"We had amazing food and great service here."
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2. Danish open sandwich
"Was thrilled to see traditional Danish smørrebrød"
Stefanie J
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3. Great Service
"Service was excellent and waiter was friendly."
Eric G
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11 - 20 of 527 reviews

Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

Stopped here late for a bite as it seemed to have something for everyone. I order the veg quiche and salad, my daughter just had the apple cake. The quiche did not even remotely resemble quiche. It was like a roasted veg pot pie, soggy...More

Thank Jenny M
Reviewed 4 March 2018

We stopped in here late at night which was a mistake as the fish of the day was sold out and it sounded delicious. I switched to the lobster pasta which did not disappoint. My wife had the lamb which was well cooked, tender and...More

Thank jsugrue7
Reviewed 28 February 2018

The herring taster platter was a revelation. Amazing flavours. It is down as a starter but it is worth having that on its own and savouring the flavours for longer.

Thank BikerWise
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

We had lobster festival and it was one of the best ever. Cosy atmosphere, nicely decorated and friendly service. I give them my best recommendation!

Thank Hafsteinn S
Reviewed 18 February 2018

We toured Iceland on February and while in Reykjavik we have decided to have dinner at Scandinavian. We had a complete dinner wih a 3 course menu: brocoli soup, fish of the day/pasta with lobster, icecream/apple pie. Brocoli soup is great, it is really vegan...More

Thank Mikiduta
Reviewed 16 February 2018

This unassuming 'high street' restaurant is a stunner. The menu has something for all palettes and is exciting and innovative. During our stay we sampled most of the menu and could not find fault with any of the dishes. The fish dishes are especially good...More

Thank Helen L
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

Scandinavian offers a variety of food. Most of which is actually not very Scandinavian at all. As many other places in Reykjavik they invite tourists and convince them, that Scandinavian people eat this kind of food. The lobster pasta was good, though. The Tagliatelle looked...More

Thank Pierre B
Reviewed 4 February 2018

food very good an staff very friendly was so pleased it was attached to the fron so no need to get dressed to go out in thermalsI wasnt brave enough to try the black death

Thank LiverpoolLou_10
Reviewed 21 January 2018

Our experience seems to be at odds with a lot of other reviews on here, but i can only speak from experience. We ordered Galic Bread and the Fish and Chips. This arrived suspiciously fast. The Garlic Bread was very hard and had virtually no...More

Thank Symonator
Reviewed 18 January 2018

I dinned twice and really enjoyed the food and atmosphere. I had the traditional lamb soup and the marinated salmon, I recommend both. The food came out in a timely manner, and the portion sizes were on point. The staff was very friendly and happy...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 56
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 AM - 11:00 PM
12:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Laugavegur 22a, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik
  • Phone Number: +354 661 5008
  • E-mail
We welcome you to Scandinavian restaurant and bar, conveniently located downtown Reykjavik on Laugavegur 22a. Scandinavian offers a variety of dishes in a cozy atmosphere. Our emphasis is on Icelandic and Nordic cuisine as well as selected specialties from continental Europe. All our dishes are prepared using only the best Icelandic ingredients, usually organically grown. We hope you have a pleasant time with us and enjoy our food in our charming setting. A diverse menu at very reasonable prices. Every day, new courses are offered at a special low price.
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