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Laugavegur 28 | Basement, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 578 3730
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07:30 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 01:00
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Baltimore, MD
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016

Tapas, Icelandic style come in jelly jars. Cute little space, with an open kitchen, a charming waitstaff and excellent food. This was my pick because it wasn't insanely crowded like most places we'd peeked into while out on the main shopping road, and it seemed to be a unique idea. We're glad we went! We started with a six-item Chef's... More 

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Garðabær
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2014 via mobile

Had a very great evening with freinds at this very nice mexican fused restaurant. Good tortillas is a understatement... I'll be back :)

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Thank BIHHI
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2013

Being a huge fan on mexican food, i was looking forward to trying newly-opened hip mexican restaurant in the center of Reykjavik. It turned out to be a huge disappointment. The first night we came there, a waitress with poor manners told us off saying " we are too busy and fully booked, i cant help you". I thought that... More 

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Reykjavik, Iceland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2013

Tequiela and mexican cuisine you can´t go wrong there. Great service and a party atmosphere. If you are in the mood for good food and a night out on the town. This is the place to go. I will see you there.

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Canmore, Alberta
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2013

I have been to this place three times in recent times and it always surprises me. Anything from a Peruvian appetizer to a tequila flavoured milk shake! Really good food, friendly staff, right in the heart of the city and of course that leads to a nice start to a bar-hopping evening which starts in the same building at the... More 

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Garðabær
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2013

The food is great... Fine mexican cuisine The drinks are great... Always a good choice of fine ales and special tequilas And the service is outstanding :)

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Troll Peninsula, Iceland
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54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2013

Had the pleasure of meeting up with friends in this unlikely basement on Reykjavik's main street the other night. To my surprise I found a little Mexican food heaven and great selection of Spanish wines. We all had the taster menu which comprised of five different samples and left full, happy and most importantly not much poorer as this place... More 

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Reykjavik, Iceland
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2013

I went to Cava with a large group of people. We had made a reservation and chosen 7 dishes in advance. The dishes were very small, as expected for this kind of a restaurant, but the food didn't taste good, with the only exception of the nachos and guacamole, which were really tasty. There was way too much time in... More 

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Belfast
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2013 via mobile

The waitress was very helpful when explaining the menu to us. They recommended a local Christmas beer which was delicious. The guacamole nachos were fantastic, the guacamole was clearly freshly made that day. We went for the tapas style small courses. The portion sizes were as expected for this type of menu and the food was delicious.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2013 via mobile

Happened upon this place by chance and had a delicious meal-not fine dining but really good food done well and perfect for travellers on the go. Had a selection of smaller courses as "tapas" (4-5 perfect between 2) but each one was perfectly cooked and extremely tasty-would definitely recommend!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Spanish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Seating
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 01:00
Monday
07:30 - 01:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 01:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 01:00
Thursday
07:30 - 01:00
Friday
07:30 - 01:00
Saturday
07:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Laugavegur 28 | Basement, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik
  • Phone Number: +354 578 3730

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