Being a native Icelandic foodie, living in San Francisco, I couldn't help noticing recently that TripAdvisor's restaurant rankings for Reykjavik are pretty bad. So, I figured I would share my alternative top ten list of restaurants in Reykjavik.
If you are a foodie like me and are looking for a something beyond the traditional Golden Circle tour, this experience is right on. You can't go wrong with some gourmet tastings of local delicacies along the way.
OMNOM is one of Iceland's most prominent chocolate producers. OMNOM's chocolate is made from high quality organic cocoa beans, raw cane sugar and Icelandic milk. Chocolate-lovers have no excuse not adding this tasty tour to their Reykjavik itinerary!
If you're headed to Iceland, you better try some of the delicious (and some not as) local authentic and traditional food. This article focuses on four really awesome things we love and urge you to try!
This is a wonderful article by the food writer David Lebovitz, I think his selection of the most interesting bakeries in Reykjavik is spot on. If you want to indulge on Icelandic baked goods during your stay, here's all you need to know.
Reykjavik has got a lot of fabulous restaurants but the price tag is often way too high. Here's a helpful article if you are looking for a decent restaurant in the capital without having to break the bank.
Eating out in Reykjavík is a great experience but it can also empty out your wallet pretty quickly. If you have access to a kitchen you should definitely consider cooking "at home". Here's a guide to Reykjavik's supermarkets and grocery stores.
Friðheimar is a wonderful organic vegetable farm, focusing on tomatoes. Inside the greenhouse there is a fabulous restaurant which is open during lunchtime. Friðheimar is located very close to the attractions of the Golden Circle Route.
Eating is an essential part of a good vacation and it's also a way to get to know the culture of each place a little better. Here's a list of a few irresistible Icelandic treats you should absolutely try during your stay.
Eating out in Iceland is usually an expensive experience. Anyhow, there are good restaurants that serve reasonably priced food. Here's an article on the top four budget-friendly restaurants in Reykjavik.
Icelanders have a deep affection for coffee. As a result, there are a lot of places in the city where you can get high quality coffee. Here's a list of the 5 best places in Reykjavik to get your daily dose of caffein.
Iceland celebrates the Carnival right before the 40 day Easter fast. Although most people have given up the habit of staying abstinent to meat or fish during this time of year, the tradition of celebrating Carnival lives on.
Thorrablot is a big event in Iceland that takes place in January each year. The Thorrablot is basically a great feast where people come together and eat traditional Icelandic food—which is by some considered the strangest food in the world.