There may be something rotten in our neighboring state of Denmark, but in Iceland it‘s all fresh fresh fresh. Here are some suggestions for those who‘d like to try out the renowned Icelandic fish of Iceland, cooked by seasoned professionals!
Kopar‘s ambition towards mastering the theme of Icelandic seafood cuisine is just admirable. At Kopar you‘ll enjoy splendid views over the harbor while tasting wonderful dishes such as quality lobster and crab risotto or the grilled cusk served with bacon, pesto and broccoli ( mouth-watering, I know!)
Höfnin (The Harbor) is a family-run restaurant located right be the harbor of Reykjavik and their tasty seafood dishes are simply delicious. The combination of passion for seafood cooking and fresh quality cuisine makes for dishes that are a must try for tourists and locals alike.
A beautiful average size restaurant that seeks to honor the cultural traditions associated with the building in which it is located, offers plenty of the same dishes Icelandic sailors worked to provide material for to this day. Protip –try the bacalao with zucchini, rucola-herb salad and plumb jam, it‘s truly beyond compare.
The Fish Company seeks not only to honor the tradition of Icelandic seafood cuisine but also takes on plenty of other traditions, offering for example, Spanish, Japanese and Vietnamese seafood dishes. Despite taking on a lot, the Fish Company has succeded in preparing tasty seafood choices from all over.
Grilled stuff = good, Quality Icelandic ingredients cooked by a seasoned professional = also good. What could go wrong in this math problem! (The answer is: nothing)
Their seafood buffet is the buffet of all buffe‘s. For those wanting to try out a variety of Icelandic seafood simply have to make a reservation at Reykjavik Restaurant.
An established seafood restaurant in the center of Reykjavik that has to be mentioned here, the Seabaron offers the best lobster soup the writer of this thread has ever tasted and if your arriving in the winter time, check out their skate, for an exotic Icelandic seafood choice.