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Aktu Taktu is known for serving scrumptious barbecue and fast food delicacies. Their menu features a slew of burgers, sandwiches, salads and other quick bites. Must try on their menu includes Ostborgari burger, Baconbatur and their delicious baguette. They also serve heavenly candy ice in different flavors.
Ask around and you will find many who would list Svarta Kaffið as one of the city's attractions. This family-owned cafe is best known for its hearty and unbelievably delicious soups, served in a tasty bread bowl that soaks up the left-overs so than not a single drop is wasted. Two soups, one vegetarian and one non-vegetarian, are featured daily, alongside cakes, breakfast specials, beer, coffee and other typical cafe fare. Few things are as comforting as a bowl of soup in winter, and the Svarta Kaffið is one of the best places in town to get yourself a bowlful. While bread bowls are not the most novel idea, few do it as well as the folks at Svarta Kaffið.
In the heart of Reykjavík, Eldofninn has been serving up some freshly baked, peppery pizzas in a friendly setting. A wood-fired oven churns out the legendary Italian dish prepared with appetizing mozarella cheese, freshly grown olives and other vegetables. The dressing as well as the dough used in its preparations is made at the site by its skilled chefs, so guests can be assured that all grub is made-to-order. The open-kitchen restaurant is managed by a local family and proffers a warm, family-friendly atmosphere to devour those hot breads and other savory sides.
Kaffi Loki is a charming café and restaurant to enjoy local specialties. It offers traditional dishes and specializes in fish balls, fermented shark, stews, home-baked cakes and rye bread ice cream. It lists daily specials so that no two visits here are the same. A popular choice for breakfast and lunch, the menu lists items like trout with cottage cheese, smoked lamb, pancakes and carrot cake. Do try a glass of Brennivín, a type of schnapps that is the signature drink in Iceland. The interiors are light and airy while the patio affords views of a charming church. The excellent service, reasonable prices and delicious seafood dishes and desserts make this a popular joint in the neighborhood.
A chain that needs no introduction, KFC or Kentucky Fried Chicken's Sundagörðum outlet is no less than its other counterparts. Delicious juicy burgers, crispy chicken wings and their popular chicken popcorn- enjoy it all as you enter a spaciously laid out restaurant. Get yourself a scrumptious loaded burger and wash it down with a glass of one of their thick shakes. Their desserts are worth trying too. Go with your family or pick up a take out if you are in a hurry.
Enjoy toothsome Nordic and Icelandic fare at Scandinavian, a warm and friendly brasserie located in the beautiful city of Reykjavík. They are known for serving delectable variety of meals ranging from soups, salads, meat preparations, pasta, sandwiches and burgers. Must try on their menu is the loaded Scandi Cheeseburger, gluten-free Ovenbaked Salmon and Lobster Feast. Their heavenly desserts cannot be missed out on- try their French Chocolate Cake and sinful Blueberry Bomb. Little ones have a fine fare to choose from as well. The menu also features an impressive wine list and crafty cocktails. They also offer catering services.