Collected by Maddy Neubauer
Hallgrímstorg 101, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland
Lækjargata 2a, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland
At Grillmarkaðurinn (Grill Market), chef Hrefna Rósa Sætran can satisfy that hankering for minke whale and other locally sourced specialties such as arctic char and Angelica lamb. Natural elements are playfully integrated into the...
Norðurmýri, Reykjavík, Iceland
Coffee roasted in-house and brewed by friendly baristas draws a young crowd into the old stone building near Reykjavik’s imposing Lutheran cathedral. Share one of the seven tables with a regular patron and catch up on local gossip while vinyl...
Tryggvagata 1, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland
Yes, it’s a hot dog stand. But Bæjarins Beztu might be the most popular eatery in Iceland, famous for feeding Bill Clinton as well as hordes of drunken partiers. The line starts to form at the Tryggvagata location around 10 p.m. every...
Kárastígur 1, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland
Skólavörðustígur 15, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland
12 Tónar is one of Iceland's longest-serving record stores and is also a local record label. Housed in a traditional wooden house in downtown Reykjavik, it's the best place to find all kinds of Icelandic music—from classical and pop to rock and...
Tryggvagötu 19 , Old Harbour Grófin Reykjavik Kvosin, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland
This indoor flea market sells everything from funky vintage threads to jewelry made from the frozen lava of Eyjafjallajökull volcano. It’s also a great place to try fermented shark, a putrid-smelling Icelandic favorite that has been...
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