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Reykjavík, Iceland
Reykjavik Food Lovers Tour - Icelandic Traditional Food

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icon2 hours 30 minutes to 3 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

Finding authentic places to eat can be tricky in an unfamiliar place. Take the guesswork out of your visit to Reykjavík on this guided walking tour that takes you to a multitude of eateries around the capital, including the city's oldest restaurant and a much-loved hot dog stand. In a small group of no more than 12, learn about Iceland's culinary history and traditions as you sample such dishes as Icelandic meat soup, skyr, and lobster soup.
  • Visit a variety of eateries and sample at least 10 Icelandic foods
  • Small-group tour, limited to 12 people, ensures a personal experience
  • Learn lesser-known details about Icelandic cuisine from your guide
  • Try traditional and modern classic, including Icelandic lamb soup and skyr
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Departure Point

43X5+7C9, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland

We meet up at Ingolfstorg Square in the center of Reykjavik by the two stone high seat pillars (Over 2 meters high), The square is at the beginning of Austurstræti (Austurstræti 1) and is squared off by the streets Aðalstræti, Hafnarstræti, Veltusund, and Vallarstræti. If you walk down Laugavegur (The main shopping street) please just continue all the way down until you come to the square always walking straight down until you can't continue further. On the Ingolfur square itself, you can see Kvosin a small grocery market and finally Center Hotel Plaza. We recommend for people to use Google Maps or something similiar because the Icelandic street names can be tricky :).

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • A maximum of 12 people per booking
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Please be at Ingolfur Square 5 minutes before the starting time
  • Most travelers can participate
  • We do try our best to accommodate dietary restrictions & allergies
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Your Friend In Reykjavik

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
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What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Reykjavik Food Lovers Tour - Icelandic Traditional Food?
A:The policy on face masks and attendee health is:

  • Face masks provided for travelers
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What is the policy on sanitization during Reykjavik Food Lovers Tour - Icelandic Traditional Food?
A:The policy on sanitization is:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
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What is the social distancing policy during Reykjavik Food Lovers Tour - Icelandic Traditional Food?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
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What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Reykjavik Food Lovers Tour - Icelandic Traditional Food?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
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What is the maximum group size during Reykjavik Food Lovers Tour - Icelandic Traditional Food?
A:This activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers.

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Tasty Tour
Jerome_A
, Sep 2021
Esther is great. Lots of stories and local history. All of the places are very good as well. Many local items expected and unexpected. Quite a bit to eat. It’s a hybrid of food and a walking tour of central Reykjavik.
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Best Food Tour Ever!! Much More Than Just Tasting Food!!
Phyllis_B
, Aug 2021
Such an incredible experience. We took this tour the day we landed in Iceland so that we could get our bearings and stay awake for the day. We had no idea how much valuable information we would gain on our first day!! Our tour guide Bjorn was simply amazing. He was a native Icelander and shared so much besides the food. Besides tasting wonderful food I can't emphasize enough how helpful this tour was just for the knowledge it gave us for the rest of our stay in Iceland. If I could give it and our guide Bjorn 10 stars I would!!
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Nice walking tour with plenty of food!
Olga_Z
, Aug 2021
We met our friendly guide in the square in the middle of town and walked around to various restaurants and the famous hot dog stand, trying different traditional and unique dishes, including whale meat! The guide told us about the customs and history of the different foods, and we got to get to know the other tourists on the tour since we were sitting down for the meals, which was fun. This isn't a history-based tour, but the guide was a native Icelander and could answer any questions about the city or country. It was a great tour to take on our first day in the city as an orientation to the city and food of Iceland.
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A Highlight of Our Trip
Ian_S
, Aug 2021
A terrific tour of Icelandic cuisine and culture. We stopped by several restaurants and had more than enough food, each dish better than the last. Our guide was friendly, funny, informative, and incredibly helpful. He not only gave us a fun and insightful tour, but gave us great recommendations for the rest of our trip. I would recommend this tour to anybody visiting Reykjavik!
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Good overview of culinary around main capital city
Adrian_R
, Aug 2021
This is a great way to expose yourself to the culinary stops around Reykjavik with a little lesson on Icelandic food. I will say that a lot of this is a bit of a fusion since you’re in the capital area but you get the base culturally for the food. If you wanted a true food experience from scratch to that a little distant from the city. Otherwise this is a good overview of the cuisine, the main city restaurants and a grocery stop. I’d give it a 4 but giving it a 5 since our guide was amazing!
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Great tour of the capital with a ton of great food!
Nikki-L
, Aug 2021
I had a great time! Our guide was very nice and kept us interested with lots of interesting facts. Also got to try a lot of different Icelandic food that I wanted to try.
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Delicious experience
Diana_Z
, Jul 2021
We had a wonderful foodtour in Reykjavik with a very friendly and charming guide, Esther. She took us to restaurants (including Reykjavik's oldest hotdog car and fleamarket) where we were served delicious Icelandic food. Esther told us everything about the ins and outs of Icelandic cuisine and had answers to all our questions.
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Worthwhile
psweetman
, Jul 2021
Our guide was informative and entertaining. There was a wide variety of interesting foods and places to eat. It's a great way to meet other travelers.
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Authentic Icelandic food
Marina_G
, Jul 2021
Good food and authentic Icelandic food … great tour guide. Recommend doing on weekend cause flea market is open
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Food tour Reykjavik
Ron
, Jul 2021
Our tourguide was great, nice fellow, knew and told a lot about the food, gave good tips. And the group was not too big
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