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Rub 23

Kaupvangsstraeti 6, Akureyri 600, Iceland
+354 462 2223
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“sushi pizza” (66 reviews)
“arctic char” (79 reviews)
“salmon” (61 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Kaupvangsstraeti 6, Akureyri 600, Iceland
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1 - 10 of 662 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had 1.5 hours to kill because of car repair and decided to go for the lunch buffet. A welcome change from all the typical (though delicious) icelandic food we've had on our trip. As sushi and fish lovers we really loved this place, good...More

Thank Floortje W
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The service was good, the lamb dish worth the trip to Iceland but the sushi was average for a travelled tourist. I am surprised they don't try to reinterpret a raw fish menu based on local ingredients and add local dishes like smoked trout, etc....More

Thank Bidibibu
Reviewed 5 days ago

Absolutely fabulous. We had the tasting menu which had a little bit of everything and we were well pleased with it. A must go.

Thank AneleW
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I went to Rub 23 three times over a two week period I was in the Northen region of Iceland this summer. This is for sure the best restaurant in Akureyri. I love their famous Sushi pizza and their maki rolls are just amazing. Their...More

1  Thank Eva S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

High quality ingredients and food. The buffet has a variety of dishes and the arctic char is just fabulous! Very good location in town.

Thank ManuBassoi
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastico! Sushi sublime. Dessert ottimo. Location very cool! Just a note: the waitresses should avoid eating the words, with foreign customers ...

Thank Paola M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the sushi tasting menu and it was indescribably delicious. Fresh, inventive combinations of flavours - every bite was something different. Make a reservation.

Thank Janet H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted to return to this wonderful restaurant, and we were so glad we did. The slow cooked Angus strip sirloin with chili Béarnaise was amazing! The pork belly appetizer was also excellent.

Thank Robert J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Epic. Went here based on reviews and it did not fail. Great sushi in a central spot. Try the Sushi Pizza and Surf n Turf they are delicious :)

Thank Dutchmin13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was very good and the staff very nice. We started with two cocktails which were quite generous and then ordered the 14 pcs sushi plate and the sushi bentobox which I highly recommend. Location is great, approximately 2 - 5 min. walk from...More

Thank Kristín H
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Cathy M
12 February 2015|
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Response from Margherita P | Reviewed this property |
Their menu under main courses specifically states they have: Vegetarian Potato and bean fritters with butternut squash and salad kr. 3790 Also, they offer sushi.. If you eat fish it will be fine since rice is gluten free... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kaupvangsstraeti 6, Akureyri 600, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Northeast Region  >  Akureyri
  • Phone Number: +354 462 2223
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