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Saegreifinn - The Sea Baron

Geirsgata 8, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 553 1500
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“skewers” (509 reviews)
“lobster soup” (1,495 reviews)
“kebab” (257 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, European, Soups, Scandinavian, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
Geirsgata 8, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Our first evening in Iceland, staff very pleasant. Food good, the lobster soup was nice although the the 'lobster' a bit soft. The fish kebabs were very good. As somewhere a bit different I would say give it a try, although a,one with all Iceland...More

Thank Heather M
Reviewed 2 days ago

I live in this country since few months and didn´t find best place for lunch - reasonable prices, great ambient and amazing taste!

Thank Wiktoria S
Reviewed 3 days ago

Saw this place on the Travel Channel or was it Food Network? They were promoting the lobster soup and it did not disappoint. Paired with a skewer of trout (wife had scallops), it was definitely enough for dinner and it was really good - although...More

Thank asiantraveler2017
Reviewed 3 days ago

Over recent years I had read a number of articles that suggested The Sea Baron in the old harbour front in Reykjavik was worth a visit. Having seen it again on a recent Rick Stein weekend away series I had to visit on a trip...More

Thank waughzer2016
Reviewed 4 days ago

We saw this place on a blog before our travels and knew we had to find it when we were in town, and this place was certainly one of our highlights in Reykjavik. The eatery itself was so inviting, quaint and personal, the staff welcomed...More

Thank 9hellis
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My only gripe is that I was not given the full menu - only the choice of seafood kebabs, which were okay. I would much have preferred a bowl of soup and some bread, as it was cold and storming outside.

Thank GwynnethCR
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was recommended as having the best lobster soup. My 2 companions confirmed that the lobster soup was indeed one of the best, if not the best, that they had. I had the salmon and it was fantastic. This is a no-frills place. You...More

Thank S P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fresh local seafood in a casual atmosphere. Lobster soup and scallops were outstanding. Very pleasant staff, didn't feel rushed. Serving sizes were more than enough. Highly recommend.

Thank shanamcd
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Saegreifinn is located in the harbor area of Iceland. As others have noted there is usually a line in, but it moves quickly and is well worth the wait. The main dining area inside the door can be quite crowded, but they have more...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't be intimated by the long line when you enter, it is definitely worth the wait!! TIP: if there is not seating available down stairs, ask if they can open the rooms upstairs. The upstairs rooms are very cozy and have more space. The lobster...More

Thank kerryk843
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Katrina K
11 November 2017|
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Response from phototraveler29 | Reviewed this property |
Inside and upstairs the tables seat 9-10 and diners are crammed in to fit. The place is so popular that there are few free seats. Solo or romantic dining this is not.
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Mariana B
20 September 2017|
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12 April 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Geirsgata 8, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik
  • Phone Number: +354 553 1500
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