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Rub23 - CLOSED

Adalstraeti 2, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 553 5323
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
28 Aug 2017
“Good service, delicious food”
21 Jun 2017
“Great Experience”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Japanese, American, Steakhouse, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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€€ - €€€
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Adalstraeti 2, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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1 - 10 of 65 reviews

Reviewed 28 August 2017

We has reservations for a large group and were immediately seated. A wide variety of appetizers, I had a difficult time choosing but selected a soft shell crab sushi that was excellent. I wish I had selected several starter dishes to enjoy more options. I...More

Thank Cagey429
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Our group of 6 arrived near the time to close after lunch but we were seated anyway and had great service. They have a good selection of craft beers and an extensive menu. Something for everyone. Service is prompt and attentive.

Thank JohntheSkierGolfer
Reviewed 4 March 2016

This was an amazing place, from the first bite to the last. Creative, thoughtful, great drinks and scotch list, wonderful apps, entrees and desserts. Caring, beautiful service. We'd go back in a heartbeat.

Thank Jeweliana159
Reviewed 20 July 2015

Gourmet food with great taste. they have good variety in the sea food section. their sushi's are good. Very limited options for vegetarians.

Thank shrenikgada670
Reviewed 22 March 2015

After last visti to this restaurant which I have visited many times before the quality is getting por. Food is good but service is bad, overpriced also. would not recoment

Thank asgeirb2015
Reviewed 28 July 2014 via mobile

My husband and I took our 4 kids to Iceland for Spring Break this past year. We loved our experience at Rub 23. It had a trendy, modern atmosphere, but we still felt comfortable bringing 4 kids under 9 years of age to this restaurant....More

1  Thank Alice M
Reviewed 15 April 2014

As there were 12 of us, we booked ahead and what a night! Great food, great service, good ambience and all the dishes were presented in an artistic manner. We all ended up tasting bits of everyone else's food and it was a great introduction...More

Thank GordonMackie
Reviewed 31 March 2014

The evening I visited, the restaurant was really busy and it seemed that the majority of customers were local. Service was good. I had delicious veggie sushi and salad, followed by yummy marinated fruit and sorbet. Altogether delicious and I was only sorry that this...More

Thank Kat537
Reviewed 31 March 2014

I had the Chefs Einar Five course menu. Everything was perfect until we got the main course the lamb. Not that the main course was bad, but is was to big and I did not fit all the other courses. All courses before where small...More

1  Thank KoenIceland
Reviewed 27 March 2014

When you're in Iceland for an extended amount of time you can get a bit blasé about the excellent food on offer. Rub 23 is one of many fine restaurants Reykjavik has to offer. We couldn't decide on the steaks or fish & started leaning...More

Thank Christofofofof
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Adalstraeti 2, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik
  • Phone Number: +354 553 5323
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Description
Rub23 is an Icelandic restaurant that uses ingredients from Icelandic fishermen and farmers . Ingenuity from Asia and America. We specialize in seafood and have a wide variety of fish species and a wide selection of sushi dishes mixed with steaks and desserts.What makes the restaurant unique both in Iceland and internationally is the varied way in which the menu is put together, including homemade spice mixtures that customers can choose from, the so-called RUB. RUB has become a well known term for spice mixtures that are either put onto or rubbed into food, as the name indicates. The customer can first choose a particular ingredient, for example a special type of fish or meat and then choose from a list of spice mixtures those he wishes to try. On the menu one can find favorite combinations of the chefs.
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