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MAR Restaurant

Geirsgata 9 | Hafnarbudir, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 519 5050
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“fish and chips” (34 reviews)
“lobster” (30 reviews)
“whale meat” (10 reviews)
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Seafood, European, Soups, Scandinavian, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Geirsgata 9 | Hafnarbudir, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

We were 2 times in Reykjavik and both times in Mar. It’s my favorite restaurant and bar there. Food is perfect as well as beer. Nice German speaking personnel and pretty atmosphere. Nice and simple.

Thank Marina K
Reviewed 7 January 2018

Mar (formerly Rio) is a nicely decorated restaurant near the harbor (no water view from most of the tables). The regular menu is varied and the chef prepares amazing nouvelle cuisine food. The plate presentation is that of a 5 star restaurant. On New Years...More

Thank EdIssaquah
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Went here for a cocktail while on honeymoon. Completely dead bar but seeing as it was early we thought we’d try it anyway. Bar looks nice, well lit with ok decor. Upon going to the bar, we asked what we could have cocktail-wise and were...More

Thank Oxfordpubs
Reviewed 30 December 2017

we ate her our first night in Iceland. The fish was very fresh and a bit of fine cuisine. nice views on the water, beautiful interior. good service, good wine. we first had a drink in the bar and decided then to eat there. And...More

Thank TaraBxl
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

Having read previous good reviews we Booked on line to celebrate my husbands 60 th Birthday . The booking stated we would receive a confirmation e mail which never arrived. The starters were tasty but I ordered Salmon as my main which was luke warm,...More

Thank Mistymoo14
Reviewed 18 November 2017

We had an excellent early dinner here following a whale watching trip. The food was far better than expectations, decent beer, and friendly service.

Thank Greenmum53
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

While waiting for our boat trip to see whales we popped in for a quick lunch as the whale watching places gives 15% off food, and it was cheap already that was just a nice bonus! I had the hamburger and it was so amazing...More

Thank George B
Reviewed 18 October 2017

We stopped here on a whim, having visited the Maritime Museum (a MUST!) and were on our way back to our cruise ship when we decided not to eat lunch aboard! Mar was a great choice. The food was good, with a fine variety, and...More

1  Thank Purmamarca
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Our group of 25 had a private beer and food pairing that was outstanding! 6 courses with 6 perfectly selected beers ...... one was better than the next. From sliders with lager, to cod & chicken skewers, and the BEST chocolate cake with porter -...More

Thank Alysb
Reviewed 9 October 2017

I had heard wonderful things about their new head chef and the new menu she was implementing and was not disappointed. The food was great and the service was very friendly, I would absolutely recommend this place.

1  Thank Aþena P
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Questions & Answers
12 November 2017|
Response from EldingAdventureAtSea | Property representative |
Dear shellbells40, We are making a few changes with the restaurant at the moment (new business managers, name, menu etc.) so this information is not yet available. Normally we are however open every day of the year and... More
6 December 2016|
Response from EldingAdventureAtSea | Property representative |
Hi KateNeas, HappyHour at MARBAR is from 6pm-9pm. All the best, The Elding/MAR team
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$61
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Geirsgata 9 | Hafnarbudir, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik
  • Phone Number: +354 519 5050
  • E-mail
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