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Reykjavik: Half-Day Food Tasting Tour

Reykjavik: Half-Day Food Tasting Tour

From $144.74 per person

Taste the foods of Iceland on a 3-hour walking tour of Reykjavik, and sample 8 different local dishes to get a full flavor of Icelandic cuisine. Go inside shops and restaurants to discover the Icelandic capital from a different perspective, and more.

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Duration 4 hours
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  • Taste the foods of Iceland on a walking tour of Reykjavik
  • Sample 8 different dishes and six unique venues
  • Go inside famous restaurants and family-run businesses
  • Learn more about Icelandic cuisine
  • Try some authentic Icelandic "skyr"
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Join the tastiest sightseeing tour in Iceland, and explore the best of Reykjavík through its food. Sample 8 delicious dishes that you won't find on typical tourist trails. Explore the downtown area of Reykjavik with a knowledgeable and fun local guide. They will take you to six different restaurants and shops for a total of 8 food tastings. Go to famous restaurants and small, family-run businesses. Discover secret hangouts known only to locals. Try some delicious Icelandic lamb soup, and experience what every Icelander grew up eating. Indulge your taste buds with some homemade ice cream made from a secret family recipe. Sample local cheeses and seasonal meats. Get an introduction to authentic skyr, and try a hot dog from Iceland's most famous hot dog stand. Taste the “best lobster soup in the world,” and a unique dessert unlike anything you have ever had before!
  • Local guide
  • 3-hour walking tour
  • Tastings of 8 local dishes
  • Pick-up and drop off
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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Meeting point

Meet at the main entrance of Harpa Concert Music Hall. Your guide will be wearing a bright blue "Reykjavik Food Walk" backpack.

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  • This tour is suitable for guests of all ages and all dietary requirements
  • Tours are in small groups, so book early to avoid disappointment
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4.8 /5

based on 109 reviews

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While the price tag may seem high, a two course meal for one person anywhere in Iceland generally costs around $60. To get a five-course meal with a friendly and knowledgeable guide to answer questions and guide you around the capitol is a huge deal. The food was mostly great, with lamb and fish appetizers, a famous Icelandic hot dog, two large entrees of Atlantic Char and fish mash, a meat soup and the infamous fermented shark, and lastly a serving of ice cream and an Icelandic donut. There's plenty to eat, you explore Reykjavík as you walk from place to place, and the guide is happy to tell you interesting facts about the city and country. Very glad I did this on my last night in the country.

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July 17, 2021

This was a really fun excursion. I am happy that we did it. Our guide, Daviđ, was professional, funny and friendly. These traits helped encourage us all to interact with each other. Also, the places we visited and foods we tried were great.. Everyone on the tour enjoyed it. I highly recommend this activity.

July 11, 2021

had an amazing experience with this tour. Thor, our tour guide and food connoisseur was great! explained the background of the food and also discussed the history of Iceland and the city. had amazing food. very filling. definitely recommend this food walking tour! gives you great spots to eat later on your trip too.

February 15, 2020

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