DJ Grill

DJ Grill is many things, homely and comfortable, yet new and exciting. A great place to sit down with the family, have burgers or sandwiches, as well as steaks and chicken. DJ Grill is a restaurant that can just as well dub as a sports bar or a take-away place that’s perfect when you need something quick!

Strandgata 11, Akureyri
+354 462 1800

Bláa kannan café

Good coffee and great atmosphere are the hallmarks of Bláa kannan café. Not only can you get delicious cakes and sandwiches all day long but they also serve a delicious light lunch and soup.

Hafnarstræti 96, Akureyri
+354 461 4600

Múlaberg bistro & bar

Located on one of the most scenic corners in town, Múlaberg is where the finest Icelandic ingredients meet bistro cuisine. It offers one of the greatest selections of wines and cocktails in the north of Iceland.

Hafnarstræti 87-89, Akureyri
+354 460 2020  |

Akureyri Backpackers

Located in the heart of town, Akureyri Backpackers is a great place to meet other travellers, share stories and enjoy quality food and a great selection of beers. The menu is simple and tasty, with no formalities or fanciness, just simple quality!

Hafnarstræti 98, Akureyri
+354 571 9050

Akureyri Fish

Local food – Local beer – Local love

Fresh fish is their pride and joy but their fish soup and plokkari are second to none in taste and style. Try some fermented shark with Icelandic Brennivin to prevent catching a cold. No visit to Akureyri is complete until you visit Akureyri Fish.

Strandgata 12, Akureyri
+354 414 6050


If you’re looking for healthy fast food, look no further! Lemon serves deliciously refreshing juices, made on the spot with fresh and nutritious ingredients. If you’re feeling hungry, add a tasty sandwich to your order for a healthy and filling meal!

Glerárgata 32, 600 Akureyri


First and foremost a seafood restaurant with a broad selection of dishes as well as sushi and some meat dishes, Rub23 has the goal to offer varied, simple but exciting choices for a broad group of customers.

Kaupvangsstræti 6, Akureyri
+354 462 2223

Ísbúðin Akureyri

Ice Cream and Coffee

A fantastic ice cream parlour in the heart of Akureyri, where you will find a wide selection of soft ice cream, gelato and slurpees but also coffee drinks and cakes. The parlour is also famous for their freshly made sandwiches with homemade pesto. 

Geislagötu 10, Akureyri
+354 461 1112


The Icelandic hot dog is a cultural institution and this is a great place to get one! They serve the classic hot dog with everything (raw and fried onions, ketchup, mustard and remoulade), but only in Akureyri can you get one with pickled red cabbage! The Icelandic meat soup is also delicious.

Hafnarstræti, Akureyri
+354 849 8827

Bakaríið við Brúna

This charming bakery and café not only serves great bread and delicious pastries, it also opens every day at 07:00, making it perfect for an early breakfast, a light lunch or an afternoon coffee. Located behind Glerártorg Shopping Centre.

Gleráreyrum 2, Akureyri
+354 461 2700 | [email protected]