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Laekjargata 6b, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 546 0095
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“arctic char” (335 reviews)
“fish burger” (57 reviews)
“potatoes” (135 reviews)
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17:00 - 22:00 Hours
Seafood, European, Scandinavian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Laekjargata 6b, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Reviewed yesterday

I had the redfish fish pan (with celery root and corn in a cream sauce) and it was delicious. The dish I had is probably the thing I'll crave most from my Iceland dining memories! At something like $23, I thought it was reasonably priced...More

Thank Kerissa1119
Reviewed yesterday

This place had a really cozy atmosphere and was very neat inside! It seems like a thing they do in iceland where they have a 'fish pan' section on the menu which is literally what it sounds like, they bring out a giant pan of...More

Thank Cakeeater22
Reviewed yesterday

Service was good. Food was great and reasonably priced for Iceland. We had Atlantic Wolfish and it was excellent.

Thank Michael H
Reviewed yesterday

The food was really good but the service was not according to expectations. The price is a little bit on the heavy side but unfortunately that is the case in almost all restaurants in Reykjavik.

Thank Andreas F
Reviewed 2 days ago

We went here based on reviews of the food and actually is was very good but not exceptional as others have claimed. The service was actually a major disappointment and ruined the evening for us. We had reservati9ns and were seated right away and then...More

Thank Richard D
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had received a recommendation to try this place out but hadn't made it till lunchtime right before our flight home. What a treat! Several of us got the fish fry and the Arctic char was incredible. Great presentation, good balance of tastes and textures,...More

Thank seattleoliver
Reviewed 3 days ago

Messinn in Lækjargata is one of two restaurants under the name of Messinn, the other is on Grandi in Reykjavik with the same menu. We enjoyed the plaice and arctic char, Icelandic specialities to be recommended. The service was fine, the atmosphere good and the...More

Thank bjorn b
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had come across positive reviews and appetising pictures of pan fish and drove to Reykjavik from the countryside just to dine at Messinn. We were not disappointed! The Arctic char was a first for us and a great introduction to Icelandic food. The staff...More

Thank Wisdom_of_Baba
Reviewed 4 days ago

We were welcomed warmly and the food and wine were delicious. Atmosphere great too. Good value for money.

Thank Christine D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I had a great experience; from the friendly service to the delicious meal, it was exceptional. He had the redfish, served in a pan with greens, potatoes and a cream sauce. I had the salmon, serviced in a pan with greens, potatoes,...More

Thank NorthStar106228
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Response from Viva_badabing_s | Reviewed this property |
Ono dress code. Don’t forget to book in advance!
Sharon B
30 July 2018|
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Response from Scott P | Reviewed this property |
I think you should have called them....
Boris L
20 March 2018|
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Response from mollie50Mollie50 | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think so, we we’re accommodated without a booking
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$37
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Laekjargata 6b, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik
  • Phone Number: +354 546 0095
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