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Solon Bistro

Bankastraeti 7a, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 562 3232
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Seafood, European, Soups, Scandinavian, International, Fusion, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Bankastraeti 7a, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Reviewed today

Second visit to Iceland and second visit to Solon. Prices are reasonable for Iceland. On our first visit we had the burgers - it is a PROPER burger with the right meat and of the right size. Please note that many icelandic restaurants do not...More

Thank lala l
Reviewed yesterday

Went here for appetizers and drinks. The staff was very friendly and the food was very good. We got some risotto and marinated beef appetizers and some drinks. It was a decent portion for appetizers. We also got the lava cake which was very good....More

Thank Mojomajoel
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We arrived in Reykjavik on the 14th February and decided that Solon Bistro looked like a great place to eat! We had an amazing time! It was clean, staff were friendly and there was a really nice atmosphere in the place! The food was really...More

Thank Alyce H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best burger we have had in the city and the cheapest! Great ambiance and feel to the place. Fast service and helpful staff

Thank adam111989
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just love your tomato soup and Icelandic meat soup. Delicious. All the staff are very friendly and helpful. Visited here more than once whilst in Iceland for a week and we’d come back. Definitely recommend a visit. 👌🏼

Thank Alison K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice friendly vibe. Stylish airy place with comfortable seating and huge windows offering a view out on to the street. Great low key music in the background Didn’t feel like a tourist trap, rather a place where locals came to eat. We just shared...More

Thank Darren066_11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went in on the off chance as needed to eat quickly before a northern lights tour. As a group of 8 we were served quickly and the food was served promptly within 15 mins from seating. Good tasty food and reasonable. A group of 18...More

Thank Pedro M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food in Iceland is very expensive. Said so, we arrived during the happy hour and then we decided to have a drink and a meal. We ordered 2 x lamb crown and a dessert to share. Lamb was delicious. We requested a medium and a...More

Thank Astrid B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was New Years Eve at 6pm and we didn't have a reservation and yet the hostess made a real effort and found us a nice table. The food was absolutely delicious, the service and the ambience were all fantastic, no complaints at all. And...More

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Called in during our walk around the town, Lovely, friendly and very clean Food was excellent and reasonably price We all really enjoyed meals and drinks, we will be calling again

Thank Tim O
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Questions & Answers
12 December 2017|
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Response from Jón S | Property representative |
We are not open on Dec.24th. However, we are open during Christmas & New Year's as follows: Dec.23rd - 11am - 11pm Dec.24th - closed Dec.25th - 11am - 11pm Dec.31st - 11am - 10pm Jan.1st - 5pm - 10 pm Jan.2nd - 11am... More
4 June 2017|
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Response from Jón S | Property representative |
We are very sorry that you lost your hearing aid but it was not in Solon restaurant. I hope you find them. Take care and good luck. Jon Sigurdsson, owner
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$46
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:55
11:00 - 23:55
11:00 - 23:55
11:00 - 23:55
11:00 - 23:55
11:00 - 00:30
11:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bankastraeti 7a, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik
  • Phone Number: +354 562 3232
  • E-mail
Solon Bistro offers a great variety of small courses, salads, hamburgers, sandwiches and steaks in addition to fresh fish daily. Solon Bistro is located in the city center, at the top of Bankastraeti just below Skolavördustigur. The old building that Solon resides in is very beautiful with lovely interior design which gives the restaurant a vibrant and romantic look and feel. The second floor is for rent and more information please contact via email. The wine menu is very versatile and you’ll find wines from most of the world’s renowned vineyards. Coffee, drinks, cocktails and snaps of all sorts can be found at Solon Bistro. You're always welcome.
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