Mývatn Region restaurants

Top Choice Icelandic in Reykjahlíð


The ‘Cowshed’, 2.5km south of Reykjahlíð, is a memorable restaurant where you can enjoy views of the lush surrounds, or of the dairy shed of this working farm (cows are milked at 7.30am and 5.30pm). The menu is an o…
Icelandic in Eastern Mývatn

Kaffi Borgir

Kaffi Borgir is a cafe-souvenir shop at the top of the ridge overlooking the Dimmuborgir lava field. Grab a table on the outside terrace, sample the house speciality (grilled trout), and watch the sun dance its shad…
Icelandic in Reykjahlíð

Gamli Bærinn

The cheerfully busy ‘Old Farm’ tavern beside Hótel Reynihlíð serves up good-quality pub-style meals all day, ranging from lamb soup, burgers and grilled trout to pizzas. In the evening it becomes a local hang-out – …
Pizzeria in Reykjahlíð

Daddi’s Pizza

At Vogár campground, this small space cranks out tasty pizzas to eat in or take away. Try the house speciality: smoked trout, nuts and cream cheese (tastier than it sounds).
Cafeteria in Southern Mývatn

Kaffi Sel

If you're just after a quick bite, grab a hot dog, soup or prepackaged sandwich at this combined souvenir shop-cafeteria next door to the Sel-Hótel.
Supermarket in Reykjahlíð


Busy, well-stocked supermarket (with petrol pumps) next to the visitor centre. Has a grill and outdoor picnic tables.