Vegetarian Food In Iceland: Best 17 Iceland Vegetarian Dishes And Vegan Food In Iceland

Last updated on November 5th, 2021 at 01:30 am

We will write about vegetarian food in Iceland. The best 17 Iceland vegetarian dishes and vegan food in Iceland. You will find easy to find Vegan Swiss food while traveling in restaurants and supermarkets.

On average a meal in a sit-down restaurant in Iceland will cost around €20-40 per dish. Breakfast will usually be cheaper and dinner will usually be the most expensive. A coffee can cost  €4-5, a beer €7 and for dinks like cocktails expect to pay €11.

You will find in the supermarkets in Iceland plenty of vegetarian choices like vegetarian sandwiches, yogurt and cheese. Apart from this you can get vegetarian pizza, salad and vegetarian sandwiches. Plus a lot of fresh vegetables, Bio and organic products in supermarkets and local farmers markets. Read here best restaurants in Reykjavik

Is it possible to survive as vegetarian in Iceland? Can you survive as a vegan in Iceland? It will be easy there are a lot options for vegetarian food in Iceland and a few vegan food in Iceland. Keep reading below.

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Vegetarian Food In Iceland: Best Iceland Vegetarian Dishes And Vegan Food In Iceland

1. SKYR


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Skyr yoghurt is the most popular vegetarian food in Iceland. Skyr yoghurt is made of milk and cheese and it tastes similar to Greek yoghurt. You can have with fruits and cereals. Prices are around €1-2 in the supermarket.

2. VEGETARIAN SALAD

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traditional vegetarian salad as a vegetarian in Iceland one to not miss when you are going to vegan food in Iceland. You will find in restaurants and supermarkets. The most popular ingredients are: carrots, tomatoes, cucumber, peppers, potatoes, lettuce and cabbage. Prices are around €2-3 in the supermarkets.

3. Vegetarian Soup

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You can find vegetarian soups in Iceland. In the list of Icelandic vegetarian dishes starting from pumpkin cream soup to soups with vegetables like onion, carrots and ginger. You usually can eat the soups in Iceland with bread.

4. Noodles at Núúluskálin

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Noodles at Núúluskálin in Reykjavík is one of the most popular Iceland vegetarian dishes. There are a few noodles dishes to try from dry noodles to soups. Perfect if you love Aisan cuisine. Prices are affordable €6-7.

5. VEGETARIAN PIZZA

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Vegetarian Pizza is so popular in Iceland. There are options for vegans and vegetarian. Just make sure you ask in the restaurant and they will provide the options. Basically if you choose vegan you will have to remove the cheese. But if you go for vegetarian pizza in Iceland you will have a few options. Prices are around €10-12.

6. VEGETARIAN SANDWICH

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Vegetarian sandwich is easy to find in Iceland in restaurants, coffee shops and supermarkets. If you choose a vegan sandwich you will have to remove the egg. But as vegetarian sandwich you will find a few bars offering with French fries as side dish included. Prices are starting from €3-4 in the supermarkets.

7. Vegan Burger

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Vegan Burger and vegetarian burger you will find in many bars, restaurants and supermarkets in Iceland. You can takeaway if you are doing a road trip or enjoying in a local restaurant in Reykjavik. Prices are around €7-8.

8. French Fries

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French Fries is very popular in Iceland as snack or as a side dish with burger and sandwiches in Iceland. Always delicious and you can’t miss them especially if you are traveling with kids. Prices are around €5-6.

9. RYE BREAD (AND BUTTER)

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Rye bread is made from flour and rye grain. Rye Bread dough includes ingredients like active yeast, molasses, vegetable oil, salt, and cocoa powder. Rye bread is baked at 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

10. ICE CREAM

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Ice cream is the most popular of the desserts in Iceland. You will find ice cream almost every town as street food and in local restaurants too. Prices starts from €4-5.

11. RASPBERRIES

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In Iceland Raspberries are so delicious and you will find plenty of them. The best season to find raspberries in Iceland is in summer in the markets.

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12. LAUFABRAUÐ’ OR LEAF-BREAD

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Laufabraud is a traditional wafer-thin and crisp flatbread. Laufabraud is cut into geometric patterns. The bread includes ingredients like kosher salt, baking powder, unsalted butter, flour and whole milk.

13. RICE PUDDING (MÖNDLU GRAUTUR)

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Mondlu Grautur is a traditional rice pudding in Iceland made from long-grain rice, salt, milk, raisins, ground cinnamon and sugar. Mondlu Grautur is served cold and hot as well.

14. ICELANDIC PANCAKES

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Icelandic pancakes are popular for breakfast. You can eat sweet or salty as you prefer. Icelandic pancakes are usually made with nutella and eaten for breakfast or dessert in Iceland.

15. ICELANDIC CHEESE

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Icelandic cheese is very popular around the country. Icelandic cheese is usually served with bread for breakfast or a snack in Iceland. You can combine Icelandic cheese with beer, wine or any other liquor.

16. HAFRAGRAUTUR (OATMEAL)

Hafragrautur is a typical Icelandic breakfast food that includes oatmeal mixed with milk and water. Hafragrautur is served with brown sugar, melon seeds and raisins are added to garnish.

17. CINNAMON BUNS

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Cinnamon buns are among the popular Icelandic foods made from cinnamon dough. Cinnamon buns are added to the preheated oven at 180 degrees Celsius for 15 minutes. The glaze is applied once the buns are cooled down.

WHERE TO STAY IN ICELAND

Accommodation in Iceland you can access a dorm from that can go up to €30. And while a hotel that is double room in a budget can go up to €90. This prices vary depending on how much luxurious you want to. Also prices of accommodation can go up and down depending on what season you choose to go.

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Hope you liked our vegetarian food in Iceland blog post. Let us know if we missed any Icelandic vegetarian dishes and which one is your favorite vegan food in Iceland in the comments below. Do you think is possible survive as a vegetarian in Icelan? And as a vegan in Iceland?

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Ruben Arribas is a Spanish traveler who has traveled more than 70+ countries around the world. Now based in the Philippines!