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Where to Eat in Myvatn

Updated: Feb 26

Mt. Hverfjall in the winter time
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1. Daddi's Pizza


Right here in the heart of the Myvatn area, just a stone's throw from our cozy guesthouse. Established in 2009, our little pizzeria is a true local gem. The name is not a misspelling of the English word „Daddy“ as many might think. The name is actually a nickname for the Icelandic name Þórhallur, which is one of the owners of the company!


Now, about our pizzas – they're a celebration of local flavors, crafted with care from the freshest ingredients. We source locally whenever we can and select the rest with equal attention. The result? Pizzas that capture the essence of our surroundings.


Whether you're grabbing a takeaway or enjoying the fresh air on our patio with views of lava fields and mountains, we're here to make your pizza experience special.

And for drinks? We've got a selection of sodas, wines, and local beers. No need to plan; we operate on a relaxed, first-come, first-served basis. Swing by whenever you fancy a taste of local goodness. Daddi's Pizza – where the flavors of Myvatn come alive!


Visit DaddisPizza.com to find our mouthwatering menu, customize your perfect pizza, and place your order with just a few clicks. Choose your favorite toppings, select the size, and even add special instructions – it's that easy!


2. Vogafjós Restaurant


Situated adjacent to a cowshed, Vogafjós Restaurant offers a distinctive dining experience in the captivating surroundings of Lake Mývatn. Dedicated to showcasing local flavors, the restaurant boasts a menu featuring an array of homemade delicacies.


Guests can relish in house-smoked trout, succulent lamb shanks, flavorful beef burgers, and enjoy mozzarella and salad cheese crafted from the farm's own milk. The signature Geysir bread, freshly baked in the underground bakery, adds a unique touch to the culinary offerings.


Set against the backdrop of Lake Mývatn, patrons can immerse themselves in the ambiance while enjoying the exquisite flavors. For a captivating experience, daily milking sessions at 7:30 am and 6:00 pm can be observed through the restaurant's glass windows. Guests are also welcome to step inside the cowshed, where they can interact with the calves and sample freshly drawn milk.


3. Kaffi Borgir


At Kaffi Borgir, family is at the heart of everything they do. Freddi and Halla, along with their wonderful children, collectively manage the restaurant and market, lending a personal touch to your experience. In the summertime, a fantastic team joins in to ensure your visit is nothing short of exceptional.


The menu reflects a commitment to local produce. Indulge in the rich flavors of lamb and goat meat, sourced directly from their family farm. The beef? It comes from neighbors at a nearby farm in the Mývatn area. Offerings extend beyond hearty meats to include a diverse selection of smaller dishes and tempting pastries.


Don't miss the chance to savor the homemade Geysir bread, baked right in the ground in Bjarnaflag. It's a unique culinary experience that adds a special touch to your dining adventure.


4. Fosshotel Mývatn


Fosshotel Mývatn's restaurant, offering a stylish ambiance paired with a picturesque view over Lake Mývatn. This dining destination stands out with its floor-to-ceiling windows that frame the fantastic scenery of the lake and its surroundings.


Indulge in Nordic cuisine at its finest, featuring top-quality local ingredients sourced directly from farmers and fishermen in North Iceland. From ocean-fresh delights to the flavors of the land, the menu is a celebration of the region's culinary richness.


Whether you're a guest at Fosshotel Mývatn or an explorer seeking memorable dining experiences, this restaurant invites you to savor the beauty of the landscape and the delectable tastes of Nordic cuisine.



5. Bistro Sel


Explore the culinary delights of Bistro Sel & Pizza, the inviting restaurant affiliated with Sel hótel Mývatn. Here, the focus is on creating a friendly and calm atmosphere for guests to enjoy a variety of local and other delectable courses.


Check out their menu at https://www.myvatn.is/veitingar to discover a range of tempting options. From colorful cocktails to a diverse selection of wines, sodas, and beers, Bistro Sel & Pizza has plenty to offer. Be sure to try their exclusive brews from Mývatn öl, including the one-of-a-kind Geysir Bread IPA, which leaves a unique taste thanks to the addition of geysir bread.


For an authentic experience, savor their craft beers on draft, available only at their facilities. It's worth noting that reservations are recommended for evenings to secure a table for your dining experience.


6. Mylla Restaurant


Introducing Mylla Restaurant, the modern in-house dining destination at Icelandair Hotel Mývatn. Whether you're craving a delightful breakfast, a satisfying lunch, a relaxing coffee break, a refreshing drink, or a delectable dinner, Mylla Restaurant warmly welcomes you.


Throughout the day, Mylla Bar offers a diverse selection of drinks and tempting bar bites. Indulge in a leisurely drink anytime, and don't miss the Happy Hour specials from 4 pm to 6 pm.

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