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15 Popular Icelandic Foods You Should Try

Learn about Icelandic cuisine to try on your visit or make at home.

A traditional Icelandic diet is meat-based due to people living on unfarmable land. When I visited Iceland, my favorite part of the trip was food!

Langoustines, Icelandic cuisine

I still reminisce about this trip. I recently got on a cooking kick and searched for recipes for some of my favorite dishes I had in Iceland.

Check out the Icelandic food below to try some recipes at home!

Which Recipe Will You Try First?

Check out these delicious Icelandic food recipes and tell us about your favorite part of Icelandic cuisine in the comments!

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15 Popular Icelandic Foods

Langoustines, Icelandic cuisine

If you’re visiting Iceland or want to learn about their food culture, check out these traditional Icelandic foods and try the recipes for yourself!

Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes


    1. Choose your favorite recipe.
    2. Gather the necessary ingredients.
    3. Prep and cook your recipe.
    4. Enjoy!

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Written by Erin Elizabeth

Erin lives in East Passyunk and enjoys checking out the local restaurants in South Philly and beyond. Her favorite restaurants are those with spicy food and outdoor seating so that she can bring along her dog, Miss Piggy.