In Icelandic, Búrið means “the pantry” and a visit to Búrið will make you wish your kitchen back home was half as well stocked as this adorable little food shop. Búrið is located in Reykjavík’s Grandi Harbor (Old Harbor) just down the street from another favorite foodie haunt of ours, 17 Sortir.

 

Remember to Stop and Sniff the Fromage - Copious Amounts of Cheese at Búrið  in Reykjaviík, Iceland
Remember to Stop and Sniff the Fromage – Copious Amounts of Cheese at Búrið in Reykjaviík, Iceland

 

Inside Búrið you’ll find awesome stinky cheeses, olives and everything delicious you’d love to stuff a picnic basket with.

 

Lets Shake on it - Imported Fleur de Sel From France and Salt From Hawaii at Búrið in Reykjavík, Iceland
Lets Shake on it – Imported Fleur de Sel From France and Salt From Hawaii at Búrið in Reykjavík, Iceland

 

We spied bitters from the Fee Brothers of Rochester, New York…

 

Flavorful Bitters from the Fee Brothers at Búrið in Reykjavík, Iceland
Flavorful Bitters from the Fee Brothers at Búrið in Reykjavík, Iceland

 

…and authentic Italian amarretti.

 

Amaretti for Tasty Biscuits Anytime - Lovely Packaged Amaretti at Búrið in Reykjavík, Iceland
Amaretti for Tasty Biscuits Anytime – Lovely Packaged Amaretti at Búrið in Reykjavík, Iceland

 

One of our favorite things about Búrið is the wide variety of kooky Icelandic foodie treats it has for sale.

 

I'm Whey Into You - A Key Ingredient in Íslandus Góður is Whey From Erpsstaðir Farm in Western Iceland as Seen at Búrið in Reykjavík, Iceland
I’m Whey Into You – A Key Ingredient in Íslandus Góður is Whey From Erpsstaðir Farm in Western Iceland as Seen at Búrið in Reykjavík, Iceland

 

At Búrið you’ll find exotic artisan items like Íslandus Góður. Íslandus Góður is a local Icelandic concoction made with whey, handpicked berries and wild herbs. (Fun Fact: If you cruise around the Iceland’s ring road, you may come across a funky dairy farm called Erpsstaðir. The whey in Íslandus Góður comes from Erpsstaðir.)

 

Something Smells Fishy - Icelandic Superfood Known as The Saga Bites at Búrið in Reykjavík, Iceland
Something Smells Fishy – Icelandic Superfood Known as The Saga Bites at Búrið in Reykjavík, Iceland

 

Among the long list of snacks that we didn’t have a chance to indulge in at Búrið were The Saga Bites. The Saga Bites are snack sized morsels of Icelandic dried fish. If you’re hankering to eat like a viking, these ought to do the trick.

 

Vikings Are Rhubarbarians - Rabarbía as Seen at Búrið in Reykjavík, Iceland
Vikings Are Rhubarbarians – Rabarbía as Seen at Búrið in Reykjavík, Iceland

 

One of the most delightful morsels we carted home from Búrið were long sticks of Rabarbía. Rabarbía is a unique tasting organic rhubarb toffee brittle that is handmade by farmers in Southern Iceland.

 

Can we please be buried in Búrið in Reykjavík, Iceland?
Can we please be buried in Búrið in Reykjavík, Iceland?

 

Whether you’re looking to taste test some local Icelandic cheeses or gourmet goods from around the world, Búrið is a fantastic foodie pit stop in Reykjavík.

 

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Búrið in Reykjavík, Iceland

 

Búrið
Address: Grandagarður 35
Reykjavík, Iceland 101
Hours: Monday Through Saturday 11:00am to 6:00pm
Phone: +354 551 8400
Email: burid@burid.is
Prices (All in Icelandic Króna or ISK): Many Treats Range in Price from 495 to 1,950