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Vegamót

Vegamót

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Published August 5, 2008

Few things really beat  the impressive menu at Vegamót, with its tasty, not-too-pricey dishes. To wit, it is usually packed during lunch and dinner hours. In the evening, Vegamót becomes a popular hangout for trendy regulars dressed to impress, turning into a lively nightclub on weekends.


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  • Web: vegamot.is
  • Address: Vegamótastígur 4, 101 Reykjavík
  • Phone: +354 511 30 40
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