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Restaurante Era Ora

Restaurant Era Ora (Overgaden Neden Vandet 33B, Copenhagen) – for diners wanting something different from Scandinavian cuisine, this restaurant serves a variety of Northern Italian dishes (complete with fresh ingredients flown in from Italy).  Such specialties include:  Cannellone, eggplant from Sicily, datterini tomatoes, fresh ricotta cheese cream; Sardinian lamb, potato in Sicilian lemon scent, anduja […]

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Relae

Relae (Jægersborggade 41, Copenhagen) – another Michelin-starred Copenhagen restaurant, this one serves simpler dishes, such as steamed Danish enoki and chives; pork from Hindsholm, rye and buckwheat; and vegetarian items such as heart salad and smoked almonds; and hokkaido, sea buckthorn and egg yolk.    

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Orangeriet

Orangeriet (Kronprinsessegade 13, Copenhagen) – house in an old glass house within King’s Garden, this is a cozy and relaxed restaurant that offers Danish “smørrebrød”, shrimp sandwiches for lunch and scallops, foie gras and entrecote in the evening.  The light-colored interior decor, chic and simple designer furniture and aromatic orange trees give the locale a […]

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Noma

Noma (Refshalevej 96, 1432 Copenhagen) – this is one of Copenhagen’s best restaurants (having received accolades from various circles, as well as being awarded two stars by Michelin).  The restaurant’s Chef, Rene Redzepi, specializes in Scandinavian dishes.  Delectable produce is brought in from Iceland, the Faeroe Islands, Greenland, and, of course, Denmark. Redzepi has worked […]

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Mêlèe

Mêlèe (Martensens Allé 16, Frederiksberg, Copenhagen) – this is both a restaurant and wine bar, serving dishes with French influences.  It has gotten solid ratings for its service, and value for its dishes.  There are no menus, as Mêlée wants guests to choose their own food.  You can choose between three to four starters, main […]

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Magasasa

Magasasa (Amagerbrogade 44, Copenhagen) – this is one of the better-rated Chinese restaurants in Copenhagen, a break from to local herring-based cuisine.  Popular items served there include spicy duck, green beans and garlic, shrimp stir fry, dumplings, squid stir fry, whole steamed fish and scallops with glass noodles.  

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Kødbyens Fiskebar

Kødbyens Fiskebar (Flaesketorvet 100, Copenhagen) – this restaurant specializes in seafood, in keeping with the regional culinary influences.  It is also known for its impressive wine list, and has been blessed with accolades from international press outlets (from the New York Times, to BBC and CNN).  The restaurant itself has a lively atmosphere, so groups […]

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Kiin Kiin

Kiin Kiin (Guldbergsgade 21, Copenhagen) — Kiin Kiin is the only Thai restaurant outside of Thailand, which has a Michelin star. The phrase “Kiin Kiin” is how the Thais let their kids know dinner is ready.  But rest assured, Kiin Kiin is about much more than simply being called to dinner. This charming and exclusive […]

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Halifax Burger

Halifax Burger (Falkoner Plads 1, Frederiksberg, Copenhagen) – for those who want something far simpler than fine dining, this is the place for diners to get a gourmet-quality hamburger (and French fries).  Along with having various toppings with the burger (tomato salsa, guacamole, cheddar, homemade pickles and chipotle to name a few), the buns themselves […]

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Famo Restaurant

Famo Restaurant (Saxogade 3, Copenhagen) – this restaurant, which was awarded the Michelin-Guide’s Bib Gourmand prize (for high quality food at affordable prices), serves a variety of delicious Italian dishes and desserts (including its signature Tiramisu).  It also has an impressive wine list, and it even conducts a cooking school for those interested in learning […]