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Tips from locals
The State Alcohol and Tobacco Company of Iceland (ÁTVR) is a monopoly in sales of alcohol in Iceland. Beware of the opening hours - open till 18 but closed on Sundays.
State Monopoly Wine store with a fairly good selection. The friendly and knowledgable staff is ready to answer any question you might have regarding the selection or give recommendations.
Be aware that the only stores that sell alcohol are state run stores called Vínbúðin. One is downtown, at Austurstræti 10a, and inside a small shopping mall near by Grandi called Eiðistorg. It takes you around 10-15 minutes to walk there.
This is a government run liquor store. Here you can get all the tasty libations.