The 10 Best Restaurants In Odense, Denmark

As the third largest city in Denmark, Odense has a lot to offer when it comes to culinary experiences © Agos Reigosa / Flickr
As the third largest city in Denmark, Odense has a lot to offer when it comes to culinary experiences © Agos Reigosa / Flickr
Photo of Riley Londres
9 February 2017

As the third largest city in Denmark, Odense has a lot to offer when it comes to attractions, with landmarks like the Funen Villiage or the Hans Christian Anderson House. To make the trip more fun (and delicious), here is a list of the best restaurants to visit to get a taste of the culture and the local produce.

Here is a list of the best restaurants to visit to get a taste of the culture and the local produce of Odense | © Allie_Caulfield / Flickr

Sortebro Kro

Restaurant, European, $$$
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Located in Funen Village (a living village and museum), this restaurant is situated in a building from the 1800s. It overlooks the village meadow and exudes the scent of firewood from its chimneys, creating a romantic atmosphere. Guests are served by passionate, knowledgeable staff, and the menu includes items such as fried herring, soft boiled eggs, fresh bread and locally brewed beer.

Mmoks

Restaurant, European, 0
Restaurant mmoks, Odense
Restaurant mmoks, Odense | ©cyclonebill/flickr
Mmoks is a gourmet restaurant specializing in traditional Nordic food. Each dish is appetizer-sized and meant to be shared with the group, which allows guests to try multiple different dishes to get a taste of the culture. The menu features items such as fried fish skin and calf-meat tartare, as well as an extensive wine list and delicious cocktails.

Under Lindetræet

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Under Lindetræet

Situated in a building constructed in 1771 which is right across from the Hans Christian Anderson House, Under Lindetræet is a wonderful place to grab a late lunch or early dinner after visiting the museum and before visiting the beautiful Funen Village. The staff are hospitable and quick to offer assistance, the tables are beautifully laid out, and they provide fresh bread every day.
Address & phone number: Ramsherred 2, 5000 Odense C, Denmark +45 66 12 92 86

Den Gamle Kro

Hotel, $$$
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This building, constructed in 1683 and with a gorgeous half-timbered ceiling, now houses Den Gamle Kro, a French inspired Danish restaurant. The menu is seasonal and features the freshest ingredients on their fixed price and a la carte menus, which includes items such as smoked salmon, herring, roast beef and wiener schnitzel.

Kok & Vin

Restaurant, French, European, $$$
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French Cuisine
French Cuisine | © Unknown / Max Pixel
Kok & Vin is not a classic restaurant, they offer new combinations of traditional food that have been proven to entice the appetite and palate of visitors. The menu features entrees such as pork belly, bass tartare, and salmon gravlax; all of the ingredients are fresh and in season.

Sieu

Restaurant, Vietnamese, Asian, Japanese, Chinese, Thai, $$$
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Sieu is a mixed Asian restaurant with cuisine from Japan, China, Thailand and Vietnam, and is located in the heart of Odense. The restaurant is modern and stylish with simple furnishings, which works to emphasize the taste of the food rather than the surroundings. The staff is accommodating and very helpful with drink pairings, so that every meal is complete.

No. 61

Restaurant, European, Danish, French, $$$
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Restaurant No 61, Odense
Restaurant No 61, Odense | ©Farrukh/flickr
With big windows, French decor, and romantic candlelight, No. 61 is a cozy place to visit for an evening meal. The menu is new each month, offering something different to returning guests and seasonal items for visitors. Guests have a choice between a la carte or fixed price. The wine list is extensive, and offers several Danish and French wines.

Restaurant Nordatlanten

Restaurant, European, Danish, $$$
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Interior
Interior | Courtesy of Druen & Bonnen
Restaurant Nordatlanten has a spacious and modern design and a stunning view of the port. The cozy, gourmet restaurants offers traditional Scandinavian fare and is an ideal location for business lunches or large group meetings. The menu offers items such as smoked halibut, pickled cod and lamb.

Pasfall

Restaurant, European, French, $$$
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Food
Food | © Albert Chernogorov / pexels
Pasfall is a modern restaurant featuring several traditional Danish dishes as well as international cuisine. The menu offers items like oysters, duck leg confit, beef mignon, Iberico ham and fried herring, so there is definitely something here for everyone to love.