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Baejarins Beztu Pylsur

Tryggvagata 1, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 511 1566
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good29%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Tryggvagata 1, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Reviewed today

This is the one you are looking for! The creamy (cheesy?) sauce, the crunch of the first bite, the sights and sounds of the street all around you all contribute to make this a most enjoyable experience. The hotdog is pretty good too!

Thank BMacBaltimore_USA
Reviewed today

Eat the hot dogs eat them. They are great. The mustard is awesome. Nom nom nom. I need to put 100 characeters here. Just go do it you wont regret it!

Thank MerylGorin
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Really yummy hot dog, wish I had ordered two! Recommended that you order “with everything” to get the full experience.

Thank the-rach
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Get all the toppings for the best taste. The hotdogs have a nice snap to them. Check out the timeline to see all the visitors over the years.

Thank Spartan4life
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Given all the rave reviews, we were really looking forward to trying these hotdogs. Sadly, they were just okay. Probably wouldn’t recommend any of my friends seeking this out.

Thank Debbie S
Reviewed 3 days ago

Okay so 4000 reviews and a 4 rating plus a former president ate here, guess we need to try it while in Reykjavik. So what did we find on this rainy afternoon stop....a long line, brusque service, a very bland hot dog with a great...More

Thank akgirl51997
Reviewed 3 days ago

Well, you get what you pay for. It's a wiener hot dog stand, that sells two things: Hot dog and soda. The hot dog was priced at 450 ISK, and took only a couple of seconds to prepare. Nothing notable about the hot dog, nor...More

Thank Bendik August N
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The only problem is the cold and the size of the que you have to wait to enjoy it...But when you get your hot dog with thise crispy onions and secret sauce you want to eat a dozen of them and become a viking!!!

Thank viperp1985
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Construction and parking made this location hard to get to. However, the hotdogs were great and the service was fast! Our hotdogs were ready before we even had time to pay. These hotdogs are boiled and come with your choice of grilled onions, raw onions,...More

Thank kreed3241
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

...why the town's best hotdogs have been the longest thriving fast food business in Iceland. It is tasty, handy and fast. Of course it is nescessary to have one with "everything" those are the best 😊

Thank Solveig R
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fincab
March 25, 2018|
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Response from Tofftom | Reviewed this property |
I was told beef, pork & lamb by a local, not the shop. If it's a concern check with them.
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t16mytm
March 18, 2018|
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Response from hilmir k | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do.
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Jebby C
February 24, 2018|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$3 - $10
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Monday
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Friday
10:00 AM - 4:30 AM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 4:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tryggvagata 1, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik
  • Phone Number: +354 511 1566
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Description
Baejarins beztu pylsur (English: The best hot dog in town) often shortened to simply "Baejarins beztu", is a popular hot dog stand in central Reykjavik, Iceland. In August 2006, the British newspaper The Guardian selected Baejarins beztu as the best hot dog stand in Europe. The majority of Icelanders have eaten at Baejarins beztu. It's downtown near the harbor and has been open since 1937. Foreign visitors are often brought to the stand to introduce them to the hot dogs there, which are often called "the Icelandic national food." Among famous people who have eaten at Baejarins beztu are Bill Clinton, former president of the United States, and James Hetfield, vocalist of the popular heavy metal band Metallica. A hot dog condiments include ketchup, sweet mustard, fried onion, raw onion and remoladi, a mayonnaise-based sauce with sweet relish. Hot dogs are often ordered with "the works," i.E., All condiments, or in Icelandic "eina med ollu".
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