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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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“hot dog stand” (313 reviews)
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All hours
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American, Fast food
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Tryggvagata 1, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We planned on visiting the place at some point but happened to stumble upon it after walking around Reykjavík. We had the hotdogs with everything on and they were a delicious snack to put us on for the rest of our walk around that day.

Thank Adam P
Reviewed 2 days ago

We went in the morning shortly after they opened as we had a tour planned for later. The hot dog did not disappoint. They have a unique flavor and we were glad that we had the Icelandic hot dog experience.

Thank grabo
Reviewed 2 days ago

Let me tell you... this is the most amazing hotdog I've ever had the pleasure of putting in my mouth. The location was easy to find and the service was fast and friendly. In fact, we went to Baejarins every single day we were in...More

Thank Meg S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very good hot dogs, get them with everything which is ketchup and fried onions under the hot dog and mustard and mayonnaise on top.

Thank Monica L
Reviewed 3 days ago

As a local, I think Baejarins Bestu is by far the best food in Reykjavik. It is great to grab a quick hot dog when walking around downtown. This is a gem that everyone should try.

Thank pjetur71
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I grew up a Phillies fan and ate the dogs that swam in the murky water from opening day. These are much better and have a wonderful combination of mustard, ketchup, and a sweet mayo/maple like substance on top. They also load sweet onions that...More

Thank Tim M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We arrived late and didn’t have baring’s grabbed a hotdog and was so tasty that my partner went back for another after we’d been out for a few drinks!

Thank AmandaBrown1987
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a must when visiting Iceland it's a famous place and a good price for a unique hotdog. The fried onions are excellent as are all the other toppings. Dont worry if there's a line up because this little hotdog stand moves fast and...More

Thank D-rock2018
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A great little find in Reykjavik, read some reviews on this place and checked it out. It tasted amazing didn’t want it to finish. It was 450isk worth it though. Icelandic Hot dogs are great. You should check this place out.

Thank Blake H
Reviewed 5 days ago

Tiny little food cart tucked away near the Harpa. It is bright red, has very little seating and no protection from the weather BUT it is a darn good dog. The toasted, crunchy bun and the unique flavor of the mustard makes the dog a...More

Thank sallygutierrez
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Sanjog S
18 November 2017|
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Response from connieannm | Reviewed this property |
5. fully loaded. delish
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alithecrumpet
30 October 2017|
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Response from Tim T | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they accept cash and cards, even contactless payments
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GoodOldSpades
2 August 2017|
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Response from Tonypose | Reviewed this property |
It's right across the street from its old location.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$3 - US$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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
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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