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Jomfruin

$$ - $$$European, ,
Laekjargata 4, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 551 0100
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“sandwiches” (17 reviews)
“plaice” (11 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, Scandinavian, Danish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Laekjargata 4, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I studied in Copenhagen, Denmark for a semester, and I really got to love Danish food. It is hard to find good Danish food in the U.S., so I was thrilled to find Jomfruin on a recent visit to Iceland. I chose to order the...More

Thank mgnapoli1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked in without a reservation, and were told the tables were all booked up until after Christmas, but we could sit at the bar. And the place was packed! A lively, friendly place, looked mostly like locals, and really had a nice vibe. We...More

Thank Gjoopiter
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We shared a platter with many different types of herring. If you like picked herring, Danish style, this place is a must.

Thank rnathan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Skal! A lovely warm environment, great staff and amazing food....you can even go half and half on courses because I guarantee making your mind up will take too long!! Best cuts of beef and lamb and always have a snaff!! Seriously it compliments the food...one...More

Thank Martin p
Reviewed 4 December 2017

This was my first time at Jomfruin and I loved it. I went there for lunch with my coworkers. I had half hot smoked trout and half roast beef moderne. There is a lot to choose from on the menu so being able to get...More

Thank Kristín K
Reviewed 30 October 2017

I was raised in a Danish family and I know Smorrebrod. This was the best roast beef I have ever had. We also had a shot of akavit which was fun. The only thing I missed was some pastry, maybe krunzekage or wienerbord. However, if...More

Thank Cubanadian66
Reviewed 23 October 2017

This is a fun place for lunch with the locals! The open face sandwiches are huge. Two of us ordered four different half sandwiches and they were fantastic! The selection of Aquavit is unrivaled and it's sold in different sizes and also according to how...More

Thank puzzlepiece2017
Reviewed 11 October 2017

The signiature dish at this place is the pork. If you like pork try it. It is perfectly cooked on the inside and has a hard sligthly too salty crust. When enjoyed with the potatoes and sause that comes with it is just right. Dessert...More

Thank ReykjavikBikeTours
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Quite nice Danish smörrebröd place. Beers were not on the Menu. Cake 8€ - audience okay. Bathroom okay

Thank Katha E
Reviewed 13 September 2017

The only authentic and real open sandwich place in Iceland. Has several excellent standard meals that have been on the menu for 25+ years

Thank Icetrotter
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SBMmidwest
1 June 2017|
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Response from JakobEinar | Property representative |
You need to book for lunc, and weekends. Other than that you should be fine. There is never a long wait. You can call +3545510100 or send email to jomfruin@jomfruin.is
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
European, Scandinavian, Danish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Laekjargata 4, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik
  • Phone Number: +354 551 0100
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Description
Welcome to Jómfrúin, the home of Danish smørrebrød in Iceland. It all began in 1888 with Oscars Davidsen’s highly praised smørrebrød restaurant in Copenhagen. Today, in Reykjavík, "Jómfrúin" stands for the best in Danish smørrebrød. An unbroken tradition of quality and Danish culinary culture for the past 100 years. Essentially an open-faced sandwich usually featuring rye sourdough bread, smørrebrød presents different combinations of seafood, meat, vegetables and condiments, and is typically enjoyed with a cold local beer and snaps (aquavit). Enjoy!
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