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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 yesterday

not worse than others...maybe even a bit better as I recall the taste, but still just a Hot Dog..over $4 each..since everything is very pricey in Iceland I suspect price is most of the attraction

Thank Felixg007
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I am not a “HotDog” person but I have to say They are the Best Hot Dogs I have ever eaten!!! I maybe eat 1 hotdog a year and I’ve had 4 within 5 days, you start craving them, must be something in this Iceland...More

Thank Vacationer729158
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was our stop after the summer soltice run and let me tell ya, five girls hungry after a race, this place hit the spot and it hit it good. Yummy, yummy, yummy. I definitely could have eaten more.

Thank jandgtravel
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

450 kroner for the sort of hot dog you see those small Japanese men devour in the food eat contests. The line is long so you get plenty of chance to listen to the American tourists: "not as good as a Chicago dog, but still...More

Thank Hugh C
Reviewed 3 days ago

There was a long line, but worth the wait. I personally like just ketchup and onions, but had to try the special toppings and sauce famous in Reykjavik.

Thank gfmOhio
Reviewed 3 days ago

Really? The best hotdog? No. The cheapest thing to eat? Yes. Glad this was the first thing we ate upon our arrival as it set the bar quite low. (Any other hotdog in town will taste the same.) Think the birds enjoyed the crumbs most....More

Thank Barb B
Reviewed 3 days ago

How good could a hot dog be? This good. Pretty tasty snack after walking around the city for a few hours.

Thank odo
Reviewed 5 days ago

I am not a big fan of hot dogs but this one was the exception. It was absolutely delicious. From the onions to the mayonnnaise and mustard sauce I was in heaven eating this. I liked it so much that I had another one at...More

Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This hot dog was the least expensive food I could find in Reykjavik but it was DELICIOUS! A hotdog was about 480 ISK, 2 could fill you up (an ~$8 lunch!). Ask for the works, the crispy onions give it amazing crunch and the condiments...More

Thank Vanessa P
Reviewed 6 days ago

We heard it was supposed to be Bill Clintons most favorite hot dogs of all time. We might have came in with too high expectations, or too used to the amazing Norwegian hot dogs (they even come wrapped in bacon, and some call it the...More

Thank WeHikeTheWorld
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Hostile42
5 September 2018|
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Response from mongrel0804 | Reviewed this property |
I think they stay open until 4 in the morning. Enjoy.
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PainterWanda
29 July 2018|
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Response from claussie | Reviewed this property |
I’m not sure. Kind of relish?
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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
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 02:00
Monday
10:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 02:00
Thursday
10:00 - 02:00
Friday
10:00 - 04:30
Saturday
10:00 - 04:30
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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