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Bæjarins Beztu Pylsur – The Best Hot Dog in Iceland

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Best hot dog Iceland
Image via Bæjarins Beztu Pylsur

Did you know that Iceland is not just famous for its breathtaking landscapes and natural wonders? It’s also renowned for its mouthwatering hot dogs, which are considered one of the country’s national foods. Now, you might be thinking, ‘What’s so special about a hot dog?’ Well, let me tell you, once you try one here, you’ll understand the hype! And if you’re looking to experience the best, look no further than Bæjarins Beztu Pylsur.

Bæjarins Beztu Pylsur, affectionately known as ‘The Town’s Best Hot Dogs,’ has been satisfying hungry locals and curious travelers since 1937. This iconic hot dog stand has even caught the attention of some notable personalities, including the former President of the United States, Bill Clinton, and the ever-stylish Kim Kardashian. It’s no wonder that The Guardian crowned it the best hot dog stand in Europe back in 2006.

When you step up to the counter, get ready to be tantalized by their delicious creation—a lamb-based hot dog with a perfect blend of pork and beef. But here’s the fun part: you can customize your hot dog with an array of mouthwatering condiments. And if you want the authentic Icelandic experience, go for the ‘eina með öllu’ option, meaning ‘one with everything.’ It’s the locals’ favorite choice, and it’s easy to see why!

Now, I won’t sugarcoat it—since Bæjarins Beztu Pylsur is so popular, there might be a line when you arrive. But trust me, my friend, the wait is absolutely worth it. Join the enthusiastic crowd, strike up a conversation with fellow hot dog aficionados, and soak up the vibrant atmosphere. As you finally take that first bite of your hot dog, flavors exploding in your mouth, you’ll understand why Icelanders are so passionate about these savory treats.

Best hot dog Iceland
Image via Bæjarins Beztu Pylsur

Location: Tryggvagata 1, 101 Reykjavík (near the Shore Walk to Harpa Concert Hall from the Centre)

Hours: Sunday – Thursday 10am-1am | Friday & Saturday 10am-2am
Contact: +354 511 1566
Menu: Lamb-based hot dog with pork and beef in a bun.
Choice of Condiment: ketchup, sweet mustard, remoulade, crisp fried onion, and raw onion.

If you want everything, say “eina með öllu (one with everything)!”
Price: 500ISK

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