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Laekjargata 4, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 551 0100
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“sandwiches” (25 reviews)
“plaice” (11 reviews)
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European, Scandinavian, Danish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Laekjargata 4, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a really nice restaurant. We sat looking out on the street and it was nice to sit and relax with a drink and watch locals and tourists alike, passing by. There was a good range of drinks on offer and our friendly waitress...More

Thank alister b
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant has a good selection of aquavit and open faced sandwiches to accommodate most tastes. Efficient friendly staff. We enjoyed a simple quiet dinner late in the evening before closing. Locals were in the restaurant enjoying their meal too. It was a good way...More

Thank EricandKathie L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Located very centrally, this is a traditional Danish/Scandinavian restaurant specialized in some kind of specific Northern sandwiches. They are fulling and very different to the usual sandwiches we are used to, so don't worry. However, it has few "international" options, so go there if you...More

Thank Vladimir1998
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

This is a fantastic place in the centre of Reykjavik. Maybe on the pricier side, but well worth it. This "smørrebrød" comes in generous portions. I recommend ordering half sandwiches, in order to sample more. 2-3 halfs are sufficient meal. I alway try to eat...More

Thank Gudmundur A
Reviewed 23 July 2017

After having great smörrebröd experiences (plenty of them!) in Danmark, the motherland of the smörrebröd cult, I strongly not recommend this restaurant. The pictures of the meals were not lucrative, but desided to have a dinner with family. The meals did encountered the "first sight"....More

Thank kumppaniko
JakobEinar, Owner at Jomfruin, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Hi, you have a personal message from me. Have a good day Jakob

Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Wow! This busy, delicious spot is not to be missed! You can order half-plates, better to sample the incredible herrings, pates, cheeses, and everything Icelandic. Super-friendly staff and a full bar complete the picture.

Thank FloridaIsland
Reviewed 1 July 2017

We came here just before Christmas and is was wonderful. We danish pork, crunchy skin with gravy and potatoes and is so good. We also head some open herring bread and is was great. Lovely service and it looked like this place was frequented by...More

Thank myopinioncounts23
Reviewed 13 June 2017

The service, athmospere and the food is always good and ypu know always what you get. The location is good to.

Thank Julli2266
Reviewed 10 June 2017

This is just a great place if you want to get some great danish style food and have some beer and snaps.

Thank Andri486
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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
  • Value
European, Scandinavian, Danish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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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