Food Paradise: Hot Dog Paradise

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Hot Doug's [CLOSED] ($)
(3136 ratings)

3324 N California Ave Map It!
Chicago, IL 60618
(773) 279-9550
  • Sausage
    range from 12-25 variations each day (including alligator, kangaroo, antelope, buffalo, rattlesnake); "Classic Chicago Dog": beef hot dog on poppy seed bun topped w/ yellow mustard, onions, sweet neon-green relish, tomatoes, and a slice of dilled pickle (hot peppers optional)
4.5 out of 5
3136 ratings
[CLOSED]; #79 (101 More Amazing Places to Chowdown); #4 (America's Best: American Classics); serve only sausages & french fries; cash only; long lines
Superdawg Drive-InSee Superdawg Drive-In Video ($)
(1922 ratings)

6363 N Milwaukee Ave Map It!
Chicago, IL 60646
(773) 763-0660
  • Superdawg
    hot dogs
  • Hot Dog
    "Superdawg"; toppings: mustard, relish, onion, pickle, green-pickled tomato
4.0 out of 5
1922 ratings
#46 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown); started as a hot dog stand in 1948; a Chicago institution, internationally known; where the hot dog statues are on top of rooftop; have car hop service
Nathan's Famous ($)
(1410 ratings)

1310 Surf Ave Map It!
Brooklyn, NY 11224
(718) 946-2202
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Hot Dog Paradise
  • Hot Dog
    get w/ mustard & sauerkraut
3.5 out of 5
1410 ratings
started business in 1916 with a small hot dog a storefront on Coney Island; Nathan hot dog eating contest every July 4th
Pink's Hot Dogs ($)
(7692 ratings)

709 N La Brea Ave Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90038
(323) 931-4223
  • Hot Dog
    various toppings
  • "El Cucuy" Dog
    12" jalapeno dog, mayo, mustard, ketchup, grilled onions, jalapenos, bacon; looks good!
3.5 out of 5
7692 ratings
#12 (101 More Amazing Places to Chowdown); opened in 1939; historic roadside hot dog cart turned chain featuring footlong dogs w/ creative topping combinations; long lines; near Hollywood studios...many actors eat here w/ signed autographs all over the place
Varsity ($)
(2360 ratings)

61 North Ave NW Map It!
Atlanta, GA 30308
(404) 881-1706
  • Hot Dog
3.0 out of 5
2360 ratings
#39 (101 More Amazing Places to Chowdown); since 1928; serving 30,000 hot dogs every day; huge crowds-crazy atmosphere (fun); curb-side service; Bill Clinton, George Bush, Joe Montana has eaten here
Jimmy Buff's [CLOSED] ($)
(22 ratings)

354 Rt 10 Map It!
East Hanover, NJ 07936
(973) 463-0099
  • Italian Hot Dog
    Potatoes, grilled peppers, onions and hot dog stuffed in a pita; Potatoes, grilled peppers, onions and hot dog on a pita
2.5 out of 5
22 ratings
[CLOSED]; 2 other locations open...check website; #93 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown); deep fried hot dog;
Food War: Jimmy Buff's vs. Charlie's... Charlie's won (3-votes-to-0)
Franktitude [CLOSED]
(1 ratings)

2923 Biscayne Blvd Map It!
Miami, FL 33137
(877) 275-8778
As Seen On:
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  • Salmon Hot Dog
2.0 out of 5
1 ratings
[CLOSED]; another location at Dolphin Mall
Food Paradise: Hot Dog Paradise   (7 restaurants)