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Cow Dog

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American, Hot Dogs
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215 E. Holland next to Plaine Coffee, Alpine, TX
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Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Outdoor Seating

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
what a dog

great prepared dogs, an the mexican was superbpurb, a lunch dogs were great an the service good also

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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The Villages, Florida
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The Villages, Florida
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27 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

great prepared dogs, an the mexican was superbpurb, a lunch dogs were great an the service good also

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Houston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We ate here on our recent trip to Alpine. We were all exhausted after a thrilling day on the Rio Grande with Charlie from Angell Expeditions, so the boys were looking for their teen and tween versions of comfort food. This fit the bill perfectly. The hot dogs are high quality and the toppings were abundant. The proprietor's were very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

This place has the best value in town for what you get. They def. know what they are doing & within a budget amywhere from $3-$5. The extras are the way to go. Jalepeño' & poppers sauce are a must.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

I have been to the Cow Dog on multiple occasions and recently ordered the Mexican after asking for a recommendation. The meal changed my life. 10/10 would eat again

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texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

The hot dogs my husband and I ate were just ok. They weren't great. I can't imagine how they got to be #1 in Alpine. They were hired for a wedding I attended this summer, and that was cool. Many people enjoyed that. It's a cool vibe, and I know many folks love the Cowdog truck. It's very similar to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Best cup of coffee in the west. Cozy place to drink it. Friendly staff. Heck, there was even some reading around. They open early, so travelers should tank up before they hit the road.

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Irvine, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 251 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We visited Cow Dog on a recent visit to Alpine and would gladly return. The chef does great things with hot dog toppings. There was huge variety (considering the relatively small space offered by a food truck). They also have specials. Despite being a food truck, Cow Dog has covered seating available (and from what I understand a bathroom available).... More 

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Fort Davis, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Been around Alpine on a Friday night? and hungry for dogs. Alan has what you need...A great food truck experience. Great service. family friendly, great line up of dogs for the most discerning pallets. Actually a great sight for reds eyes after a live music night @ The Blues... have no fear Cow Dog is near...my last stop was Gallery... More 

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Washington D.C.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Food Truck with shade porch for eating lunch. Delicious dogs with huge selection (and I don't usually eat hot dogs). Great pulled pork sandwich as well.

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Terlingua, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

There have to be at least a dozen different way that the Cow Dog can! While I've had it suggested as a quick stop for a good treat, this is the first time I've tried them and I will be back!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 215 E. Holland next to Plaine Coffee, Alpine, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Alpine

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 3 - 10
  • Cuisine: American, Hot Dogs

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?