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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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Good for:
Outdoor seating

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  • 19
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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
If you need to wait your dog -just wait. It's worth of that!

The very best -tasty 😋 and fresh- dog you've ever had(I'm sure!). I have to wait for a while until they opened their' doors ' but it didn't matter because there was a nice café right the same yard!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 31, 2015
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  • Outdoor seating
  • Lunch
  • Late Night
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7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 via mobile

The very best -tasty 😋 and fresh- dog you've ever had(I'm sure!). I have to wait for a while until they opened their' doors ' but it didn't matter because there was a nice café right the same yard!

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Alpine, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Cow Dog is on everyone's bucket list to visit when they come to alpine - with good reason:). Innumerable variations on hot dog goodness that will surprise and delight ur palate - all served up by a whimsical food truck and it's hilarious and dedicated owner, Alan.

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Marfa, Texas
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40 reviews 40 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

ive much enjoyed 1 or few great Dogs dishes they serve. sugest for '' bettter dan you average dog shop. like a Philly in a tube? my 'poor mans steak dinner on a bun. on main street/hiway headin east so cant miss it.

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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

We do not eat hog dogs to often but the hot dogs this place makes are the best we ever have had!!! The only con was the 15 minute wait to get our dogs. Very friendly people that run the old motor home cow dog hot dog stand. I will be stopping here again.

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Green Valley, Arizona
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59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 via mobile

Says it all that we went twice while in Alpine for 3 days. Wide range of flavorful hotdogs. The wife raved about the Artisan dog. Definitely a must stop for lunch when you are in Alpine.

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Texas
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61 reviews 61 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We discovered Cow Dogs a couple years ago. It is no wonder that they are rated number one in Alpine. I don't think their menu has changed much in that time but what we have had been great. They have been very imaginative by coming up with some interesting menu items. Soft drinks and water is available. Staff is friendly... More 

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Fort Davis, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Just Amazing! I do not go enough....There is not one dog I have tried that I dislike they are all ambrosial....just lovely

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Manns Harbor, North Carolina
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77 reviews 77 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Excellent, wonderful, great hot dogs... served with a smile from cool people. I would eat there 3 or 4 times a week if I lived in Alpine (check their hours and days open as they are sometimes closed).

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Kerrville, Texas
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Enjoyed these dogs a year ago, even better and more choices now. Tried the Green chiles and cheese dog with fritos on top and the German with sauerkraut this time - SO good! Open patio is dog friendly, locals and travelers enjoy visiting while eating. Good food and fun!

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Texas
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54 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

If you are in Alpine you should really check out the Cow Dog food truck. They serve some really good dogs at a really good price. All of this occurs in the confines of a very cool baby blue 70's square box Winnebago RV. The food truck is usually parked at the Plaine coffee shop on Holland Avenue, but it... More 

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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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Outdoor seating

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