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174 South K Street, Livermore, CA
(925) 292-7398
Today
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Why have just a plain ol' dog...

Great dogs and sausages on big buns! Oh, you can get a standard dog, but why? A picnic dog is topped with potato salad, an atomically hot chili dog, Reuben dogs, etc. Rather a small place, but definitely a great dog!

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 29, 2014
jimbob1219
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Livermore, California
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Livermore, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Great dogs and sausages on big buns! Oh, you can get a standard dog, but why? A picnic dog is topped with potato salad, an atomically hot chili dog, Reuben dogs, etc. Rather a small place, but definitely a great dog!

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Livermore, California
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104 reviews 104 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

you have got to try this place. What a fun concept. Every kind of hot dog you can imagine. So many options. The place has a nice feel to it. Sort of old fashioned. Get a chicago dog and sit outside, what fun! we really enjoyed it.Thanks Guys!

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Livermore, CA
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73 reviews 73 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Usually for me to get a dog I really like, I have to go to Pleasanton or Oakland where Kaspars & Caspers are. Two authentic 1920's style hot dog diners. But now Spanky's gives me what I need locally. It is not quite as well crafted as the other two, but is good quality, good price and clean. The server... More 

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East Bay, California
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208 reviews 208 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This is a cute, small place with many unique hot dogs. I had the Rueben and enjoyed it. They are a good size, lots of condiments and tasty. Prices are good. Good for a quick lunch. If you like hot dogs go try them out.

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We stopped in on the way back from Yosimite to San Fran and found some great hot dogs. Enjoyed out dogs and bathroom art. Great town as well.

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Livermore, California
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33 reviews 33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

They have high quality regular hot dogs, bratwurst, smoked bratwurst, and Italian sausage. They have steamed buns, a full condiment bar, chips, water, soda, and beer.

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Pueblo, Colorado
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222 reviews 222 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014 via mobile

Nice variety of hot dogs and various sausages. Small place, but service even with our large group of twelve was excellent. Could use a few more sides to go with dogs. Would return, but like to see more on menu.

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Livermore, CA
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

Too many choices! Picnic dog topped potato salad, bacon and BBQ sauce is awesome. You can also get a cold PBR with that dog for $2 bucks. Can't go wrong here.

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Livermore, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

This little place is located on a side street off the main drag, so don't miss it. It's worth stopping in for a good hotdog made in many combinations...some unusual! I typically like the old fashioned but try the chili or the Mac n cheese along with a dog. Well worth the stop.

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San Francisco, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

Great place to grab a quick lunch in downtown Livermore. They have a wide variety of dogs and sausages at a reasonable price. Just a solid place in a good location with better than average dogs. Only thing better might be a Ball Park Frank watching the Giants!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 174 South K Street, Livermore, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Livermore
  • Phone Number: (925) 292-7398

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?