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174 South K Street, Livermore, CA
(925) 292-7398
Today
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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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
Dining options: Lunch

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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
A very good dog house

A very good dog house. They offer regular hot dogs,Smoked and Bavarian Bratwurst,Italian Sausage, and hot links, they also serve chips, soda and beer. The quality is excellent. The only draw back is limited menu. There is no desserts, I'm not a coffee fan so I didn't notice if they had coffee or... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 4, 2015
John W
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Livermore, California
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Livermore, California
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37 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

A very good dog house. They offer regular hot dogs,Smoked and Bavarian Bratwurst,Italian Sausage, and hot links, they also serve chips, soda and beer. The quality is excellent. The only draw back is limited menu. There is no desserts, I'm not a coffee fan so I didn't notice if they had coffee or tea.

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Livermore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Awesome selection of tasty dogs and fillings. great price and very good service even when busy. I enjoy seating at the small counter that looks out into the sidewalk/street. My boys enjoy this place and I enjoy having a brew with my tasty dog and extras you request.

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Livermore, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

We went to spanky's again the other day. Once again they did not disappoint us. We shared a chili cheese dog. Very generous portion and really tasty. We sat outside and just had fun. Casual atmosphere and good food. The service was pleasant. and we enjoyed ourselves. They also offer veggie options

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Livermore, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 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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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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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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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 via mobile

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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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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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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Additional Information about Spanky's Dog House

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

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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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?