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Blackie's Hotdog Stand

2200 Waterbury Rd, Cheshire, CT 06410-1040
203-699-1819
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Ranked #8 of 44 restaurants in Cheshire
Price range: $0 - $5
Cuisines: American
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- Jun 5, 2014
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English first
Waterbury, Connecticut
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65 reviews 65 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Aside from the hot dogs, Blackie's is a place that has to be visited just for the fact that it has been opened for decades and is a recognized business in all of New England.

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Cheshire
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014 via mobile

My kids love this place. A hometown classic. Great place for hot dogs & burgers. We stop here a few times a month for a quick dog after a ball game!

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Central New Jersey
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41 reviews 41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We travel from New Jersey to Boston regularly. As such, we have tried a number of restaurants, and we do our best to avoid chain restaurants. Blackie's is just off I84, so it is convenient. We also know that we can get a good, cheap dog and soda at the Costco up the block. But, if a GOOD dog fried,... More

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Cheshire, Connecticut
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Dog,s are boiled in oil than grilled.Can,t just have one.The home made relish is tangy.Have a birch beer on tap also. Martin Rosel hot dogs from New Britain. In the summer front opens up,old style,sit at the counter or booths off to the side.ENJOY.

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Cheshire
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

By far the best hot dogs and relish around - old world charm, old world quality. These hot dogs are outstanding. Blackies has been a tradition in CT for decades and once you try one - fully loaded with their relish and mustard you will understand their popularity!

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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Its all they offer, so if you like a good dog and soda with a side this is your spot!!. is basically an outdoor place with very little indoor seating at the counter and few tables - old school diner style stuff!! Enjoy a local favorite

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Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

The best and simple cheeseburgers around! Also, the BEST RELISH for your hot dog! This place carries various ice cream flavors as well as birch beer which is rarely in restaurants. Classic place.

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Cheshire, Connecticut
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Not what it used to be....when I went there with my kids years ago we loved it, not so much any more....dry hot dogs. Toppings still the bomb.

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Cheshire, Connecticut
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

When I was a kid (long ago) my parents used to take us here. We lived it. Well, I recently moved to the area and was eager to eat there again. What a disappointment! Hot dogs were charred; place looked tired and unloved. Everyone raves about the home made relish, which I don't find anything to rave about. If it's... More

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Cheshire, Connecticut
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11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

This place is iconic for the hotdogs and memories of bringing your kids here. Stick with the hotdogs and appreciate the unique taste. Order a shake only if you want one made the old fashion way, real whole milk, real ice cream, and Hershey's chocolate syrup. Delicious!!

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