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2525 Berlin Turnpike, Newington, CT 06111
18606663647
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11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Takeout

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  • 12
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  • 22
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 2
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Decent dogs and seafood

Decent prices, good hot dogs and pretty good seafood. I enjoy most of their food. Fries and drinks are good too. They are friendly and its a casual atmosphere

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Lisha N
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Newington
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Newington
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Decent prices, good hot dogs and pretty good seafood. I enjoy most of their food. Fries and drinks are good too. They are friendly and its a casual atmosphere

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Thank Lisha N
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

I come here when life becomes too complicated. When I can't bear to eat another bite of gluten free range organic kale and artisanal star-up hand distilled coco water served over chilled soapstone cubes. I come here for a hot dog. There are other things on the menu, but I care not for them. They have specials, and desserts, and... More 

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Thank reubenclamzo
Enfield, Connecticut
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Don't order the hot dogs. The real winner at Doogie's is the steak and cheese! If I'm craving a philly cheese steak, I'll be coming back here. The fried clam strips were also very good.

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Thank ericjosepht
Connecticut
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57 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Doogie's is a very simple place, but they are committed to serving good food. There is more on the menu than I expected - hot dogs, hamburgers, seafood, chicken. We each had a hot dog. I am not a toppings person, mustard is all I need. The 10 inch dog was plenty for me. It was grilled well and had... More 

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Thank 1Chris_R123
Thurmont, Maryland
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51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Went for lunch and had the lobster roll. This lobster roll was just that, lobster on a split roll, no filler. Came with melted butter. Wife had the 'Caveman' burger and it was awesome. Friends had the 24" hot dog and one of the burgers which were also great. Went back the next day for a cup of lobster bisque... More 

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Thank Bill H
Kensington, CT
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758 reviews
665 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 254 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

I am not sure why this restaurant is so popular, but popular it is. I was surprised that the smallest hot dog available was 10" for a plain. I ordered a pair for takeout and requested mustard, onions and relish. I was told that I would have to put the condiments on myself. No big deal except it became very... More 

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Thank westie2
Newington, Connecticut
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Known for their great hotdogs with whatever you want on them. They have a 2 foot hotdog that is a full meal for one or great for sharing. Staff is pleasant and service is fast. They have specials every day and they are all reasonably priced and good. They have been at this location on the Berlin Turnpike for many... More 

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Thank Happysenior1
New Haven
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Better than average lobster rolls...But what I really enjoyed was the fried dough ,both with marinara sauce and confectionary sugar.

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1 Thank Ronmeche
Meriden, Connecticut
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 via mobile

Great hot dogs. Yummy fried clam strips. If your looking for a step up from the normal fast food places, this is it. Always consistent always delicious.

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Thank lbagley77
Hartford, Connecticut
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165 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Here is a full 2 feet of hot dog pleasure on just one long bun!!! You can have it any way you can imagine it........and you will be delighted!!! Located on the Berlin Turnpike, Doogies has been around for a while and has many, many loyal followers!! This is a great stopover on the Connecticut Hot Dog Trail!! Worthy of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2525 Berlin Turnpike, Newington, CT 06111
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Newington
  • Phone Number: 18606663647

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm

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