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Frankie's Hot Dogs

700 Watertown Ave, Waterbury, CT 06708
(203) 753-2426
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Ranked #2 of 288 Restaurants in Waterbury
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English first
Watertown, Connecticut
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Love Frankies hot dogs, but I usually get a burger and fries when I'm there. You cannot beat the food quality or service. Everything is cooked fresh for you. Hasn't been waiting under a heat lamp. They have an extensive menu. Never disappointed, they aim to please.

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Melbourne, Florida, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

I used to live in Waterbury. I have been eating at Frankie's for 40 years. Everything on the menu is very good. Never, never ever had a bad meal. When I visit, Frankie's is a must on my list.

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Belleville, Illinois
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Had to stop. Great dogs. Went to a Frankie's walk-up. Fast service and long menu. Will go back if I return to the area.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Frankies is just simply a part of Waterbury history and there's a reason it's been around so long. Consistently great food and a great summer tradition. The hot dogs are the best around, and summer always kicked off with a hot dog, fries and a grape drink. I have very fond memories of coming here as a kid with my... More

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Waterbury, Connecticut, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Frankie's Hot Dogs has been a staple in Waterbury for years. The Food just never disappoints. The Hot Dog relish is on of the best around. Now with the Frankie's on the go catering you can enjoy all the fine food from the restaurant at your home events or fundraiser's. It's a Hot dog of a day when you stop... More

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Valrico
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

One of the best hot dog eateries in the Country!!! This restaurant has been around for 70 years, and still going strong. When I return to Connecticut, the first thing I plan is a trip to Frankie's hot dogs. What do you like on your dog? They have it, and more, any condiment you want is there for you. They... More

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

This place rocks, especially if you like down-to-earth, fresh, "fast-food". Not quite as fast as Mcdonald's but well worth the wait, I get a footlong hotdog and the beer battered onion rings. My girlfriend always has enough choices to eat and we come back at least once every two or three weeks.

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Connecticut
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46 reviews 46 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Frankie's is an old fashioned drive up outdoor hot dog stand. They do everything fast food. Family run, clean, friendly and famous. There are a few locations but Watertown Ave is the coolest. As the warm weather approaches this place will be busy. You will get a mix of suits at lunch, families during ball games and dinnertime and latenight... More

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Waterbury, Connecticut
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41 reviews 41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

You can always tell when the nice weather is here or near. Frankies on Watertown Ave opens. While there are all season indoor venues this is one of our favorites. Nice, fast and a great value.

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North Caldwell, NJ
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16 reviews 16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014 via mobile

I've visited Frankie's about 3 times on my way north on I-84. It's always been a positive experience with fast, friendly service. I've only had their foot long hot dogs,fries or onion rings and they've all been great. A much better stop than a Burger King or McDonald's since they serve more than hot dogs.

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