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700 Watertown Ave, Waterbury, CT 06708
(203) 753-2426
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10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • 28
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 3
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Best fried vegetables and lobster roll ever

If you are looking for a place to have a great trest Frankie's is the place to be everything on the menu is amazing I personally love the fried vegetables and lobster roll amazing flavors at a great price

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 6, 2015
guzmanmcg
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Waterbury, Connecticut
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Waterbury, Connecticut
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015 via mobile

If you are looking for a place to have a great trest Frankie's is the place to be everything on the menu is amazing I personally love the fried vegetables and lobster roll amazing flavors at a great price

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Clinton, Tennessee
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57 reviews 57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I didn't personally go to the physical restaurant, we had it picked up by a friend. However, the dogs were so good! They're the jumbo kind that are as long as your arm, and the bun is actually a piece of Texas toast, shaped to hold the dog. DELICIOUS.

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Still ok for a cheap, quick stop off Rt 8. Fries are really good too. Other menu items are all fried platters. The free sauerkraut has no flavor whatsoever. Parking improved over the years.

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Connecticut
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Best hotdogs in the Waterbury area! Go to the stand on Watertown Avenue for the authentic Frankie's experience. Indulge in the fried onion rings and slather on the relish and kraut. The location is not great (traffic and road noise), but it's how we celebrate the beginning of each summer in Connecticut. Oh, my husband always gets a chocolate milkshake... More 

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Watertown, Connecticut
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29 reviews 29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 700 Watertown Ave, Waterbury, CT 06708
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Waterbury
  • Phone Number: (203) 753-2426
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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