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Frankie's Hot Dogs

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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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  • 3
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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
VERY NICE EMPLOYEES....

I went to the Chase Ave location and every employee was out-of-their-way nice. The owner/manager (not sure which) was on the floor making sure every customer had the correct order and made sure the food was prepared properly. Its nice to see people in fast food service that take this much pride in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 11, 2015
ladylaw7
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New Haven, Connecticut
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New Haven, Connecticut
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46 reviews 46 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

I went to the Chase Ave location and every employee was out-of-their-way nice. The owner/manager (not sure which) was on the floor making sure every customer had the correct order and made sure the food was prepared properly. Its nice to see people in fast food service that take this much pride in their job. I will totally be back... More 

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61 reviews 61 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Hubby & I were on our way home & hungry. Saw this place on web. Being from Detroit I am fond of coney islands. They have quite an assortment of hot dogs on their menu. Had the Chicago dog & one with chili,bacon & potatoes. Really good!loved the bun too. It wasn't all bready.the actual dog is so long you... More 

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Waterbury, Connecticut
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64 reviews 64 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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60 reviews 60 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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
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34 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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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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31 reviews 31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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
9 helpful votes 9 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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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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