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Frankie's Hot Dogs

700 Watertown Ave, Waterbury, CT 06708
(203) 753-2426
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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 NEW

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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22 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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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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Wolcott, Connecticut
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33 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

So many good things to eat here ... Chicken burger, hamburger, fried zucchini, hot dogs... the list goes on forever. Always good stuff.

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18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014 via mobile

Frankie's is a Waterbury staple. They are famous for their hot dogs but have a great assortment of food to choose from. My standard order is a cheeseburger and curly fries. They also have great chicken finger platters and Philly cheesesteaks.

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Waterbury, Connecticut
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23 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

I don't care if I paid $13.99 for my lobster roll but it was the best tasting roll I have ever had do tender and buttery makes my mouth water just writing about it A+ for sure

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Connecticut
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45 reviews 45 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

We had whole clam rolls and they were excellent. It looked like all the food we saw looked very good. It looks like they had a variety for adults as well as children.

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Meriden, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013 via mobile

I have been eating at Frankie's for as long as I can remember. Always happy people there and the food is great and a great price! They even have burgers and chicken now. Both are absolutely delicious but I always go with the hhot dogs! And they are one of the few places that actually have Birch beer! Definitely my... More

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Watertown, Massachusetts
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

We have been going to the original site for generations. Fried seafood is always super fresh. They now sell their famous hot dog relish retail in select locations. Our out of town picnic guests as impressed..

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Beacon Falls
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28 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

Fast food with a twist, famous foot long hot dogs, they even make their own relish,and other sandwiches make this place a must stop for fast food variety dis i meniton verytasty too.

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