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Greatest American Hot Dogs (GAHD)

7206 Muncaster Mill Rd., Derwood, MD, Gaithersburg, MD 20855
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Ranked #50 of 270 Restaurants in Gaithersburg
Price range: $3 - $8
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Hamburgers, Hot Dogs
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Description: Specializing in gourmet hot dogs from around the country, Whirly Fries, and Waffsticks. Try "true-to-form" Chicago Dogs, NY Dogs, Jersey Dogs, DC Dogs, WVA Dogs, AZ Dogs... even try the new Rockville Reuben Dog and Annandale Koreatown Dog!
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

I was really excited when I first got the flyer from this place when they opened. I had seen Hot Dog Paradise and all of those shows on Food and Travel Channel. I really wanted to try a Chicago style dog and a "ripper". This place had all of those on the menu. We traveled all the way to the... More

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Derwood, Maryland
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Hard to find a dedicated hotdog restaurant in the Rockville Area. This place which started as a food truck has an amazing selection of dogs and fills any craving you have for the great American food. The dogs are all case dogs and have a great snap when you bite into them. The buns have a fresh made taste. All... More

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Laytonsville, Maryland
18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Selection, selection, selection! Menu offers dogs topped with selections that remind you of other locations in the USA - Atlanta Dog to West Virginia Slaw Dog. Fun and creative. The selection and service are fabulous! Offers hamburgers, sausages and sides as well. A small storefront location with minimal table seating for under 30 people - guestimate. Enjoyed a Jersey Ripper... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Love this place. If you miss home and miss your local hot dog, this is the next best thing. A Chicago dog that tastes like a Chicago dog -- finally. Plus, there are all sorts of other interesting combos, some that have corned beef, others salami, others kimchi and bulgogi. Pretty solid.

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Derwood, MD
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83 reviews 83 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

If you like hotdogs and sausages, this is the place to go. There are so many to choose from. When we dined this evening the food was so hot (and that's good) we had to wait a moment until it cooled down. The sweet potato fries are some of the best we've ever eaten. The only drawback is the limited... More

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Gaithersburg, Maryland
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

I found out about this place on Trip Advisor. I live in Gaithersburg and I was looking for a new place to try. I am glad I found GAHD. I love hot dogs but there are not many places where you can get a good hot dog in Gaithersburg. You could schlep down to DC for a half smoke at... More

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Gaithersburg, Maryland
16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013 via mobile

There place is tiny and before we left the was a line almost out the door. A good sign. The dogs are on the money. I had the Chicago Dog, my wife had there special a gyro style hot dog and we split a West Virginia dog. All three were very flavorful. I liked the juiciness of the all beef... More

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Montgomery Village
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

Fantastic! Greatest American Hotdogs (GAWD) is THE place to go anywhere in this area for authentic and delicious hotdogs and half-smokes with so many incredible varieties from around the country. We decided today after our first visit that we’re coming back every week for the next year just to try them all! Seriously, we were pleasantly surprised with this relatively... More

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

Great new place althought I thought the hotdogs were kind of pricey. 2 plain hot dogs and fries were over 15 bucks. The lady taking the order was very nice. The place is kind of hard to find and in a strip industrial park. Defenitley a nice change from a burger joint.

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Gaithersburg, Maryland
1 review
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

I am HUGE hot dog fan, & have eaten dogs from just about every well known establishment across the country, & this is by far the best hot dog joint I've ever visited, period! I am so hooked, I've been there 5 times in the past 2 weeks. The WVA Slaw dog is off the hook! The Washington Post was... More

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