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Top Dog

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American, Hot Dogs
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2 Doyle Cove Rd, Rockport, MA 01966-1636
978-546-0006
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11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fri - Sun 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Takeout

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  • 56
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  • 33
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Number 1 hot dogs

This place serves up hot dogs many different ways! They have the best dogs in town and have expanded to include delicious sliders. Although they won Best of the North Shore for their fried clams, would get them elsewhere! The breading does not taste good paired with the clam and it's not what is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
Teenie2000
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
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English first
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73 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

This place serves up hot dogs many different ways! They have the best dogs in town and have expanded to include delicious sliders. Although they won Best of the North Shore for their fried clams, would get them elsewhere! The breading does not taste good paired with the clam and it's not what is typical for this area. The chowder... More 

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connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

We spent a week in Rockport and visited Top Dog a few times!! My sons went crazy for the sliders - they absolutely loved them. My daughter loved the chicken fingers and my husband and I enjoyed the hot dogs, of course!! Delicious fries. We visited Rockport with our dog and it was easy to get our food and sit... More 

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

We went there few days ago. It might be a bit hard to find in a side street of the main street to the tip of the ocean. Thier menu is very funny and cute- each hot dogs have a name of dog breed. The clam strips are very fresh and tasty, also the stuff are very friendly, too.

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Waltham, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Would never come to Rockport without stopping here for lunch - the best hot dogs and fried clams every! Don't miss this place!

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Covington, KY
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 223 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Don't think this is just a hot dog joint. This is a GREAT hot dog joint. There's a reason they keep getting on best hot dog lists. The menu is big but that's because they have just about any combo of toppings you can think of for your dog. The onion rings were made fresh (I watched the guy slice,... More 

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Carolina, Puerto Rico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

The place is small but the flavors large. I like the atmosphere and the fact that they stay open late, unusual for this area.

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This place is small and cute, but seating is limited inside (there is some seating outside at the rear). It offers a wide range of Hot Dogs (and a small selection of sliders / fish options). The kitchen seemed rushed off their feet and we had a long wait for our order which they got wrong – twice! The dogs... More 

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Rockport, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This tiny shack boastsdelicious hot dogs with various toppings and, in my opinion, one of the best places for fried clams. It is mainly take out due to very limited seating (most folks sit on the two benches outside). Opens early in the Season and stays open until October. On weekends there is usually a line to place your order,... More 

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Woodbine, Maryland, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

This is a cheap but good eats place. Modest, casual food but good hot dogs with lots of choices of interesting toppings.

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Belmont, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This tiny place was jammed packed. I ordered a hot dog which was okay - I like mine grilled and this wasn't. My husband ordered the burger. At that it was suggested he order 2 as they are small. Well that was right the burger was the size of a slider! They are a little pricey for dogs & burgers.... More 

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Additional Information about Top Dog

Address: 2 Doyle Cove Rd, Rockport, MA 01966-1636
Phone Number: 978-546-0006
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Ann  >  Rockport
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Hot Dogs

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2 Doyle Cove Rd, Rockport, MA 01966-1636
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Ann  >  Rockport
  • Phone Number: 978-546-0006

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Hot Dogs

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?