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Top Dog

2 Doyle Cove Rd, Rockport, MA 01966-1636
978-546-0006
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Ranked #11 of 49 restaurants in Rockport
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Takeout
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Takeout
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English first
Framingham, Massachusetts
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66 reviews 66 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

For $16.50 you get a lobster roll, french fries and cole slaw. Since they were all very good it was a good lunch and the view was pretty good also. The chowder was ok and next time we will try the hot dogs.

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Bolton
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

The key to success in the restaurant is find your niche and stick with it. The hot dogs are wonderful and prepared several different ways. Try the golden retriever or the boston terrier. Awesome baked beans

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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98 reviews 98 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Stopped at Rockport for a couple of hours to walk and take in a nice harbor view. Wanted lunch but not an involved sit down meal. You walk in and place your order and walk out with a tray with your food. We found a nice park bench in the shade. The dogs are good and others have said the... More

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Albany, New York
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68 reviews 68 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

The kids working the place we're very nice, but the recommendation from a local about how great were the different hot dogs was overstated. My lobster roll was fine. I wouldn't return but I wouldn't dissuade folks from having there own experience,

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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181 reviews 181 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Have been to several hot dog stands in other communities, places with a local following, and have not been impressed. In fact, I had pretty much given up on hot dog stands. Top Dog, however, was different - it has a great atmosphere, and a clever menu - different hot dog/topping combos have different "dog" names, like a "German Shepherd"... More

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Peabody, Massachusetts
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Always go to Top Dog, when in Rockport. It's the only time I eat a hotdog. The hotdogs are always good, different mustard and topping choices. Their clam chowder is good, too. Picnic table out back is nice during the summer/fall, especially since we can sit there with our dog, and he can have a taste too! Rockport, and it's... More

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

This place was adorable! They have many different Hot Dogs on the menu, named adequately by certain dog breeds! My husband and I had to try the "Boston Terrier," loaded with Boston Baked Beans! Very tasty food and friendly staff! Will return!

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Edgewood, Kentucky
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42 reviews 42 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

This is a good place to visit when visiting Rockport. Creative toppings for hot dogs. Something different and tasty. Nice picnic tables outside overlooking the water. I'll be back.

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Warwick, Rhode Island
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

Thank goodness I do not have a Top Dog near me because I would be there all the time. If you like hot dogs then you have to go to Top Dog of Rockport. Top Dog has amazing dogs, you can have them steamed or grilled. I had mine steamed with sauerkraut....so yummy. If you are in Rockport stop and... More

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Newton, MA
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122 reviews 122 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

Regular hot dogs but topped with creative toppings and cleverly named. Picnic table in the back affords harbor views. Food is fine, but the rating is for the entire experience.

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