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2 Doyle Cove Rd, Rockport, MA 01966-1636
978-546-0006
Today
11:00 am - 7:00 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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  • 48
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  • 30
    Very good
  • 10
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  • 3
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
great dogs

my husband had whole belly clams and said they were delicious, i love the dogs, get them anyway you like!

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
Pisces313
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East Hartford, Connecticut
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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East Hartford, Connecticut
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

my husband had whole belly clams and said they were delicious, i love the dogs, get them anyway you like!

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Hubby and I spent a recent trip to Cape Ann sampling fried whole belly clams, lobster rolls, clam chowder & lobster. Top Dog came out on top for the clams and chowder. No doubt would have for the lobster roll too, but they had sold out. We also sampled an excellent hot dog, definitely worthy of the name. Top dog... More 

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Latham, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

One of our all time favorite places to get a bite to eat while strolling around beautiful Rockport! My husband is trying to make it through the entire selection of hot dogs, but still favors the "Seeing Eye Dog"! My personal favorite is the "Mutt" with cheese and bacon! We have been known to eat lunch there every day! If... More 

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43 reviews 43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Positives: quick and basic but nicely done, early evening "out of season" is one of few cafe places in Rockport that is open, friendly service, low prices, sit outside and enjoy! Improvements: run out fast on lots of dishes - inventory could be better managed :)

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Horseheads, New York
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60 reviews 60 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Outdoor seating in a cute little shopping area! Delicious dogs and fries! Big menu of options, seafood and hot dogs! Great prices but even better food!!

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Mts of western NC
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492 reviews 492 reviews
266 restaurant reviews
343 helpful votes 343 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Located at Bearskin Neck this little restaurant serves a delightful lunch of simple fare. All types of toppings on hot dogs and surprisingly one of the best (and least expensive) lobster rolls around. We had one of those lobster rolls which was as good as they get. Also had the Boston Terrier which is a hot dog smothered in baked... More 

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Virginia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We tried the italian greyhound (peppers and onions). This is a fun little place, and the hot dogs were great!

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Syracuse, New York
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I went here with my husband and sons when we needed a quick dinner in Rockport. Ordering has never been this amusing. Reading the names of the hotdogs is a form of entertainment. We had hotdogs and fried fish. Everything was tasty and fresh. My 11 year old son said his fish was better than the fish he had at... More 

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Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

First off the hotdogs are tasty and the combinations are unique, but the names are a hoot! I especially love the Seeing Eye Dog! Has a great carrot relish, which I think the owner said was his grandmothers special recipe. I think the schnauzer has sauerkraut....It's just a fun good place to eat!

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Massachusetts
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124 reviews 124 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Strange comment from someone below about the owner 'going out so a long wait' - maybe it was late in the evening or early morning. In the summer, there are always 5-6 people working behind the counter. If you want seafood, there are plenty of choices in the area, this place is primarily a hot dog stand - they offer... More 

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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: Hot Dogs

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?