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1648 Rochester Rd, Troy, MI 48083-1831
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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    4 of 5 stars
Although not a hot dog fanm this place is very good

I had the Wednesday Special which is a Cajun sausage with peppers and onions, fries and a drink. It was very fresh, tasty, and a very good value.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
Richard B
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

I had the Wednesday Special which is a Cajun sausage with peppers and onions, fries and a drink. It was very fresh, tasty, and a very good value.

Thank Richard B
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

I have never been able to find an authentic Chicago style dog outside of Chicago until now. I can't wait to come back and try some other dogs.

Thank Andrew G
Rochester Hills, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We love getting Hot Dogs here. I love the Chicago Dog and also the Coney Dog. They are just as good as any that we've gotten from Chicago. This is family run and aways friendly. I ordered over the phone and it was ready when I got there to pick it up. Our order was correct and handed to me... More 

Thank Patri L
Troy, Michigan
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

I've been to Hippo's many times before but I have never written a review before today. Took my mom for her first visit and she agrees with me that they have some of the best dogs in the Midwest. My favorite is the Great Scot with the tomatoes, pickle and hot peppers. Hippo's also serves some of the best fries... More 

1 Thank Stephen H
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Best Chicago style hot dogs locally as well as those I've had in Chicago. Potato Salad very good as well.

1 Thank JourneyingMan
Rochester Hills, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

Amazing Vienna Beef hot dogs! Coney style and Chicago style are amazing. We had ours to go and ate on the tailgate. My kids scarfed the dogs down. Owner is a blast to talk with! Highly recommend this place to any local or out of towner!

1 Thank Bamajor
Franklin, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

My son commented, "dad, this is the best Chicago dog I've ever had!" That says a lot, because we've eaten at all the suburban Chicago fast food restaurants synonymous with "traditional." Steamed bun, original Vienna Beef products, plus certification in their "hall of fame" says it all. Friendly owners too. Will be back next time we're in town. Would have... More 

1 Thank MrTNashville
Detroit, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

The restaurant is in an awkward location with many industrial buildings in the area. However, if you are looking for a taste of Chicago in Detroit area, this is the place to go. They are honest about trying to stay authentic to the Chicago style hot dog joints that you see in NE Illinois. The right food vendors, the right... More 

Thank Harris N
Rochester Hills
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2012

By far the best Hot Dogs around. The chili dogs are outstanding but the Chicago dogs are really good too. The hardest part is deciding which dog to order.

Thank Jim P
Detroit, Michigan
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82 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2012

excellent dogs, all styles, very tasty, cool diner atmosphere, great hosts, and very satisfying!

Thank reaitalia

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1648 Rochester Rd, Troy, MI 48083-1831
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Troy
  • Phone Number: 248-524-9778

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American


Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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