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Dirty Frank's Hot Dog Palace

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248 South 4th Street, Columbus, OH 43215
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11:00 am - 2:30 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:30 am
Dining options: Late Night
Description: It's listed on Google Maps.

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  • 83
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  • 47
    Very good
  • 15
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Always amazing hotdogs!

I've just recently found out about Dirty Franks from a friend of mine. There is a wait a lot of times but it's always well worth it once you taste their food! Always had great service here. I love the poppyseed buns as well!

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
Ldybug16
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Pataskala, Ohio
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Pataskala, Ohio
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

I've just recently found out about Dirty Franks from a friend of mine. There is a wait a lot of times but it's always well worth it once you taste their food! Always had great service here. I love the poppyseed buns as well!

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39 reviews 39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

my husband wanted to try this place so we drove from Hanover to try it. We had to pay $5.00 to park. We walked in and was told to wait. So we just stood there. Then we get yelled at and told to move out of the way. Where could we go? This place is as big as my bathroom.... More 

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Heath, Ohio
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87 reviews 87 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We walked in and told the guy how many and asked how long the wait was, he said he didn't know and to scoot over away from the door so others could go in. There were 6 of us but one was to go on our lap. Well 5 guys came in and were immediately seated in front of us..... More 

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Canton, Ohio
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6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

My niece took me here for dinner. I was pleasantly surprised by the food. All the toppings are crazy, but the chili dogs are great. I would recommend the place if you looking for something out of the ordinary. Also you have to like hot dogs. Give it a shot.

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Marshalltown, Iowa
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71 reviews 71 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

What a unique place in downtown Columbus. The hot dogs were excellent, and the fries were some of the best we've ever eaten. Their selection of hot dogs is pretty extensive. We had to go inside and put our name on a list, and then hang around outside on the sidewalk and wait for our name to be called as... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Every time my husband and I or friends come out to Columbus, we always make a stop at Dirty Frank's. They may have a bit of a wait but there is 100% a reason why there is a wait. The hot dogs are cheap as all get out but so delicious. They don't skimp on the ingredients. The tots are... More 

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Marysville, Ohio
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65 reviews 65 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

The toppings were plentiful and you had tons of choices. I highly recommend getting the tots as a side. I have never seen so many tots on a plate! They really pile them on and they were really good. However, the hot dog was no better than any other hot dog and their coney sauce wasn't great and their corn... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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82 reviews 82 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

I love, love hot dogs and was really excited to finally go to Dirty Franks...well it was a let down..my hot dog had some many sides and condiments that I could not even taste the sausage. The beers were very cold tho, which is a plus. Not sure I am coming back.

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Toluca
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147 reviews 147 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

It was close to the hotel and highly ranked on tripadvisor so we went with it. Never expected the greatness that it delivered. They are hot dog artists. I had the Whoa Nellie with brisket on it. Amazing. Delicious. Onion rings that were so good. Everything tasted fresh and delicious. Great beer selection too. So good we went back the... More 

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Paintsville, Kentucky
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41 reviews 41 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

It had a younger, cooler, calm crowd. I'm not young or cool and only sometimes calm but I felt comfortable and fit in fine. The hot dogs were excellent & I don't say that lightly about food (read my reviews). Service is fine. Price=cheaper side. Nice little place.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 248 South 4th Street, Columbus, OH 43215
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Columbus

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Description

It's listed on Google Maps.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:30 am
Monday
11:00 am - 2:30 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:30 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:30 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:30 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:30 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:30 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?