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Nathan's Famous

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American, Hot Dogs
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1310 Surf Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11224-2497
(718) 946-2705
Today
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Takeout

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  • 52
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Classic/unique NY experience

Is it healthy? No. Is it organic? No. Is it romantic? Could be. Is it good? YES! Perfect chili and cheese dog or the plain stuff makes your visit to Coney Island complete! If you ask for a beer, don't ask for the big one... it's too big to have it cold all the way down... Seen it so many... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Roeselare, Belgium
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

The first Nathan's Restaurant to open... If you want to really taste the hot-dogs New York Style... It is the place... Better then the ones, we've eaten on the street...

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Roeselare, Belgium
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Is it healthy? No. Is it organic? No. Is it romantic? Could be. Is it good? YES! Perfect chili and cheese dog or the plain stuff makes your visit to Coney Island complete! If you ask for a beer, don't ask for the big one... it's too big to have it cold all the way down... Seen it so many... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Anyone who likes hotdogs has to go here and try the franks. What can I say? A classic. They are worth the hassle. But to tell you the truth, as a native Brooklynite who doesn't live far from Coney, I get a craving more for their crinkle cut fries than I do for the hot dogs. The french fries in... More 

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New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

When visiting Coney Island you must stop for a classic hot dog at Nathan's on Surf. They serve it nearly any way you want it -- onions, sauerkraut, and mustard being the best classic toppings. Go on the Nathan's website and printout a coupon for but one get one for a nickel.

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Clinton, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

The food is really great, but it can be very crowded and they need more seating space. If you like fast food there's something for everyone. I have never had a bad meal at Nathan's. I think parking can be a problem so I suggest the train. Have someone grab a seat while you stand in line especially if you... More 

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Emmaus, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Only the prices have changed go early to find a parking space there is metered parking that only takes change or you your credit cards and daily lots

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Chicago
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

The food was great! But service was slow and my husband had to send my hot dog back because they put saurkrat on it instead of grilled onions.

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Great Harwood, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Best hotdogs we've ever had-they really do live upto their name!! We also had the cheese and bacon fries which were delicious-a must try!!!

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Calhoun, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Good Food, Great Atmosphere. When we arrived we were greeted at the door and asked to have a seat. . After that service was prompt and just we right. Next time I am in New York I plan to visit again. I recommend Nathans to all of my friends and relatives.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Ordered raw clams and oysters. They shucked the clams and oysters at the side bar. They were fresh and big! A bit of nostalgia next to the Coney Island boardwalk.

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Additional Information about Nathan's Famous

Address: 1310 Surf Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11224-2497
Phone Number: (718) 946-2705
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
Open Hours:
Monday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20
Cuisine: American, Hot Dogs

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1310 Surf Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11224-2497
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: (718) 946-2705

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: American, Hot Dogs

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Monday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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