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“FFF (a fab fast food)” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Nathan's Famous

Nathan's Famous
1310 Surf Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11224-2497
(718) 946-2705
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Ranked #151 of 4,509 Restaurants in Brooklyn
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: American, Hot Dogs
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Outdoor seating, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night
London, United Kingdom
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“FFF (a fab fast food)”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2012

I bumped into Nathan's while walking on the boardwalk on Coney Island, and I had try. I ate a superb Lobster roll for only $5.99. If the weather is good go there. The ambient is somehow cheap, but the food is truly good.

  • Visited February 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Middle Village, New York
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“It's famous for a reason”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2012

Best hot dogs! Gotta try it if you're visiting New York

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Sebastian, Florida
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“Living History”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2012

My husband was born in Coney Island just a few blocks away from Nathan's many years ago. He took me for my first visit to the restaurant as well as the boardwalk and I loved it. Nathan's is amazing. There it sits with no pretense of trying to be anything but what it is--a great place to go for a dog and fries. The day we were there was very bleak and cold, yet people still sat around outside eating and drinking. The dogs were wonderful and I ordered some corn at my husband's suggestion, and it was great. He was a sorry to find he could no longer order potato kinishes, but he soon got over it as he went on to devour hot dog number two. The place is as plain and simple as it can be, but the food makes it shine like a little star. The location is great. If you're visiting New York City, give Nathan's at Coney Island a try and you'll be glad you did. That the time to just sit and enjoy the food and people watch. After eating, take a walk along the boardwalk and just enjoy the scenery and the experience.

  • Visited October 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“Brooklyn's BEST Hot Dogs”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2012

Nathan's is a one of Brooklyn's oldest icon. It's in the vicinity of Coney Island. Their hot dogs ar the BEST in Brooklyn. I wouldn't tell you to go trek all the way to Coney Island to get their Hot Dogs. If you are in the neighborhood, I do highly recommend for you to have their hot dogs. They have opened a number of establishments throughout the city. Some of them are big, like the one they have in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn.
Nathan’s famous kosher beef hot dogs are the most famous hot dog name in America and can be found in many supermarkets. Nathan’s original location in Coney Island, Brooklyn hosts the most popular hot dog eating contest in the world on July 4th.
The Hot Dog stands that are throughout NYC, especially in Manhattan have nothing to do with Nathan's hot dogs. If you're in the mood to have a good & authentic hot dog, I would definitely google & search for a Nathan's near you.

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Brooklyn, New York
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“world's best dog, with a whole lotta coney”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2012

Been here countless times..a must after the beach, grab a table with an umbrella on a hot day-they're lifesavers! Best hot dogs & fries..lines are long but that's part of the experience..anyone visiting Brooklyn should eat here at least once.

  • Visited August 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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