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“Wimpy weiners” 2 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 #152 of 4,515 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
New York City
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9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Wimpy weiners”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2012

If you want a great hot dog, this isn't the place anymore, alas. The buns are soggy and the dogs tired. You're better off going to Katz's.

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New York City, New York
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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“Super Yummy!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2012

Every time I'm in Coney Island this is my go to spot. The hot dogs and cheese fries are sooooo good; they never dissappoint. Not that pricey so you can get a few of them if you're really hungry. I just wish they had corndogs!

Visited June 2012
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New York City, New York
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19 restaurant reviews
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
“A New York icon”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

It is not fancy but a New York tradition. From hot dogs and hamburgers to frog legs. Also the best French Fries in the world! A block away from the famed board walk in Coney Island. Two blocks from the Brooklyn Cyclones baseball stadium

Visited July 2012
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Staten Island, New York
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21 restaurant reviews
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“Honesty”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

If you are visiting the area and want to see the Famous Nathans, I suggest you skip it. For those that live around NY its great childhood memories, for those that like Nathans and want to see the original place, I would say not to waste your time. I am from the area, and Coney Island is an attraction, but Nathans is not what it used to be. If you are going to Coney Island, then stop by, if not- don't go out of your way.

Visited December 2011
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“disappointed”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

Looked forward to trying these as they are so Famous!. The chili was like meat spaghetti sauce. I'll take my chili dogs from National Coney Island anytime

Visited November 2012
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