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Cow Dog

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215 E. Holland next to Plaine Coffee, Alpine, TX 79830
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11:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Wed - Sat 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

What a great variety of hot dogs. Friends and I went and one friend and I bought different ones and split them so we could try the different type. We got the The “El Pastor” and The “Artisan”. Both were really good, made fresh as we waited. Also loved the Tater Flops with the green chili.

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Thank Colleen C
Alpine, Texas
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Every time I visit the Cow Dog, the food is great and at a great price! Allan has imaginative combinations that, at first glance, may seem most unlikely. But try them! One of my favorites is the El Pastor with pineapple and cilantro green sauce. My mouth is watering just thinking of it! Whether for a fast lunch or a... More 

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Thank TheTexasBlondie
Texas Gulf Coast, Texas
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184 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here twice while on vacation. My daughter said it was the best chili cheese dog she has ever had. I really liked the two dogs I tried. I had the Wing Dog and the Hangover. The Hangover was my favorite. Hot dogs come in two sizes... one is your normal sized dog and the other is much bigger.... More 

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Thank superbford
Marathon, Texas
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best ever gourmet hotdog I have ever tasted. Super fresh and they use a high quality all beef dog. Will be back soon!

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1 Thank srubyacs
McKinney Texas
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wife and I stopped in this place right before they closed at 3. Glad we did. We split a chili dog and it was delicious. The owners are very nice and help you out with your order. I would definitely recommend.

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1 Thank Jeff4798
Alpine, Texas
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

My sister took me to eat there and we had such a great hot dog, nothing like I was expecting. ready to go back.

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1 Thank 372debbien
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Cow Dog is a camper converted to a food truck. They serve various hot dog, sausages, and potatoe cake is their basics offerings. You can get many toppings and they are creative with their dogs. They serve many different dogs/sausages from Mexican to German and lots in between. Sometimes is so messy you get knife and fork. Outdoor eating place... More 

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1 Thank Dennis Y
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

This place is a gem in west Texas. The owner/cook is friendly and always pleasant. They come up with interesting dog combinations, from the hangover with chili, bacon, corn chips, and cheese, to the Bangkok with slaw and peanut sauce. They make a veggie stick alternative to the beef dogs, which my daughter swears by. Finally, order the potato flops... More 

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1 Thank Chris R
Fulshear, Texas
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Really good dogs with wonderful flavor combinations. I had the El Capitan (I think that was the name of it) with cilantro sauce and pineapple - to die for (almost).

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Thank Sharon H
Alpine, Texas
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

for those, who think they don't like hot dogs or hot dogs are just ok; wait till you try one of these! you will be hooked! EXCELLENT!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$3 - $10
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Parking Available
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Wednesday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 E. Holland next to Plaine Coffee, Alpine, TX 79830
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Alpine

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?