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The Slaw Dogs

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720 N Lake Ave Ste 8, Pasadena, CA 91104-5811
(626)808-9777
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Wed 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Topanga, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious hot dogs. We had the Green Monster and the Picnic, both were great albeit messy (worth the struggle!). Small but varied beer selection. Dogs okay at the outside table, they even brought water for the dogs. Would recommend and will be back!

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Thank VictoriousJane
Pasadena, California
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82 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2016 via mobile

It impressive the many options you are afforded to jazz up a hot dog. The food is fresh and great tasting, the staff are efficient and friendly. Free parking is available or if you wish the Slaw Dog does offer delivery service.

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Thank 4EIEIO
Los Angeles, California
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110 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Why there are so many hot dog places in Pasadena these days is a bit of a mystery to me, and why I've tried more than one surprises me, too. But I have, and this is the one that keeps drawing me back. And it's not just to see what creative combinations the owners have come up with -- I... More 

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Thank WoodsResidents
Lake Forest, California
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

I think I could eat here every day. The variety is almost endless, especially since you can create your own hot dog in addition to the list of unusual selections on the menu. Even vegetarians can find some good choices here. The menu also includes burgers, salads, and sides, but the dog rules here. And everything I've had is really... More 

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Thank Michael S
Oxnard, California
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

The owner and staff are very friendly. Take your time to read the menu before going because there is A LOT to choose from and you'll want to try everything. So far I've tasted the L.A. Street Dog, The Green Monster, The O.G. Thai Slaw Dog, and a few that I put together myself (did I mention I can't get... More 

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Thank barbramaq
Los Angeles, California
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158 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

When it comes to dogs, this is the PLACE! They have the usual suspects but then they have their unique dogs, Thai Dog, Mac and Cheese Dog, Green Monster Slaw Dog, all yummy. But being a Chicagoan, my fav is the Chicago Dog! The best Chgo dog in the Southland.A confession, I have one at least once a month....

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Thank latool
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013 via mobile

The service was excellent. The owner and the service were very welcoming. The hot dogs were good and the onion rings were great.

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Thank s2greene30
Los Angeles
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

Slaw Dog in Pasadena offers a great way to combine different hot dog/sausage meat types with toppings you may never have considered. They always offer 4-6 new items not on menu, last night we all ordered the Cuban Dog along with an order of truffle fries, and it was great. They are very good about customizing your dog, so go... More 

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Thank Rob S
Helendale, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013

I stopped in at The Slaw Dogs in Pasadena on the suggestion of a friend as he raved about their dogs. I think they were probably a little bit above average, but nothing to really shout about. They are good, but not fabulous. I tried the chili dog (#1 The Traditional). I could swear I have tasted that chili somewhere... More 

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Pasadena, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

Great food, if you like a bit of culinary adventure. Try the specials, like the Elvis, with peanut butter and banana -- really!!! Or the signature O.G. Thai Slaw Dog -- delicious. The Kimchee sweet potato fries with an egg on top are a revelation, as are the truffle oil fries. The classics are good also, including a real Chicago... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Fast Food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
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Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 720 N Lake Ave Ste 8, Pasadena, CA 91104-5811
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: (626)808-9777

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?