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Frankie's Hot Dogs

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700 Watertown Ave, Waterbury, CT 06708
+1 203-753-2426
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Waterbury, Connecticut
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32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been here a couple of times. My experience with this place has never been great. I know this place is considered a local favorite, but I honestly can't see why. It must be a for nostalgic reasons. I'm sure it may have been great at one time. The food just wasn't good. The quality of everything except the pickles... More 

Thank Playwright69
Norwalk, Connecticut
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you like greasy food this is the place. My stomach was in pain after eating here. I will not return.

Thank Rock175
Middlebury, CT
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127 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Try 'em. You'll like 'em. Some of the best hot dogs in Ct. Foot long. Toasted buttered bun. Sauerkraut Chili Cheese. You name it for a topping. Lobster rolls served on toasted buns also. All meat. In butter. No filler. White birch beer too. Delicious cheeseburgers as well. Again served in grilled bun.

Thank Ray S
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

Best hotdogs ever!!! Best relish in the state. Great atmosphere! Small but enough seating!!! Counter and tables.

1 Thank janj49
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

The best place for a hot dog and onion rings. You have two places in town to pick from east and west end of town. Going to Frankies.

1 Thank Emelinda R
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

I've been going to Frankie's for years. Great food, extensive menu, made fresh to order... I've enjoyed everything I've ever eaten there.

1 Thank WaterburyCt_
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

I have grown up eating at Frankie's! The 1st outdoor spot, they do have a few around town now that are indoor restaurants. Great atmosphere for a casual quick good bite. There is almost always a crowd around the order window. Service is very good and fast. Food is always good for fast food! Same as I remember as a... More 

1 Thank Squawe
Naugatuck, Connecticut
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158 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

It's great still having a "joint" like this that reminds me of the 50's and 60's. Do yourself a favor and get a dog with the works. Good food and good service. What more could you want??

1 Thank Huskies74
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56 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

Stopped for a quick bite. Have always wanted to try Frankie's as it is written up as a Connecticut place for hot dogs. Fun location with really nice window help. Tried the Frankie classic hot dog. Not a big fan of processed cheese spread but now I can say I've tried it. Cheeseburger was ok although a little dry. Both... More 

1 Thank Elizabeth S
Waterbury, Connecticut
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

for a quick bite this is the fast food place to go. Good, quick service with a variety of options. Family owned ! Some locations open year round, worth the stop.

Thank raoneil

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Fast Food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 Watertown Ave, Waterbury, CT 06708
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Waterbury
  • Phone Number: +1 203-753-2426

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