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Frankie's Hot Dogs

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700 Watertown Ave, Waterbury, CT 06708-2031
(203) 753-2426
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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3 reviews
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.

Thank Emelinda R
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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.

Thank WaterburyCt_
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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 

Thank Squawe
Naugatuck, Connecticut
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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??

Thank Huskies74
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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 

Thank Elizabeth S
Waterbury, Connecticut
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5 reviews
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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
Watertown, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Fast food that doesn't taste it. Food basically cooked to order. We usually go to the one on Reidville Drive which is small, but we always get a booth. Staff there are always friendly, greeting you when you arrive and leave. Have had their burgers, hot dogs, chicken. Always great. I'm not a seafood fan, but their clams and lobster... More 

Thank Ntngale59
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

This walk up, and order place has the best foot long hotdogs around. They are always consistently fresh and hot, and have a wonderful snap when you bite into them. There are also hamburgers, fried clams, and many other menu items available, but if you don't try their hot dogs you are missing out. It is also great if a... More 

Thank Mar122
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016

I've been going to Frankie's for over 60 years. The original on Watertown Ave was in easy walking distance 'down the hill' and we went there often. This closes in the winter, but the other locations are open year round. TODAY we still go, but it's not always hot dogs we order, since there are several other of our favorites... More 

Thank paul621
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016

This is the only place in Waterbury.....Never disappointed...complete satisfaction and if you would like some Fries..simply surburb...

Thank Joanc

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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 06708-2031
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Waterbury
  • Phone Number: (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?