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Mad Dogs Hot Dogs

2059 Tamiami Trl S, US 41 Entrance on Alligator Dr - Galleria Plaza Center, Venice, FL 34293-5009
+1 941-493-3086
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“chicago dog” (10 reviews)
“fries” (26 reviews)
“italian beef” (5 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 7:00 PM Hours
American, Fast Food
2059 Tamiami Trl S, US 41 Entrance on Alligator Dr - Galleria Plaza Center, Venice, FL 34293-5009
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Reviewed October 13, 2018

Mad Dogs is a drive-thru hot dog hut on Tamiami next to KFC. It is easy to miss. You need to go into the shopping center to enter. Many different hot dog combinations.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank cam34293
Reviewed September 24, 2018

We stop by every couple of weeks for their "Cincy dog!" It is always yummy and by the time we get home the cheese melts and is right up there with the best! Making it better is the engaging and charming proprietress who already knows...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank JimR1363
Reviewed August 19, 2018

It wouldn't be a trip to the movies with out first a trip to Mad Dogs. So many different dogs to choose from and then they come up with some new ones. Sitting only outside in the rear, but okay if not to warm, if...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Joan B
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

YES I SAID THAT,,,for puppys,, great hot dog stand,,,2 dogs chips an soda 6.00,,very good Chicago items,good friendly service..will be back often

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank JOEYGCentralWi
Reviewed July 9, 2018

I am the "usual" .. Dog # 1 - sauerkraut and yellow mustard Dog #2 - Cheese (the squeezy kind) :-) They have over 30 different varieties along with Steak Subs, Fries & More! They are a family owned operation and are some of the...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank AllenMedia
Reviewed July 8, 2018

Great services with friendly people serving great products. Love the pretzel dog, bacon dog and the regular dogs.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Michael_Jones10
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

If it's something different you're looking for, at a great price, served by super friendly people, then this is your place. A little gem that doesn't stand out serves monthly hot dog special creations that are AMAZING! The chili is great and the chicken is...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Dawn H
Reviewed June 11, 2018

This place has a large selection of hot dogs, they cater to different dogs from many areas. I always get sauce and slaw on mine and the sauce didn't taste like it was made from scratch. The prices are kind of high for hot dogs....More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Crissy N
Reviewed June 4, 2018

We lived in Venice for years and whenever we visit our son it is like a ritual . A "ripper" for the wife , a chilli cheese dog for Rich and now my new favorite , The Italian Beef with hot & sweet peppers ....More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Luther S
Reviewed May 17, 2018

Fun place, small with limited outdoor seating. Call ahead for pick up, take them home or head to the beach or park like we do.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Steve R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $8
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Parking Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2059 Tamiami Trl S, US 41 Entrance on Alligator Dr - Galleria Plaza Center, Venice, FL 34293-5009
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Venice
  • Phone Number: +1 941-493-3086
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Not Your Ordinary Hot Dog. Creative & delicious hot dogs of varying themes. Drive-thru hot dogs! With Pizazz!
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