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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cute place to eat. Kids got a kick out of the name and menu names! Will come back!! Picnic tables clean and service was great.

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Plenty of great choices for hot dogs and we enjoyed the food. However, they were pretty busy and the service was very slow, we waited over 30 minutes after ordering. The staff was very nice, and they may have been busier than they expected but...we were disappointed in the wait time. Still recommend the food, just be aware it might take longer than expected.More

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Found this place just driving around and decided to have a quick lunch before hiking. The owner is just an absolute joy of human being. He was funny, charming and just down right friendly. Felt like I was visiting with a family member. I'm from...the Chicagoland area and we love our hotdogs over here and are know for being picky about eating them other places. These were the best hotdogs I've ever had! If you love a sweet coleslaw like I do, you're also in for a treat. The prices are also great and I honestly think they're undercharging! I'll definitely be coming back on our yearly trip to Kentucky now that I've found it.More

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed October 7, 2020 via mobile

I’m gluten free and didn’t have any trouble finding something delicious (no bun). Excellent customer service!! The staff was super knowledgeable about tips and tricks for making our vacation amazing. Can’t wait to bring our friends here tomorrow and the next day.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed September 30, 2020

All the usual toppings and some unique. Homemade slaw and chili, pulled pork. Good prices. So glad we ate here rather than a chain

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed September 16, 2020

I had the bull dog, my wife had the slaw dog, my kids had nachos. They were just hot dogs with stuff on them. The nachos could have been from 7-11, Tostitos with a squirt of the liquid "cheese". The roast beef on the bull...dog is deli beef. Nothing fabulous, just different combinations of "stuff". It wasn't bad in any way, just not great.... My hopes were pretty high based on the reviews, perhaps that lead me to having unrealistic expectations?? Very mediocre. My kids and wife didn't finish theirs, but I helped them across the finish line.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed August 18, 2020

The hot dogs were pretty good. Definitely recommend the Bull Dog - bacon, roast beef and two kinds of cheese. The chili dog was a bit disappointing, as it was just chili, no cheese. The hot dogs are very big, and two will fill you...up.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed August 16, 2020 via mobile

This was a hidden gem. My family of 5 tried all types of hot dogs. The pricing was excellent and the staff was super friendly. We even got to sign with sharpie on the deck.

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed July 14, 2020 via mobile

Our server was very friendly. Food was great, different from a normal hot dog. I had the Wild Bill and it was very good.

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed July 9, 2020

Went there 4th of July while in cave city for weekend. We had 4 adults an 2 kids. We all are for $31.00 an were full when we left. The owner was really nice an seemed to appreciate our buisness. If you like dogs this...is a must to check out if in area.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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August 30, 2019|
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Response from stephaniecI7750JW | Reviewed this property |
No, just chips, potato salad, and other sides
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  • Yes, The Dog Pound offers takeout services.

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  • The Dog Pound is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 5
    • Value: 4.5