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Dirty Frank's Hot Dog Palace

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248 S 4th St, Columbus, OH 43215-5215
11:00 am - 2:30 am
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Columbus, OH
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302 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have heard about this place for years, and finally made it over. The place is not big and is usually busy...and I see why. Literally dozens of different ways to have your hot dog--and EVERYTHING can be made vegetarian. I had a chili dog and Chicago Dog + my daughter had a hot dog. Add tater tots and drinks,... More 

Thank gefilte63
Ankara, Turkey
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Try Chicago hot dog, it is really delicious. The also have a good selection of draft beer. This place is the first one which I see a popsicle like hot dog :)

Thank besteisbitiren
Columbus, Ohio, United States
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76 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'd heard nothing but rave reviews of dirty Frank's, so I was pretty excited to try it after meeting friends at the bar next door. I got a some sort of spicy sriracha saurkraut on Polish sausage and my wife got a coney dog. Mine was a bit spicier than expected, not such a bad thing, but also was just... More 

Thank NeilRJ
Clayton, Ohio, United States
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We started off coming in with some friends who knew the area. The place was packed to the brim so it really indicated to me that the food was well known. we each got 2 hotdogs and neither of us were disappointed at all. The best part is that the chef at Dirty Franks isnt afraid to experiment with things... More 

Thank Mmagoo13
Columbus, Ohio
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23 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of my most favorite places downtown. Parking can be difficult but in the end it's worth it! It's small inside and seating is tough to find when it's busy. Great tater tots, love all the creations.

Thank ancientmariner21
Columbus, Ohio
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved this place. Has a great variety of different dogs to try. I had a Chicago dog and and one with Chili Sauce, Fritos and Mustard. Not my favorite Chicago Dog but still very good. You have to go to Chicago to get the best ones. The other dog, which I wish I could remember the name, was fantastic!!! The... More 

Thank kgrennan
Groveport, Ohio
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The service was good. The food was good- there are a lot of choices. The hot dogs can be prepared any way you like, order a side of tater tots with toppings like cheese chili sauce and jalapeños. There are vegetarian options too. Fun ambiance!

Thank Cindy A
Xenia, Ohio
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 21, 2016 via mobile

All my young adult children and my wife were surprised by Frank's! I didn't tell them where we going and as soon as we walked into the place, my wife said: "Oh no kids...One of your dad's favorite places...A little hole in the wall!" Well, her discription wasn't far off but it's a cool little hole in the wall! However,... More 

Thank Craig1848
New Albany, Ohio
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173 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2016

Overall a great local spot, very eclectic... Prepare to wait! Food quality was very good, I wish the actual hot dog was a bigger dog but they do let you know it is of the Vienna sausage size... Which accommodates a lot of the optional "add-on's" available to you. I also tried their corn dog, which was one of the... More 

watertown, CT
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352 reviews
276 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2016

The concept of the place is simple and fun - great hotdogs and fries. There are tons of combinations to try and the dogs themselves seem high quality. I got mine split and grilled with pickles and cheese. The cocktails are well made and come out fairly quickly although the place is a little unorganized and overly-packed at times. I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:30 am
11:00 am - 2:30 am
11:00 am - 2:30 am
11:00 am - 2:30 am
11:00 am - 2:30 am
11:00 am - 2:30 am
11:00 am - 2:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 248 S 4th St, Columbus, OH 43215-5215
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: 614-824-4673
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?