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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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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:30 am
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Highland Heights, Kentucky
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There are lots of interesting choices for the hot dog toppings and that makes it difficult to decide what to have. Whatever you choose it will be good, but you should choose fries with cheese sauce to go with it. My dogs were good not great. They seemed to be real hot dogs with a casing so be prepared.

Thank OrgChemDr
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34 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The place was perfect for lunch. Took longer than expected for food to arrive but overall good. The vegan chili.delicious. I would have liked option of Turkey hotdogs but thankful for vegan dog. They do have beef hotdogs and other options. My favorite items was the hand cut fries. DELICIOUS

Thank Oretha H
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72 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had heard about Dirty Frank's but hadn't been able to visit so we decided to give it a try when our college student kids were in town. The restaurant is quite small so we had to wait a while for a table of 6 but it wasn't a terrible wait. The most annoying thing is that the smokers congregate... More 

Thank tryingtohaveitall
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This would be a place that you would travel out of your way to. If you are taking a flight out of Columbus, make time to stop into Dirty Frank's. The menu is full of very creative ways to eat a hot dog. I went with the chili dog and a side of sirachi slaw The hotdog can be prepared... More 

Thank pamelap994
Canandaigua, New York
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dirty Frank's hot dog palace in Columbus is one of those eateries, that as soon as you walk into and see all the tables full, as well as absorb the ambiance, you know you will leave happy. We sat at the bar on our visit and were greeted almost immediately with the drink and beer menus. There are over 20... More 

Thank Brian T
Pocatello, Idaho, United States
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61 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

Good selection of cold beer on tap. The selection of hit dogs and option is amazing. Having been here several times, I have tried quite a few different dogs. My favorite is the Columbus Crew Dogs. If you like dogs and beer, this is the place.

Thank Jim H
Columbus, Ohio
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

Read about this place for a while and finally went there. While the atmosphere was great, hot dogs were not as good as I assumed they would be. BUT I will give them a second chance some day soo.

Thank 2dvs4u
Morgantown, West Virginia
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

I couldn't believe how many different hot dogs were on this menu! The favorites/best sellers are marked with a star on the menu. The buns are deep so tons of toppings can be stacked on them if you want to create your own. There are gluten free options at this restaurant - even gf desserts!

Thank Jenny B
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

We live locally and this place always has great wieners. Drink are well priced and it is located next 16 bit! If you are visiting highly suggest this place.

Thank Megan C
Galena, Ohio
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295 reviews
193 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 333 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Great food. Tasty and inexpensive. I ordered a Sloppy Pappy and added a jumbo dog to it. My wife got the Chicago dog. We shared tater tots at our waitress's suggestion since this was our first visit. The soft drinks come in HUGE glasses and have free refills if you can drink that much. It's a late night place open... 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
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget
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?