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1634 Irving St, San Francisco, CA 94122, San Francisco, CA 94122-1814
+1 415-665-8881
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Wed 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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San Francisco, California
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64 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

I love this tiny spot for hot dogs. They have the biggest menu of hot dogs varieties and they also have tater tots! I love this place so much I ate there twice in one week after night class. It's a hearty hot dog and they provide the fixings on the self serve counter. While you're eating, there's cute stories... More 

Thank oliviakimsf
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1,643 reviews
1,016 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2017

They get a little weird in there with some things but they dogs are pretty good and I like the flavors.

Thank Alzor S
San Francisco, California
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

We love hot dogs but Underdog hot dogs take 'em to another level! My kids are purists - they love their beef hot dogs plain but I will take a Secret Garden dog every time (mushrooms, sweet peppers, grilled onions, coleslaw, sauerkraut, and Underdog sauce). Delish! Service is always friendly and welcoming. They also have a wall displaying rotating local... More 

Thank Adrineh G
San Francisco, California
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91 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

Craving for a hotdog - found Underdog on a food blog review. It was so good I kid you not, that I was back here two nights in a row. To most of us hot dogs represent the ultimate in industrial, hyper-processed foods but when I read about a place serving a variety of regular meat-based, vegetarian, and vegan hot... More 

Thank SasMonti
Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2015

I love Underdog! They offer eight different vegan hotdog options with loads of different vegan toppings including chilli and coleslaw! I tried the smoked chipotle, bratwurst and apple and sage sausage. All are AMAZING! It is also close to Golden Gate Park so you can eat it whilst wandering through the park down to the beach (though I finished mine... More 

1 Thank Sarah L
Honolulu, Hawaii
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2015

The menu has a lot of "healthier" options for my wife who doesn't eat beef or pork. The house sauce was good but the taste of the dog was excellent. I chose chicken as my meat of choice and it was awesome. The pretzel bun was just a bonus. The owner made great conversation and was patient in explaining the... More 

Thank Andrew H
Glendale, California
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2015

Underdog is perfectly placed, under the radar on Irving. There are a few places to eat down the street from Underdog, which are good but there's just something about walking into a spot and the staff acting as if you've been coming there for years or something. I'm not a "health nut" but this place makes me think that there... More 

Thank This1AfricanGuy
Hartford, Connecticut
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2015

We went because of the high reviews and regretted our decision. Maybe it was an off day, but the hot dogs we got did not seem worth the price. If you don't have dietary restrictions that make this restaurant's menu worth it for you, I would suggest going elsewhere for a hot dog.

Thank Theresa6690
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 21, 2015 via mobile

So. As a traveling nurse I see lots of places and eat lots of food. This joint is great. So it's placed right on the Main Street. It's small and can have a little bit of a line but it's worth it. It's truly a local food joint and a small business that puts out an organic product. You start... More 

Thank RNTraveler3
Denver, Colorado
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87 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2014

Underdog is a very, very small eatery that we were pleasantly surprised with the vegetarian/vegan options for hot dogs/sausages. We would highly recommend this place for a quick lunch but get there early as it is popular and a short distance from Golden Gate Park - it got crowded/no seats quickly while we were there. One item of note: the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Fast Food, American, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1634 Irving St, San Francisco, CA 94122, San Francisco, CA 94122-1814
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Sunset
  • Neighborhood: Sunset
  • Phone Number: +1 415-665-8881

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?