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“Fabulous food and great family atmosphere”
Review of Howie's Top Dog

Howie's Top Dog
Ranked #45 of 265 Restaurants in Davie
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch
Description: Howie's Top Dog is a "Chicago Style" eatery serving classic Chicago fare such as the famous Chicago Dog and Italian Beef Sandwich. We are committed to satisfying our customers with great food and excellent service. If you like your dog another way, we offer a wide variety of delicious toppings. We also have gyros, salads, burgers, sausages & more. Whatever you're in the mood for, you can find it here!
Reviewed April 20, 2013

I went to Howie's just after they opened and had a loaded spud and a chili cheese dog. It was hot and fresh and oh so delicious. I went again about two months later with my three kids and it was just as incredible as the first visit. My middle kid is a picky eater and Howie himself came up with a great alternative on the fly.

I had the pleasure of being served by the man himself - he greeted us with a warm smile and great food. The hot dogs are served on amazing buns and the burgers are cooked just right! The salads are fresh with an endless choice of toppings and the spuds... oh so yummy! They offer gluten free options as well.

The meal was topped off with a free ice pop for the kids. What a great place.

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1  Thank Marissa S
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Reviewed April 9, 2013

This place is a gem. The food, atmosphere and service are great. It's fast food but with homestyle cooking and service. Howie, the owner is there serving and taking your orders with his Chicago mid-western smile and he is soo nice!

The food: Authentic Chicago style dogs made with 100% all beef Vienna Beef skinless dogs and steamed poppy seed buns with all the trimmings. They also have polish sausage, italian sausage, bratwurst, corn dogs, etc. Outside the wieners, they have great char burgers served in challah buns, gyros, chicken sandwiches, Italian Beef sandwiches, fresh salads and loaded baked potatoes. The beer battered onion rings are delicious, but a real treat is the loaded tater tots - loaded with meat chili, shredded cheddar (or they also have the melted velveeta style cheese if you prefer), sour cream, bacon and scallions. Its a meal in itself or share it as a side with one or two other friends.

The restauranst is kept clean and it has some nice Chicago themed art.
If you have kids, take them to Howie's. He has a chalk board wall they can draw and play on while you wait for your food and he gives away free ice pops and cute paper hats to the kids. Feel free to ask him to change the tv to cartoons and he will do that too. He is such a nice guy! You dont find that kind of friendly service in south florida too often.

If you are from Chicago or the mid west, you have to try this place out.
If you have never had a chicago style dog or an Italian Beef, you need to get to Howie's right away!

They are only open for lunch, but rumor has it they are thinking of expanding their hours till 8PM during the weekdays.. I sure hope so!

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4  Thank RebFly
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Reviewed April 5, 2016
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1  Thank roxana q
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