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“A must for any food lover!!”
Review of Hot Doug's Inc. - CLOSED

Hot Doug's Inc.
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Takeout
San Juan, null, Puerto Rico
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“A must for any food lover!!”
Reviewed February 17, 2014 via mobile

When Anthony Bourdains says its one of the places you must eat before you Die, you dont ask you just go, enjoy, appreciate, and stay in awe at the perfection of a hot dog!!

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English first
Level 6 Contributor
156 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Not the best hot dog in Chicago, but the best Sausage for sure!”
Reviewed February 10, 2014

First off let's get something straight about Hot Doug's. Chicago is the king of hot dogs, so coming to Doug's and just getting a hot dog should be a criminal offense. You can throw a dart in this city and find yourself a very respectable hot dog. So basically if you come here and wait 2 hours (yep the rumors are true) and only order a hot dog, then I'm sorry but your an idiot and you wasted your time. Hot Doug's has a rotating menu of specialty sausages, mostly comprising of game meats like rattlesnake, rabbit, elk, duck, bison, etc. This is what makes Hot Doug's very special. Very creation is magical, most are simply paired with a cheese (most of the time you can't even pronounce the name) and a delicious sauce. This place isn't for timid eaters, so if your not willing to take a risk on trying something new, then just go to one of the other 500 hot dog joints in this city. Do they have the best hot dogs, nope, I prefer a handful of others. That being said get anything else off the menu and your about to eat some of the best food in Chicago. I've been here well over 30 times and I'll be back again soon!

  • Visited September 2013
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Glen Head, New York
Level 6 Contributor
264 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 278 helpful votes
“Honestly, this place is overrated and disappointing”
Reviewed February 7, 2014

I came here once because people said they were the best hot dogs in Chicago. The meat was good but it was not worth the hour and a half plus wait in line to go there. Also its cash only so consider that if coming here.

  • Visited March 2013
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1 Thank conrade886
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Chicago, Illinois
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Best Hot Dogs!”
Reviewed February 5, 2014

You have to eat here. This place has many choices and no visit to Chicago is complete without Hot Dogs. Be prepared for long lines, but it is worth the wait.

  • Visited February 2014
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Chicago, Illinois
1 review
“Love this place!!”
Reviewed January 14, 2014

Hands down the BEST place to come for a hot dog in Chicago!! There are so many unique choices, but you can never go wrong with "The Dog" (a standard Chicago-styled hot dog). The line is usually out the door but it's definitely worth the wait!

  • Visited December 2013
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