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“FFF (a fab fast food)”
Review of Nathan's Famous

Nathan's Famous
Ranked #19 of 5,416 Restaurants in Brooklyn
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Large groups, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Takeout
London, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
50 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
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“FFF (a fab fast food)”
Reviewed February 26, 2012

I bumped into Nathan's while walking on the boardwalk on Coney Island, and I had try. I ate a superb Lobster roll for only $5.99. If the weather is good go there. The ambient is somehow cheap, but the food is truly good.

  • Visited February 2012
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Thank MarcoB59
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Middle Village, New York
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“It's famous for a reason”
Reviewed February 25, 2012

Best hot dogs! Gotta try it if you're visiting New York

Thank Rosemary513
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Sebastian, Florida
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867 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 545 helpful votes
“Living History”
Reviewed February 13, 2012

My husband was born in Coney Island just a few blocks away from Nathan's many years ago. He took me for my first visit to the restaurant as well as the boardwalk and I loved it. Nathan's is amazing. There it sits with no pretense of trying to be anything but what it is--a great place to go for a dog and fries. The day we were there was very bleak and cold, yet people still sat around outside eating and drinking. The dogs were wonderful and I ordered some corn at my husband's suggestion, and it was great. He was a sorry to find he could no longer order potato kinishes, but he soon got over it as he went on to devour hot dog number two. The place is as plain and simple as it can be, but the food makes it shine like a little star. The location is great. If you're visiting New York City, give Nathan's at Coney Island a try and you'll be glad you did. That the time to just sit and enjoy the food and people watch. After eating, take a walk along the boardwalk and just enjoy the scenery and the experience.

  • Visited October 2011
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Thank barbaragwen270
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64 reviews
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“Brooklyn's BEST Hot Dogs”
Reviewed February 13, 2012

Nathan's is a one of Brooklyn's oldest icon. It's in the vicinity of Coney Island. Their hot dogs ar the BEST in Brooklyn. I wouldn't tell you to go trek all the way to Coney Island to get their Hot Dogs. If you are in the neighborhood, I do highly recommend for you to have their hot dogs. They have opened a number of establishments throughout the city. Some of them are big, like the one they have in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn.
Nathan’s famous kosher beef hot dogs are the most famous hot dog name in America and can be found in many supermarkets. Nathan’s original location in Coney Island, Brooklyn hosts the most popular hot dog eating contest in the world on July 4th.
The Hot Dog stands that are throughout NYC, especially in Manhattan have nothing to do with Nathan's hot dogs. If you're in the mood to have a good & authentic hot dog, I would definitely google & search for a Nathan's near you.

2 Thank navitt
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Brooklyn, New York
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“world's best dog, with a whole lotta coney”
Reviewed February 12, 2012

Been here countless times..a must after the beach, grab a table with an umbrella on a hot day-they're lifesavers! Best hot dogs & fries..lines are long but that's part of the experience..anyone visiting Brooklyn should eat here at least once.

  • Visited August 2011
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