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“Hot Dog!”
Review of Dog House Drive In

Dog House Drive In
Ranked #75 of 1,789 Restaurants in Albuquerque
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: American
Neighborhood: Downtown
Restaurant details
Neighborhood: Downtown
Reviewed January 6, 2014

This is the definition of dive, but in a good way. This classic little drive in was an unexpected stop for us one afternoon before jumping on the airplane out of town. As a lover of ‘Chili’ but not so much ‘Chile’ I was excited to see that they actually have Chili! (Terrible experience after ordering Chili Cheese Fries somewhere else). The restaurant is run by a kitchen full of women constantly moving and making the next order. They take your order fast and cook it up right in front of you. Many people choose to stay in their car due to lack of seating but if you can, try to get a seat inside! Warning though, their food is HOT. I mean spicy. So it might not have Chile’s obviously on it, they are definitely mixed in there. We ended up getting a little bit of everything from the foot long to a Frito Pie and their home made Onion Rings. Everything was delicious, if not a little mouth burning. Overall, this is one of those place you have to go! Even if it is a predictable little dive restaurant.

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Reviewed December 29, 2013

Wonderful Route 66 drive-in complete with original signage. You can choose to order from your car or to eat inside but seating is very limited. The food was excellent but the chili was on the spicy side so a little went a long way. Wonderful soft buns!

1  Thank Tammy S
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Reviewed December 27, 2013

Great place for a no-frills lunch. Sit at the counter and watch the kitchen staff crank out the dogs for people in the small interior or out in the lot, where a carhop circulates. I had a chili dog with cheese and onions and fries, all nicely done. Friendly staff. Cash only. Sure, it's a dive, but it's got it all over some glitzy retro diner. I believe a few scenes from "Breaking Bad" were shot here.

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Thank RoadTripRoger
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Reviewed December 5, 2013 via mobile

Had lunch there and it was fantastic! Chili cheese Fries & hotdogs served hot and fresh. A little different style chili than what I'm used to but very good. They take only cash so don't expect to use a credit or debit card.

Thank Jeff R
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Reviewed November 12, 2013

this is a little ma and pop hot dog stand on central s.w. and has only a few tables inside and parking out front.. if there are no tables you can park and eat in your car or truck.. and the service is excellent and the foot long hot dogs and regular hot dogs are great.. the restaurant has been there as long as I can remember .. and they have great french fries.. just a place to get a great hotdog.. and they are always fresh..

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Thank ronaldb_nm
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