Top 21 Hot Dogs In The Mid-Atlantic


1. Crif Dogs, NYC

113 St Marks Pl, New York, New York
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Crif Dogs has great hot dogs like their bacon wrapped dog served with avocado and a secret speakeasy.

2. City Dogs; Richmond, VA

1309 W. Main St., Richmond, Virginia 23220
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City Dogs has an awesome menu including marinated dogs, poppy seed buns and the Miami dog with fresh salsa and cheddar!


3. Gray’s Papaya, NYC

2090 Broadway, New York, NY 10023

Gray’s Papaya is a 24-hour hot dog stand with amazing prices and flavor!

4. DC-3, DC

423 8th Street SE, Washington, District of Columbia 20003
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This vintage hot dog joint takes cues from those glory days of American aviation– when stewardesses looked like beauty pageant contestants, pilots were heroes, and flying was a real adventure!

5. Famous Uncle Al’s; Virginia Beach, VA

Multiple Locations
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Serving Boars Head brand hotdogs, deli sandwiches & more in Hampton Roads since 1985.

6. Joey’s Hot Dogs; Richmond, VA

4028 Cox Road, Suite H, Glen Allen, Virginia 23060
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This family owned hot dog place makes the best chili dogs. You can also order a turkey or veggie dog.

7. Weenie Stand; Lynchburg, VA

201 Alleghany Ave, Lynchburg, Virginia 24501
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Voted best hot dogs in Lynchburg! A hot dog a day keeps the doctor away!

8. Retro’s Good Eats, Williamsburg, VA

435 Prince George St, Williamsburg, Virginia
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Retro’s Good Eats is a classic American restaurant with hot dogs, chili, frozen custard and one fine burger.

9. Jess’ Lunch; Harrisonburg, VA

22 S Main St, Harrisonburg, Virginia 22801
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Home of the famous Jess’ burgers and hotdogs. Jess’ prides itself in their handmade freshly ground burgers and homemade chili inspired by no other than Gus Floros himself.

10. The Boardwalk Cafe; Waynesboro, VA

2556 Jefferson Hwy, Waynesboro, Virginia 22980
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The Valley’s original specialty hot dog eatery, the Boardwalk Cafe offers delicious variations on America’s favorite food — the hot dog.

11. The Dog of Nashville; Nashville, TN

2127 Belcourt Ave, Nashville, Tennessee
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The Dog Of Nashville has exciting hot dogs like the pizza dog, a breakfast dog with a fried egg and deep fried dogs.

12. Bold Bite; Bethesda, MD

4901-B Fairmont Ave, Bethesda, Maryland
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Bold Bite has amazing donuts and dogs like the DC guac with pico de gallo.

13. Stuggy’s Fells Point Hot Dogs; Baltimore, MD

809 S Broadway, Baltimore, Maryland
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Stuggy’s is so crazy about dogs, they even have dessert dogs!


14. Jak’ N Jil; Charlottesville, VA

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1404 E High St, Charlottesville, Virginia 22902

Aside from being the home of the pizza burger, Jak’ N Jil makes one good dog. For two bucks, you get a hot dog with mustard, onion and their homemade chili!

15. Fido’s Hot Dogs, Virginia Beach

977 Reon Dr, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23464
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Old style hot dogs is what Fido’s Hot Dogs does best! Check in anytime, breakfast, lunch or dinner.

16. Cori’s Dog House; Nashville, VA

106 29th Avenue North, Nashville, Tennessee 37203
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Cori’s brings much needed flavor and substance to an otherwise chain filled same old same old strip mall. For $3.75 you cant get a better meal anywhere! Through lots of research Cori’s owner found some of the most popular ways hot dogs are eaten across the country. Coupling that with a butter-grilled New England Style bun it makes for a gourmet hot dog.

17. Moore’s Country Store; Lynchburg, VA

6963 Richmond Hwy, Lynchburg, Virginia 24504
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Moore’s Country Store, Inc. has been a family tradition since 1926. They are infamous for their hot dogs served with freshly made toppings and hot chili.

18. Jones Hot Dogs; Roanoke, VA

6431 Williamson Rd, Roanoke, Virginia 24019
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Home made chili, soups and pinto beans. BBQ, Hamburgers, catfish hot smokes and breakfast. Oh, and of course hot dogs!

19. Bo-Dogs, DC

614 E St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20004
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Welcome to Bo-Dogs. A simple and savory dining experience, reminiscent of the old world delicatessen. They pride themselves on preparing scrumptious food made with top quality ingredients and served with a smile!

20. Roanoke Weiner Stand; Roanoke, VA

3601 Brandon Ave SW, Roanoke, Virginia
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Roanoke Weiner Stand is a classic family restaurant that has been around since 1916!

21. Scooby’s Hot Dog; Richmond, VA

5201 Chamberlayne Ave, Richmond, Virginia 23227

Scooby’s sells straight up traditional American hot dogs. Try the Chicago dog with celery salt.

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