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Cow Dog

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215 E. Holland next to Plaine Coffee, Alpine, TX 79830
Wed - Sat 11:30 - 15:00
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

This place is a gem in west Texas. The owner/cook is friendly and always pleasant. They come up with interesting dog combinations, from the hangover with chili, bacon, corn chips, and cheese, to the Bangkok with slaw and peanut sauce. They make a veggie stick alternative to the beef dogs, which my daughter swears by. Finally, order the potato flops... More 

1 Thank Chris R
Fulshear, Texas
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

Really good dogs with wonderful flavor combinations. I had the El Capitan (I think that was the name of it) with cilantro sauce and pineapple - to die for (almost).

Thank Sharon H
Alpine, Texas
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

for those, who think they don't like hot dogs or hot dogs are just ok; wait till you try one of these! you will be hooked! EXCELLENT!!

Thank cash488
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016

This food truck was recommended by a friend and we loved it. The prices are good and the variety is great.

Thank matthZ4386WV
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213 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

Don't miss this food truck for a great chili dog. Stopped here while passing through Alpine. Asked the locals at the gas station where to eat and they recommended Cow Dog. Great choice.

Thank Rodney B
Houston, Texas
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016

Holy Cow Dog! Where do I begin? I love this place. Yum. My husband and I had some really great dogs here on our recent trip to Alpine. Since our return to Houston, I've found myself daydreaming about the Hangover, a lovely little number with a grilled bun and dog, sliced down the middle, topped with cheese, chili, bacon (yes,... More 

Thank ckgoes
Boston, Massachusetts
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

This is no ordinary hotdog. Something for the whole family. Dad liked his with Fritos, green chile, and cheese; sister liked hers with apricot chutney, little niece had hers traditional. A great Alpine eat.

Thank Sarah M
Post Falls ID
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90 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

We went to Cow Dog while hosting friends visiting Alpine. They both, as well as my husband had the German Dog. All 3 of them spoke of how great it was. Just the right amount of sauerkraut and brown mustard as well as the bacon which was great. I had the Hangover Dog. While everything was good the chili they... More 

Thank J and G W
Friendswood, Texas
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

Not your ordinary hot dog. Great creative combinations are on the menu. Loved the Pastor and the Mexican.

Thank Tracy M
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273 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2016

An eclectic food truck that serves all varieties of hot dogs. We had the Hangover, which was excellent. Friendly people, and quick service. A must stop while in Alpine!

Thank genelary

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 10
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
11:30 - 15:00
11:30 - 15:00
11:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 E. Holland next to Plaine Coffee, Alpine, TX 79830
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Alpine

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?