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Chris' Hot Dogs

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138 Dexter Ave, Montgomery, AL 36104-3737
+1 334-265-6850
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 19:00
Fri 10:00 - 20:00
Sat 10:00 - 19:00
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Columbus, Georgia
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468 reviews
244 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 197 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You cant visit Downtown Montgomery without stopping for a hot dog at Chris' Hot Dogs. It has been around for ever with the best Dogs around-any kind you can imagine-any way you like it...I just love a plain dog-add sauerkraut and mustard-yummy. It should be listed as one of Montgomery's iconic places to go!

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Thank brewColumbus_Georgia
Ormond Beach, Florida
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The best hotdogs with sauerkraut cheese onions mustard and chili. The service was excellent the history was amazing the owners were fantastic we learn so much sitting at the bar having some water with tons of hot dogs and fries. Look up the ceiling you'll see five dollar bills there's a great story to that! Asked Gus about his grandfather... More 

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90 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Everyone told us we must stop at Chris's for a hotdog. They steered us in the right direction! The sauce is amazing, the service was good and the value was great. Fun stop while doing historical sites in downtown Montgomery. Be sure to take some time to spend in downtown Montgomery--a very clean city, well laid out and many many... More 

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Thank suebruno
Montgomery, Alabama, United States
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120 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place has great food! Small diner with nice antique feel to it. Their chili is "famous" around Montgomery and everyone wants to know their secret recipe :)

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Thank Holly I
Fort Mitchell, Alabama
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am new to Alabama, walked in, sat down, ordered two hot dogs with everything! Than the owners starting giving me a history of the restaurant. What a GREAT Time and visit. This place is the best!!!!! If you are in Montgomery, Al Please stop by, you will not be disappointed!!!

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Thank mpetraznik1951
Apex, NC
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121 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When you read the Trip Advisor reviews of Chris', you realize that generations of families have eaten at Chris' (opened in 1917). In fact, the third generation of Chris Katechis' family is running this Montgomery treasure today. In the 1950s, my newly wed parents walked with their cocker spaniel to eat hamburgers and hot dogs at Chris' every Saturday, weather... More 

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Thank Meritas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

It's a hole in the wall joint but is always packed with folks from all walks of life. The special cheese dogs are addictive! A little bit pricey but so worth it. The onion rings are always hot and fresh and you get a HUGE amount. The server who is called E is off the chain! Lol, very sassy and... More 

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Thank Alicia B
Savannah, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

This is a dirty old place, but it is awesome and the hot dogs were great. I ordered the special (double) with cheese for about $4. Fries were decent, a bit overpriced at $2.10, but they gave me some extra chili sauce to dip the fries in and overall meal cost was definitely worth it. The secret recipe chili sauce... More 

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Thank TR1988
Bluff Park, Alabama
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47 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Chris' Hot Dogs is a magical place for memories for those who grew up in Montgomery, and for many who simply come to visit. One gentleman, George Tennant, who lives on the Isle of Wight in the UK, visits every year to spend time at this charming, nearly 100 year old establishment, first opened in 1917. Many people have wonderful... More 

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Alabama
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

average hot dog stand quality. service was great, friendly staff. location is in downtown Montgomery.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Fast food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 19:00
Thursday
10:00 - 19:00
Friday
10:00 - 20:00
Saturday
10:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 138 Dexter Ave, Montgomery, AL 36104-3737
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Montgomery
  • Phone Number: +1 334-265-6850

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