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The Alley Dog

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317 E 12th St, Los Angeles, CA 90015-2534
+1 213-745-5042
08:00 - 18:00
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

The hot dogs were not as good as we thought they were going to be. The hot dog buns were all smashed and the bacon was under cooked. Below average in my opinion!

Thank Familia A
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3 reviews
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

First time I had this was a little over a year ago while shopping the fashion district, best known as "los callejones"Overall it was a good hot dog with all the extra yum pico de gallo and grilled onions. Dont forget your grilled Jalapeño

Thank Ivy O
Fort Worth, TX
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505 reviews
285 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2016

If you want a quick bite, inexepensive, then try this out...located close to the Garment District, actually within in it.

Thank crystalclear2
Charlotte, NC
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2015

This is not a restaurant per se. It's a stand in Santee Alley. They cook the hot dogs outside while you watch. Served on a bun with grilled onions and peppers if you want them. They are soooo good. Mustard and ketchup is available. Chips can be purchased too. Don't ask for baked chips because you won't find them. Cold... More 

Thank cc connections
2 reviews
Reviewed 31 July 2015 via mobile

Family went down to Los Callejones. We all had the bacon wrapped hot dogs from the Alley Dog. We all agreed, these dogs were awesome. Everything you expect from a street dog. Different varieties offered but I stuck to the original. Awesome!

Thank John Z
Los Angeles, California
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107 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2013

The Alley Dog is located at 12th and the Santee Alley dead center of the Fashion District in Downtown L.A. Every sector of humanity will be found here, and if you see a seat (outdoors practically on the sidewalk) grab it. The signature of the place is a delicious bacon wrapped hot dog. Sort of Sonora style but not. They... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 8
Mexican, Fast food
Breakfast, Lunch
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 317 E 12th St, Los Angeles, CA 90015-2534
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 213-745-5042

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

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