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Frankie's Hot Dogs

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700 Watertown Ave, Waterbury, CT 06708-2031
+1 203-753-2426
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10:00 - 22:00
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Waterbury, Connecticut
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Frankie's has been a staple of the Waterbury area for over 50 years. Always a great place for friendly service and good food.

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Thank cgrinder
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best customer service is the the Reidville drive location .....The Chase Ave location is ok ...The Watertown location if it's busy courtesy and food suffer a bit. Turkey burgers are good chicken is good and hot dogs will help with hunger . Seafood well there's always room for improvement too much breading not enough seafood and it's not very... More 

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Thank Maria S
Waterbury, Connecticut
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65 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The best hot dogs around! The fried cheese balls are a must try too! Quick service meal great when your on the run.

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Thank Beechlover1232
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66 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The dodger dog, chicken philly, corn dog bites, fried mushrooms, fried broccoli, cheese bites, steak fries...these are a few of my favorite things. I could dine here weekly but have to refrain to keep somewhat healthy ;) Always amazed that the staff don't write down your order and get it 100% correct every time! Highly recommended!!!

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Thank CNHMTH
Waterbury, Connecticut
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35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

I've been here a couple of times. My experience with this place has never been great. I know this place is considered a local favorite, but I honestly can't see why. It must be a for nostalgic reasons. I'm sure it may have been great at one time. The food just wasn't good. The quality of everything except the pickles... More 

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Thank Playwright69
Norwalk, Connecticut
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

If you like greasy food this is the place. My stomach was in pain after eating here. I will not return.

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Thank Rock175
Middlebury, CT
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132 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Try 'em. You'll like 'em. Some of the best hot dogs in Ct. Foot long. Toasted buttered bun. Sauerkraut Chili Cheese. You name it for a topping. Lobster rolls served on toasted buns also. All meat. In butter. No filler. White birch beer too. Delicious cheeseburgers as well. Again served in grilled bun.

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Thank Ray S
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Best hotdogs ever!!! Best relish in the state. Great atmosphere! Small but enough seating!!! Counter and tables.

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1 Thank janj49
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

The best place for a hot dog and onion rings. You have two places in town to pick from east and west end of town. Going to Frankies.

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1 Thank Emelinda R
Ct.
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

I've been going to Frankie's for years. Great food, extensive menu, made fresh to order... I've enjoyed everything I've ever eaten there.

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1 Thank WaterburyCt_

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Fast food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 Watertown Ave, Waterbury, CT 06708-2031
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Waterbury
  • Phone Number: +1 203-753-2426

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