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Top Dog

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2 Doyle Cove Rd, Rockport, MA 01966-1636
+1 978-546-0006
11:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 16:00
Fri - Sun 11:00 - 19:00
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Pleasant Valley, New York
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62 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

With all the seafood and ice cream places here was a welcomed relief. Hot dogs almost any style for a decent price. Even vegan hot dogs.

Thank TerriWine0
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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199 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nothing says summer like a hot dog! 🌭🍟☀️ They have outdoor seating (great for dogs) and their prices are great.

Thank megan0627
South Deerfield, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cool little dining option. The smell of good food hits you as soon as you get in the door. Ordered the hot dog with mac&cheese and a sauerkraut hot dog. My girlfriend had the fried clam strips with fries and we added onion rings as an extra. The batter on the fried food was nice and light. All the food... More 

Thank Jon M
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were so surprised by how good these hot dogs were. We eat a pretty healthy diet so were hesitant to order hot dogs for lunch but we were amazed with the quality and the flavor of the food! We stopped in and ordered food and sat under the covered porch with our dog to enjoy the afternoon. They had... More 

Thank Amy N
Carmel, California
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361 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Top Dog has an excellent and diverse menu that features yummy hot dogs prepared as you request but augmented with numerous seafood and other additions. Everything served piping hot. Staff is oh so friendly which adds to the fun of this well-established favorite spot of locals and those of us who return on a seasonal basis.

Thank Jim W
Enfield, Connecticut, United States
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hot dogs and cheese fries were so good, hot our meal right away. Service was great. They gave us menus and explained how you order. Very small place but worth checking out limited seating. Food was hot and very good.

Thank Nicole D
Rockport, Massachusetts, United States
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Best clam boat for the money, best French fries in town. Amazing hot dogs you can get grilled or steamed. Cole slaw is amazing. Now offers sliders and beer and wine! Try the Seeing Eye Dog, the carrot slaw is incredible.

Thank JoesKatch
Rockport, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Love to stop here for a bite when strolling down Bearskin Neck. Food is good, price is right, and staff is friendly. Usually get a Purebred (they name all the many types of dogs they serve), an order of chili cheese fries and a soda. But like other reviewers said, their chowder and fried clams are very good too. There... More 

Thank Cathy T
Gloucester, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017

I am a local tour guide who is fortunate enough to be able to bring visitors from all over the world to Rockport. I love directing people to Top Dog. Food and service are both excellent. It's not just about the hotdogs either; we love their chowda and clams, too! Mouth-watering! Can't wait to go back!

Thank camh23
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Top dog serves the best dogs in the area. My personal favorite is the golden retriever. It is served with mac and cheese on top. The buns they use are also so tasty, they toast and butter them so it's an added bonus to already delicious hot dog! You will not be disappointed in this place if you love hotdogs.

Thank Hilary L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Doyle Cove Rd, Rockport, MA 01966-1636
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Ann  >  Rockport
  • Phone Number: +1 978-546-0006

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