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Hot Dog Charlie's

618 Saratoga St, Cohoes, NY 12047-4609
+1 518-235-4494
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  • Average5%
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3 weeks ago
“Yummy Little Dogs!”
25 Jun 2018
“A Capital District staple.”
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American, Fast food
618 Saratoga St, Cohoes, NY 12047-4609
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My father in-law grew up in Troy and told my husband about Hot Dog Charlies...it's been around a LONG time. We couldn't pass up a tip to upstate NY without trying a hot dog! They were really yummy! We are from OHIO and they remind...More

Thank KellBellHocking
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Love, love, love Hot Dog Charlies. Tiny dogs on small warm soft buns. Mustard, Sauce, Onions (optional). When we are away we always get them as soon as we return. I usualy get six, hubby gets 6-8. The sauce is also sold in Price Chopper...More

Thank onthemohawk
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

this area has 2 hot dog establishments this one happens to be my favorite inside is ok but the dogs are awesome

Thank kushkrose
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

This place might not be the cleanest and trust me there are issues there. The hot dogs are worth the trip from anywhere. The works are the only way to enjoy . Hopefully cleaning up this place will be on there list this year.

Thank Resort661543
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

If your looking for something different from regular hotdogs with ketchup and mustard this is the place. Mimi dogs with everything is a must. While your there fries and onion rings are delicious

Thank mikechris2
Reviewed 7 April 2017

I don't care where you get your Charlie's Hot Dogs, Albany, Cohose, Rennslear or Troy. They are the greatest. A Charlie's Hot Dog is truly a gustatorial delight. Just the aroma is enough to give me wonderful olfactory dreams for months. I've been eating Charlie's...More

1  Thank bEdwardWIllis
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Love Hot Dog Charlie's special little chili dogs. Have been eating them since the 1970's. The food, prices, and service are all good. Too bad they don't spend money on the building. Limited dine-in which is OK for the Summer but you freeze in the...More

Thank 53DaveG
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Somehow, when the Travel Channel does a show on Hot Dogs, they miss the Capital Region of New York, and the "small hot dog." Now I'm not talking about cocktail franks, I'm talking small hotdogs where you can eat 6, 12, 15, 20 or more...More

Thank DJZacBarr
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

I grew up on these and go there every time I am down that way, please open one in Glen's Falls. The hot dogs are nice and hit and fresh and the sauce is amazing .

Thank charley w
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

I'm from half moon and grew up on Charlie's. I had to take my friend there when we went to visit. And they are just as good as always.

1  Thank 73Sparky
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
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10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 618 Saratoga St, Cohoes, NY 12047-4609
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Cohoes
  • Phone Number: +1 518-235-4494
Hot Dog Charlie's, family-owned and operated, was founded in 1922 by Greek immigrant Strates Fentekes. Started in Troy, NY, Hot Dog Charlie's has spanned three generations. Our secret recipe of chili sauce with meat is often imitated, but never duplicated. We offer all of the fixings for your hot dog, but suggest our original, chili sauce! Get a regular hot dog or try our mini hot dogs. We also offer onion rings, cheese fries, bacon cheese fries, and more! Join us at Hot Dog Charlie's! Your taste buds will thank you!
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