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National Hot Dog Day 2013: Best Hot Dog Restaurants in the US According to Urbanspoon

Travelers Today       By    Katie McFadden

Updated: Jul 23, 2013 01:42 PM EDT

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Gray's Papaya is one of the best hot dog restaurants in New York.(Photo : wikimedia)

It's National Hot Dog Day 2013! On July 23, foodies across the country will be enjoying the summer favorite. To help people find the perfect hot dog, Urbanspoon, a mobile restaurant discovery application and reservation management system, released their list of the Top 40 Fantastic Franks restaurants list for 2013.

Urbanspoon's list includes 40 of the most popular hot dog restaurants in the United States. The restaurants, which have wild and classic dog dogs, are located in 31 cities across the country.

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The list was determined based on the restaurants with the most positive reviews from professional food critics, bloggers, and the Urbanspoon community of diners. It also features top choices from the editorial staff.

Urbanspoon recommends Sammy's Wild Game Grill in Houston, Texas for exotic meat hot dogs like antelope or ostrich, odd toppings like poached egg of kimchi at Senate in Cincinatti, Ohio, or Hot Doug's in Chicago, IL for a foie gras hot dog. Then there are the classics like Gray's Papaya in New York City and Pink's Hot Dogs in Los Angeles.

Here is the list of the Top 40 Fantastic Franks Restaurants according to Urbanspoon:

Alaska
Anchorage
IHOH

Arizona
Phoenix
Ted's Hot Dogs

California
Los Angeles
Wurstkuche
Currywurst
Pink's Hot Dogs

Orange County
Linx

San Francisco/Bay Area
Show Dogs
Top Dog

Colorado
Denver
Biker Jim's Gourmet Dogs - The Restaurant

Florida
Tallahassee
Voodoo Dog

Georgia
Atlanta
Moxie Burger

Hawaii
Kauai, Poipu/Waimea
Puka Dog

Iowa
Cedar Rapids/Iowa City
Giardiniera Chicago Kitchen

Illinois
Chicago
Hot Doug's
Portillo's Hot Dogs
Superdawg

Indiana
Indianapolis
Zacky's Hot Dogs & Smokehouse BBQ

Louisiana
New Orleans
Dat Dog

Massachusetts
Boston
Spike's Junkyard Dog

Michigan
Detroit
Lafayette Coney Island

Missouri
St. Louis
Crown Candy Kitchen

North Carolina
Kitty Hawk
Spanky's Grille

New York
New York
Crif Dogs
Asia Dog
Gray's Papaya

Ohio
Cincinnati
Senate

Columbus
Dirty Frank's Hot Dog Palace

Oklahoma
Oklahoma City
Diamond Dawgs

Tulsa
Fat Guy's Burger Bar

Oregon
Portland
Otto's Sausage Kitchen

Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Underdogs
Hot Diggity

Pittsburgh
Burgerz and Dogz

Tennessee
Nashville
The Pharmacy Burger Parlor and Beer Garden

Texas
Dallas
Angry Dog
Cock & Bull

Houston
Sammy's Wild Game Grill

Utah
Salt Lake City
J Dawgs

Washington
Seattle
Dot's Delicatessen

Washington DC
Ben's Chili Bowl

 

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