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Best Hot Dogs In Las Vegas

January 24, 2011 7:15 PM

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Pink's is worth the extra couple bucks for the whole experience. (Credit: pinkslv.com)

Pink’s is worth the extra couple bucks for the whole experience. (Credit: pinkslv.com)

Franks. Dogs. Frankfurter. Corn dog. Beef frank. One man’s caviar is another man’s hot dog. And they’re not created equal. Is the bun fresh? Is it served on a toasted whole-wheat bun? Maybe you consider your ultimate hot dog kosher and gluten free? Or is it specialized with toasted sourdough, spicy horseradish mustard and caramelized purple onions? You name it, it has been served — some more well received than others. To many, the classic kind with plain mustard, relish and onions is the way to go — the kind where the hot dog is extending outside the bun for the extra bite on each end. Whichever hot dog type you are, we’ve got you covered. Here are the places that serve the best hot dogs in Last Vegas.
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Pink's is worth the extra couple bucks for the whole experience. (Credit: pinkslv.com)

Pink’s Las Vegas

Planet Hollywood (street facing storefront)
3667 Las Vegas Boulevard South
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 405-4711

With one of the tastiest menus — yes, an entire menu focusing on some of the most delectable dogs ever — Pink’s has been frequented by some of the most notable people in the world. One taste and you’ll know why. Chili cheese fries with that? Even better, you can access Pink’s from the street and keep moving down the Strip. Pink’s is worth the extra couple bucks for the whole experience. Hours: Monday through Friday, 10:30 a.m. to midnight; weekends, 10:30 a.m. to 2 a.m.

Chicago Tasty Dogs

9711 South Eastern Avenue
Las Vegas, NV 89183
(702) 914-3451

Sometimes you just want to have a great hot dog and get on with your day. Yum, yum, fast and furious and in a great neighborhood — a favorite that remains consistent. This is a perfect classic hot dog with all the fixings. When you just have to have one, it’s Chicago Tasty Dogs for pure beef. Hours: Monday through Sunday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

The Lunch Box

4632 South Maryland Parkway, Suite 20
Las Vegas, NV 89119
(702) 722-6400

The Lunch Box is a Las Vegas locals’ lunch favorite, especially for quick, no-risk daytimers. With tasty toppings like caramelized onions, sauerkraut, Chile con Carne, cheddar and green onions, there’s no way you won’t be back to The Lunch Box. Try the Chilean Dog. Not to mention, The Lunch Box has soy and turkey dogs on request. Hours: Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Nathan’s Famous Hot Dogs

New York-New York Hotel & Casino
3790 Las Vegas Boulevard South
Las Vegas, NV 89103
(702) 233-2228

Although Nathan’s is a nationally recognized brand, many locations are independently owned and heavily monitored for quality control and enforcement. Considered to have one of the highest in taste and quality in a frankfurter, Nathan’s has been delighting the most discerning purveyors since 1916. Add kitschy-fun decor and the ambience of New York-New York and you’ll feel like your own Manhattanite food critic. Extra onions, please. Hours: Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Friday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to midnight.

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