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Chef's Dog House

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337 Willard Ave, Newington, CT 06111-1927 (Formerly Lilliano's)
+1 860-667-3700
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Hartford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The hotdog with coleslaw and pulled pork was the best!! Could be a little bit bigger. My boyfriend got the nacho taco burger and it was huge and he said it was very good. The curly fries w/cheese and fries w/ chilli n cheese were huge!!! Chilli does have a bit of kick so beware... customer service was very welcoming... More 

Thank lindatello
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Was our first time there. We ordered over phone..10 mins.. impressed already. Order was ready and hot when we arrived. Great burgers, like home made , fries were crispy and fresh. I didn't care for the chili fries ( too much chili).. great price and friendly workers. We can't wait to try the breakfast. Keep up the great work..we will... More 

Thank Redspice70
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28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

I like the relish bar. Their fries are not good. And the hot dogs arent great. Very nice people working there. Suggestions...potato rolls...chicago dogs...better chili...thinner fries,not over fried.

Thank Diane C
Kensington, CT
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889 reviews
753 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 287 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2015

New ownership since our last visit. Atmosphere - same Condiment bar - same Prices - same Quality of ingredients - same Kitchen - early in learning curve

Thank westie2
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91 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2015

If you like hot dogs this is the place for you. Burgers are also really good - freshly made and good quality. They also have other sandwiches, soups and salads.......salads are pre-made, soups are decent, Have not tried the other sandwiches. Toppings bar is unbelievable!

Thank whc200
Newbury, New Hampshire
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104 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2015

We were very impressed on our first visit to Chef's Dog House! A great hot dog with all the fixin's you can imagine at their condiment bar - various homemade relishes, sauerkraut, an array of mustards, chopped onions - you name it, they thought of it! A clean establishment with friendly staff! We will return!

Thank traveler06032
Harwinton, Connecticut
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2014 via mobile

Stopped in for a quick lunch, found a favorite place. Can only speak for the burgers but definitely one of the best around.

Thank EandJ H
Hartford, Connecticut
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2013 via mobile

I recently visited this establishment to tryout out two different items. On these two occasions, we tried the junk yard dog which was absolutely delicious! The bun was perfectly toasted, the hot dog grilled perfectly! I tried a burger which was divine, just like the burgers back in my youth. I did try the chili cheese fries, but I thought... More 

Thank Brian G
Newington, Connecticut
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98 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2013

The hotdogs here are delicious. I like the Hummel hot dog. It is spicy. The condiments are pretty good. I like to put the jalepenoes on. The hot relish is good but my favorite is the green chili peppers.

Thank JohnX269
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133 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2013 via mobile

We came for the dogs and stayed for the toppings. They have a vast selection of toppings to suit any hot dog fan. Definitely worth a trip to Chefs

Thank rambomania

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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  • Address: 337 Willard Ave, Newington, CT 06111-1927 (Formerly Lilliano's)
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Newington
  • Phone Number: +1 860-667-3700

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