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Gold Coast Hot Dog

17 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60603-3028
+1 312-578-1133
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good52%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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“char dog” (2 reviews)
“union station” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Fast food
17 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60603-3028
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Reviewed 17 July 2017

This is a stand along Wabash avenue right by the El. The Vienna hot dogs are cooked to perfection and made to order. We only go for the hot dogs as this is one of the few places in the loop to find this typical...More

Thank RusPat_704
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

The hot dog here is not a food but an act of perfection. Simplistic and humble in its ambiance next to the wabash elevated train, a true Chicagoan experience. If you visit Chicago and want to experience a local and cheap delicacy, this is your...More

Thank Aaron M
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We were looking for one last something to eat before we left Chicago. And found Gold Coast hot dog. Oh yum! We were so happy. I had a Polish dog with the works. And it was filled with all the goodness that you hear about...More

Thank Susan L
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

We decided to go to gold coast hot dog, for of course, a hot dog and Italian beef sandwich, it literally took twenty minutes for us to receive our order. There two people ahead of us, and they were already waiting when we arrived. They...More

Thank Donald B
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

My wife and I love the Chicago steamed hot dogs...so good! We really enjoy the plump juicy flavor of those dogs! I have one dog with sauerkraut and one plain..the wife goes for two plain. They are a must try!!!

Thank pencilmein2
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Gold Coast shares this space with a Popeye's. The food here is good. But for me, their location at Union Station prepares a much better "Chicago Dawg".

Thank Tony C
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

The hot dog is a meal in itself! I get a classic char dog with everything but peppers whenever I'm at Midway airport. Haven't found a better dog in my travels!

Thank iamowlright
Reviewed 21 May 2016

I read good reviews on Chicago forum for this place so My DH and I went there. We ordered the special (4 hot dogs, one large fries and two drinks for about $16). We were so disappointed because nothing special about the hot dogs. They...More

Thank MomNBucketList
Reviewed 8 November 2015

We did a hot dog crawl while in Chicago. This was number three of the five we tried. It is a chain but we wanted one final dog while at the train station. It was good but not the best we had. We had the...More

Thank rvhenry
Reviewed 2 October 2015

I have been known to route travel through Chicago just so I can get an Italian Beef Sandwich at Gold Coast at Midway Airport. It's true. I was departing on Monday from Midway and they were out of Italian beef and the philly style chicken,...More

Thank marcyro
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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  • Address: 17 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60603-3028
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Downtown / The Loop
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown / The Loop
  • Phone Number: +1 312-578-1133
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