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Downtown Dogs

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1 Washington St, Dover, NH 03820-3848
+1 603-553-3641
11:00 - 19:30
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Dover, New Hampshire
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place is reminiscent of a city sidewalk experience with a simple menu. Baked beans, handmade relishes, mustards and ketchups (a few varieties to choose from), at reasonable prices. Dogs can be ordered steamed or grilled, with chips or a can of soda on the side. Unfortunately the wait can easily be 20 minutes or longer for a few hot... More 

Thank ToodleOn
Rye, New Hampshire
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839 reviews
540 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2016

I stopped here while in the mill and ordered the house dog lunch special. The dogs were delicious but I had to wait about 15 minutes. There were just a few customers at the time. I recommend it but not if you're in a hurry. The owner is a nice guy

1 Thank NHjo
Alton Bay, New Hampshire
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40 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2015

Typical hot dog stand, but the owner just makes it spectacular. He'll make you fresh grilled dogs cooked to perfection, and tell you about any of his vast array of toppings that you put on yourself. (He makes many of them himself.) The prices, produnt, and service can't be beat.

Thank Beth C
New Hampshire
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115 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2015

If you are looking for a hot dog and want it hot, fresh on a steamed roll, this is the place. They make their own relish which is to die for. I understand the owner is ill and may be shut down for a while. That would be sad

Thank frequentdiner1948
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2015

I like that they have vegan dogs and gluten free bun options and a portable stand in downtown certain days of the week. Because it is one guy running the whole thing, things break down if there are more than two customers. He could really use an assistant. Cash would make the transaction much quicker.

Thank Edestiny7
Dover, New Hampshire
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015

Owner is very friendly and has a great selection of dogs and condiments. He has a card so if you have 9 dogs the 10th one is free.

Thank da3259
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2014

I grew up in Chicago, and it's tough to find a good Chicago Style hot dog anywhere else. This, however, was a welcome taste of home! Don't be fooled by the small kitchen. Hot dogs are locally sourced and rival Vienna Beef, poppy buns from Chicago, and all the fixings. They also have a huge selection of locally made condiments... More 

1 Thank KGApple
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41 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2014

I'm not really a conoissseur of fine hot dogs but I'd give these at least an A-. To me a dog is a dog, but the relish selection, home made ketchup, and gourmet mustards hide any misgivings I may have about the main course.

Thank whsouthworth
Dover, New Hampshire
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65 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2014

As a Dover resident love to go to there out door stand and have a dog with all the trimmings for a pleasant out door lunch in the summer. They also have an indoor location at the end of Washington street that is open for breakfast and lunch.Nice people and a great Dover experience.

1 Thank Cliffordmte
Rochester, New York
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2014

I eat about two hot dogs a year, typically at picnics but was visiting relatives in Dover and they took me to Downtown Dogs where most everything is home made and the quality of their food is amazing … fresh and simply delicious! Wish I lived closer because I'd definitely have more than two hot dogs a year!

1 Thank Ann S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
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Open Hours
11:00 - 19:30
11:00 - 19:30
11:00 - 19:30
11:00 - 19:30
11:00 - 19:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Washington St, Dover, NH 03820-3848
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Dover
  • Phone Number: +1 603-553-3641

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