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Dog House Drive In

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1216 Central Ave SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102-2803
+1 505-243-1019
10:00 - 21:30
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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53 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love the chili dogs! Best ones in town. I always get easy chili lol. Service is okay not the greatest or most friendly. Not a fan of the method of ordering or that it is cash only. There also really needs to be more locations! So many people love this place so I am not sure why there is only... More 

Thank ABQ82
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Hot dogs with a southwest twist. Dining area is limited and small, so eat in the car or take your dog to the plaza or park nod museums close by.

Thank George P
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I used to stop by here on my way home from school 50+years ago - food was delicious and still is today. Building was amazing also (and it is still the same building). An Albuquerque Ladnmark

1 Thank theodork610
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Best in town. Get w meat and onions. Fantastic! Also great chile dogs, burgers, fries, and tater tots. PLUS great, low prices!

1 Thank Bill B
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156 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Ok, so we'd give a lower review for shakes (You CANT get malts here) because they are soft serve, kind of like other fast food restaurants ( why did it pop up as one of the great places in ABQ to get a shake?!!) we didn't want to scare you off entirely. It could be a good hot dog joint... More 

Thank Rebecca A
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

If you like red chile and hot dogs you're going to love this place it doesn't look like much but I recommend you try it the locals love it

Thank 256danettet
Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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87 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

The Chili-Cheese dogs here are in the top five I have had in my life, and I have traveled most of the lower 48 states. Small place with a simple menu, they serve to your car or you can sit inside. They only except cash, so stop at the ATM before you arrive. The only down side to a chili... More 

1 Thank glkaiser2015
Westchester County, NY
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220 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017

We had to stop here and were not disappointed. Friendly service,generous portions and delicious hot dogs. Very reasonably priced and a good variety of everything. And a delicious slightly hot no bean chili topping. Yum.

Thank hiwaychild
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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116 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Our favorite thing to do is to sit at the counter and watch the action on the grill. The chili dogs are REALLY good with a nice snap and spicy chili. The last time we were there we tried the onion rings which were crispy and tasty. Worth the stop!

1 Thank jode3115
Roswell, New Mexico
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31 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

I love the dog house. I love to that I can drive up and get a dog without even having to get down. Or if I want, I can go inside and enjoy the smells of the kitchen. The chile cheese dog with onion is my favorite. One of a kind! The dog house reminds me of 'burque and what... More 

1 Thank Caveman27

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1216 Central Ave SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102-2803
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 505-243-1019

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