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Dog House Drive In

1216 Central Ave SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102-2803
+1 505-243-1019
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“chili dog” (36 reviews)
“frito pie” (9 reviews)
“tater tots” (6 reviews)
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American, Fast food
1216 Central Ave SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102-2803
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After a long day of taking pictures at Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul Locations, we ended up here. Maybe it was part of the atmosphere but I thought the food was pretty decent. The car hop was all by herself, so service was a...More

Thank Edward G
Reviewed 8 March 2018

If you are a breaking bad fan, and/or a fan of hot dogs, this is the place for you! Great food and the Tots were to die for!!

Thank KennaCadyLyla3
Reviewed 22 January 2018

A must see and do Albuquirky attraction. Nothing fancy, just good old fashioned dogs with the best chili ever. Great prices, low rent atmosphere, totally family friendly.

Thank catherineh417
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Chile cheese fries are fantastic, but you have to be in the mood for NM chile, not Texas chile. It’s been an Abq staple for many years, and is kind of divey.

Thank jessica s
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

The Dog House drive-in has been an Albuquerque landmark for more than 40 years. The menu is simple and offers you many choices on what you would like for your “toppings” on your hotdog. They serve the best red chili cheese hot dogs you will...More

Thank Gmanusm
Reviewed 4 December 2017

I loved my Chili Cheese dog. Great flavor and just enough bite in the Chili. If you are not ready for a mouth awakening experience from the chili, pick some other item on the menu not have chili. My husband is still not over the...More

Thank pamela2340
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

This may be a great place to eat a hot dog, but be advised it's CASH ONLY! Unfortunately I very seldom carry much cash, so ended up going someplace else. There is no dining room, so eat in your car. There's no cover where you...More

Thank Donna Lynn M
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Greatest Hot Dog Place! Every time we visit Albuquerque, this is a place we just can't say no to. We've stopped in at least four times now. Simple, clean, friendly place. Best tasting dogs I've had.

Thank Margo J
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

My motivation was doing my own " Breaking Bad" informal tour of Albuquerque. I am a vegetarian but I sacrificed my lofty dietary goals to experience a chili dog.. and tater tots. It was fabulous in that quirky greasy spoon place with atittude and questionable...More

Thank moonmama55
Reviewed 25 April 2017

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!...More

Thank ABQ82
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
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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