With summer rapidly approaching, we all seem to start to crave a plump, juicy hotdog. We have taken the guess work out of where to find that perfect hotdog; check out the ‘Best Hot Dog Joints in the Sacramento Area.’
Urban Dog & Sausage
3675 J Street
With three locations already open and two on the way, Urban Dog & Sausage seems to be doing everything right in the hot dog world. This establishment only serves premium Vienna Beef brand hot dogs, which are brought in from Chicago, and are unlike any in the area. Cold beer is also served in this easy going environment, so pull up a chair, order a hot dog and cold beer and take a load off (or on depending upon your hot dog selection).
5207 Madison Ave #C
This restaurant specializes in hot dogs, sausages and kraut dogs. Wiener is known to serve extremely large portions, so be sure to bring your appetite. The establishment also serves a large selection of beer, and it changes as brands come and go, so you can expect something new occasionally. Also, Wiener Works is home to the “Wonderdog”, which 14 inches of hot dog on a loaf of soft French bread.
715 56th Street
This restaurant is truly one of East Sacramento’s best kept secrets. The Wienery opened 35 years ago, and has made some of the best hot dogs in the Sacramento area. The Wienery specializes in old fashioned steamed hot dogs, but isn’t a one-trick-pony show… the establishment also makes soups, chili, salads and sandwiches. Also, if you’re a vegetarian, they offer a veggie dog! Check it out!
Sacramento Top Dawg
2014 Del Paso Blvd.
Noted as one of ‘Sacramento’s best kept secrets’, Top Dawg is known as a fantastic place for families to come and enjoy themselves. Top Dawg’s specialty is hot dogs, but they also have pulled pork sandwiches, ice cream and much more. Check them out!
1226 20th Street
This establishment is a place for good friends and great hot dogs. Capitol Dawg serves beef frankfurters, and a variety of delicious sausages, prepared for you grilled or ‘doganator’ deep fried, with your choice of fresh and tasty toppings. Also, Capitol Dawg prides itself on the fact that they cook with 100% cholesterol and trans fat free oil.