Best hot dogs in D.C.

Check out the top hot dogs in D.C., reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Ben's Chili Bowl
1. Ben's Chili Bowl
host-0host-1host-2
53 local reviews
1213 U Street Northwest, Washington
Open now
+1 202-667-0058
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Jon
A local classic of delicious hot dogs and chili. You have to try their chili. All the stars and politicians ha…
Leila
You're read about this in your DC guidebook - now go and check it out in person! They serve up lovely cups of …
Ruth
Ben's Chili Bowl is a DC landmark. Try a chili half-smoke and chili cheese fries. They are Bill Cosby's favori…
1. Ben's Chili Bowl
1. Ben's Chili Bowl
host-0host-1host-2
53 local reviews
1213 U Street Northwest, Washington
Open now
+1 202-667-0058
Jon
Jon
A local classic of delicious hot dogs and chili. You have to try their chili. All the stars and politicians have come here. Bill Cosby's fav…
Leila
Leila
You're read about this in your DC guidebook - now go and check it out in person! They serve up lovely cups of spicey chilli and half smokes …
Ruth
Ruth
Ben's Chili Bowl is a DC landmark. Try a chili half-smoke and chili cheese fries. They are Bill Cosby's favorite. After bar close the line c…
2. Haute Dogs and Fries
2. Haute Dogs and Fries
host-0host-1host-2
2 local reviews
610 Montgomery St, Alexandria
Open now
+1 703-548-3891
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Elizabeth
One of the best fast, casual, and cheap eats in the area. Gourmet hot dogs, locally made buns, and even tater…
Justin and Maud
(Nice hot dog joint on a healthier side) Do not miss: Good chili dog, and free parking cross the street after …
Elizabeth
One of the best fast, casual, and cheap eats in the area. Gourmet hot dogs, locally made buns, and even tater…
2. Haute Dogs and Fries
2. Haute Dogs and Fries
host-0host-1host-2
2 local reviews
610 Montgomery St, Alexandria
Open now
+1 703-548-3891
Elizabeth
Elizabeth
One of the best fast, casual, and cheap eats in the area. Gourmet hot dogs, locally made buns, and even tater tots!
Justin and Maud
Justin and Maud
(Nice hot dog joint on a healthier side) Do not miss: Good chili dog, and free parking cross the street after 5pm and the week end.
Elizabeth
Elizabeth
One of the best fast, casual, and cheap eats in the area. Gourmet hot dogs, locally made buns, and even tater tots!
3. The Pretzel Bakery
3. The Pretzel Bakery
host-0host-1host-2
35 local reviews
340 15th Street Southeast, Washington, D.C.
Open now
(202) 251-0953
FoodStoreEstablishment
Derek
One block up and over; great for breakfast or lunch. Nutella bomb (pretzel with nutella filling). Hot-tella (h…
Christina & Matt
Menu Favorites: Everything pretzel with caramel mustard dipping sauce; breakfast slider; hotella (hot chocolat…
Ashley
Amazing breakfast sliders (egg, cheese, bacon on a pretzel roll), fresh pretzels with dips, coffee and sometim…
3. The Pretzel Bakery
3. The Pretzel Bakery
host-0host-1host-2
35 local reviews
340 15th Street Southeast, Washington, D.C.
Open now
(202) 251-0953
Derek
Derek
One block up and over; great for breakfast or lunch. Nutella bomb (pretzel with nutella filling). Hot-tella (hot chocolate and nutella). Sav…
Christina & Matt
Christina & Matt
Menu Favorites: Everything pretzel with caramel mustard dipping sauce; breakfast slider; hotella (hot chocolate + nutella); hot dog with pre…
Ashley
Ashley
Amazing breakfast sliders (egg, cheese, bacon on a pretzel roll), fresh pretzels with dips, coffee and sometimes more. Very casual spot.
4. Ivy and Coney
4. Ivy and Coney
host-0host-1host-2
9 local reviews
1537 7th Street Northwest, Washington
Open now
+1 202-670-9489
BarRestaurantFood
Jennifer
From Zagat: Windy and Motor City expats find their hometown hot dogs, beef sandwiches and cheap beers at this…
Julia
The most chill sports dive bar in Shaw. Serves Chicago and Detroit brews and hot dogs. Locals keep lockers wit…
Rebecca & Jason
This is a Chicago sports bar. If there is a game on, it can get quiet crowded and loud, but where there are no…
4. Ivy and Coney
4. Ivy and Coney
host-0host-1host-2
9 local reviews
1537 7th Street Northwest, Washington
Open now
+1 202-670-9489
Jennifer
Jennifer
From Zagat: Windy and Motor City expats find their hometown hot dogs, beef sandwiches and cheap beers at this Shaw dive that looks like it'…
Julia
Julia
The most chill sports dive bar in Shaw. Serves Chicago and Detroit brews and hot dogs. Locals keep lockers with their booze stored on site. …
Rebecca & Jason
Rebecca & Jason
This is a Chicago sports bar. If there is a game on, it can get quiet crowded and loud, but where there are not games, it's just a great div…
5. Bravo Bar
5. Bravo Bar
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8 local reviews
2917 Georgia Avenue Northwest, Washington
Closed now
+1 202-629-2583
BarPoint of interestEstablishment
Liz
PBR, Shot of Beam and a Hot Dog for $6! BOGO Happy Hour until 8p 7 days a week
Brian
Probably the most underrated dive bar in DC. Where else can you get a beer, shot, and hot dog for $6 ?
Star
2 for 1 happy hour, sports on TV, & nice patio seating
5. Bravo Bar
5. Bravo Bar
host-0host-1host-2
8 local reviews
2917 Georgia Avenue Northwest, Washington
Closed now
+1 202-629-2583
Liz
Liz
PBR, Shot of Beam and a Hot Dog for $6! BOGO Happy Hour until 8p 7 days a week
Brian
Brian
Probably the most underrated dive bar in DC. Where else can you get a beer, shot, and hot dog for $6 ?
Star
Star
2 for 1 happy hour, sports on TV, & nice patio seating
6. Ben's Chili Bowl
6. Ben's Chili Bowl
host-0host-1host-2
17 local reviews
1001 H Street Northeast, Washington
Open now
+1 202-733-1895
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Rod
Offshoot of the historic spot that's famous for its spicy hot dogs, chili-cheese fries & milkshakes.
Veronica
“Nostalgia reigns” at these diners, hailed as a “must-stop” for “infamous” half-smoke hot dogs and chili, with…
Jessica
Historic spot attracts locals & celebrities for the spicy hot dogs, chili-cheese fries & milkshakes.
6. Ben's Chili Bowl
6. Ben's Chili Bowl
host-0host-1host-2
17 local reviews
1001 H Street Northeast, Washington
Open now
+1 202-733-1895
Rod
Rod
Offshoot of the historic spot that's famous for its spicy hot dogs, chili-cheese fries & milkshakes.
Veronica
Veronica
“Nostalgia reigns” at these diners, hailed as a “must-stop” for “infamous” half-smoke hot dogs and chili, with “late-night” hours and “hardw…
Jessica
Jessica
Historic spot attracts locals & celebrities for the spicy hot dogs, chili-cheese fries & milkshakes.