Rudy's Bar & Grill is one of The 15 Best Places for Hot Dogs in New York City.

1. Rudy's Bar & Grill

8.8
627 9th Ave (btwn W 44th & W 45th St), New York, NY
Dive Bar · Hell's Kitchen · 258 tips and reviews

CollegeCandyCollegeCandy: Possibly the cheapest pint in Manhattan (starting at $2.75!). And, free hot dogs all day every day! Not as sketchy as it sounds! They're made fresh whenever you order!

John Z.John Zanussi: Great little dive bar with cheap beer and free hot dogs. My kind of place!

SueSue: Great selection of beers, free hot dogs and awesome staff. Love this little dive bar!

Crif Dogs is one of The 15 Best Places for Hot Dogs in New York City.

2. Crif Dogs

9.1
113 Saint Marks Pl (btwn 1st & Ave A), New York, NY
Hot Dog Joint · East Village · 458 tips and reviews

Monica L.Monica Lo: Must try the Spicy Redneck, which is a fried hotdog wrapped with bacon, topped with chili, cole slaw, and jalapenos. Glorious.

Glenn D.Glenn D: Bacon wrapped hot dogs, you can't go wrong but go with the Good Morning or the chihuahua Read more.

Zach AaronsZach Aarons: Best #hotdog in New York. They fry all their dogs and cook them special. Get one loaded up with chili and bacon. Go next door to PDT to get designer dogs from famous chefs (4 of 4 petals via Fondu) Read more.

Gray's Papaya is one of The 15 Best Places for Hot Dogs in New York City.

3. Gray's Papaya

8.6
2090 Broadway (at W 72nd St), New York, NY
Hot Dog Joint · Upper West Side · 242 tips and reviews

Felipe T.Felipe Tani: By far the best hotdog I had.

Omar M.Omar Manolo: NYC institution still serving the best hot dogs for under $2. Papaya juice is very tasty.

CandaceCandace: Favorite Gray's Papaya. Hands down! Hot dog is snappy, savory, & the perfect meat:bun ratio. Get the recession special with delicious pina colada.

PDT (Please Don't Tell) is one of The 15 Best Places for Hot Dogs in New York City.

4. PDT (Please Don't Tell)

8.9
113 Saint Marks Pl (btwn 1st Ave & Avenue A), New York, NY
Speakeasy · East Village · 427 tips and reviews

Nadina B.Nadina Barreto: Get the fried hot dog with cheddar cheese, crab dip, and cape cod chips on top! Ask the mixologist for a funky drink to complement it! and enjoy in the gorgeous ambience

KAMKAM: Great place with great atmosphere to go for creative cocktails and grab a yummy hotdog as well! Only complaint is the small and dated glassware (cocktails served in old champagne coup glasses).

Melissa R.Melissa Rogers: Cocktails + gourmet hot dogs = perfection.

Papaya King is one of The 15 Best Places for Hot Dogs in New York City.

5. Papaya King

8.2
179 E 86th St (at 3rd Ave), New York, NY
Hot Dog Joint · Upper East Side · 112 tips and reviews

Rafaelina S.Rafaelina Siri: There are so many options to choose from, I was amazed to see the different kinds of hot dogs. I tried the chili ones, yum! The staff was very kind and friendly.

Tony R.Tony R: The most delicious hot dog I've ever eaten! The chilli n cheese and onion crunch are so good! Make sure you get a Papaya Juice. It's a perfect match for the hotdog flavour. Very unique!!

Allison K.Allison Kasic: Hot dog w cheese sauce + curly fries + papaya drink = one of my favorite meals anywhere in the city.

The NoMad Bar is one of The 15 Best Places for Hot Dogs in New York City.

6. The NoMad Bar

9.4
10 W 28th St (at Broadway), New York, NY
Cocktail Bar · NoMad · 209 tips and reviews

Mark K.Mark Kupasrimonkol: Cocktails, burger and hotdog were amazing. Service was on point. However, server mentioned the dishes are good for sharing. They aren't. Everyman for themselves!

Jen M.Jen M: Best hot dog you will ever taste!

Dan T.Dan Torres: Great drinks and even better food. The hot dog and the chicken pot pie are must haves.

Dickson's Farmstand Meats is one of The 15 Best Places for Hot Dogs in New York City.

7. Dickson's Farmstand Meats

9.3
75 9th Ave (btwn 15th & 16th Sts), New York, NY
Butcher · Chelsea · 83 tips and reviews

Katie K.Katie K: Hot dogs are amazing here. Get it with sauerkraut or kimchi!

Lauren M.Lauren Melcher: get the Chow Chow. best hot dog of my life.

Kyle F.Kyle Fowler: Hot dog and Mac n cheese with bacon are delicious

The Rusty Knot is one of The 15 Best Places for Hot Dogs in New York City.

8. The Rusty Knot

8.6
425 West St (at W 11th St), New York, NY
Bar · West Village · 188 tips and reviews

Kate H.Kate Hypes: great pretzel dog and excellent happy hour! unique nautical theme bar right on west side hwy!

Village VoiceVillage Voice: One of our 10 best Manhattan bars- cheap Tecates, tasty tiki drinks, and pretzel dogs keep it real.

Jeff W.Jeff Weinstein: Great slush drinks, mexican beer with lime salt, and an out of control good pretzel dog plus pickle. Sit by the fish tank and people watch.

Katz's Delicatessen is one of The 15 Best Places for Hot Dogs in New York City.

9. Katz's Delicatessen

9.3
205 E Houston St (at Ludlow St), New York, NY
Deli / Bodega · Lower East Side · 1194 tips and reviews

Ari P.Ari Paparo: Hot dogs are delicious and fast to order.

Tom K.Tom Klem: Great Pastrami on Rye. Ask for it moist. Plus ask for pickled tomatoes and sour pickles too. The well done hot dogs are to best in NYC.

Serious EatsSerious Eats: Unmatched pastrami, excellent egg creams, great hot dogs and sausage. A New York legend.

Shake Shack is one of The 15 Best Places for Hot Dogs in New York City.

10. Shake Shack

9.4
11 Madison Ave (at E 23rd St), New York, NY
Burger Joint · Flatiron District · 1214 tips and reviews

GourmetLiveGourmetLive: The Shake Shack Shack-Cago dog stays pretty true to the classic - a Vienna all-beef hot dog and a poppy seed bun layered with the classic toppings.

Colin R.Colin Riley: Loved the Octoberfest hotdog with the pretzels on top!

David K.David Kitterick: If you're 'eating in' don't wait for the handset to shake to let you know your meal is ready, best to stand near to hear them call your name. Also, double patty, hot dog and fries combo a must!

Mess Hall is one of The 15 Best Places for Hot Dogs in New York City.

11. Mess Hall

8.5
2194 Frederick Douglass Blvd (118th St.), New York, NY
Cocktail Bar · Central Harlem · 16 tips and reviews

Pinckney C.Pinckney Canty: Great hotdog, beer and shot special during happy hour. If you like a great playlist I'd recommend going on either Wednesday's or Saturday's happy hour times. Cherry kills it w/ her music playlists!!

AlexAlex: Great craft beer, whisky and bourbon selection. Serving tasty hot dog treats too. Decent happy hour. Cozy, can get crowded, but lively and fun. A projector on showing flicks or current events.

Krisha M.Krisha Marcano: Hot Dogs, Bourbon, Bartenders and music baby!

Danish Dogs is one of The 15 Best Places for Hot Dogs in New York City.

12. Danish Dogs

7.8
89 East 42nd St Grand Central Terminal, New York, NY
Scandinavian Restaurant · Midtown East · 11 tips and reviews

Rune M.Rune Madsen: Danish hotdogs by the amazing chef Claus Meyer!

Brian K.Brian Kim: the hot dogs are good, but expensive at 8 bucks a dog. try the hen hound.

Marcus M.Marcus Marcus: Great Dane is better than any hot dog you'll find in New York.

Sons of Thunder is one of The 15 Best Places for Hot Dogs in New York City.

13. Sons of Thunder

9.2
204 E 38th St (btwn 3rd Ave & Tunnel Exit St), New York, NY
Hawaiian Restaurant · Murray Hill · 81 tips and reviews

Jimmy O.Jimmy O'Kelly: Salmon Poke and the Hot Dogs....delicious.

Ashley F.Ashley Foguel: The poke is amazing here but don't touch any of their other things. The chili cheese dog is absolutely disgusting - the hotdog was dry and the chili taken from a can topped with cheez whiz!

EaterEater: The poke is good of its sort, more fish than salad, and the proprietary hot dogs come in several permutations, of which the Chicago and banh mi dogs are our favorites. Read more.

Spring Lounge is one of The 15 Best Places for Hot Dogs in New York City.

14. Spring Lounge

8.4
48 Spring St (at Mulberry St), New York, NY
Bar · NoLita · 130 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: From 5 to 7pm on Wednesdays, get free hot dogs (boiled in a different beer each week!) and fixings. Read more.

Alexander P.Alexander Perilla: free hotdogs every wednesday round 4pm Read more.

Joseph U.Joseph Ugowe: Every Wednesday at 5, they serve free hotdogs that've been cooked in beer. So worth it

The Cannibal Beer & Butcher is one of The 15 Best Places for Hot Dogs in New York City.

15. The Cannibal Beer & Butcher

9.2
113 E 29th St (btwn Park & Lexington Ave), New York, NY
New American Restaurant · Rose Hill · 186 tips and reviews

Vince N.Vince Nguyen: New York Mag, Best of New York 2012, hot dog

Frank M.Frank Maguire: @nymag best of ny - hot dog

Nick J.Nick Jordan: Meat heavy menu. The tripe chili dogs are worth the adventure.