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 · 253 tips and reviews

Mike & Anne H.Mike & Anne HoneyTrek.com: Hands down the best bar in NYC. Great location, $7 pitchers 24/7, Free Hot Dogs with every pitcher (give a $3 tip on the pitcher for 2 dogs). Outdoor seating till 11pm. Read more.

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!

AFAR MediaAFAR Media: Get yourself a pitcher of their red beer (also inexpensive) & enjoy free, unlimited, hot dogs with your choice of topping as long as you keep drinking. Read more.

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

2. Crif Dogs

9.2
113 Saint Marks Pl (btwn 1st & Ave A), New York, NY
Hot Dog Joint · East Village · 450 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.

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.

TEV N.TEV NYC: New Yorkers love hot dogs, duh. Now you can enjoy unique combinations of ingredients all for under $5. Make sure to try the Good Morning-bacon wrapped dog smothered with melted cheese and a fried egg

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

3. Gray's Papaya

8.5
2090 Broadway (at W 72nd St), New York, NY
Hot Dog Joint · Upper West Side · 234 tips and reviews

Dennis W.Dennis Wolfsegger: Best Hot Dog's also try the Papaya Juice!

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

SJ8544123 L.SJ8544123 L: Open 24hr. Not the best but yummy enough ;P also 2 hot dogs & drink for $5 is a great deal♡ appeared in you've got mail, sex n the city, and plan b, and more~

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 · 423 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

8.1
179 E 86th St (at 3rd Ave), New York, NY
Hot Dog Joint · Yorkville · 111 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!!

Tony X.Tony Xerray: The perfect place to end a diet. Get two hot dogs with chili, cheese, onions, and mustard with a side of curly fries. A large papaya drink should wash all that down. Eat near a bathroom. Trust me.

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
Lounge · NoMad · 193 tips and reviews

Josephine S.Josephine Son: I LOVE LOVE LOVE! Gorgeous space & great hospitality. Jitney was my favorite cocktail, but you can't go wrong. Definitely get the hot dog! I see the chicken pot pie in my dreams (and my tummy) soon!

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!

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

7. The Rusty Knot

8.7
425 West St (at W 11th St), New York, NY
Bar · West Village · 182 tips and reviews

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.

OrionOrion: It's decorated like the downstairs of your parents' houseboat in the 70s. Delicious pretzel dogs and super chill vibe. (4 of 4 petals via Fondu) Read more.

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

8. Katz's Delicatessen

9.3
205 E Houston St (at Ludlow St), New York, NY
Deli / Bodega · Lower East Side · 1165 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.

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

9. Papaya King

7.4
3 Saint Marks Pl (at Cooper Sq), New York, NY
Hot Dog Joint · East Village · 44 tips and reviews

Caitlin C.Caitlin Clements: Great corn dogs for the other 350+ days when Shake Shack cruelly withholds theirs. And 10% off with NYU ID.

Tom M.Tom M.: Nice snap to the hot dog, just perfect

Saarim Z.Saarim Zaman: Can't go wrong with the hot dogs here, so inexpensive

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 · 1193 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!

Ted T.Ted Trentler: Best Chicago Dog in NYC

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

11. Danish Dogs

7.9
89 East 42nd St Grand Central Terminal, New York, NY
Scandinavian Restaurant · Midtown East · 9 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.

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

12. Huertas

8.9
107 1st Ave (btwn E 6th & E 7th St), New York, NY
Spanish Restaurant · East Village · 114 tips and reviews

GothamistGothamist: During the summer, they open up a weekend window to serve Basque-style hot dogs made with chistorra sausage (pork with paprika) on a potato roll, topped with aioli and piqullo mostardo. Read more.

Catherine P.Catherine Park: Great tapas place for light bites or hearty dinner. Ask for their off-menu item, their basque hot dog. love!

Matthew W.Matthew Williams: The summer special hot dogs are worth every penny. 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻

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

13. The Cannibal Beer & Butcher

9.2
113 E 29th St (btwn Park & Lexington Ave), New York, NY
New American Restaurant · Rose Hill · 183 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.

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

14. Old Town Bar

8.2
45 E 18th St (btwn Broadway & Park Ave S), New York, NY
Bar · Union Square · 170 tips and reviews

Patrick H.Patrick Healy: This place is fantastic. Get the hot dogs or the wings. They have a urinal that is over 110 years old here. This place is one of the top 10 oldest bars in America. Definitely worth your time.

Lady Zombie S.Lady Zombie Sangrea: Chilli dog, delicious! Try one with a Ballantine Ale!

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: We love the old-timey ambiance, the casual atmosphere, a cold Lone Star beer and the awesome Chili Dogs. We’d also go for the Liverwurst sandwich too.

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

15. Shake Shack

9.2
691 8th Ave (at W 44th St), New York, NY
Burger Joint · Theater District · 809 tips and reviews

Gulsebnem O.Gulsebnem Ozer-Eker: I tried their signature hotdog (shackcago) and loved it!

Stacy A.Stacy Adam: Love that they have chicken hot dogs here! I've never been to a restaurant that actually carries them! The Fair Shake was amazing!

Stacy A.Stacy Adam: This place is crazy on the weekends, but they have a chicken hot dog, and I love that with a float or shake.