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Fat Johnnies

American Restaurant and Fast Food Restaurant · Marquette Park
7242 S Western Ave (btwn W 72nd & W 73rd), Chicago, IL 60636, United States
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    Joe S.
    "Get the Mighty Dog."(2 Tips)
    Michael O.
    "Best hot dogs in chicago without a doubt."(8 Tips)
    Bill B.
    "... Love the Mighty Dog - tamale, hot dog, chili, cheese, cucumber, onion,..."(3 Tips)
    Sam S.
    "Chilli & Cheese All Day!"(4 Tips)
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  • mighty dog
  • hot dogs
  • chili
  • tamales
  • great value
  • buns
  • cheese
  • celery salt
  • cucumbers
  • tomatoes
  • onions
  • TV Food Maps

    Check out Fat Johnnies Famous Red Hots as seen on No Reservations Read more

    TV Food Maps · August 27, 2014
  • Joe S.

    Featured on Anthony Bourdain's No Reservations. Get the Mighty Dog. It's a hot dog with a tamale, chili, and cheese all on the same bun. Get all the fixings on it as well

    Joe Sesso · October 7, 2013
  • Serious Eats

    This weathered looking stand on the South Side is famous for the mother-in-law, a corn meal tamale in a hot dog bun with chili on top.

    Serious Eats · September 16, 2013
  • Musubi Q.

    Small place, but the best hot dogs!!! You must visit here!

    Musubi Quade · March 7, 2013
  • Andrealyn R.

    Great dogs!!!!

    Andrealyn Rogalski · June 9, 2012
  • Kevin M.

    Best hot dog ever! Most expensive thing on the menu is $3.50 are you kidding me?!?! I would pay double for how good everything is

    Kevin McDermott · February 24, 2012
  • L. H.

    The cheese dogs are the greatest.

    L. Haynes · October 9, 2011
  • Sarah C.

    Order the super fat!

    Sarah Conley · September 24, 2011
  • Bill B.

    There is a god, his name is Fat Johnny! Love the Mighty Dog - tamale, hot dog, chili, cheese, cucumber, onion, tomato, celery salt on a bun! Heaven!

    Bill Burnett · September 23, 2011
  • Travel Channel

    Only Chicago could convince me that the New York hot dog was not, in fact, anywhere near the apex of the hot dog arts. (The Chicago Red Hot deserves that honor). – Anthony Bourdain, No Reservations Read more

    Travel Channel · December 7, 2010
  • Michael O.

    Best hot dogs in chicago without a doubt.

    Michael O'Brien · November 8, 2010
  • atom

    Get the Red Hot with everything on it - delicious and cheap!!

    atom · October 7, 2010
  • Sam S.

    Chilli & Cheese All Day!

    Sam Shuman · August 18, 2010

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