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Chris' Hot Dogs

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138 Dexter Ave, Montgomery, AL 36104-3737
+1 334-265-6850
10:00 - 19:00
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Sat 10:00 - 19:00
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This little place is an interesting mixed bag. While you don't go in to Chris' expecting the Ritz there are some things that need definite attention. It's a shot gun type feel of a building which is weird and fun all at the same time. It is obvious the place hasn't been updated for year, which isn't necessarily a bad... More 

Thank Tom W
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wow. Old and greasy, but the hot dogs and hamburgers were good, as was the service. Onion rings delicious too. Not many places like this - worth a visit.

Thank TobinToner
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Old and traditional doesn't allow for handling food and money simultaneously, foul smelling, trashy, and restrooms badly in need of a thorough cleaning and repair.

Thank Nancy B
Bozeman, Montana
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113 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I grew up in Montgomery and enjoyed eating hot dogs and hamburgers here for decades. But then we moved far away. Four years ago we visited and it was as great as ever. So here we are in town again and I ordered their famous hot dogs. They are absolutely as delicious as ever. That famous secret sauce is incredible.... More 

Thank xckier
Columbia, Maryland
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238 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stopped in for lunch on a walking tour of downtown Montgomery. We were greeted promptly by a few members of the friendly staff. We ordered the combo of a hot dog, a hamburger, onion rings, and two drinks. The hamburger was good as was the hot dog. The hot dog has a sauce on top of... More 

Thank 10isgirl
Montgomery, Alabama
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30 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've lived in Montgomery all of my life but never been to Chris' Hotdogs. I've had them before but only because someone brought them to me. It is small and not much to look at but clean and comfortable. We were greeted at the door and promptly seated. Our server was there immediately and our drinks and food arrived quickly.... More 

Thank Bree2255
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You might be surprise at the attitudes of the owners...they are stuck In the 50's with their ugly personalities. Their products are cheap and SAM's offer you a better hot dog at a cheaper price. I was told, warned by others not to eat there because of a rotten problem. Yuck...these dogs don' t talk.

Thank Laura B
Montgomery, Alabama
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56 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Chris' Hotdogs is the best I've had in Montgomery. It's definitely ok'd fashioned place. The sauce is amazing and unbelievable.

Thank kdraughon
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757 reviews
261 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 344 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in for lunch and ordered their "famous" hot dog. It came drenched in sauce. There was smashed food, paper and other debris on the floor. The waitress spilled a drink. She got a broom and swept the ice cubes up then sprinkled table salt on the floor. About 5 minutes later, someone came out with a mop and... More 

Thank Melodycthomas
Montgomery, Alabama
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Not sure what all the hype is about this place, other than it's one of the oldest restaurants in town.... hot dogs are mediocre at best.

Thank Laura H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 138 Dexter Ave, Montgomery, AL 36104-3737
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Montgomery
  • Phone Number: +1 334-265-6850

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?