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The Hot Dog Guy

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6032 E Cave Creek Rd, Cave Creek, AZ 85331-8509
+1 623-418-5482
Tue - Fri 10:00 - 14:00
Sat 10:30 - 15:00
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Phoenix, Arizona
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115 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

So we always like supporting out local places, and the Hot Dog Guy is one of our favorites. I do not crave hot dogs all the time, but when I do, this is the guy to see. He offers the best hot dogs anywhere around at a great price. Great variety. Highly suggest that when you are in Cave Creek... More 

1 Thank Michele S
Carefree, Arizona
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46 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Hot Dog Guy where are you??? Great dogs and great service. Hope you come back to Cave Creek we miss you

Thank Eileen C
Indianapolis, United States
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46 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016

During the spring I usually eat here once or twice a week. I get the large hot dog, Chicago Style or the Polish Sausage, Chicago Style. Shawn does a great job, fast service, and good food.

Thank Chris F S
azhotdogdaddy, Owner at The Hot Dog Guy, responded to this review

Thank you for the review Chris. October 4th wil be my opening week, look forward to seeing you at the cart! More 

Cave Creek, Arizona
2 reviews
Reviewed 29 January 2016

If you're craving a Chicago Style hot dog this is the place. Love to stop in for lunch. Great sausage too. Sit at the picnic tables and enjoy the cave creek atmosphere

Thank Barbara M
azhotdogdaddy, Owner at The Hot Dog Guy, responded to this review

Thank you Barbara for the review, see ya next time at the cart! Shawn M. More 

Bemidji, Minnesota
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109 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2015

I guess I can let you folks in on a local secret. The Hot Dog Guy is from Chicago and brought both product and personality with him to Cave Creek. Over the years he's provided us with really great dogs and great conversation. His push cart operation has moved to various locations in Cave Creek and has settled now in... More 

2 Thank 400Jay
Rochester, Minnesota
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4 reviews
Reviewed 5 February 2015 via mobile

Nice large, soft, warm buns. I had the Coney chili dog. It was very good. Great quick meal. ....................

Thank daynalpalmer
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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66 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2015 via mobile

We were out on ATVs and wanted a quick place to grab a bite. We swung by the Hot Dog guy in the parking lot of the Wild West Mall and were very happy. The service was fast and personable, the dogs and options were great, and the seating was perfect for a bite to eat in the sunshine! I... More 

Thank chrisfliesalot
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2014

Me & a group of cowboys sitting here enjoying our tasty dogs on an amazingly fresh bun at the Hot Dog Guy cart in front of the pawn shop in Cave Creek.so you're thinking, ambiance?! Yep! Cave Creek is all about quirky and casual!! Everybody seems to know "Sean" by name. Obviously a lot of repeat business!! That's it. Great... More 

1 Thank Azmve
Thornton, Colorado
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92 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2014

This is a cart in front of a mall building at the west end of Cave Creek. The hot dogs are first class and the buns help make these dogs among the best ever. Had the Chicago. Really tasty with fresh ingrediants. The guy with the dogs is very friendly and will make the hot dogs any way you want.... More 

1 Thank jaxhog
Scottsdale, Arizona
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60 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2014

Mobile hot dogs stand in parking lot of Wild West Pawn shop. Good for a quick lunch bite. Food is good but limited.

Thank rw c
Jerry V, Owner at The Hot Dog Guy, responded to this review

Thanks for the review! #We just opened up on Wednesday for Season #5 ... You said that the food was good.. Thanks! And yes, it is what it is... A Mobile Hot Dog Cart, but we take our business seriously and do strive for a really high quality hot dog (Vienna Brand, all beef served on a fresh baked bun).... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$6
Fast food
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Open Hours
10:00 - 14:00
10:00 - 14:00
10:00 - 14:00
10:00 - 14:00
10:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6032 E Cave Creek Rd, Cave Creek, AZ 85331-8509
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Cave Creek
  • Phone Number: +1 623-418-5482
A mobile Hot Dog Cart!... Specializing in Eisenberg Chicago Style Hot Dogs + Chicago Polish (all imported from Chi-Town!)... Also many other regional favorites! Did I mention the Fresh baked Brioche style buns? In a hurry?. Drive-Up, place your order, and be on your way in just minutes! In 2014 Jerry sold his business to the Shawn, the Hot Dog Daddy! ... He has kept the menu, formulas, and business spirit! Operates in Cave Creek from Oct thru May .. PLEASE stop by!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?