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Al's Hot Dog Stand

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248 S Main St, Naugatuck, CT 06770-4635
+1 203-729-6229
Today
08:00 - 20:30
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Hours:
Sun 09:00 - 19:30
Mon - Tue 08:00 - 16:00
Wed - Sat 08:00 - 20:30
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Trumbull, Connecticut
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54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Old school sort of drive-in. Menu is what you would expect, plus some surprises. Stopped for breakfast. Coffee was great bacon egg cheese was great service quick. Ate breakfast at a picnic table. Seriously what else can you ask for.

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Thank JimBlanchfield
Naugatuck, CT
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81 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

We live close to Al's and visit a few times each summer. There are some things that Al's has nailed down, like their cheeseburger. You don't need anything on it. No condiments. It's delicious. I used to rave about their fried shrimp but they've changed to using butterfly shrimp which just aren't as good as the whole shrimp they used... More 

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Thank Lynda B
Woodbridge, Connecticut
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50 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Classic burger stand. A local hot spot for many years. Nothing fancy picnic tables outside durring the summer months. Get the "Bulldozer"

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Thank Hawiian2
Michigan, USA
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64 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

Have been coming here for years - born and raised in town and come every time I'm in town. Today the soft shell crab was smaller than the bun and poorly done. When I questioned it, I was told "I don't buy the crabs my boss does". Nice attitude - maybe the boss should retrain the staff and think about... More 

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Ansonia, Connecticut
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2016

My husband and I eat here maybe 3-4 times a year when we get out this way and we have always enjoyed the burgers dogs & fries ..yummy! We sit in the car turn on the radio and enjoy!

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Thank Lianne54
Naugatuck, Connecticut
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2016

The food was very good, while the service people were friendly and fun to be around. The girls brought us our food in bikini's and on roller skates. I loved the foot-long as Debbie fed it to me on the deck. Good prices too!

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Thank Nancy J
Naugatuck, Connecticut
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115 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

This roadside stand has been a staple in Naugatuck for many years. The hotdogs are great with tantalizing relishes. They also have the prerequisite hamburgers fries and specials. The only thing missing is unsweetened ice tea. Nothing fancy here, located on a busy and noise intersection. Great for a quick meal or take home.

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Thank Fred S
Shelton, Connecticut
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

The sign says "New Hours" ...close at 3:30. My wife and I arrived at 3:15. I went to the order window...the guy behind the window pulled down the shade right in front of my face...no words, no explanation...just pulled down the shade in front of me. I went to the pick-up window and tapped on the glass. A woman inside... More 

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Thank Jamesf45
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156 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2015 via mobile

Al's is a cash only establishment that's never been updated...and looks like its never been cleaned either. I kind of can't believe they've managed to stay open this long. It's dirty inside and out including the condiment stations, bottles and tables. When you go inside to order you can see towards the kitchen and it's really gross. They apparently don't... More 

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Thank JCW627
New Haven, Connecticut
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

This was our Fri night go to hot dog and fries place until I had to go gluten free due to celiac disease. The fries are especially yummy! However defiantly NOT gfree friendly. I got really sick taking a chance on the fries.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Fast food
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 19:30
Monday
08:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 20:30
Thursday
08:00 - 20:30
Friday
08:00 - 20:30
Saturday
08:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 248 S Main St, Naugatuck, CT 06770-4635
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Naugatuck
  • Phone Number: +1 203-729-6229

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