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1441 Rand Rd, Des Plaines, IL 60016-3408
+1 847-699-0606
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Des Plaines, Illinois
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Great little place just past downtown Des Plaines! Small menu but fantastic hotdogs and each one comes with fries! Cheap but wonderful!

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Thank JakesMom2016
Des Plaines, Illinois
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66 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Fast service, cheap and dam good hot dogs. It's all here and hand cut French fries cooked just right. Easy to get to but hard not to return.

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Thank dicksayad
Des Plaines, Illinois
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126 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

I don't eat red meat so I couldn't have a hot dog when I went here with friends but was more than happy to just have a side order of fries and a banana milk shake. The fries were hot and good and a decent portion. I eat ice cream about 4 times a week so I know my ice... More 

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Thank BeenTo7Continents
Chagrin Falls, Ohio
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257 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

Best Hot Dog in the Chicago area and it is near the airport. You can go to Super Dawg or Gene & Jude's but this is the best! Great Strawberry milk shakes as well.

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Thank Brent V
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68 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

If you are looking for a good hot dog and not much else, Red's is the place to go in the Des Plaines area. They know what they do well and the menu reflects that.

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Thank Dnic1963
Des Plaines, Illinois
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126 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Old fashioned drive in decor adds to the charm of this restaurant. Excellent hot dogs and the make their own fries from fresh potatoes. Really good. Well worth a visit.

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Thank RobJudi
Des Plaines, Illinois
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

I know people may give me flack for this, but I think Rand's is better than Gene & Jude's. Their fries are fresh cut & AMAZING every time you go. They're always hot and fresh. The hot dogs always have that amazing "snap" that you expect from a great hot dog. As a bonus, they have ketchup on site (unlike... More 

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Thank Megan M
Des Plaines, Illinois
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

If you want a great meal deal when traveling in the Chicago area, head on out to Rand Red Hots in Des Plaines. For $3 you can get a real Chicago style hotdog with hand cut fries. If you are a classic car buff, make sure you visit on a Tuesday, for Tuesday cruise night.

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Thank Corky_Snodgrass
New Jersey
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61 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

A big Chicago hot dog and fries for $3! Both were excellent. The poppyseed bun was nicely steamed and the hot dog came with all the trimmings including sport peppers if desired.

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Thank H B
Chicago, Illinois
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137 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015

The place just sells hot dogs and Polish sausage but get them grilled. Fries are excellent and enjoy yourself!

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Thank Fred G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Fast food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1441 Rand Rd, Des Plaines, IL 60016-3408
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Des Plaines
  • Phone Number: +1 847-699-0606

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