We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Destination Dogs

101 Paterson St, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1912
+1 732-993-1016
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“bratwurst” (12 reviews)
“patatas” (12 reviews)
Open Now
101 Paterson St, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1912
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (168)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 166 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very comfortable atmosphere upstairs, nice bar scene on the first floor, right in the center of New Brunswick. Not your typical dog dogs to try, that is for sure. They have international and domestic combinations served with the house secret sauce. Delicious and mouth watering,...More

1  Thank raisaf2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

overall service was Exellent, but they only offer hot dogs, nothing else. and the place Always has this funny bad odor in there, similar to a mens gym locker room , like old sweat socks, im not lying, go there and see for your self,...More

Thank Regan B
Reviewed 13 February 2018

My husband and I have always enjoyed the eateries in New Brunswick and Destination Dogs is one of them. This place came highly recommended soon after it opened by the staff at Clydz since the owners were their former coworkers. We have been hooked ever...More

Thank ppuli7
Reviewed 3 February 2018

Wow, did not know you can have so many varieties of hot dogs. You get to choose... so don't be put off by what I say next. Variety of meats beyond pork, beef, chicken. You can choose also duck, kangaroo, python. For real.

Thank Salvatore F
Reviewed 28 January 2018

My family just went here for lunch when we were up visiting our daughter at Rutgers and we were not disappointed. They have a fun concept where the waitresses are dressed as stewardesses. The amount of different menu choices are amazing, it is very apparent...More

Thank Mudweiser
Reviewed 21 December 2017

I kept passing this off-the-beaten-path dining destination so many times, always commenting that I need to finally give it a try. After all, I am devout hot dog/sausage lover, so after finally finding out what "Destination Dogs" had to offer I decided to stop in...More

Thank martinaJ3968NV
Reviewed 16 November 2017

Overall a good place to hang out to have a couple beers and experience different hot dogs according to different places. Good atmosphere. Bartender and staff were friendly. Wish the dogs had more meat. I felt overwhelmed with bread.

Thank mikensonya
Reviewed 7 November 2017

I had the hotdog special of the day and I was impressed! It was Elotes Real, chorizo with lime crema fresca and corn niblets as topping. Will definitely come back to try other kinds. My companions had the duck sausages and they were very happy...More

Thank preciousamberjade1
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

I've been here many times. It's always delicious and always a fun experience. So many to choose from and great drinks and great prices.

Thank P J
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Great dogs! So many to choose from you can't just go once... unbelievable selection and they taste amazing. The place has a traditional bar feel with tv and sports galore. The staff is super friendly and accommodating. All around great place to go.

Thank Tiffany S
Nearby HotelsSee all 4 hotels in New Brunswick
The Heldrich Hotel & Conference Center
778 reviews
.42 km away
Hyatt Regency New Brunswick
947 reviews
.61 km away
Rutgers University Inn and Conference Center
186 reviews
1.93 km away
Motel 6 New Brunswick NJ
119 reviews
2.95 km away
Nearby Restaurants
67 reviews
.26 km away
229 reviews
.22 km away
52 reviews
.30 km away
Nearby Attractions
State Theatre
225 reviews
.31 km away
George Street Playhouse
80 reviews
.34 km away
40 reviews
.54 km away
Kirkpatrick Chapel
18 reviews
.40 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Brenda J
12 April 2016|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from car0344 | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely! My friend who always asks to go here is a vegetarian. They have a loft area upstairs that could easily fit a large group but as others have said I would definitely make a reservation.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Paterson St, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1912
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  New Brunswick
  • Phone Number: +1 732-993-1016
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing
Looking for a great restaurant?
Our global travel community is ready to help.
Join TripAdvisor