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114 Liberty St, Independence, MO
+1 816-836-2900
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good45%
  • Average22%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“corn dogs” (2 reviews)
“fries” (6 reviews)
“tots” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 20:00All hours
American, Fast food
114 Liberty St, Independence, MO
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Super cute old school diner style...you can sit at the counter or booths. The dogs are sooo good and there's many options. I've been back many times!

Thank Angie T
Reviewed 8 March 2017

The hot dogs here are truly amazing. They make them right in front of you and there are so many options you could loose your brain trying to make up your mind! The cheese fries are INSANE... Not sure what they do to that cheese...More

Thank kewlguy919
Reviewed 16 November 2016

It's not necessarily going to be "Good for You.." but; These dogs taste GOOD!!! Great location on the Independence Square. Plenty to chose from; a slight bit pricey, but worth it if you don't eat here constantly. **Note: there was a little boy in the...More

Thank Mateo1961
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Family likes this place a lot, but it is very exepensive for well dressed hot dogs. Service can be lacking sometimes.

Thank royalmay
Reviewed 2 October 2016

We ate at Up Dog - enjoyed it thoroughly! So many choices of ways to dress hot dogs (and chicken tenders). My husband had a second! Fast food but not fast food. Enjoy!

Thank ecmcd1
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Great atmosphere for kids. Makes eating much more pleasant! Pleasant workers with great customer service.

Thank Theresa L
Reviewed 11 September 2016

The service here is quick and friendly. They only serve hot dogs but the selection is good, the dogs are plump and juicy and one will probably fill you up. It is located in the old downtown part of Independence.

Thank Phillip303
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

The pictures of hot dogs on their menu will make you crave them. The dogs run about $4 depending on toppings, add fries or tots and a drink for $3. It's clean, has a old fashioned diner feel. And you can grab dessert next door...More

Thank marshall5686
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Ate here after visiting the Truman Library. Good dogs, tots and onion rings. We had the bacon chili dog and my kids ate the corn dogs. We were all happy with our choices.

Thank tinaandandrew
Reviewed 17 July 2016

I don't usually eat hot dogs, but I wanted to try this restaurant. The staff was so friendly, and the food was great. Highly recommended.

Thank dmulligan41
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 114 Liberty St, Independence, MO
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Independence
  • Phone Number: +1 816-836-2900
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