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Nikki's Dog House

5 Canal St, Putnam, CT 06260-1929
+1 860-928-0252
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good31%
  • Average27%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“curly fries” (3 reviews)
“kraut” (2 reviews)
“burger” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 15:00 Hours
5 Canal St, Putnam, CT 06260-1929
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Reviewed 21 August 2018

I've gone to Nikki's from time to time for almost 15 years. It's a very basic place, almost like a diner - burgers, hot dogs, fries, a few other items. Definitely not anything fancy. The food is pretty good - nothing great - but the...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank One-Happy-Claude
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Nikki’s Dog House is so filthy I’ll never ever go there again!!! It’s obvious the place hasn’t been cleaned in months, the bathroom is deplorable, service not friendly at all!! I used to go there all the time years ago & this was my first...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank tinaxray96
Reviewed 24 December 2017

We just had egg salad and hot dogs. Not elaborate but, really yummy. The lady at the front was very nice and the place was clean. We would definitely go back when in Putnam.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank rhathb
Reviewed 20 October 2017

If you are on limited budget this a spot for you. Very good and affordable .Family oriented and inexpensive .

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Bytom54
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

This is a dog house and has been a gem of Putnam for many years. There are trains inside that kids can watch go around the restaurant. Try the Coney dogs, you won't be disappointed.

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank skidapowda
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Been here a few times never disappointed kraut dogs with mustard are my favorite curly fries and beans to top it off very fast service

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Sirhc00
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Nikki's is a fun place for a quick bite to eat. Lots of food choices. A landmark in Putnam that is always enjoyed. Cash only, but super reasonable!

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Karen M
Reviewed 20 April 2017

I love hot dogs and if you do as well, then Nikki's is the place to head out to! There are lots of varied toppings for your dog along with fries and if you have room, ice cream for dessert. Oh, I almost forgot to...More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank jeanleonard12
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Great place for a family to get some local cuisine. Fun place for families. More than hot dogs. Eat outside and enjoy people watching.

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank phyljw
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Simply not as good as off a hot dog cart! The menu options are more varied than a cart! I always felt they place. Outdoors be a lot better with an upgraded dog! It's ok.

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank Trek551925
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Canal St, Putnam, CT 06260-1929
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Mystic Country  >  Putnam
  • Phone Number: +1 860-928-0252
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