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Mad Dogs Hot Dogs

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2059 S Tamiami Trail, US 41 Entrance on Alligator Dr - Galleria Plaza Center, Venice, FL 34293
941 493 3086
11:00 - 19:00
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 - 16:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 19:00
Sat 11:00 - 18:00
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Comstock Park, Michigan
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Mad Dogs! has much more to offer than Hot Dogs - Though small in size, they serve a wide variety of choices on their menu and have wonderful, fresh seafood and locally grown produce! Cute clothing for purchase is available too! Waitresses are exceptionally friendly and make this a fun experience. I will definitely visit them when I'm in Venice... More 

Thank DonnaKay11
Naples, Florida
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200 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped by when I was in the area for a quick bite Great hot dog Highly recommend it give it a try everyone around me seemed to like their food

Thank Joe v
Charlottetown, PEI
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440 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tiny but mighty! Tiny location just in front of the Galleria Mall but what they do in that tiny kitchen is mighty good! Create your own or choose from their impressive list of signature hot dogs. We ordered the mad dog hot sauce on both our orders (after being warned by the owners that it VERY hot). We are chili... More 

Thank HappyCanadian13
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love the beef with peppers and au jus! My favorite place to go after a movie. Great people and great food at a good price! YUM!

Thank Jeff T
Peoria, Illinois
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visit Mad Dogs at least 2-3 times a month for lunch. We love the quaint uniqueness of this place. We have tried a many of items on the menu, hot dogs, italian beef, wraps, etc. and have never been disappointed. We love the variety and choices. Maria is great, we love visiting with her. Good value for our money.

Thank Edison604
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51 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

This place has a drive through and has decent hot dogs. The hot dogs are over priced for hot dogs, but food in Venice is over priced! Enjoy

Thank VeniceBeachFlorida
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90 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Stopped here for a quick lunch and service was fast and friendly with a smile. Prices are bit high compared to most places I have been that serve hot dogs with items like a Coney or Chicago style dog going for $3.50-$3.75. 2 dogs and a soda plus tax get you into the $9 range - a bit much for... More 

Thank Kecz
Westfield, New Jersey
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163 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

If you love hot dogs this is the place to go. Hebrew national and sabretts in all styles Also carries knishes and dr Browns sodas fries are as well Loads of different styles and toppings A tiny drive though but has some tables outside Owner and wife originally from Brooklyn NY They make feel like in NY or NJ

Thank Richard S
Venice, Florida
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

My favorite is the Chicago Dog, really enjoy the spicy peppers and neon relish. The new jersey ripper was great also. So many choices, all are goid. Maria is wonderful and so are the French fries.

Thank Jim M
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Fantastic! And nothing short of... Not your usual hot dog stand and definitely not ordinary. This place is a gem! So many combinations, so little room in my stomach. Multiple visits are completely necessary. Oh, and smoothies... if you like them, you must try theirs!

Thank Matt H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$8
American, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Parking Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2059 S Tamiami Trail, US 41 Entrance on Alligator Dr - Galleria Plaza Center, Venice, FL 34293
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Venice
  • Phone Number: 941 493 3086
Not Your Ordinary Hot Dog. Creative & delicious hot dogs of varying themes. Drive-thru hot dogs! With Pizazz!

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