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Downtown Dogs

804 N Rush St, Chicago, IL 60611-2006
+1 312-951-5141
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good39%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“downtown dog” (19 reviews)
“fries” (32 reviews)
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American, Fast food
804 N Rush St, Chicago, IL 60611-2006
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1 - 10 of 189 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small establishment- but what a hotdog!!! Very friendly, and has great options... Get the Chicago dog! You will not be dissappointed!!!

Thank Wlw176
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A tiny place and inexpensive. But fantastic hot dogs. Cash only though so make sure you have some. If not there is a place next door with an atm and a Bank around the corner. Yum yum.

Thank danschultz
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

This is my 2nd visit to the Windy City. The first time a local brought me here and it was delicious. Our next trip we wanted a CHIDOG & decided to try to find this place. Our hotel was on the West Loop, we walked...More

Thank 954christyd
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Stopped in around lunch time for a quick bite. Had the Weds special: brat, fries & drink. Brat is smothered in relish, mustard, onions, tomato, pickle slices & a sprinkle of celery salt, but it is no problem to add or delete any topping. Poppyseed...More

Thank lumere
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We ate sliders from Downtown Dogs next door at Pippin's. The food was great and combined with the cocktails available at Pippins, it's a perfect match.

Thank Ann M
Reviewed 3 September 2017

We noticed this place while walking around and didn't want to eat at a chain. It looks like a hole-in-the-hall type of place so we decided to give it a try. We ordered the downtown dog with sweet potato fries and a brat with fries....More

Thank Doug W
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

This was a tiny place with a longer wait than I hoped for but I also got a better hot dog than I had hoped for! Well worth the wait for a custom made-to-order hot dog. Friendly staff was very patient with us tourists!

Thank TheKeelys
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

This is a small place with outside seating to dine. There are different options of Chicago hotdogs & they are the best I've had & may ever have. This is a must on your trip to Chicago!!! Don't leave without having lunch here.

Thank savannahtennant
Reviewed 9 August 2017

No frills, outside tables and a good dog! There was a short line when we got there but the service kept it moving. By the time we finished our dogs we wished that we had ordered another. The short line was much longer. Obviously a...More

Thank jeffreyclaudiag
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Today we visited downtown dogs primarily because it was closer to our hotel. Hot dog Chicago style was delicious but I do give the edge to Portillo's. The place is small and not all that clean but if you need a Chicago dog; get it...More

Thank Natalie S L
Gold Coast
Located just north of The Loop, Gold Coast is one of
Chicago’s most affluent and popular neighborhoods. The
original Playboy, Hugh Hefner, once had a mansion
here. In addition to prestigious hotels, historic
mansions and luxury high-rise apartments, you’ll also
find upscale specialty boutiques and Michelin-starred
restaurants. Walk along Oak Street for your shopping
fix and dance through the night along Rush Street. The
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 804 N Rush St, Chicago, IL 60611-2006
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Gold Coast
  • Neighbourhood: Gold Coast
  • Phone Number: +1 312-951-5141
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