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Hot Dog Charlie's

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1114 Troy Schenectady Road, Latham, NY 12110-1029
+1 518-782-4939
Mon - Fri 10:30 - 19:00
Sat 11:00 - 19:00
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Yuma, Arizona
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558 reviews
369 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,027 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

2 years later and we were disappointed! Hot dogs didn't have the pop when you took a bite, not hot and the chili was cool...

Thank 2013TravelinFool
Clifton Park, New York
1 review
Reviewed 28 August 2015

Simply awesome!!! even better than Gus's... I've eaten there about twice a month for the last 30 years... Still the same, still great... no complaints...

Thank bill h
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44 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2015 via mobile

Hands down Hot Dog Charlie's is my favorite hot dogs. It's the SAUCE!!! I would say Famous in Troy is a very close second and Gus' in watervliet third. Compared to the other locations, this one is just not up to par... I noticed that they steam the rolls on the spot with some kind of insta steamer which makes... More 

Thank Michael M
Yuma, Arizona
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558 reviews
369 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,027 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2014

My husband has been talking about this place since I have known him. He ate at Hog Dog Charlie's when he was a kid, 60 years ago. Never ever had a mini hot dog like this or for that matter a hot dog that tasted so good.

3 Thank 2013TravelinFool
Chuck F, Owner at Hot Dog Charlie's, responded to this review

Wow -- it's amazing to hear we've been able to count your husband as a customer for 60 years now! We're happy that he was able to make you a committed customer, as well. Whenever you have a craving for the tastiest hot dog around, we've got you! Looking forward to seeing you again, Hot Dog Charlie's More 

Glens Falls, New York
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160 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2014 via mobile

Really good hot dogs! They have the best tasting fries! Location is convenient although its in a mobil. The prices are fair.

Thank camry0607
Chuck F, Owner at Hot Dog Charlie's, responded to this review

Best tasting fries? Wow -- thanks so much! Most importantly, we're glad to hear you love our hot dogs. You're always welcome back with us! Thanks so much, Hot Dog Charlie's More 

Clifton Park, New York
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278 reviews
210 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2012

Although the store is located inside a Mobil gas station, these are not your typical hot dogs on a roller that have been there for hours and hours, these are Charlie's Hot Dogs. Fresh from the grill and in hot steamed buns with meat sauce, mustard and onions. They have other food offered on the menu, but the hot dogs... More 

Thank disneyguy333
Chuck F, Owner at Hot Dog Charlie's, responded to this review

It's so great to hear you've had nothing but delicious experiences with us! We love pleasantly surprising our customers with freshly made hot dogs, even in our unorthodox location. We know it's been a long time since you posted this review, but we hope that you've been able to enjoy many of our fresh hot dogs since 2012. Thanks so... More 

Melrose NY
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2012

Really good small hot dogs with secret sause in a warm bun. A local treat, No atmosphere, just good hot dogs!

Thank Techer70MelroseNY
Chuck F, Owner at Hot Dog Charlie's, responded to this review

It means so much to have the support of locals like you! We know it's been a while since you posted this, so we hope that you've been able to make it back in for some of our secret sauce and delicious hot dogs since then. You're always welcome back! Best, Hot Dog Charlie's More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
American, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Open Hours
10:30 - 19:00
10:30 - 19:00
10:30 - 19:00
10:30 - 19:00
10:30 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1114 Troy Schenectady Road, Latham, NY 12110-1029
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Latham
  • Phone Number: +1 518-782-4939
Hot Dog Charlie's is family-owned and operated. Started in 1922 in Troy, NY by Greek immigrant Strates Fentekes, Hot Dog Charlie's has spanned three, family generations. Our secret recipe of chili sauce with meat is often imitated, but never duplicated. Join us at Hot Dog Charlie's! Your taste buds will thank you!

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