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Dat Dog

Certificate of Excellence
Uptown / Carrollton
American, Fusion, Gastropub
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5030 Rue Freret St, New Orleans, LA 70115-6406
+1 504-899-6883
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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60 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you're in a hurry, or looking for a sit down meal dat dog is great! They have hundreds of combinations to choose from and the food is delicious. The service is excellent and the food came quickly! Recommend the milkshakes!

Thank sailorchica
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Upon arriving in NOLA, our first stop was Dat Dog, we were in the French Quarter trying to find it with mapquest, kept going around in circles! Our determination finally paid off. DatDog specializes in gourmet dogs and they will not disappoint! I had an Alligator dog and Randy had a Crawfish dog, they were both amazing. We went on... More 

Thank April M
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140 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sausages and hot dogs...great selection to go with a cold brew, soft drink and fries. Better than fast food but also a little more costly. Definitely worth a light lunch before a late dinner.

Thank DoylestownTraveler
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71 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great variety of dogs. Tried the bacon werewolf and buffalo chicken. Both were delicious. They give you a fork and knife so you won't miss any of the goodness.

Thank warmthoughts
Tega Cay, South Carolina
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

I loved Dat Dog so much that I went twice! The first time I had an alligator do topped with shrimp étouffée and a homemade soda... Yum! The second time I had the Guinness Brat Dog and a local beer... Again, yum!!! Definitely stop by for a bite! You won't be disappointed!

1 Thank Jennifer B
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Great food and fun atmosphere. You will really enjoy any of the dogs on the menu or you can put together your own with a super wide variety of options on bun, meat and toppings. Service is super friendly and fast. A really enjoyable place to grab a yummy and casual bite to eat.

Thank Aflossiegirl
Montgomery, Alabama
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68 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed the dogs we had for dinner. The restaurant is mostly open air with plenty of seating. Eclectic decor and feel. The food was great. We all ordered our custom dogs with all the toppings we each each like. Plenty of sausage and topping choices. Would have been 5 stars but it did take over 20 minutes to get... More 

Thank Paul L
Albany, NY
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363 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

We love hitting this spot when we get to New Orleans. All different kinds of hot dogs with great presentation. It can get busy in there, especially late night, but the drinks are good and the staff is very friendly.

Thank eluper
Moncton, Canada
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Tried the alligator sausage with chef choice for topping....very good nice atmosphere and good price!!!

Thank mokapage
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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Certainly not the cheapest but definitely one of the best dogs I've ever had. I had the Cajun Dream, it was amazing. The son had the Crawfish Sausage, he loved it. The fries are fantastic too. If you are going to splurge on a dog, this is the place to do it.

Thank Andy D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$12
American, Fusion, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5030 Rue Freret St, New Orleans, LA 70115-6406
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Uptown / Carrollton
  • Neighbourhood: Uptown / Carrollton
  • Phone Number: +1 504-899-6883
Gourmet hot dogs from around the world with personalized toppings, fries to die for. We pride ourselves on our warm welcome and family friendly atmosphere.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Uptown / Carrollton
Very much their own self sufficient unit within the greater metro area, Uptown and Carrollton tone down the urban edge with a friendly attitude and collegiate feel. Home to Tulane and Loyola Universities, all the students living in the area ensure that Uptown and Carrollton stay youthful, cosmopolitan and vibrantly fun. Two of the liveliest thoroughfares for nightlife and socializing (and yes of course more of the city’s outstandingly good food and live music) are Oak Street and Maple Street. For a truly wild time, the expansive acreage of Audubon Park, with its zoo, golf course, and actual patches of swampy wetlands, means peace and quiet are never too far away.
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