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Frankie's Hot Dogs

700 Watertown Ave, Waterbury, CT 06708-2031
+1 203-753-2426
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“fries” (11 reviews)
“clam strips” (3 reviews)
“burger” (14 reviews)
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10:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Fast food
700 Watertown Ave, Waterbury, CT 06708-2031
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Reviewed 12 April 2012

We used to always go to Frankies drive in after sports events. Hotdog with relish and spicy mustard, onion rings and Dr. Pepper. It's all the same just a little more expensive. A must if you are in the area.

Thank Flyfishbozzuto
Reviewed 9 April 2012

Each time I had gone to this place, it just got worse and worse. You're either going to get good service or bad service. Not worth the money. This place used to be GREAT, but no long is it that way. New owners are needed.

2  Thank Playwright69
Reviewed 5 April 2012

These people know how to make hot dogs - foot long, split well done = THE BEST!

Thank Foodie1028
Reviewed 2 April 2012

Frankie's on Watertown Avenue has been a regular stop for my family members for my entire life. My brother (living in Houston for the last 20 years) loves the hot dogs and fries so much that it is always his first stop when he comes...More

1  Thank radiowitch
Reviewed 26 February 2012

This is nothing fancy---it's a drive up, order, and eat in your car. But it serves the best hot dogs in the area. Frankie's closes for the winter, so, for the locals, Frankie's reopening is a sign of spring, right up there with seeing the...More

Thank lovetotravel1018
Reviewed 24 January 2012

This is a local institution. The foot-long dogs are good, if a little pale. You might ask for well done. Good greasy sides... This is not spa food by any means. You order at the counter and add condiments like onions melted into sauce, homemade...More

Thank withkidstravel
Reviewed 8 November 2011

Perfect footling dogs. Relish amazing. Onion rings are great

Thank Flyfishbozzuto
Reviewed 1 November 2011

I now live in mass.-was born in waterbury,and frankies is the first place that I go to eat as soon as I hit the waterbury streets-great food since I could eat the dogs etc.-worth the stop

Thank vincent1948
Reviewed 24 August 2011

Good hotdog's but the hot relish really make it great! I grow up on these hotdog and can't recommend them enough.

Thank deeter123
Reviewed 14 August 2011

I had a craving for a hot dog from Frankie's last night and wasn't disappointed. Although it is about a half hour drive it was worth the trip. Going to Frankie's is like being in a "time warp"...since it looks exactly the way it has...More

Thank Mavlily
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bernardo n
22 June 2015|
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Response from Ron F | Reviewed this property |
Dont go to the cahins -- worth the trip to Frankies ..TA will not allow to past a link in this section -- google Frankies Hot Dogs - waterbury menu and it will come up
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
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 - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 Watertown Ave, Waterbury, CT 06708-2031
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Waterbury
  • Phone Number: +1 203-753-2426
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