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Mad Dogs Hot Dogs

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2059 Tamiami Trl S, US 41 Entrance on Alligator Dr - Galleria Plaza Center, Venice, FL 34293-5009
+1 941-493-3086
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11:00 - 19:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 16:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 19:00
Sat 11:00 - 18:00
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Venice, Florida
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I only get to enjoy this location on occasion as my work schedule keeps me hopping. Friendly, fast and very fresh. They know what it means when you say "Drag it through the Garden!" The Chicago Dog is on point! Vienna Beef, Poppy Seed bun, Neon Relish, Celery Salt... It's heaven for a former Illinois Native. Don't be put off... More 

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Venice, Florida
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137 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time at Mad Dogs even though I am a long time Venice resident and a hot dog lover. It won't be my last, best dogs in town! I had two Carolina dogs, yellow mustard, chilli, and creamy cole slaw. Delicious! Well worth $3.50 a piece. I will be going back to sample the large variety of offerings.

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Thank jerry t
Venice, Florida
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good hot dogs!! Love this place if I am in a mood for a dawg!! So many toppings, the oinion rings and the sauce was soo good, and why not get a shake too, while I am at it!! Good service!!

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Thank sarahelizabeth1979
Sparta, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 April 2017

I have a lot of roots to Chicago and I stop at a Portillos almost every chance I get. Just wanted to get that out there before I begin this review in detail. I'm not biased to Portillos but it's a good bar to use when comparing to other dogs. I'm not a hot dog professional but I do have... More 

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Thank George P
Venice, Florida
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

I go with my grand daughter there. The hot dogs are super good. Hard to describe how good they are. They give you large amount of fries so its easy to share one order. Anything and everything you would want the girls are happy to make it. Can not say enough about how delicious the food is there. One of... More 

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Venice, Florida
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60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

My husband & I had a couple of their everything dogs with fries and they were very good! We had missed getting to them because of their hours, but finally got them on a Sunday. The food and owners are we friendly and their prices are in line....good dogs for sure!

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Thank Beth L
Chelsea, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Craving hot dogs?? This is the place. Best. Chili. Cheese. Dogs. We inhaled the first one and had to have another it was that good. Smoothies were large and delicious as well. Shaded picnic tables in the back, parking and a drive thru for convenience. Nice waitstaff.

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Thank judi888
NJ
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34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

great hot dogs ... real little gem in the middle of a parking lot....great choice of dogs.. all freshly prepared

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Florida
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

We saw this place after leaving the movie theater, looked at the menu and said 'We gotta try their Chicago Dogs." We did, and they were just great. Took us right back to Chicago and Milwaukee where they were readily available. Same great dog, same great flavor. Authentic to the core. The fries and onion rings are fried up freshly... More 

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Wetumpka, AL
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Mitch and Maria, the owners, hail from NYC and know their way around hot dogs. They have monthly specials as well as an assortment of hot dogs prepared almost 30 different ways. It's a tiny place and all seating is outdoors (covered in the rear) and well worth the stop. You can do drive thru ordering or walk up and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 8
Cuisine
American, Fast food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 16:00
Monday
11:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 19:00
Thursday
11:00 - 19:00
Friday
11:00 - 19:00
Saturday
11:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2059 Tamiami Trl S, US 41 Entrance on Alligator Dr - Galleria Plaza Center, Venice, FL 34293-5009
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Venice
  • Phone Number: +1 941-493-3086
Description
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?