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Franks n' Dawgs - CLOSED

1863 N Clybourn Ave, Chicago, IL 60614-4901
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good16%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
28 Feb 2017
“Five Star dining on a Bun!!”
18 Nov 2015
“delicious mac and cheese dawg!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Fast food, Gluten Free Options
1863 N Clybourn Ave, Chicago, IL 60614-4901
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Reviewed 28 February 2017

Do not pass on an opportunity to try the hot dogs from this place! They are incredible !! Unique joint!

Thank Robert E
Reviewed 18 November 2015

This was a little out of the way for us but it was definitely worth it! We both had the bacon mac n cheese dawg and it was delicious. We also had the cheese curds and waffle fries. The cheese curds were the best we've...More

Thank streaks09
Reviewed 22 September 2015

Love this place! This is not your typical Chicago hot dog joint, infact they don't serve hot dogs at all. These are handcrafted sausages on the most amazing buns you'll ever experience. This is one of my 'must stops' when in town.

Thank Aaron O
Reviewed 29 July 2015

First off the other reviews have to be bogus!! We went here with good hopes of finding a nice meal. First of all we were the first customers in here for the day on July 28, 2015. We came in and was not greeted at...More

2  Thank BrentFC
Reviewed 27 July 2015

These are not hotdogs, but are sausages! I got the bacon mac and cheese dog - I really didn't care for the sausage, but the bread, mac and cheese and my waffle fries were amazing! My sister got cheese curds- OUT OF THIS WORLD. I...More

Thank Kallie S
Reviewed 20 July 2015 via mobile

Not sure you can call them all hot dogs but those sausages served up here are very well done. Lots of creative combinations! Friendly staff who didn't mind talking about anything and everything. I would definitely go back next time I'm in Chicago.

Thank Bacon K
Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

We heard about this place on food network and couldn't wait to try it. We were not disappointed. Everything we tried was absolutely fantastic! The truffle mac - n - cheese is amazing and the price (only $4.75) seems way to low. It was fun...More

Thank Laura E
Reviewed 14 June 2015

Beware there are no Chicago dogs here, however, go because they have the most unique and delicious combinations of dogs on buns. They don't have a "cook" they have a chef! Also, the onion rings and french fries are definitely worth trying.

Thank peoplesjourney
Reviewed 26 April 2015 via mobile

Best dawgs ever!?! I think so. Love that they're NOT Chicago dogs but gourmet artisan sausages. If you love hot dogs like me you must try these!

Thank McNairDad
Reviewed 20 April 2015

I was hoping that this place would be the true successor to Hot Doug's (may they rest in sausage heaven), and while this place is good, I'm not sure it quite claims the title. Gourmet hot dog made from interesting ingredients? Check. Inventive toppings outside...More

Thank Mister_samsa
Lincoln Park
Head to the North Side of Chicago for a stroll through
one of the city’s greenest neighborhoods. Lincoln Park
boasts over 1200 acres of green space complete with a
free zoo open to visitors year-round. This
pedestrian-friendly neighborhood is lined with parks,
row homes, boutiques, taverns, and nature. Lincoln
Park itself borders the lakefront area offering
peaceful views of the water and the Chicago skyline.
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
11:30 AM - 5:00 PM
11:30 AM - 5:00 PM
11:30 AM - 5:00 PM
11:30 AM - 5:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1863 N Clybourn Ave, Chicago, IL 60614-4901
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Lincoln Park
  • Neighbourhood: Lincoln Park
  • Phone Number: 312-281-5187
  • E-mail
Gourmet dog stand in Lincoln Park set to rival the Chicago institution, Hot Doug's.
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