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Nathan's Famous

1310 Surf Ave, Brooklyn, NY - (718) 946-2202
The original Nathan’s, by the boardwalk on Surf Avenue in Coney Island, radiates the irresistible aromas of frankfurters and French fries and its hot dogs simply taste better than those at any other Nathan’s … and, quite honestly, better than those at almost any other hot dog place in greater New York.
92% Approval Rating (27 votes)

Scorecard

4 - Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
hot dog
Hog Dog with Peppers & Onions
French Fries

Highlighted Reviews

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Michael Stern - Photos (3)
Roadfood.com Editor
"Is there any eater in America who doesn’t know about Nathan’s? The hot dog was virtually invented at this Coney Island landmark in 1916; and in many parts of the United States, the very term Coney Island has come to be synonymous with hot dog. There are Nathan’s ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

1310 Surf Ave, Brooklyn, NY
(718) 946-2202

http://www.nathansfamous.com/

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Open Year Round
Meals Served:Lunch, Late Night
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:No
Alcohol Served:No
Outdoor Seating:Yes
Reservations Accepted:No
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:Yes
Two Nathan's all-beef dogs topped with mustard and relish: life is good!
"Two Nathan's all-beef dogs topped with mustard and relish: life is good!"
Michael Stern





Well-dressed dogs wear onions and Nathan's chili.
"Well-dressed dogs wear onions and Nathan's chili."
Sam Meyer


My pre-Brooklyn Cyclones game meal.  Yes, I like my dog with mustard, ketchup and kraut.  Add some of those famous fries and you have a great meal.
"My pre-Brooklyn Cyclones game meal. Yes, I like my dog with mustard, ketchup and kraut. Add some of those famous fries and you have a great meal. "
Bill Homan


Nathan's bacon cheese fries.  It's not real cheese, but who cares?
"Nathan's bacon cheese fries. It's not real cheese, but who cares?"
Sam Meyer


Not something I would eat everyday, but boy, a bacon cheese dog was exactly what I wanted on that night!
"Not something I would eat everyday, but boy, a bacon cheese dog was exactly what I wanted on that night!"
Bill Homan


Just part of the huge menu at Nathan's.  They offer many other things, such as seafood, but the dogs and fries are what have been bringing in the crowds for over 90 years.
"Just part of the huge menu at Nathan's. They offer many other things, such as seafood, but the dogs and fries are what have been bringing in the crowds for over 90 years. "
Bill Homan


Not something that shows up on too many menus, but I feel compelled to try it.
"Not something that shows up on too many menus, but I feel compelled to try it."
Bill Homan


You can get food to take home at Nathan's, but the preferred eating locale is at one of the stand-up counters or in the small courtyard off Surf Avenue.
"You can get food to take home at Nathan's, but the preferred eating locale is at one of the stand-up counters or in the small courtyard off Surf Avenue."
Sam Meyer


Original & Famous.
"Original & Famous."
Sam Meyer


Going strong for over 90 years.
"Going strong for over 90 years."
Bill Homan


For me, getting a dog and some of those famous fries after a ball game is a true Coney Island experience.
"For me, getting a dog and some of those famous fries after a ball game is a true Coney Island experience."
Bill Homan


Where America's hot dog culture began
"Where America's hot dog culture began"
Michael Stern


The one that started it all.
"The one that started it all."
Bill Homan


A postcard from Nathan's collection showing Coney Island in more carefree days.
"A postcard from Nathan's collection showing Coney Island in more carefree days."
Michael Stern



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