Restaurants in Newington, CT

To Roadfood folks, Newington is a hot dog haven. Among its stars are Doogie’s, which offers 2-foot and 16-inch dogs in addition to mere ten-inchers; Chef’s Dog House, where customers choose from over two dozen toppings and condiments; and even a place named Goldburgers, which, in addition to its excellent burgers, serves a panoply of all-beef or beef-and-pork dogs configured in multiple ways, as slaw dogs, chili dogs, Chicago dogs, and one called Crouching Hot Dog, Hidden Jalapeno. A few miles west of town, in New Britain, Capitol Lunch has earned decades of fans (who know it as Cappy’s) for its snappy chili dogs.

Newington’s Most Famous Dishes

hot dog with hot mustard and relish

Classic Hot Dogs

Chili Dog

Burger with onions fused into it is sided by pickle chips

Onion Fried Burger

Big circular plate holds a cake of golden, crisp-edge hash brown potatoes.


Newington’s Best Restaurants

Doogie’s - 2 Foot Wiener


Chef’s Dog House




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