Billyboy, I did not eat at Coney Island Hot Dog Stand myself. The people who did eat there said the dogs were mediocre *at best.* They did not say it was horrible, just not worth stopping for. They likened it to eating “Mexican food” at Casa Bonita: the gimmicky setting is interesting if you have young kids, but the food is…mediocre at best.
The forested setting along US 285 is pretty (except in some spots), but since I used to live in the same kind of setting not far away, if I wanted a good hot dog I’d go somewhere else, or just grill one at home instead (an even better setting since home was well off the highway).