Excellent | Worth a Detour
Review by: Jane & Michael Stern
Doogie’s two foot hot dog has returned! Gone a while when supplier Grote & Wiegel went under, it is now back, better than ever. It is an astounding dog just to look at, resembling a hero sandwich fit for four, especially if it is loaded with sauerkraut, chili, onions, bacon, cheese, etc. Nestled in a fine bun made by Chavez bakery, it is a hot dog lover’s image of paradise.
If only for its size, Doogie’s hot dog would be worth noting in the annals of amazing Roadfood; but the fact is this extra-long sausage is really delicious. Firm-fleshed and with a chewy skin that gets slightly charred on the grill, it has a well-balanced spicy flavor that holds up well not only under any and all extra-cost toppings, but does well when spread with Doogie’s superb homemade hot relish or just ordinary mustard. For those of meek appetites, it is available in mere 16-inch and 12-inch configurations, too.
Beyond hot dogs, Doogie’s sells all sorts of other sandwiches, including a wide variety of terrific Philly cheese steak variations, a real hot lobster roll, and excellent hamburgers. The top of the line hamburger is called the Boomer. It comes topped with house dressing, lettuce, tomato, bacon, cheese, grilled onions, peppers, mushrooms, and onion rings. If that’s not enough, you can have a double boomer.
The fries menu is itself a delight; fries, cheese fries, chili cheese fries, curly fries, onion rings, and sweet potato fries.
(Special thanks to Johanna Greenfield for originally directing us to Doogie’s.)
Directions & Hours
- Monday: 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM
- Tuesday: 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM
- Wednesday: 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM
- Thursday: 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM
- Friday: 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM
- Saturday: 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM
- Sunday: 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM
|Meals Served||Lunch, Dinner|
|Credit Cards Accepted||Yes|