Ruiz Hot Dogs

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One of the top Sonoran hot dog purveyors in Tucson, Ruiz is basic: a food cart, a small adjacent dining area, and a one-item menu. That item is magnificent, a beautiful cornucopia of bacon-wrapped dog and all the trimmings* stuffed into a creamy-soft bolillo bun that has been toasted to crisp-edged luxury. On the side is a roasted pepper that strikes a fetching balance of sweet and heat.

Three coolers adjacent to the order window are filled with bottles of Coke and soda from Mexico. Help yourself. A bottle opener is hanging on the cart wall.

* All the trimmings = tomato, onion, salsa, beans, mayonnaise, mustard

What to Eat
Ruiz Hot Dogs, Sonoran Hot Dog
Sonoran Hot Dog
Must-Try
A buttery grilled bolillo bun helps put this Sonoran hot dog in the Pantheon.
Directions and Hours
Roadtrips
This restaurant is featured in the following eating tours.
7 stops | 234 MILES | 4 hr 17 min

Scottsdale to Bisbee, Arizona

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Information
Price
$
Seasons
Open Year Round
Meals Served
Lunch, Dinner
Credit Cards Accepted
No
Alcohol Served
No
Outdoor Seating
Yes

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