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The Best Hot Dogs in Toronto

The best hot dogs in Toronto prove that size doesn't matter. These weiners come in all different shapes and sizes ranging from snack-sized steamies to foot-long franks, and they can be had with any number of toppings, from traditional combinations of mustard, onions and slaw, or chili and cheese, to over-the-top monstrosities slathered with peanut butter and jam, hollandaise, or loaded with kimchi.

Here is the list of the best hot dogs in Toronto.

See also: The top 50 burgers in Toronto.



Wvrst
1

Wvrst

This King West establishment specializes in sausage-making and offers over two dozen types of house-made wieners. Options range from traditional styles to exotic game meats, but for an upgrade to the classic, go for the all beef Danger Dog ($6.50) wrapped in bacon.

Smoke's Weinerie
2

Smoke's Weinerie

The extension of Smoke's Poutinerie deals in gourmet dogs ranging in size from steamies to footlongs. These wieners are available with elaborate toppings that channel other already guilt-inducing junk foods - the names say it all - there's a poutine dog, a deli dog, a pizza dog, and even a PB&J bacon dog.


Real Sports Bar
3

Real Sports Bar

This massive downtown sports bar serves up footlongs ($10), loaded with poutine ($13), chili and cheese ($13.50), or dressed Chicago style ($13.50). Each order includes fries or salad.


The Contender
4

The Contender

Classic concessions at this Dundas West sports bar include a Nathan's dog doused in melty jalapeno cheddar sauce. A single hotdog sells for $5, or get two for $7.


Don Don Izakaya
5

Don Don Izakaya

This Japanese pub house is home to sweet flavoured, Tokyo-style hot dogs loaded with spicy kimchi, or, dressed with teriyaki sauce and kewpie mayo. It's the next best thing to Japadog east of Vancouver.

Fancy Franks
6

Fancy Franks

Hotdogs from this chain of hot dog shops are available in over a dozen fancy varieties that channel classic combinations like franks with beans and bacon, as well as creative combinations like the Fancy Francine, a breakfast dog smothered with hollandaise and topped with bacon and a fried egg.



Completo
7

Completo

This Chilean-style sandwich shop in Leslieville serves up premium hot dogs ($7) on toasty buns, dressed up with gaucamole, salsa, mayo, red pepper sauce, and hot sauce.

Uncle Betty's Diner
8

Uncle Betty's Diner

The midtown diner serves up quarter pound franks free of gluten, fillers and byproducts. Keep it simple with The Plaine Jane ($12) or go for the namesake dog ($12) dressed with roasted garlic aioli, caramelized onions and sautéed mushrooms.


Disgraceland
9

Disgraceland

Do dinner doggie style (forgive me) at this restaurant in Bloorcourt where the menu bills oddities like the Trailer Park Dog ($8) dressed with cheese whiz and potato chips. Every order comes with a choice of side, and the option of a beef or veggie dog.

The Best Hot Dogs in Toronto


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