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A Guide to the Best Hot Dogs in Orlando

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Hot Diggity Dog! The hot dog has been around for more than 500 years and has quickly become one of America’s, and Orlando‘s favorite tasty treat! Orlando has so many hot dog restaurants and stands around town, and we’ve gathered the perfect guide so you can get the perfect hot dogs in Orlando.

Whether you like traditional mustard, chili cheese, onions, or relish, you’re sure to find your favorite hot dog on this list. 

With a name like Hot Dog Heaven, you know you’ve found the right place! Located on Colonial Drive, this iconic hot dog restaurant has been serving authentic Chicago hot dogs since 1987. Their quality meat products, buns, and toppings are all shipped from Chicago for that perfect bite.

Order their classic Chicago dog topped with mustard, relish, onion, tomato, pickle, and hot peppers, or go for something a little different like the Italian chicken sausage. This roadside stop is sure to put a smile on any hot dog lover’s face!

Monday | Closed
Tuesday | 11:00am–5:00pm
Wednesday | 11:00am–5:00pm
Thursday | 11:00am–5:00pm
Friday |  11:00am–3:00pm
Saturday | 11:00am–5:00pm
Sunday | Closed

📍 5355 E. Colonial Dr. Orlando, FL 32807

Crazy hot dogs and loaded tots! That’s what you’ll find at the Doghouse hot dog joint. Located in College Park in a shared building with the Soda Fountain, the Doghouse is famous for their house dogs with crazy toppings you can’t find anywhere else.

Of course, you can try their Chicago dog, but you can also check out the Buffalo dog with buffalo sauce and blue cheese, Uh-Oh dog with Spaghetti O’s and parmesan, or a fan favorite Wild Style with bacon, siracha, Fritos, and ranch. I don’t know about you, but this girl needs a hot dog!

Monday | 11:00am–10:00pm
Tuesday | 11:00am–10:00pm
Wednesday | 11:00am–10:00pm
Thursday | 11:00am–10:00pm
Friday |  11:00am–10:00pm
Saturday | 11:00am–10:00pm
Sunday | 11:00am–10:00pm

📍 2527 Edgewater Dr. Orlando, FL 32804

Orlando’s #1 Mexican Street Weens food truck is slingin’ weens all over town! Run by World Wrestling Champion, Franco Furtero, you can catch Cholo Dogs at various places around Orlando like GB’s Bottle Shop, Tasty Takeover, Mills 50 parking lot, and more!

What is a Mexican Hot Dog you ask? You’ll have to try for yourself. You can try the El Borracho with Mexican street corn and cotija cheese, La Perirroja with crema, avocado sauce, cotija cheese, and red onions, or the Cholo Dog with BBQ sauce, chipotle mayo, jalapeno, and tajin.

Check website for next location and schedule.

📍 3108 Corrine Dr. Orlando, FL 32803

If you’re looking for an authentic Venezuelan restaurant in Orlando with arepas, panes, hamburgesas, and perros, then Maracaibo Mia Son Y Sazon is your place!

If you’re feeling a little adventurous, enjoy their perro caliente spicy hot dog, or you can try their Salchiqueso, a typical Maracaibo hot dog with cheese. You know you’re getting authentic Venezuelen cuisine here for breakfast, lunch, and dinner!

Monday | 7:00am–10:00pm
Tuesday | 7:00am–10:00pm
Wednesday | 7:00am–10:00pm
Thursday | 7:00am–10:00pm
Friday |  7:00am–11:00pm
Saturday | 7:00am–11:00pm
Sunday | 7:00am–11:00pm

📍 5691 S. Semoran Blvd. Orlando, FL 32837

The Hot Dog Station is the real experience of baseball culture with a Caribbean kick. Located at the Orlando Premium Outlets, this hot dog stand’s mission is to create a gastronomic sensation with every bite. Perfect for after a long day of shopping!

At hot dog station they’re known for their special sauces like garlic, cheese, bacon, corn, and pineapple. You can also try their Albiceleste with potato sticks and sauce, or the Rio corn, cheese sauce, and potato sticks. The options are endless at Hot Dog Station!

Monday | 10:00am–10:30pm
Tuesday | 10:00am–10:30pm
Wednesday | 10:00am–10:30pm
Thursday | 10:00am–10:30pm
Friday |  10:00am–10:30pm
Saturday | 10:00am–10:30pm
Sunday | 10:00am–10:30pm

📍 4959 International Dr. Suite 1F25 Orlando, FL 32819

If you’ve ever had Portillo’s before, you know it’s all about unrivaled Chicago street food. Originally started in 1963 in Villa Park, IL, Portillo’s restaurants have now opened their doors in over 60 locations and we’re lucky enough to have one here in Orlando!

Portillo’s is famous for their Chicago-style hot dogs and Italian beef sandwiches all served on freshly baked French bread. Hot dog options include the classic Chicago dog, chili cheese dog, or the char-grilled maxwell street Polish sausage dog.

Monday | 10:30am–10:00pm
Tuesday | 10:30am–10:00pm
Wednesday | 10:30am–10:00pm
Thursday | 10:00am–10:00pm
Friday |  10:30am–10:00pm
Saturday | 10:30am–10:00pm
Sunday | 10:30am–10:00pm

📍 7715 Palm Parkway Orlando, FL 32836

There’s nothing better than a hot dog after a night downtown, and now you can enjoy a plant-based hot dog from the Vegan Hot Dog Cart! Typically located on East Washington Street, this vegan hot dog stand is slingin’ meatless hot dogs with all the fixins’.

If you can’t find them downtown, be sure to check them out at Market on South near downtown, and Henry’s Depot Food Hall in Sanford as Dixie Dharma

Monday | 9:00pm–3:00am
Tuesday | 9:00pm–3:00am
Wednesday | 9:00pm–3:00am
Thursday | 9:00pm–3:00pm
Friday |  9:00pm–3:00am
Saturday | 9:00pm–3:00am
Sunday | 9:00pm–3:00am

📍 14 E. Washington St. Orlando, FL 32801

Harrell’s Hot Dogs and Cold Cones is serving up classic hot dogs and ice cream cones in Winter Garden. Established in 2019, this hot dog joint is all about gourmet hot dogs with classic toppings, as well unique dogs with premium toppings and sauce.

Start with a classic, brioche, or poppy seed bun, choose all beef or vegan meat, and choose between some of their amazing toppings! Whether you want the usual like onions, peppers, relish, and ketchup, you can also try pineapple, spinach, or buffalo sauce.

Monday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Tuesday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Wednesday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Thursday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Friday |  11:00am–11:00pm
Saturday | 11:00am–11:00pm
Sunday | 11:00am–11:00pm

📍 54 W. Plant Street Winter Garden, FL 34787

This isn’t your backyard barbecue hot dog. At Hot Dog Hall of Fame, they’ve rounded up some of the best hot dogs from around the country and are ready to serve you these iconic franks.

Located at Universal Studio’s City Walk, you’ll find everything from a sauerkraut New York dog, poppy seed buns from Chicago, authentic Milwaukee bratwursts, or even a relish-covered Boston dog. 

Monday | 11:00am–11:00pm
Tuesday | 11:00am–11:00pm
Wednesday | 11:00am–11:00pm
Thursday | 11:00am–11:00pm
Friday |  11:00am–11:00pm
Saturday | 11:00am–11:00pm
Sunday | 11:00am–11:00pm

📍 6000 Universal Boulevard Orlando, FL 32819

10. Chicago Dog and Co.

Born in Chicago, raised in Central Florida, owners and sisters Sandra and Monica are here to bring you authentic Chicago hot dogs right here in Orlando!

Located in Altamonte Springs, you’ll feel like you’ve taken a trip to the Windy City with options like the Chicago dog, Polish Sausage, Ditka dog, chili cheese dog, veggie hot dog, and more! They also have other options like burgers and Italian beef if you’re not in the mood for a hot dog.

Monday | Closed
Tuesday | 10:30am–8:00pm
Wednesday | 10:00am–8:00pm
Thursday | 10:30am–8:00pm
Friday |  10:30am–8:00pm
Saturday | 10:30am–8:00pm
Sunday | 11:00am–5:00pm

📍1113 W. SR 436 Altamonte Springs, FL 32714

Best Hot Dogs in Orlando

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Kimberly Gooch

Kimberly Gooch

Hi I'm Kim! I am a Florida native from Clearwater Florida, and now currently living in Orlando. I've been in Orlando for the last 6 years and love to explore everything the city has to offer. I travel a lot on the weekends visiting new cities, and in my spare time I enjoy hiking, biking, kayaking, and discovering new things to do.

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