Where to go to get your Chicago Hot Dog

Summer is here, which gives you an excuse to go out and explore your city. That’s what we’re here for! Not if you’re in Chicago, you HAVE to try a hot dog. We found the top 5 hot dog spots to hit up this summer.

  1. Devil Dawg’s 

1431 N Milwaukee Chicago, IL 60622

767 South State St Chicago Il 60605

2147 N. Sheffield Ave Chicago Il 60614

Weiner Circle is known for a few things; Hamburgers, Cheese Fries, Hot dogs, and verbal abuse (only during the late weekend hours) (sounds like a family reunion). Check out this video of The Weiner Circle making fun of Bears’ wide receiver Alshon Jeffery.A powerhouse hot dog chain, this place has no competition. Devil Dawg’s is the king of the Chicago Hot Dog. You can get various kinds of hot dogs there from a regular old Chicago to a Seoul Dog (topped with Korean Kimchi) or a Taco Dog (Topped with exactly what you think) (no,we’re not kidding). This place is a hot dog lover’s dream come true. With locations in Wicker Park, the South Loop, and Lincoln Park- this place will always satisfy your cravings for greasy goodness. Because you’ve been good on your diet this month, so gosh dang it, you deserve it!

2. Weiner Circle

2622 N Clark St. Chicago, Il 60614

Weiner Circle is known for a few things; Hamburgers, Cheese Fries, Hot dogs, and verbal abuse (only during the late weekend hours) (sounds like a family reunion). Check out this video of The Weiner Circle making fun of Bears’ wide receiver Alshon Jeffery.

3. Portillo’s

100 W Ontario St, Chicago, IL 60610

520 W Taylor St, Chicago, IL 60607

Founded in 1963, Portillo’s is a humongous chain of diners that feature everything from italian beef, cheese fries, and hot dogs. Although it started in Chicago, Portillo’s is a good place to get a Chicago dog when you’re not in Chicago- or at least, the closest you’ll get.

4. Al’s Italian Beef

2804 N Western Ave., Chicago, IL 60618 – 5441 S Wentworth Ave., Chicago, IL 60609 – 234 S. Wabash Ave., Chicago, IL 60604 – 1079 W Taylor St., Chicago, IL 60607 – 169 W Ontario St., Chicago, IL 60654 – 1300 N Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL 60622 – 3420 N Clark St., Chicago, IL 60657 – 601 W Adams St., Chicago, IL 60661

A food chain only found in Chicago, Al’s features Chicago favorites such as Italian Beef, Hot Dogs, and Hamburgers. Make sure to take a second to check out their secret menu. It features a Cheese dog, fries covered in cheese sauce and italian beef, and a tamale in a hot dog bun.

5. Clark Street Dog 

3040 N Clark St Chicago Il

This restaurant is the home of the Clark Street Dog, which is a play on the Chicago Dog with mustard, onion, tomato, relish, pickle, and sport peppers. They also serve a mean Philly Cheese Steak with Cheese fries. They also have a full bar, and the entire establishment only uses products made locally. The bar features a shot called the “Pickle-Back Shot.”

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