Looking to sample the best hot dogs around town?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top hot dog outlets in Berkeley, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to meet your needs.
April is the top month of the year for consumer spending at quick-serve food and beverage businesses across the Berkeley area, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a software provider that also helps small businesses find free advertising online. Estimated daily customers at Berkeley-area quick serve food and beverage businesses rose to 69 per business in April of last year, 9% higher than the average for the rest of the year.
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1. Top Dog
First on the list is Top Dog. Located at 2160 Center St. (between Oxford and West Entrance streets) in Downtown Berkeley, the fast food spot, which offers hot dogs and more, is the highest-rated hot dog spot in Berkeley, boasting four stars out of 394 reviews on Yelp.
2. Dojo Dog
Next up is Dojo Dog, situated at 1910 Fifth St. With four stars out of 135 reviews on Yelp, the food truck and Asian fusion spot, serving hot dogs and more, has proved to be a local favorite.
3. Seoul Hotdog
Seoul Hotdog, located at 2505 Hearst Ave., Suite D (between Euclid and Le Roy avenues), is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the spot to score hot dogs and more 4.5 stars out of 50 reviews.