Best Hot Dogs In St. Louis

November 13, 2011 4:59 PM

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Hot dogs are about as American as apple pie, and when it comes to making a fantastic dog, St. Louis has got the competition beat. Whether it’s topped with ketchup, mustard, sauerkraut or pickles, this versatile treat has several homes in St. Louis. Here are a few places that serve up hot dogs with style. – Stephanie Shepard
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Angelo’s Chicago Taste

5908 North Lindbergh Boulevard
Saint Louis, Mo. 63042
(314) 731-7101
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Hazelwood, meet your new savior: Angelo’s Chicago Taste. Located on Lindbergh boulevard in the heart of St. Louis, this local hot spot has been serving up food for quite some time and is highly regarded for its variety of gyros, sandwiches and, of course, hot dogs. Stop by during any weekday lunch rush, and you’re sure to find a loyal group of hungry locals begging for a taste of Chicago. Try the Chicago-style hot dog; this juicy, red hot Chicago beef comes with all of the fixings and is sure to satisfy any craving.

Hours: Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.


235 North Euclid Avenue
Saint Louis, Mo. 63108
(314) 361-0270

Audi-K’s is located in the heart of St. Louis and quite possibly serves up the largest variety of hot dogs in the area, with more than 25 variations on its menu. Along with the classic Chicago-style hot dog, Audi-K’s also offers the BLT Dog and the Italian Dog. Or, try the Killer Dog; this curiosity features horseradish sauce, sauerkraut, onions and red pepper relish. Not one to leave out vegetarians, Audi-K’s also offers veggie dogs, which can be substituted for any of the dogs listed on the menu.

Hours: Monday, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Tuesday through Saturday, 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Pam’s Chicago-Style Dogs & More

6016 Delmar Boulevard
Saint Louis, Mo. 63112
(314) 721-7267

Pam’s Chicago-Style Dogs & More is a gem in St. Louis. This eatery offers a variety of creatively prepared hot dogs with all of the fixings. Try Pam’s Chicago-style dog, served on a steamed poppy seed bun with the works: yellow mustard, neon relish, onions, tomatoes, sport peppers, a pickle spear and a dash of celery salt. For the larger appetites, try The Archinator; this 22-inch Vienna beef hot dog weighs in at 1 pound and is for the serious hot dog fanatic.

Hours: Sunday and Monday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Tuesday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

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