Hot Dogs In Canada

The 15 Best Places For Hot Dogs In Canada

It might be a classic American snack, but hot dogs in Canada come in many shapes and sizes ,served everywhere from street food stalls to high-end restaurants and sports games. We set out to find the very best dawgs in the country that you simply have to try when you are here.

They range from the plain and simple classic versions, to hot dogs loaded with toppings and sauces. There is something for everybody on this list.

All you have to do is narrow it down to the one that you want most. Here’s the hot dogs in Canada that will have you drooling…

Best hot dogs in Canada

1. WVRST – Toronto

This is a brilliant buzzing beer and cider hall experience in the heart of the city where they specialise in gourmet sausages. The toppings are unique and exciting and their fries are wonderfully crisp.

The perfect place to start a night out with a few friends over sausages and beers.

2. What’s Up? Hot Dog! – Vancouver

Not only do they serve some of the best comfort food and hot dogs in the city, they also have a whole host of other reasons to come here. These include great vegan options, pin ball machines and some seriously tasty cocktails.

A brilliantly fun place to spend time in.

3. Skinner’s – Lockport, Manitoba

Skinner’s is a proper old school diner that is well worth the drive to, or stopping off at if you are in the area.

Their hot dogs are classic in style; along with their fries and shakes this is one meal that will be leaving you with a big happy smile on your face.

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4. Tubby Dog – Calgary

They been serving their hot dogs here since 2005 and have a passionate and loyal set of customers. The arcade games and friendly service make it a fun place to spend an hour.

The hot dogs themselves are absolute feasts which are loaded with toppings.

5. It’Dog – Edmonton

Classic hot dogs that come served on trays in a casual setting. The dogs themselves are the star of the show and packed full of flavour.

Along with great fries and some classic toppings, this is everything you could ever wish for from a hot dog.

6. Fancy Franks – Toronto

With multiple locations across the city they take their inspiration form the famous hot dog eating destination of Coney Island, NYC.

Their dogs are absolutely beautiful to look at, each one like a work of art. The good news is they taste every bit as good as they look.

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7. YEG Burger – Edmonton

Although their name suggests burgers are their forte, we’d urge you to sidetrack and try their hot dogs which are world class.

The soft bun is what makes them utterly delicious – that along with the sauces you won’t have a better hot dog while in Canada.

8. JAPADOG – Vancouver

These hot dogs have been keeping locals happily fed for years. The dogs themselves are the perfect size to have a couple of them if you are seriously hungry by mixing and matching their toppings.

Be prepared to wait in line, as these Japanese-style dogs are seriously popular.

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9. La Belle Patate – Vancouver

They are best known here for their poutine but the key is to have both that and one of their hot dogs for an incredible cheat meal.

The dogs are simple and rely on all the classic toppings and bread to make them taste as good as they are. If it’s not broken why fix it?

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10. Kungfu Dawg – Toronto

To say that their hot dogs look amazing when you first see them would be the understatement of the year.

Big bold flavours, super fresh ingredients and portion sizes that will leave you full for the entire day. We could happily eat these all day, every day.

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11. Fat Frank’s – Edmonton

Fat Franks has been running for 24 years and have super loyal customers, so that tells you all you need to know about their high quality grub.

What they do best is sourcing the very best quality dogs and then always serving them with a smile. Super consistent and always tasty.

12. Tavern On The Hill – Ottawa

A brilliant place to come with a few friends to drink some great beer outside on the terrace and to eat great hot dogs. The perfect combo.

Sitting out here with their delicious hot dogs is one of the great pleasures in life.

13. Umai Savory Hot Dogs – Vancouver

You can choose from over 27 of their signature flavours or create your own custom hot dog with all the toppings and sauces, any way you want – all made fresh to order.

The dogs are the perfect snack… If you are super hungry you might even be able to go back for a second one. They really are that good.

14. Empire Provisions – Calgary

It’ all about the wonderful produce that they source here. When it comes to meat that means from farmers that raise their livestock humanely, free of added hormones and antibiotics.

The end result? A juicy hot dog that melts in the mouth and will instantly have you addicted.

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15. Chez Ma Tante – Montreal

One of the best known places to eat in the city with a history stretching way back to 1929. They’ve been doing things a certain way here for decades and it just works to perfection.

Their hot dogs are steamed and come served with some of the tastiest French fries you could ever wish for.

Hot Dogs In Canada

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Big 7 Travel Team