Happy National Hot Dog Day! To celebrate, we’ve rounded up some local favorite hot dog joints. 

Cloo’s Coney Island

2233-102 Avent Ferry Rd. Raleigh

Cloo’s is an upbeat, retro-styled eatery specializing in hot dogs, burgers, sandwiches, and cheese fries! Reviews are fantastic, folks seem to love the old-school feel and relaxed atmosphere!


The Roast Grill

7 S. West St. Raleigh

The Roast Grill has been around since 1940 and is located in Historic Downtown Raleigh! Serving nothing but hot dogs and homemade Greek desserts, this hidden gem is a local favorite. But don’t ask for ketchup, their website states they don’t believe it belongs on a hot dog!


Jim’s Ole Time Hot Dogs

2000-2136 Walnut St. Cary

Jim’s Ole Time Hot Dogs is located just outside of Lowe’s Home Improvement in Cary. It’s a small stand offering delicious hot dogs! Reviews for Jim’s Ole Time are wonderful, with many people claiming them to be the best hot dogs they’ve ever had! They also praise Jim for his outstanding customer service and great conversation. 


Jones Lunch

415 E. Main St. Clayton

Jone’s Lunch has been a neighborhood favorite since 1958! With affordable prices and a classic menu, Jones Cafe is a great local hot dog joint! They specialize in hot dogs, burgers, and breakfast.


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