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Top Dog Center Street

2160 Center St, Berkeley, CA 94704-1304
+1 510-849-0176
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good18%
  • Average18%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“hot links” (3 reviews)
“buns” (2 reviews)
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11:00 - 23:00All hours
2160 Center St, Berkeley, CA 94704-1304
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Reviewed 10 August 2016

Terrific choice of excellent dogs, grilled to order, served on a grilled sesame roll. Don't miss the super spicy Russian mustard. And who doesn't love a hot dog place that has libertarian propaganda plastered all over its walls? In Berkeley of all places!

Thank Arjun D
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Grew up in Berkeley and been eating these since I was a kid in the 60's... Gotta have my "two Tops, please"! Don't expect much in the way of service - the folks behind the counter may or may not be friendly (the latter more...More

Thank CC0715
Reviewed 2 April 2016

Back in the '80s my brother went to Cal Berkeley and a bunch of us would go to the Top Dog shack near People's Park. Decades later I was driving through Berkeley and noticed a branch of Top Dog. The food brought back tons of...More

Thank James S
Reviewed 20 January 2016

Top dog does make pretty good sausages, but why go here when you can go to Rosamunde grill like 3 miles away in Oakland (like just down Telegraph Ave which is like 1/2 a block from this place) and have a better one? I guess...More

Thank Yuri K
Reviewed 23 August 2014

I love Top Dog. It is by far my favorite hot dog place. Every time I am in Berkeley I always stop by for a dog or two. Try the hot links, they are phenomenal.

Thank DennisF334
Reviewed 20 November 2013

The jury is in and truly Top Dog is the best hot dog place in the whole world bar none. Chicago eat your hearts out people because TD has you beat all to $#%@.

Thank Valhala95014
Reviewed 20 November 2012 via mobile

I've been visiting Top Dog for the past 15 years. The buns are toasted and lightly crispy on the outside, and soft and fluffy on the inside. The sausage is grilled to have a crispy skin, and piping hot on the inside. All the the...More

Thank Brianjazar
Reviewed 13 May 2012

Great vegetarian hot dog with saurkraut and the spicy mustard! Yum, yum. A deal for $4.75 with chips and a drink.

Thank Tora S
Reviewed 27 February 2012

I loveeeee top dog, very juicy sausages, quick fast snack! Can't get enough of linguica and chicken apple sausages!

Thank Jacqkaki
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Lafayette, California
Reviewed 18 December 2007

Fun, after hours, need that that dog fix!

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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
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11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2160 Center St, Berkeley, CA 94704-1304
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
  • Phone Number: +1 510-849-0176
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