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Vicious Dogs

5231 Lankershim Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91601-3111
+1 818-985-3647
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“hot dog” (10 reviews)
“chicago dog” (2 reviews)
“brat” (2 reviews)
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5231 Lankershim Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91601-3111
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you like hot dogs, this is your place. The Chili Cheese Dog was big, with good chili and very fairly priced. The L.A. Street Dog, also fairly priced, was very tasty and very safe. It was not cooked on the street. Many other choices...More

Thank TravelinAlan
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Just before going to a film screening we dropped into Vicious Dogs for the first time. Unpretentious despite the name, it was a great experience! We had a hot dog, very good onion rings and flavorful 'home made' potato salad and a really great bratwurst....More

Thank bppiatek
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

I don't love hot dogs but for some reason I've had this place bookmarked in my Yelp app for a while. Recently I haven't been eating breakfast or lunch so I get kinda hungry around 5ish. Jumped on my moped and parked in the back...More

Thank Tiffany A
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

I am from Chicago and I've had the best hot dogs there (Gene and Jude's, etc.). Vicious Dogs has them beat by far. Their bun in nutritious and sturdy (it doesn't fall apart when eating ...which REALLY irks me). The dogs are ALL BEEF, but...More

Thank Kirby B
Reviewed 13 March 2017

My husband were looking for a small, cheap quick dinner near our hotel and found this place. It's pretty small inside and more of a lunch place, but they had a huge list of different style hot dogs and decently priced. My husband and I...More

Thank Sarah P
Reviewed 22 October 2016

I first step foot into Vicious Dogs about 5 or 6 years ago and man is it hard to beat if you're craving a hot dog. The owner came to my friend and I and greeted us, recommended and even suggested we experiment with what...More

Thank Sergio S
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Saw this place listed as one of the best hot dog places in LA. My friend and I ordered the Sweet & Spicy and Greggie Veggie with a side of chili cheese fries and regular fries. The meal was excellent - you get a ton...More

Thank haleysicle
Reviewed 17 January 2016

We stopped in here before going to a theater up the street and were very happy with our food. I went old school with a simple brat. My wife had the "sweet and spicy" kielbasa with a special chili glaze and we spilt an order...More

Thank Mark P
Reviewed 16 January 2016

Absolutely the most fun I have had eating a hot dog. The garlic fries and fried jalapeño sides are a great addition. The menu is divide up to help a newcomer, but I guarantee you will be back to try the rest of the menu.

Thank GSmith07
Reviewed 16 November 2015 via mobile

I actually loved this place, lots of different hot dogs on the menu. I two different dogs since I didn't know if I'd ever be back in this area, the Krusty Crab and Chilil dog were great. It did take longer than I thought it...More

Thank AAASparky
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5231 Lankershim Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91601-3111
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > South San Fernando Valley
  • Neighbourhood: South San Fernando Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 818-985-3647
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