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Top Dog

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2 Doyle Cove Rd, Rockport, MA 01966-1636
+1 978-546-0006
11:00 - 19:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 16:00
Fri - Sun 11:00 - 19:00
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Gloucester, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am a local tour guide who is fortunate enough to be able to bring visitors from all over the world to Rockport. I love directing people to Top Dog. Food and service are both excellent. It's not just about the hotdogs either; we love their chowda and clams, too! Mouth-watering! Can't wait to go back!

Thank camh23
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Top dog serves the best dogs in the area. My personal favorite is the golden retriever. It is served with mac and cheese on top. The buns they use are also so tasty, they toast and butter them so it's an added bonus to already delicious hot dog! You will not be disappointed in this place if you love hotdogs.

Thank Hilary L
Hartford, Connecticut
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Ran into this establishment while we were on a stroll. The place is small but the Dogs are so good they have a little snap to them. The chowder was good, nice on hot for this chilly day.I ended up getting the Bad dog on the way out.Great customer service made you feel like a regular.

Thank Suzie730
Rockport, Massachusetts
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92 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Love Top Dog when we feel like a quick lunch or dinner with a view. Order in and sit outside when weather permits. Variety of toppings is beyond but just a plain old grilled dog is great too. Even if there is aline they move fast. Didn't know they cater until recently so I.m waiting to try that for the... More 

Thank amt1028
Sterling, Virginia
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122 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

Come as you are, drop in, have some hotdogs or seafood (fried clams basket, lobster sandwich on a roll, fish sandwich, etc). The food comes out hot and made to order. No stress here!

Thank MG L
Houston, TX
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166 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Fun, casual, great. Never thought I'd rave about a hot dog place, but they're really good. Great to create your own combos. I do wish they'd add a couple of twists: Korean? Mexican? Thai?

Thank lanago2
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128 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

If you like hot dogs you will love this place They have all kinds of hotdog match ups and tremendous fries

Thank Lynnesjackson
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

A bit pricy but fresh and delicious Lobster! Great service. In a small alley! Will come back!!! Some locals recommend it to us. You would not expect a great lobster roll in a meat place...

Thank Brian S
London, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Laid back place by the sea with nice views. The staff is friendly and the food is really delicious at a low price.

Thank Eddy P
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

We'd read about this place in the Lonely Planet guide, and it lived up to the hype! Luckily this was our first proper meal in New England (having arrived from the UK the previous night) and it set the tone for the rest of the trip. The menu is extensive, the problem is choosing which 'dog' you want! We had... More 

Thank Pippa M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Doyle Cove Rd, Rockport, MA 01966-1636
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Ann  >  Rockport
  • Phone Number: +1 978-546-0006

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?