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1648 Rochester Rd, Troy, MI 48083-1831
+1 248-524-9778
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11:00 - 21:00
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88 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it's nice to find it fountain-style. i don't get/like chicago-style hot dogs but the coney was tasty. the chili-cheese fries were the best! the employees are so nice here...that combined w cherry coke zero earned them another star from me.

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Thank lala_312
Troy. MI
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42 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

This is an interesting twist on different presentations of hot dogs/coney island style. They also cater and do an excellent job. They have a great Chicago Style Hot Dog

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Thank dbarlow
Dearborn, Michigan
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132 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

Very good dogs of all kinds, made to order. It is very close to our office and we go at least once a week.

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Thank David T
Flint, MI
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67 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

My husband is from Chicago is always looking for a good beef sandwich. This place is a little hard to find if your not familiar with the area because the building is small and inconspicuous. As soon as we walked in I felt like we were in a Chicago hot dog/beef sandwich joint. Right down to the owners attiutde. Friendly,... More 

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1 Thank Griswolds198
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016

Hippo's has the best Chicago style hotdogs in Michigan - period! The restaurant is small, and maybe difficult to find if you don't know Troy well, but it is well worth the effort to find it. The walls are plastered with local and national celebrities that have eaten there, and one bite of their of their Chicago style dogs will... More 

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1,041 reviews
710 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 413 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

I had the Wednesday Special which is a Cajun sausage with peppers and onions, fries and a drink. It was very fresh, tasty, and a very good value.

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Thank Richard B
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2015 via mobile

I have never been able to find an authentic Chicago style dog outside of Chicago until now. I can't wait to come back and try some other dogs.

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Thank Andrew G
Rochester Hills, Michigan
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145 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2015

We love getting Hot Dogs here. I love the Chicago Dog and also the Coney Dog. They are just as good as any that we've gotten from Chicago. This is family run and aways friendly. I ordered over the phone and it was ready when I got there to pick it up. Our order was correct and handed to me... More 

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Thank Patri P
Troy, Michigan
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2014

I've been to Hippo's many times before but I have never written a review before today. Took my mom for her first visit and she agrees with me that they have some of the best dogs in the Midwest. My favorite is the Great Scot with the tomatoes, pickle and hot peppers. Hippo's also serves some of the best fries... More 

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2 Thank Stephen H
Michigan
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8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2014 via mobile

Best Chicago style hot dogs locally as well as those I've had in Chicago. Potato Salad very good as well.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Fast food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1648 Rochester Rd, Troy, MI 48083-1831
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Troy
  • Phone Number: +1 248-524-9778

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