We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Dirty Frank's Hot Dog Palace

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
248 S 4th St, Columbus, OH 43215-5215
614-824-4673
Website
Today
11:00 - 02:30
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 - 02:30
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

246 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 243: English reviews
Columbus, OH
Level Contributor
302 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have heard about this place for years, and finally made it over. The place is not big and is usually busy...and I see why. Literally dozens of different ways to have your hot dog--and EVERYTHING can be made vegetarian. I had a chili dog and Chicago Dog + my daughter had a hot dog. Add tater tots and drinks,... More 

Helpful?
Thank gefilte63
Ankara, Turkey
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Try Chicago hot dog, it is really delicious. The also have a good selection of draft beer. This place is the first one which I see a popsicle like hot dog :)

Helpful?
Thank besteisbitiren
Columbus, Ohio, United States
Level Contributor
76 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'd heard nothing but rave reviews of dirty Frank's, so I was pretty excited to try it after meeting friends at the bar next door. I got a some sort of spicy sriracha saurkraut on Polish sausage and my wife got a coney dog. Mine was a bit spicier than expected, not such a bad thing, but also was just... More 

Helpful?
Thank NeilRJ
Clayton, Ohio, United States
Level Contributor
25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We started off coming in with some friends who knew the area. The place was packed to the brim so it really indicated to me that the food was well known. we each got 2 hotdogs and neither of us were disappointed at all. The best part is that the chef at Dirty Franks isnt afraid to experiment with things... More 

Helpful?
Thank Mmagoo13
Columbus, Ohio
Level Contributor
23 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of my most favorite places downtown. Parking can be difficult but in the end it's worth it! It's small inside and seating is tough to find when it's busy. Great tater tots, love all the creations.

Helpful?
Thank ancientmariner21
Columbus, Ohio
Level Contributor
12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved this place. Has a great variety of different dogs to try. I had a Chicago dog and and one with Chili Sauce, Fritos and Mustard. Not my favorite Chicago Dog but still very good. You have to go to Chicago to get the best ones. The other dog, which I wish I could remember the name, was fantastic!!! The... More 

Helpful?
Thank kgrennan
Groveport, Ohio
Level Contributor
11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The service was good. The food was good- there are a lot of choices. The hot dogs can be prepared any way you like, order a side of tater tots with toppings like cheese chili sauce and jalapeños. There are vegetarian options too. Fun ambiance!

Helpful?
Thank Cindy A
Xenia, Ohio
Level Contributor
27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

All my young adult children and my wife were surprised by Frank's! I didn't tell them where we going and as soon as we walked into the place, my wife said: "Oh no kids...One of your dad's favorite places...A little hole in the wall!" Well, her discription wasn't far off but it's a cool little hole in the wall! However,... More 

Helpful?
Thank Craig1848
New Albany, Ohio
Level Contributor
173 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

Overall a great local spot, very eclectic... Prepare to wait! Food quality was very good, I wish the actual hot dog was a bigger dog but they do let you know it is of the Vienna sausage size... Which accommodates a lot of the optional "add-on's" available to you. I also tried their corn dog, which was one of the... More 

Helpful?
Thank FEOHIO
watertown, CT
Level Contributor
352 reviews
276 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

The concept of the place is simple and fun - great hotdogs and fries. There are tons of combinations to try and the dogs themselves seem high quality. I got mine split and grilled with pickles and cheese. The cocktails are well made and come out fairly quickly although the place is a little unorganized and overly-packed at times. I... More 

Helpful?
Thank aaronds

Travellers who viewed Dirty Frank's Hot Dog Palace also viewed

 

Been to Dirty Frank's Hot Dog Palace? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 02:30
Monday
11:00 - 02:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 02:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 02:30
Thursday
11:00 - 02:30
Friday
11:00 - 02:30
Saturday
11:00 - 02:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 248 S 4th St, Columbus, OH 43215-5215
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: 614-824-4673
Description
It's listed on Google Maps.

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Dirty Frank's Hot Dog Palace staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?