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“Chicago dog - quick and easy”
Review of Gold Coast Hot Dog

Gold Coast Hot Dog
Ranked #2,005 of 9,614 Restaurants in Chicago
Neighbourhood: Downtown / The Loop
Restaurant details
Neighbourhood: Downtown / The Loop
Crivitz, Wisconsin
Level 5 Contributor
86 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Chicago dog - quick and easy”
Reviewed 17 August 2014 via mobile

We were by the "Big Bean" and had to ask where to get the Best Authentic Chicago dog! They said about a 15 min walk however Gold Coast was their 2nd choice and only a few blocks away. No thrills walk up but it was good, quick and sitting watching everyone was entertaining in its self. We would return if in the area.

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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Japanese first
  • Korean first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
niagara on the lake
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“What a letdown”
Reviewed 9 August 2014

We were in Chicago our first day and were walking to the river when we passed by the Gold Coast Hot Dog restaurant on Wabash. Since we had seen that Gold Coast Hotdogs were a stop on a food tour, we figured it would be a good place to try a Chicago Style Hotdog. One girl was running the show at first,and an unorderly line was forming before a man joined her. We got a Chicago style hotdog and a Polish sausage. Both looked and tasted exactly the same-blah. Absolutely nothing special about it at all. Don't waste your money here. There are better hotdog places nearby.

Visited August 2014
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Level 6 Contributor
259 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
“Classic and Cheap”
Reviewed 27 May 2014

Gold Coast does the Chicago dog well. We needed to indoctrinate our son into the Chi dog and this was the place to do it. Don't eat too many.

Visited May 2014
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Hong Kong, China
Level 5 Contributor
65 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Proper Chicago Dog”
Reviewed 15 May 2014

Heard a lot about hot dogs in Chicago, so really wanted to try one. People had recommended this place for a decent Chicago style hot dog. I ordered a regular dog with all the trimmings. It was quite enjoyable and the pickle / chilli was a nice touch. The place is shared with a Popeye's fried chicken, so you could grab some of that at the same time.

Don't ask for ketchup! That's a faux pas apparently!

  • Visited April 2014
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Level 4 Contributor
36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Eh”
Reviewed 26 April 2014 via mobile

Both char hot dog and fries were reheated and the toppings were skimpy at noon hour. Far better Chicago dogs are to be found on almost any corner in Chicago.

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