Whether you like your hot dogs with the works, a few condiments, or just plain on the bun, you can satisfy your craving for a delicious dog at one of these famous Missouri hot dog joints. And don’t be surprised to find some special, Missouri-style dogs you won’t find anywhere else! Here are our favorite places to get a hot dog in the state.
From a traditional hot dog cart on the streets of Rolla, to a small concession trailer, to a little storefront restaurant, O’Doggy’s is quite the success story. It sells delicious all-beef hot dogs with all the toppings, as well as a variety of brats and sausages.
Housed in a 60s-style drive-in stand in suburban Overland, Woofie’s serves only premium Chicago-style beef hot dogs, smoked with a little hickory flavor. Portraits of the celebrities who have stopped in line the walls—and there are many of them. Try the Big Daddy (advertised as “a quarter-pound of beef in a special casing”) and the Rueben Dog, complete with Swiss cheese, pickle, Thousand Island dressing, and sauerkraut.
A specialty hot dog joint on the Independence Square, UpDog prides itself on “fresh, delicious hot dogs, grilled to order.” Try the Chorizo Dog and the Chili Frito Pie Dog—a couple of customer favorites!
Steve’s Hot Dogs is consistently ranked among the best restaurants in St. Louis, with locations around the city. Customer favorites include the Bacon Bacon Jamaican (smoked dog with two slices of crisp bacon, pepper jack, jerk seasoning, bell peppers and sweet chipotle sauce) and the famous chili cheese dog.