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200 Ocean Ave.Long Branch, NJ 07740
People in Hawaii have hot dogs to be shipped to them by express mail. Brides stop by in wedding gowns for a quick bite after their wedding. It goes without saying that WindMill a New Jersey classic. Since the original spot opened in Long Branch in 1964, the chain has grown to include seven branches in Monmouth and Ocean County.
25 Matilda TerraceLong Branch, NJ 07740
The ultimate perfect pairing of beer and hot dogs is no longer relegated to your backyard barbecues, thanks to the good folks at Max's. A Long Branch institution since 1928, Max's began life as a 25-seat hot dog stand and has since evolved into a full-service seasonal restaurant on Matilda Terrace.
10 Monmouth StRed Bank, NJ 07701
Yes, they have the word "pizza" in their name, but anyone hanging out in downtown Red Bank knows of Mr. Pizza Slice's large sign proudly promoting their famed Italian hot dog. Work up an appetite scoping out this hip downtown, and you'll find out why Mr. Pizza Slice is so proud of its dogs.
3651 Route 9, NorthFreehold, NJ 07728
Any kind of hot dog you want, any way you want, with anything you want on it ... Dream come true? Damn right.
1861 Route 35Wall, NJ 07719
The Circus Drive-In is a classic Shore landmark for its genuine '50s style and great food.
2 Stadium WayLakewood, NJ 08701
It's one of life's certain undeniable truths: hot dogs taste better at ballparks, and thankfully we have a minor league stadium in our backyard. And while there isn't a bad seat in the house at the home of the BlueClaws, you'd better hope you find yourself near one of the snack areas when $1 hot dogs go on sale.
2039 Route 37 E.Toms River, NJ 08753
If you've never had an Italian hot dog, or even if you think you have, stop by Joe Joe's for an authentic Italian hot dog experience. Peppers, potatoes and onions atop a hot dog served on pizza bread is what Joe Joe's does best. A small venue with big flavors, Joe Joe's definitely is not your average fast-food joint.