Let’s be frank, we love hot dogs! As we move forward toward the dog days of summer, let’s relish this humble meal that can be elevated to a real weiner.
So, until you are able to get one of the best frankfurters in town served hot and ready from the hot dog carts at a downtown park or a north end hardware store, here are some great options in Brantford for when you need a hot diggity dog:
San-Frano’s Carry Out - A Brantford classic on Charing Cross Street since the 1960s with offerings like Hot Dogs, Cheese Dogs or Special Dogs…it’s all about the 7” plump hot dog. Business hours are currently 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Closed Sunday and Monday.
Wimpy’s Diner – “It’s big and juicy” best describes the Wimpy’s Jumbo Hot Dog. Located on King George Road, you’ve had their great breakfasts and burgers, now is the time to give the Jumbo with all the fixings a try.
Goo’s Takeout and Catering – Jumbo. Footlong. Hot dog. With Fries. Who’s hungry now? A full menu of flavourful Canadian favourites, with a twist. Open for delivery or takeout in new West Brant: Monday, 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday, 12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
A&P Diner – This food truck located in the Lowes Home Improvement parking lot is a great way to get a hot n’ ready dog to go on a sunny day. Pair it with a specialty poutine and you’ve got a meal that is sure to satisfy.
Lonnie’s on Market – With over 35 different specialty poutines, #12 - Weiners & Beans - is served over real French cheese curds and tasty fries. How many poutine flavours have you tried at this downtown Brantford landmark?
Or if you are the Grill Master looking to bring home some great hot dogs, fire up the BBQ and try these from Brantford’s local deli’s and butchers:
Uniqpol – featuring chicken weiners
Sausage Place – located on Charing Cross St, this Polish deli has some fine hot dogs ready for the grill. And how do you say hot dog in Polish? Hot dog.
Chime In. What’s your favourite place to get a great hot dog?