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15899 Los Gatos Blvd, Los Gatos, CA 95032-3316
+1 408-358-2444
10:30 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 10:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 21:30
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm not the biggest fan of hot dogs - never was. But when my husband first brought me to Happy Hound about 30 years ago, I had to admit these were about the best hot dogs I have ever had! And still are! The servings are more than enough, and the fries and onion rings are great, too. There's a... More 

Thank Lucinda K
San Francisco, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

We love the hound! We travel down from San Mateo every month or two to get our fix: cheeseburgers, fries, onion rings and shakes. Burgers are well-endowed, with a good amount of cheese, done perfectly. Produce on top is fresh (crisp lettuce!). Onion rings are large, portions are generous. I've only had the original hot dog hound a couple times... More 

Thank kegger911
Placerville, California
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187 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

I really enjoyed my hotdog (hound dog) it snaps when you bite into it. The fries were average but my blackberry shake was dynamite

Thank SRC1964
Gilroy, California
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Fresh produce on every burger!! Always cooked to perfection and the fry order is always more than you can eat! Been my favorite burger joint for many many years. Everything on the menu is good so you can't go wrong with anything you order. Family run busy from day one...

Thank TMann1971
Santa Clara, California
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136 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

We has a cheese hound, chili cup, fries and a soda all for $14. Good basic food at a really reasonable price. We were glad to see they were still there (last ate there 40 years ago) and that they were as good as ever. Look forward to eating there again and trying one of their shakes. They have a... More 

Thank molsenmotorsport
san francisco
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38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

been visiting for years small spot fresh food quickly prepared burgers have all the add ons shakes made from real ice cream

Thank redcharlotte
Santa Cruz, California
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117 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

Great Local Joint for Dogs and Burgers. Limited Parking and always busy, but worth the effort! Love Chili/Cheeses Dog and Fries with a Shake!

Thank KPdvmandJannieP
Union City, California
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016

Food is good, milkshakes are average, seating is horrible, cleanliness is in the eye of the beholder. Don't go thinking you're dining on a budget, as this place is rather expensive. Could be a whole better if employees took pride in their work, kept the place clean, tables and highchairs wiped. They have just got too big for their britches.... More 

Thank 75gemini
Cape Elizabeth, Maine
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150 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2015 via mobile

Loved my HUGE 1/3 #!burger with lettuce, tomato, pickle, cheddar & sauce. No onion, thanks. It's really huge, they cook to order. The small fries is big enough for 2 to share, as well as the onion rings. Didn't love the hot dog, but everyone else does. 24oz bottle water is only $1.90. Burger, fries & water for about $11.00.... More 

1 Thank Hafkiwi
Los Gatos
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45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015

When I'm in the mood for a quality hot dog with all the best fixings, Happy Hound is the go to place. Their dogs are always fresh and the service is fast and friendly. Since their renovation about a year ago, the establishment is super modern and comfortable, but I often use take out as they are usually very busy... More 

1 Thank Stratus2013

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15899 Los Gatos Blvd, Los Gatos, CA 95032-3316
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Gatos
  • Phone Number: +1 408-358-2444

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?