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Destination Dogs

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101 Paterson St, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1912
+1 732-993-1016
11:30 - 02:00
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Sat - Sun 12:00 - 02:00
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Hillsborough, New Jersey
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116 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We heard about Destination Dogs from a neighbor and decided to try it. It was a pleasant surprise. They must have 40 or more hot dogs on the menu ranging from beef franks to alligator and other exotic meats! I got the Kansas City and that nights special dogs. Both were great. We will probably go back. Good food. Great... More 

Thank K16kid
Gorham, ME
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went in for a couple wines. Staff and customers were great. I didn't order food but the food did look delicious. I definitely will be going back soon.

Thank karlahannaford
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I come here often! It's a great place to bring friends and family. They have SOO many different types of hotdogs - look at the menu online. I usually get the LAX which is a chicken dog! So sometimes I create my own. You definitely have to get the Potatas appetizer -- delicious!! I usually get them without the duck.

Thank Preeti K
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113 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

My god this place was fantastic! Its a little off the beaten path in New Brunswick, right new the Rutgers Graduate School of Nursing at the location which used to be Doll's. Went here for a lunch with two co-workers and was thoroughly impressed. They have a great and affordable menu with so many fun choices of dogs, sausages, brats,... More 

Thank Chris S
Belle Mead, New Jersey
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

My boyfriend and I LOVE this place! We love their hotdogs and truffle fries! They have a cool beer menu and also cool homemade sodas! Go here!!!

Thank emilydavis1991
New Brunswick, New Jersey
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Hugging the corner of Kilmer & Paterson, Destination Dogs boasts crafty cocktails and beers alongside gourmet hot dog options like you've never had before. With a multitude of meats to choose from for your dog including duck, alligator, shrimp, lamb, boar and more bratwurst than you could swing around like nunchakus; Destination offers a different experience from the rest. When... More 

Thank CMoore E
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Been here several times for both drinks, dinner, and lunch. Great craft beer selection. Great variety of dogs with different types of meat and a veggie option. Great service. A little pricey.

Thank Don C
South River, New Jersey
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Hot dogs are really good at this place and so filling. Staff is friendly and nice. We would visit more if more parking was available.

Thank Mimma M
Montgomery, Alabama
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104 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

I came here for lunch with a group of friends one day and was pretty surprised by the menu. They had a vast variety of hot dogs, all attributed to a different country or city in the US. I have to admit that I was intrigued by several of the unique hot dogs on offer and had difficulty picking just... More 

Thank Meowy
New Brunswick, New Jersey
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016

It's not JUST a hot dog joint - it's a culianry adventure. Delicious!!! Every dog (or sausage) is named after a domestic or international airport and is created to reflect the prevailing cuisine of those areas. For example, the Charles Dog Gaulle is a duck sausage with duck confit, shaved foie gras and dijon mustard. Or stay "local" with the... More 

Thank Dovina L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Paterson St, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1912
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  New Brunswick
  • Phone Number: +1 732-993-1016

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