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Lucky Dogs

Certificate of Excellence
Central Business District
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517 Gravier St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2701
+1 504-523-9260
08:00 - 17:00
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

when going to this place the hot dofs are great you can choose any type of hot dogs you want with anything on it as well. This is a great to have a good hot dog

Thank Venetta L
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to try all the "local" foods. Go for the crawfish, gumbo, muffulato, or Po' Boy. A hot dog for $4.50, not worth the taste or the space in your stomach. Find some good food New Orleans has to offer.

Thank Marty R
New Orleans, Louisiana
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36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

OK, you can say you were in the movies . . . well sort of. I just read that they are making a movie of the book "Confederacy of Dunces" which featured Lucky Dogs. Now other than the bun, and the dressing, you don't really want to know what is in the hot dog. That's why I didn't give it... More 

Thank OldGuysRuleFerSure
Lansing, Michigan
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87 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Local food cart operation. Nothing beats a foot long Lucky Dog hot dog with chili and onions after a long day of partying in the Quarter! Don't let the cart vendors scare you. The dogs are very good!

Thank Trip M
Forney, Texas
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330 reviews
218 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

Lucky Dogs can be found in many locations around New Orleans, its a hot dog cart. Large hot dogs, and good. Beware no relish.

Thank Nated2519
Kansas City, Missouri
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66 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

You all may or may not agree, due to the fact that New Orleans has so many excellent eating establishments, but you need to try grabbing a couple of hot dogs & sodas @ a Lucky Dog food cart near Jackson Square. It is so much fun to see so many people, look @ the artwork hanging on the wrought-iron... More 

Thank cullybuck
Lees Summit, Mo
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694 reviews
346 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,210 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

This is a great place to grab a great hot dog quickly. They have several choices and are located all over the city. Again great for a quick bite.

1 Thank postrawb
Summerfield, North Carolina
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399 reviews
228 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

We enjoyed a couple of hot dogs for breakfast while waiting for our flight. I haven't eaten a hot dog in years o really cannot compare it to anything. It was a hot dog. Nothing special, but I heard these were a go to thing while in NOLA so that's what we did. I would grab one again in a... More 

Thank Abycats
Westampton, New Jersey
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37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

After an evening of walking around the French Quarter that included shopping, drinking, and people watching, we did not expect anything special from a hot dog cart. A dog wiith everything on it was fabulous and hit the spot.

Monroe, North Carolina
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76 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

A very simple hot dog stand with only three items on the menu (I visited it at the Harrahs Casino in New Orleans. Good for casino prices. The regular hot dog was $3.95 with toppings including really good chili (cheese was 55 cents more). Then they have a 1/4 pound hot dog and a 1/4 pound sausage dog for $5.95.... More 

Thank MarkfromNC

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Fast food
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 517 Gravier St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2701
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +1 504-523-9260

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

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Central Business District
Compared to the more evocative monikers of some other parts of New Orleans, the downtown’s humdrum title might suggest that this area is all about business and little else. But don’t let the bland name keep you away from the Central Business District. The CBD offers a wide range of fun things to do that would be touted as exceptional in less jubilant corners of the world. Bordered by the French Quarter, the Arts District and Tremé, with the river at its eastern extreme, this hub for sports, gaming, shopping, theatre, family-friendly activities, and amazing regional cuisine makes a smart base wherever your interests lie.
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