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6 Classic Hot Dog Spots in Charleston

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The weather is warm, it's baseball season, and our minds are on the ballpark classic — the good ol' hot dog. Seek out a Chicago-style frank or a gourmet version with fancy toppings.

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If you prefer your dog with a side of killer craft beer, head to King Street stop Closed for Business for a Chicago-style frank. The hot dog comes with yellow mustard, green relish,

Jack's Cosmic Dogs

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Funky little shack Jack's Cosmic Dogs caters to all tastes. From Jamaican relish-topped versions to tofu dogs, there's something for everyone. TV host Alton Brown visited and called the signature Cosmic dog the best frank he's ever had.

Tin Roof

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You've probably been to Tin Roof for beers and music, but did you know they have a pretty spectacular food menu as well? The hot dog selections range from the classic Chicago dog to the Rueben with Russian dressing and this unholy creation of mac' n' cheese on the dog.

Johnny's Hot Dogs

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You probably pass by Johnny's on your way to Sullivan's Island, so stop for a classic hot dog snack before hitting the beach.

RiverDogs Baseball Game

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If your dog craving happens to fall on a game day for the home team RiverDogs, then purchase a ticket and hit up the stadium for a myriad of frank selections. The RiverDogs' most popular meat in bun item is their signature, eponymous hot dog — The RiverDog. It's an all-beef dog topped with cole slaw, mustard barbecue sauce, and pickled okra.

Skoogies

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Skoogie's says it's "frankly famous" for its Chicago-style hot dogs. Give the Mount Pleasant shop a try if you prefer mustard, relish, onions, sauerkraut, peppers, pickles, cheese, tomatoes, and celery salt between your buns.

Closed For Business

If you prefer your dog with a side of killer craft beer, head to King Street stop Closed for Business for a Chicago-style frank. The hot dog comes with yellow mustard, green relish,

Jack's Cosmic Dogs

Funky little shack Jack's Cosmic Dogs caters to all tastes. From Jamaican relish-topped versions to tofu dogs, there's something for everyone. TV host Alton Brown visited and called the signature Cosmic dog the best frank he's ever had.

Tin Roof

You've probably been to Tin Roof for beers and music, but did you know they have a pretty spectacular food menu as well? The hot dog selections range from the classic Chicago dog to the Rueben with Russian dressing and this unholy creation of mac' n' cheese on the dog.

Johnny's Hot Dogs

You probably pass by Johnny's on your way to Sullivan's Island, so stop for a classic hot dog snack before hitting the beach.

RiverDogs Baseball Game

If your dog craving happens to fall on a game day for the home team RiverDogs, then purchase a ticket and hit up the stadium for a myriad of frank selections. The RiverDogs' most popular meat in bun item is their signature, eponymous hot dog — The RiverDog. It's an all-beef dog topped with cole slaw, mustard barbecue sauce, and pickled okra.

Skoogies

Skoogie's says it's "frankly famous" for its Chicago-style hot dogs. Give the Mount Pleasant shop a try if you prefer mustard, relish, onions, sauerkraut, peppers, pickles, cheese, tomatoes, and celery salt between your buns.

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