Big City Hot Dog Stand
Oakland Park, FL 33334
New Times Broward-Palm Beach's Description
The hot dogs and sandwiches hail from New York and Chicago at this popular Commercial Boulevard lunch counter. Franks this good could hold their own in any big city: The Polish ($5), a spiced, hot dog/sausage hybrid topped with sautéed onions and mustard, is definitely a worth making the trip. The aptly named "ripper" ($3.50) is not for the faint of heart, either: Big City starts with an ordinary dog, then wraps it in bacon, deep-fries it Jersey-style, and drenches it with creamy nacho cheese sauce. In addition to the dogs, Big City dishes up stellar Italian beef sandwiches, Philly cheesesteaks, and messy half-pound burgers that can hang with the best in South Florida. There's a second location in Davie.
Tips from foursquare
You really can't ask for anything more than a huge traditional burger with all the toppings to satisfy a craving!
Their Old Fashioned Cheeseburger is named Best Burger by New Times Broward Palm Beach! This creation is an impeccable assemblage of everything that makes a burger absolutely amazing!
If your craving Vienna beef this is the place.
The Old Fashioned Cheeseburger, and there's no reason to detour from a perfect classic.
Best Chicago dogs in south Florida!
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Reviews and News
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Best Of Awards
A generous half-pound beef patty charred to a crisp on the outside with a tender pink inside, smothered in melted... More on Best Burger »
"Big City Dogs is what a real burger should taste like: never frozen, made each morning, and... More on Best Hamburger »
Gerry P. says: "Big City is hands down the best burger in town! It's gigantic, tasty and... More on Readers' Choice: Best Hamburger »
There are few rules in gastronomy as immutable as this: Everything tastes better wrapped in bacon. It's a fact... More on Best Hot Dog »