You don’t have to be inside Fenway Park this season to sink your teeth into a juicy hot dog that will knock your Sox off. Right in the Fenway and Kenmore area there are many sports bars and food carts ready to serve up the steamy, delicious treats. No, they are not the beloved Fenway Franks, but whether you like your hot dogs covered with all the fixings or served simply, you are sure to find a favorite at one of the following five spots.
1301 Boylston St.
Boston, MA 02215
Hours: Mon to Sun 11 a.m. – 2 a.m.
Located right behind Fenway Park, Tasty Burger is perfect to either grab a picnic table or head indoors to sit at the bar or tables. The menu features six different “Shafts” ranging in price from $4 for the 1/4 pound Junior dog all the way up to the All the Way dog (that you have to see to believe) for $12. Tasty Burger makes the All the Way dog by taking burger, a 1/2 pound dog, bacon, chili, cheese, and scallions and loading it into a hearty roll for diners to indulge on. The restaurant even challenges guests to take down three of these colossal hot dogs, in the Tasty Burger Challenge, for a spot on the Wall of Fame.
Jerry Remy’s Sports Bar & Grill
1265 Boylston St.
Boston, MA 02215
Hours: Mon to Thurs 11 a.m. – 2 a.m., Sat 10 a.m. – 2 a.m., Sun 10 a.m. – Midnight
Boasting two prime locations, including one just steps from Fenway Park, Jerry Remy’s is a sports fan’s dream come true. With some of the largest TVs in town inside, you won’t miss a second of your favorite Boston teams playing. But what really stands out is the menu filled with American favorites like The RemDawg for $9. This hot dog will not disappoint, featuring chili, cheddar cheese and onions, with your choice of fries, chips or cole slaw alongside.
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The Sausage Guy Cart
Boston, MA 02215
Hours: Red Sox home games and Thurs, Fri and Sat nights 9 p.m. – 3 a.m.
David Littlefield, aka The Sausage Guy, sets up shop right across from Fenway Park, serving up his famous dogs and sausages. He has become a local legend and is frequented by celebrities, baseball fans, ball players and everyone in between. For only $5 to $7, you can have a hot dog or sausage served just the way you like it, with everything or nothing at all.
The Lower Depths
476 Commonwealth Ave.
Boston, MA 02115
Hours: Mon to Sun – 11:30 a.m. to 1 a.m.
Head to Lower Depths right near Fenway Park in Kenmore Square for the beer selection and specialty hot dogs. Keep it simple with one of the dollar dogs and a side of tator tots. Or, try something new like a hot dog smothered in macaroni and cheese, peanut butter or guacamole, amongst the many unique topping selections. You really can’t beat the prices and, since Lower Depths is open late, you can stay and dine on dogs while celebrating the latest Red Sox win.
Cask ‘n Flagon
62 Brookline Ave.
Boston MA 02215
Hours: Mon to Wed 11:30 a.m. – 1 a.m., Thurs to Fri 11:30 a.m. – 2 a.m., Sat 11 a.m. – 2 a.m., Sun 11 a.m. – 1 a.m.
If you want to catch all the action of Fenway, it doesn’t get closer then Cask ‘n Flagon, which is right across from the park. Cask ‘n Flagon features a decent deal for the Bleacher Dogs, which is two all-beef franks, grilled and smothered with homemade chili topped with chopped onions and cheddar cheese with a pickle. To accompany the dog, choose between fries, house-made chips or cole slaw for only $8.99.
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