Berkeley Dog - Closed

25522 Marguerite Parkway
Mission Viejo, CA 92692
949-455-1888

Details

  • Sun 11am-8:30pm, Mon-Thu 11:30am-8pm, Fri-Sat 11am-9pm
  • $
  • Kid Friendly, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • No Alcohol
  • Free Parking
  • Reservations Not Accepted, Reservations Not Necessary
Berekeley Dog is a Bay Area institution; known there as Top Dog, it is as much a part of UC Berkeley's identity as not being able to afford to eat at Chez Panisse. Each sausage is stellar: thick, juicy, with strong snaps and enough heft to fill you but not make you feel guilty. It's best to stick with the classics—a hearty bratwurst, a Louisiana link with the right amount of spice, a smoked chicken apple that’s actually enjoyable. And regardless of tube steak, they each settle inside what’s perhaps the sturdiest hot dog bun in the county, a sesame-seeded beauty that could probably survive a dunk in a bathtub and still not disintegrate under the weight of its holdings.

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