The German delicacy known as the frankfurter came across the seas and became an American staple in 1870.  With over 20 billion hot dogs eaten every year the hot dog is one of the most popular food items consumed in the U.S.

Let's be frank! With #nationalhotdog day coming up on July 19th you're dying to know where to bite down on some of the best hot dogs in Orlando. Here's a list of our favorite restaurants in Orlando to dine on dogs on the 19th or year round. 

Fat One's Hot Dogs And Italian Ice

NSYNC Alum Joey Fatone opened his own hot dog restaurant in Orlando last year. These loaded fat ones are sure to change the way you eat hot dogs. Come to Fat One's Hot Dogs And Italian Ice for a unique hot dog experience.

Hot Dog Heaven

"One taste and you know, you're in Hot Dog Heaven!!" These dogs are authentic Chicago-style hot dogs!

 

Hot Dog Hall of Fame | Universal CityWalk

This isn't your backyard barbecue dog. Hot Dog Hall of Fame | Universal CityWalk has rounded up the country's most iconic franks for a menu of hits that will knock your socks off.

Doghouse

If you want to try some wild hot dogs then head to Doghouse. We recommend trying their Tsunami: bacon, garlic aioli, pineapple, and jalapeño. 

The Vegan Hot Dog Cart

The Vegan Hot Dog Cart has been a staple in the Orlando area for more than fifteen years. The food from this cart has been enjoyed by both vegan and non-vegans!

Bruster's Real Ice Cream and Nathans Famous Hot Dogs of Orla

Delicious Nathan's Famous Hot Dogs, Chicken, Burgers and famous crinkle fries. Also, 25 and more delicious ice cream flavors made fresh in the store. 

You don't have to head to Coney Island or a ball game to bite down on a great hot dog.  Eaten at one of the hot dog spots listed? If you had a dogmatic experience head to their business page and give them a five-star rating. Have a dynamite hot dog restaurant in Orlando that we forgot to mention.  Tell us in the comments below. #407area #alocalthing