The Walt Disney World Resort is home to many amazing dining experiences that offer up everything from upscale signature dining to classic theme park eats that Guests can’t get enough of. One classic amusement park snack that is a true American favorite is a hot dog which might seem simple but is actually very versatile in how it can be topped with so many unique and interesting ingredients.
Throughout the Walt Disney World Resort there are plenty of places to enjoy a delicious hot dog with some options keeping it classic and others giving the popular bite an all new spin with international flavors, gourmet toppings, and more. Let’s check out the best hot dogs to enjoy on any trip to the Walt Disney World Resort!
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Casey’s Corner – Multiple Options
The first location that comes to mind for a hot dog at the Walt Disney World Resort is absolutely Casey’s Corner in the Magic Kingdom. Situated on the end of Main Street, this quick service restaurant is open daily for lunch and dinner and is themed to feel like an old fashioned baseball concession stand that serves up the all American classic hot in many different ways.
Casey’s Corner serves up a traditional All-Beef Hot Dog that is perfectly cooked and can be topped with classic options like ketchup, mustard, and relish from a nearby condiment station. The classic option is also offered in a foot-long version for Guests who are really hungry and both options come with the choice of fresh fries or a Cuties Mandarin.
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A more indulgent option at Casey’s Corner that is served in both the regular and foot-long sizes honors Walt Disney himself by topping the meal with one of his favorite foods. Walt’s Chili-Cheese All-Beef Hot Dog takes a perfect hot dog and tops it with a generous portion of thick and hearty chili topped with shredded cheese, for a decadent and filling bite that is sure to keep Guests satisfied while exploring the Magic Kingdom.
An alternative to a classic hot dog at Casey’s Corner are the Corn Dog Nuggets which are perfectly fried and served as a decent portion that Guests can dip into a side of creamy and delicious cheese sauce. Guests who follow a plant-based diet can also enjoy a plain Plant-based Dog or the Plant-based Loaded Slaw Dog which is topped with pickled slaw, barbecue vegan aioli, and roasted corn relish.
The most unique hot dog option on the menu at Casey’s Corner is part of the Walt Disney World Resort’s 50th anniversary celebration and puts a sweet twist on the classic. The 50th Celebration Hot Dog tops an all-beef hot dog with strawberry-bacon jam, crispy funnel cake pieces, and a dusting of powdered sugar for a completely unique bite that is sweet, smoky, fruity, and crispy all at the same time!
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Fairfax Fare – Multiple Options
Near the end of Sunset Boulevard in Disney’s Hollywood Studios is Fairfax Fare, a quick service restaurant with a convenient ordering counter where Guests can find some delicious hot dog options with indulgent toppings. Fairfax Fare is also a wonderful place to stop for lunch or dinner as Guests can enjoy their food on an open air back patio that overlooks Sunset Boulevard as well as The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror in the distance.
Fairfax Fare serves up a classic All-Beef Quarter-pound Hot Dog for Guests who like a traditional option, and it features a brioche butter bun with pickled vegetables as well as a choice of condiments from a nearby kiosk. Guests who are looking for something a little more unique can order the Pretzel Dog which tops a doughy pretzel bread bun with an all-beef quarter-pound hot dog, apple-braised sauerkraut and onions, and mustard aioli.
While hot dogs are delicious on their own, nothing is more decadent than topping one with crowd pleasing macaroni and cheese, and Fairfax Fare does just that. The Truffle Bacon Macaroni & Cheese Hot Dog piles macaroni and cheese, applewood bacon, and mustard aioli on top of a brioche buttered bun and all-beef quarter-pound hot dog for the ultimate comfort food meal in Disney’s Hollywood Studios.
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Another unique option at Fairfax Fare is the California BLTA Dog which combines lettuce, tomato, avocado, applewood bacon, crushed ranch tortilla chips, and black pepper mayonnaise to create a fresh and flavorful addition to a classic hot dog. The final menu item is the Chicago-style “Hot Dog” Salad which is plant-based and tops a bed of romaine lettuce with plant-based bratwurst, peppers, tomatoes, onions, dill pickle, sweet relish, mustard, poppy and celery seed brioche croutons, and green relish vinaigrette.
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Hot Diggity Dogs – Multiple Options
Guests who visit the West Side of Disney Springs can check out an open air courtyard that is home to several food trucks, all of which serve up limited menus of delicious menu options. Hot Diggity Dogs is a very popular food truck found there that specializes in hot dogs and elevates the traditional version of the meal to new heights by using exciting and delicious ingredients and toppings.
Each hot dog offered at Hot Diggity Dogs begins with a 1/6 pound all-beef hot dog and is served with house-made chips, but the similarities stop there. The BLT option combines lettuce, tomato, bacon, and garlic-ranch dressing for a spin on the favorite sandwich, and the Chicago option honors the city with pickles, tomatoes, red onion, sports peppers, and yellow mustard.
The Texas Chili Cheese hot dog combines hearty Texas chili with cheddar cheese and corn chips for crunch and another take on Southern flavors can be enjoyed with the Santa Fe which is topped with chipotle mayo, street corn, chili powder, cotija cheese, cilantro, and a lime wedge. The final option at Hot Diggity Dogs is the Reuben which features pastrami, Swiss cheese, sauerkraut, and Russian dressing as toppings.
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Cosmic Ray’s Starlight Café – Multiple Options
One of the most popular quick service locations in the Magic Kingdom is Cosmic Ray’s Starlight Café thanks to its system of several different ordering counters which helps to keep crowds at a minimum and make ordering easy. Guests who dine at the restaurant for lunch and dinner can also enjoy a performance by Sunny Eclipse, an alien lounge singer who croons some catchy and silly songs for Guests to enjoy.
Cosmic Ray’s Starlight Café features many different menu items including two hot dog options that Guests can enjoy. The All-Beef Foot-long Hot Dog is a classic take on the food and is served with a side of fresh fries and Walt’s Chili-Cheese All-Beef Foot-long Hot Dog is just like the option offered at Casey’s Corner which tops a traditional hot dog with Walt’s favorite chili recipe and shredded cheese.
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The Lunching Pad – Multiple Options
Steps away from Cosmic Ray’s Starlight Café in the Magic Kingdom’s Tomorrowland is The Lunching Pad, a quick service location at the base of Rocket Tower Plaza that features a very limited menu of options for lunch and dinner. The location serves up an All-Beef Foot-long Hot Dog and Walt’s Chili-Cheese All-Beef Foot-long Hot Dog just like other locations in the Magic Kingdom, and Guests can enjoy their meals at comfortable tables nearby while soaking in the ambiance of Tomorrowland.
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Dino Diner – Multiple Options
Over in Disney’s Animal Kingdom, Guests can enjoy quick service meals from the Dino Diner in the Dinoland area of the Disney Park. This convenient walk up counter is hosed inside what looks like a vintage airstream trailer and serves up a very limited menu of options that include the Dino-Rama All-Beef Hot Dog served with potato chips and Walt’s Chili on a Chees Dog which is the same delicious option offered at other various locations throughout the Walt Disney World Resort.
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Restaurantosaurus- Mutiple Options
Also found in Dinoland in Disney’s Animal Kingdom is Restaurantosaurus, a quick service restaurant that is frequented by the students and scientists from the nearby Dino Institute and is filled with lots of dinosaur themed props and items infused with humor from the students. Guests who enjoy lunch or dinner at Restaurantosaurus can again find the same two delicious options of the All-Beef Foot-long Hot Dog and Walt’s Chili on a Foot-long Cheese Dog both served with fresh fries. After ordering, Guests can choose from several rooms to dine in at Restaurantosaurus or on a small open air patio that offers up some great ambiance.
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The Friar’s Nook – Multiple Options
Fantasyland in the Magic Kingdom is home to a popular quick service location that offers some indulgent options including hot dog favorites. The Friar’s Nook is an ordering counter facing the entrance to the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train where Guests can enjoy small bites for breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily on a nearby outdoor patio that offers up some beautiful views of the area.
Guests who stop by The Friar’s Nook and are looking for a traditional hot dog can enjoy an All-Beef Hot Dog served with a side of tots or the Bratwurst which is also served with a side of tots. Guests following a plant-based diet can also enjoy a Plant-based Bratwurst, however the most indulgent option on the menu at The Friar’s Nook is the Bacon Macaroni & Cheese Hot Dog which piles on creamy macaroni and cheese and big chunks of bacon for the ultimate comfort food.
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Sleepy Hollow – Hand-dipped Corn Dog
Sleepy Hollow in the Magic Kingdom’s Liberty Square is most well-known for its indulgent waffles, however the restaurant also serves up a unique hot dog based option that Guests will love. Sleepy Hollow is open each day for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and Guests who stop by can enjoy this treat in an open air patio that offers beautiful views of nearby Cinderella Castle.
In addition to the waffles, Guests who dine at Sleepy Hollow can order the Hand-dipped Corn Dog which is perfectly fried for a crispy outside and doughy inside and is served with house-made chips. The Hand-dipped Corn Dog is the perfect treat to enjoy either at the patio at Sleep Hollow or while on the go and exploring all that the Magic Kingdom has to offer.
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B.B. Wolf’s Sausage Co. – Multiple Options
Guests who are looking to try a variety of unique hot dogs can head to B.B. Wolf’s Sausage Co. in the Marketplace area of Disney Springs. The quick service location is a small stand situated right on the shores of Lake Buena Vista, and Guests can find an extensive menu of both sausage and hot dog options that each feature unique toppings and big flavors.
Each hot dog at B.B. Wolf’s Sausage Co. is offerd in standard size or foot-long, and Guests are sure to love the Hawaiian Island Dog which features grilled pineapple salsa, spam, and teriyaki for some bold island flavors. Two other unique options include the New York Pastrami Reuben which combines shaved pastrami, cheddar, and corn chips and the Texas Chili-Cheese Dog which features chili, cheddar, and corn chips.
Guests who can’t choose between the three specialty hot dog options at B.B. Wolf’s Sausage Co. can order the Three Little Pigs which features miniature versions of all three specialty options served with a side of chips. Traditionalists can also enjoy the All-Beef Plain Hot Dog in either a quarter pound or foot-long option that is served with chips and can be topped with classic condiments found at the counter.
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Avalunch – Multiple Options
Disney’s Blizzard Beach is a very popular water park that brings Guests into a melting ski resort to kick back for some fun in the sun on a variety of slides, attractions, and relaxing areas. There are plenty of dining options to choose from while spending the day in Disney’s Blizzard Beach, but Avalunch is a great choice that serves up delicious hot dog options that Guests will definitely enjoy.
Avalunch features a basic All-Beef Hot Dog as well as Chili-Cheese-Corn Chip ¼ lb All-Beef Hot Dog that combines the perfect amount of hearty chili and crunch from the corn chips. The final option is the totally indulgent Bacon Macaroni & Cheese ¼ lb All-Beef Hot Dog which perfectly combines creamy macaroni and cheese, smoky bacon bits, and a delicious hot dog for the perfect lunch or dinner at Disney’s Blizzard Beach.
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