Nathan’s Famous

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80 Good

The original location of the century-old hot-dog stand turned Coney Island boardwalk destination.

1310 Surf Ave., Brooklyn, NY, 11224


Known For

The lowdown

If hot-dog eating is all about context, then there are few better places in the city — maybe the world — to eat an all-beef, natural-casing tube steak than among the flowing summertime hordes at the original Coney Island Nathan’s. And next to MSG, you can’t beat salt air as a flavor enhancer.

Rob Patronite and Robin Raisfeld

What you need to know

Recommended DishesNathan’s original all-beef hot dog.

DrinksBeer and Wine

Noise LevelBring earplugs!