These 15 Tri-State Area Restaurants Have Some of the Best Hot Dogs in America, New Ranking Says

The best hot dog in America can be found in New Jersey.

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NEW YORK, NY - JULY 4: Hot dogs are seen before the annual Hot Dog Eating Contest at Coney Island July 4, 2016 in New York City. Joey Chestnut re-took the crown, eating 70 hot dogs and beating last year's winner Matt Stonie's 53 hot dogs consumed. (Photo by Eric Thayer/Getty Images)
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Rutt's Hut in Clifton, New Jersey is home to the best hot dog in America, according to The Daily Meal. The iconic eatery has been serving fried hot dogs since 1928. More on Rutt's Hut here.
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Katz's Deli may be known for its towering corned beef and pastrami sandwiches, but it also has the third best hot dogs in the nation, according to The Daily Meal. More on the iconic eatery here.
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The namesake of this hot dog stand, Charles Feltman, is credited with inventing the hot dog in Coney Island in 1867. More on the iconic stand here.
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This bargain stand serves up hot dogs all night long. More on Gray's Papaya here.
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Crif Dogs now has two New York City locations and serves up its unique hot dogs at both. More on the local chain here.
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Jimmy Buff's is a Garden State legend. Their Italian hot dog comes complete with onions, peppers and sliced potatoes. More on the eatery here.
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Super Duper Weenie in Fairfield serves up some of the best hot dogs around, according to their faithful customers. More on the restaurant here.
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Walter's in Mamaroneck hasn't changed their hot dog recipe since it first opened in 1928, according to The Daily Meal. More on Walter's here.
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The Daily Meal says Tommy's has the traditional New Jersey Italian hot dog "down to a science." More on Tommy's here.
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This no frills Connecticut hot dog stand is known for its signature deep-fried hot dogs.
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Nathan's in Coney Island is by far the most famous hot fog stand in the entire country. More on the New York icon here.
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Danish Dogs, located in Grand Central Terminal's Great Northern Food Hall, puts a spin on the traditional hot dog with creative toppings and sauces. More on the eatery here.
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This Long Branch institution has been serving up its famous hot dogs on the Jersey Shore since 1928.
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This Stratford landmark has been serving its frid hot dogs for 82 years, according to The Daily Meal. More on Danny's here.
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This popular Jersey Shore stand serves up creative hot dogs and other American classics. More on Maui's Dog House here.
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