Celebrate National Hotdog Day: Myrtle Beach Locations to Hit

Whether flying solo or bringing the family to the coast, you should know July 19 is National Hotdog Day. Your vacation in Myrtle Beach should include a commemoration of this American icon. Since coming to the U.S. in the mid-1800s from Germany, hotdogs have been a staple of summer.

They’re yummy, don’t cost much, and are easy to sit back and enjoy or take to the beach. No wonder hotdogs are the unofficial summer food.

Hotdogs in Myrtle Beach

Hotdog consumption on National Hotdog Day will skyrocket, for sure. There are plenty of tasty spots to get a hotdog in Myrtle Beach. Check these out.


Nathan’s Famous


With beginnings in New York City more than 100 years ago, Nathan’s Famous may well be the most well-known hotdog eatery in the nation … and maybe even the world. Today, the chain has nearly 250 locations nationwide — with still more in locations around the globe — and its name is synonymous with the annual hotdog-eating contest held each 4th of July on Coney Island.


The all-beef hotdog offerings here include the traditional hot dog, the chili cheese dog and the New York cheesesteak dog, and the crave-worthy sides include onion rings, crinkle cut fries and premium shakes. To round out the all-American menu, other options include burgers, hand-dipped chicken and hero sandwiches.

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Joey Doggs


Offering “a little north down South,” Surfside Beach’s Joey Doggs serves up fresh, never frozen hotdogs, burgers, specialty sandwiches and wings to loyal customers who have been coming back for more for years. 


The “Doggs” here come in an array of options, including Chicago Dogs, BLT Dogs, Reuben Dogs, Italian Dogs and corn dogs, just to name a few. And the side options here are plentiful, too, with popular choices including the fresh-cut fries, Chili Cheese Fries, Fries & Gravy, onion rings, tater tots, and the Fries & Rings Bowl.


Wiseguys Bar & Grill


With a throwback gangster theme and a mission to add a touch of class to every diner’s experience, Wiseguys Bar & Grill features a menu filled with Polish offerings like pierogies and klupskis (Polish burgers), along with pizzas, wings, sausage subs, steak sandwiches, chicken sandwiches and more. 


But on National Hotdog Day, the Build Your Own ¼ Pound Dog might be the most fitting menu option. Wiseguys will let you load your hotdog up with toppings like chili, London broil, pulled pork, a pork and sauerkraut blend, bacon, cheese, jalapenos, and coleslaw. Pile it high for an extra-tasty treat.


Sam’s Corner


A local gem for nearly 50 years, Sam’s Corner is known for its Sam’s Dogs, which are served in regular and footlong styles, then topped with chili, mustard and/or onions. Other options on a bun here include Sausage Dogs, Texas Jalapeno Sausage Dogs and State Fair Italian Sausage Dogs.


But the options at Sam’s aren’t limited to hotdogs. Additional entree options include SAMwiches and Deluxe SAMwiches made with beef, chicken, fish, barbecue, crab cakes or other meat choices. And the scrumptious sides offered include onion rings, french fries, cheese fries, chili cheese fries and fried pickles.

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