The Original Nathan's Famous Est. 1916

The Original Nathan's Famous Est. 1916

1310 Surf Ave, Brooklyn, NY
(718) 946-2705 serving: Coney Island
open:Sun ?? Thurs: 8am??1am; Fri ?? Sat: 8am??2am

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Restaurants, Traditional American, Fast Food, $, Cheap Eats, Family-Friendly Dining, Hot Dogs, Lunch Spot, People Watching, American Express Accepted, Debit Card Accepted, Discover Accepted, Mastercard Accepted, Visa Accepted, Comfort Food, Catering, Grocery Stores,

The Low Down


Know Before You Go: Nathan's fries are legendary for being greasy---so much so that they actually serve them on a skewer.

Rants, Raves & Reviews

by at Gayot

Although there are lots of franchises, you've got to travel to Coney Island to sample New York's most famous hot dog in its original freestanding building that's been around since 1916. It's now worn enough to fit right in with its seedy…
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By xq317707302 at Citysearch

You would have to be seriously demented to eat there. This place is revolting it is beyond believe. The abhorrent smell of the potatoes fries and f... Read More

The Famous Nathans since 1869 I think...............
By magicloop2009 at Citysearch

There is very little indoor seating and lots of outdoor seating, butr being outdoors in the winter could be a hassle. Once I got into the fight wit... Read More

Best hot dog in NYC
By BigCity73 at Citysearch

Get your hot dog with peppers & onions and definitely order the fries. A small size soda is enough to quench your thirst, a medium will drown you. Read More

Hot dogs synonymous with Coney Island summers can be found in several communities across the country.
By Contributor at Citysearch

In Short In 1916, Nathan Handwerker, a young Polish immigrant, borrowed $300 from friends Jimmy Durante and Eddie Cantor to open a hot do... Read More

Nathan's is as good as ever
By bobdecock at Citysearch

I've been going to Nathan's for over 50 years. The natural casing dogs are the absolute best for taste and quality. The fries (you can't get ... Read More