These 11 Boston-Area Hot Dogs Are Perfect for Summer

In honor of National Hot Dog Day, here are some of the best hot dogs in the Boston area.

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The hot dog and fries from Johnson's Drive-In in Groton, Mass.
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Three Coney Island Specials (ordered simply as "three up") from George's Coney Island Lunch in Worcester, Massachusetts, a local institution that will be celebrating its centennial in 2018.
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The hot dog from Fred's Franks in Wakefield, Mass.
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The Sonoran Dog from Lone Star Taco Bar, a Mexican restaurant in Cambridge, Mass.
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The Golden Retriever dog from Top Dog in Rockport, Mass.
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The chili dog at Simco's in Mattapan, Boston.
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Simco's in Mattapan has a great hot dog.
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The chili cheese dog from Sullivan's on Castle Island in South Boston.
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The hot dog from Sullivan's in South Boston.
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Hot dog with fries from The Gaff, a bar in Waltham, Mass.
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The hot dog plate from Tony's Clam Shop at Wollaston Beach in Quincy, Mass.
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