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See everyone Summer 2022!

We are a truly delicious, all-American, hot dog shop that is very well known for our fried clams! Ask any local or check out our awards! We’ve been in business since 2001, with plenty of time and experience to perfect our craft and become well noticed and recognized from food critics and publications. We proudly serve quality fun food to a growing number of customers every year. Come on in and join this growing number!

  •   Yep - May be hotdogs, but the clam chowder was excellent too. The fact that people were queuing out the door was a good endorsement!!

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  •   I went to Rockport last weekend and searched for something hood to eat. The restaurant I’d been to before was closed for the day.

    I happened upon Top... read more

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  •   Top Dog seemed popular for all with huge crowd but quick service! Food was very fresh and environment relaxed.

    thumb Sorrella192019
  •   It should also be called Top Fried Clams.
    Or, perhaps Top Claim Chowder. Small place 2 tables inside and 2 tables outside.
    Of course, you can sit anywhere on Bearskin... read more

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  •   My boyfriend and I love taking the train out of the Swampscott Depot into Rockport just to have Top Dog Hot Dogs. They are delicious. The environment is friendly. The... read more

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  •   On line ordered then they called me to confirm. They delivered our stash to us at Dock Square. Dog gone deal was purfect as usual. Beach fries hit the spot.... read more

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  •   I always pop in when in rockport to try out a different hotdog. The different toppings are interesting. This past trip i decided to try the clam plate. They should... read more

    thumb Diane O
  •   Small, funky place that serves kick ass basics. the dogs here are awesome, buttered grilled rolls yum although I think you can get them steamed but we were not offered... read more

    thumb Robert B
  •   Stopped in here in the afternoon for a late lunch, and if you are looking for a refined dining experience - go somewhere else! I loved it (but I love... read more

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  •   A nice, informal sit down restaurant for a quick bite to eat. Hot dogs were good and the large-sized fries were an enormous serving....all four of us were able to... read more

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