Painted Image of Top Dog

Thank you for a great season!
See everyone next year!

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!

  •   Have gone here for YEARS. Loved the place until the new owner took over. Always used to have great food and service, but all that left with the previous owner... read more

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

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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
  •   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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  •   When you think you can’t have any more chowder, head to top dog! The hot dogs are delicious and are offered a variety of ways with catchy names. The accompanying... read more

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  •   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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  •   Sign on door “Closed-for season”. Very early to close. All the Rockport restaurants are short staffed. Missing the fried clams and the hot dogs. Will come back next year.

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  •   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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  •   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

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