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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!

  •   We stopped off at Top Dog to grab a quick bite to eat on the rocks. The hot dog topping choices were amazing, it was difficult to even decide. Absolutely... read more

    thumb JFarr94
    9/30/2020
  •   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

    thumb honestreviewer
    5/26/2019
  •   Went here Labor day weekend. The town was very busy. This place is down a side street in Bearskin Neck. We ordered the chicken fingers and substituted the onion rings... read more

    thumb wpd91
    9/04/2021
  •   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

    thumb UnklLes
    8/03/2019
  •   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

    thumb MondayTravels
    7/18/2019
  •   Top Dog seemed popular for all with huge crowd but quick service! Food was very fresh and environment relaxed.

    thumb Sorrella192019
    1/15/2020
  •   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.

    thumb MANanaTravels
    8/27/2019
  •   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

    thumb libergec2018
    5/25/2021
  •   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

    thumb Jan S
    7/15/2019
  •   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

    thumb Vagoda
    5/16/2020