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915 Main St. (Pratt St.) Send to Phone
860-278-5499 | Menu
Woody's is the capital city's reliable lunchtime spot for hot dogs every which way.

Lunch Mon.-Sat., Dinner Fri.-Sat. (open until 5 p.m. Fri., 7 p.m. Sat.)

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Woody's Restaurant Review

: Hartford doesn't have its own hot dog style like Chicago, but it does have Woody's. Owners Gary and Cindy Wood began the business small with a vending truck in 1977. Now, the enterprise thrives in its permanent location, where walls --- especially in the Fish Tank bar --- are loaded with memorabilia celebrating the Woods' home team: the Miami Dolphins. Although hours are limited, Woody's caters to those who hunger by day for foot-long, all-beef hot dogs (and their kin, sausage and kielbasa) topped every which way and served on buttery toasted buns. Try a Dog Father tucked in its bun with peppers, mozzarella and marinara sauce; a hot chihuahua that will start your eyes watering; or the deputy dog enshrouded in pulled pork and cheddar. The menu also provides for those who have had their fill of dogs: grilled cheese sandwiches, fish 'n' chips and Cajun fries are among the caloric indulgences. Bring cash; they don't take credit cards.


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