The Best Hot Dogs in America Can Be Found in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, New Ranking Says

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NEW YORK, NY - JULY 4: Hot dogs are seen before the annual Hot Dog Eating Contest at Coney Island July 4, 2016 in New York City. Joey Chestnut re-took the crown, eating 70 hot dogs and beating last year's winner Matt Stonie's 53 hot dogs consumed. (Photo by Eric Thayer/Getty Images)
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Rutt's Hut is #1! Rutt's Hut in Clifton, New Jersey was ranked 2017's Best Hot Dog in America. This road side hut has got customers raving "best hot dogs ever."
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Coney Island Lunch is not located on Coney Island but, rather, in Scranton, Pa. This restaurant, founded in 1923, is ranked #2. Coney Island Lunch's specialty? A Texas wiener.
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Yocco's Hot Dog in Allentown, Pennsylvania is America's 9th best hot dog. The hot dog shop began in 1922 and now has six locations in Lehigh Valley.
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Number 23 on the list is Jimmy Buff's Italian Hot Dogs. Jimmy Buff's is located in West Orange, New Jersey. It's famous for its Italian hot dog that has onions, peppers and potatoes and is shaped like a half-moon.
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Philadelphia makes America's 75 Best Hot Dogs for 2017 list because of the Memphis Taproom Beer Garden. Their skinny hot dogs are made in a truck parked in the beer garden and rank 26 on the list.
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Philadelphia is also home to America's 28th best ranked hot dog. The hot dog can be found at Texas Wieners, a little corner shop that originated in 1923.
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America's 32nd best hot dog award goes to Tommy's. This shop where you order at the window, is located in Elizabeth, New Jersey.
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Deerhead Hot Dogs has America's 50th best hot dog. There are two locations: Wilmington and Newark, Delaware. Deerhead's sauce is what has customers raving.
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Max's Famous Hot Dogs really are famous. They're number 56 on the best hot dog list. Max's is located in Long Branch, New Jersey.
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Jimmy John's Pipin' Hot Sandwiches, not to be confused with Jimmy John's Gourmet Sandwiches chain, self-claims to be "Famous For Frankfurters." With the 72nd best hot dog in America, it seems like they have the right to make the claim! Jimmy John's Pipin' Hot Sandwiches is located in West Chester, Pennsylvania.
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The last best hot dog location in our area can be found at Maui's Dog House. This home of the 73rd best hot dog in the country is located in North Wildwood, New Jersey.
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