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Famous Lunch

111 Congress Street, Troy, NY - (518) 272-9481
Have a hot dog that is four inches long, dressed with mustard, onions, and Zippy sauce. The dogs are spicy and garlicky and pretty darn addictive. Have Zippy sauce on your French fries, too.
93% Approval Rating (16 votes)

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4 - Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Hot Dogs with Zippy Sauce

Highlighted Reviews

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Joe Houghtaling - Photos (4)
July 25, 2007
"Famous Lunch does serve breakfast and other stuff. But the reason to brave the parking at this downtown Troy landmark is the hot dogs. Four inches long and covered in mustard, onions and the Famous Zippy sauce--these locally-made dogs should be ordered in quantity. ..."   [Read More]
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Dick Noble
January 31, 2011
"I've been going to Famous Lunch since I was a child. Now, I am 67 years old and live in Chicago, but I never miss a chance to stop by Famous Lunch when we're back in the Capital District. The little dogs and Zippy Sauce are ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

111 Congress Street, Troy, NY
(518) 272-9481

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Open Year Round
Meals Served:Breakfast, Lunch
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:No
Alcohol Served:No
Outdoor Seating:No
Reservations Accepted:No
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:Yes
The staff was friendly and glad to tell us about the history of the place.
"The staff was friendly and glad to tell us about the history of the place."
Dan and Rena Contessa





Great value!  Mean little dogs!!
"Great value! Mean little dogs!!"
Dan and Rena Contessa


He has every reason to be proud of his superlative hot dogs.
"He has every reason to be proud of his superlative hot dogs."
Bruce Bilmes and Susan Boyle


4 dogs and a soda for $2.79. Zippy sauce to go by the gallon!
"4 dogs and a soda for $2.79. Zippy sauce to go by the gallon! "
Joe Houghtaling


A comfortable place for a great meal!
"A comfortable place for a great meal!"
Joe Houghtaling


A Troy, NY landmark since 1932!
"A Troy, NY landmark since 1932! "
Joe Houghtaling



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