Your Guide to Authentic Regional Eats
Sign In | Register for Free!
Restaurants Recipes Forums Eating Tours Merchandise FAQ Maps Insider

Crif Dogs

113 Saint Marks Place, New York, NY - (212) 614-2728
An East Village fixture for years, Crif Dogs has a wild hot dog menu, including such specialties as a Spicy Redneck (deep fried dog with bacon, chili, slaw, and hot peppers), a kimchee-topped, bacon-wraped Chang Dog, and "Stoner Packs," which are bags full of food chosen by the management, presumably for customers too stupefied to choose what they want.
80% Approval Rating (5 votes)

Scorecard

3 - Overall: Excellent - Worth a Detour
Overall: Excellent - Worth a Detour
Spicy Redneck
Tsunami Dog & Chili Dog
Chili Dog
Tater Tots
Baked Beans

Highlighted Reviews

rating
Bill Homan - Photos (12)
January 23, 2008
"Crif Dogs has been a fixture in the East Village for years. If you go there late at night (read: 1 am), this tiny, below-street-level hot dog shop always seems to be packed. The menu shows a "counterculture" bent in their attitude and their food. The Spicy Redneck ..."   [Read More]

Submit photos Submit a review See more reviews...

Map & Web Site

113 Saint Marks Place, New York, NY
(212) 614-2728

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Open Year Round
Meals Served:Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:Yes
Alcohol Served:Yes
Outdoor Seating:No
Reservations Accepted:No
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:Yes
Cliff and I split these deep fried beauties and were rewarded with some big flavors.
"Cliff and I split these deep fried beauties and were rewarded with some big flavors."
Bill Homan





Just like I remember from my childhood.
"Just like I remember from my childhood."
Bill Homan


Bacon-wrapped dog with jalapenos and slaw, with a birch beer on the side.
"Bacon-wrapped dog with jalapenos and slaw, with a birch beer on the side."
Mark Kaupe


My guess is that these are from a can but they were exactly what I was craving, slightly sweet and just soft enough.
"My guess is that these are from a can but they were exactly what I was craving, slightly sweet and just soft enough."
Bill Homan


The chili dog has a nice snap and smokiness.
"The chili dog has a nice snap and smokiness. "
Bill Homan


The house dog (opened up for a view of the meat), smoked and deep-fried, then covered with mustard, onions and chili.  A real winner.
"The house dog (opened up for a view of the meat), smoked and deep-fried, then covered with mustard, onions and chili. A real winner."
Bill Homan


If you've got the munchies, Crif can probably satisfy your craving.  Click on the photo for a readable view.
"If you've got the munchies, Crif can probably satisfy your craving. Click on the photo for a readable view."
Bill Homan


Crif Dogs has a style all their own.  Click on the photo for a readable view.
"Crif Dogs has a style all their own. Click on the photo for a readable view."
Bill Homan


A little basement spot in the east Village that has quite a following.
"A little basement spot in the east Village that has quite a following."
Bill Homan


Like the cake that Alice ate in Wonderland, this sign beckoned to me.
"Like the cake that Alice ate in Wonderland, this sign beckoned to me."
Bill Homan


Just a hint as to the attitude of this hot dog shack.
"Just a hint as to the attitude of this hot dog shack."
Bill Homan


They even have classic '80s video games.
"They even have classic '80s video games. "
Bill Homan


And they have my personal favorite from my teens.  I dropped many quarters on this game back in the day.
"And they have my personal favorite from my teens. I dropped many quarters on this game back in the day."
Bill Homan



What is Roadfood?  |   Submit Content  |   Privacy Policy  |   Contact Roadfood.com   Copyright - Roadfood.com