Kichijoji is considered one of the most desired place to live in Tokyo, and offers a selection of things to do from day to night. From shopping, dining, or grabbing a drink at your local Izakaya, you’ll never have things to run while you’re here. There is always something to do throughout the day and night. Kichijoji also doesn’t fail to fill your taste bud with whatever you’re looking for to eat. From Ramen, Katsudon, Sushi, and foreign cuisine, you have a lot of options to choose from. But if you’re looking for something to remind you a little of the USA with a twist, then Super Hotdog is the place for you.
Hidden away in an alleyway, and just a two minute walk from Kichijoji Station, this place offers some of the best tasting hot dogs with his own spin on it. The owner himself makes everything from scratch. From the sausages, bread, and his specialty made sauces. He makes both the ketchup and mustard by scratch, but his ketchup taste less like ketchup and more like BBQ, which was surprising to taste the first time around.
He offers a wide variety selection of different dogs like the burger dog, tortilla dog, and the double dog. He even has a cabbage dog which is just cabbage in a bun. But if you feel you are up to take on his Super Dog, this monstrous size dog is filled with ketchup, relish, mustard, double cheddar cheese, cabbage filled to the top and with a ten inch beef sausage.
The owner also offers other types of meats like chicken, beef, mix and they come in a variety of sizes. Because of how busy he gets during lunch time, you’ll usually be able to see stacks of dogs ready to be served to hungry customers. His menu changes monthly depending on the season so it’s definitely good to see what specials he will have to offer.
His prices range from 500 yen to 1,000 yen depending what you order. He also offer combo deals with fries and a drink. Just don’t forget to wash down your hot dog with his great selection of Imported beers. The owner is super friendly and very welcoming.
You can see his passion in making these dog from start to finish. He knows some english, as he use to visit New York for a few years, which is where he got his start for making hot dogs. So don’t be afraid to hang out for awhile after you are done eating and just enjoy the atmosphere with a beer, soda, or anything of your choice. If you are in the area, Definitely take the time to check out Super Hotdog in Kichijoji!
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Address: 1-8-2 Kichijoji, Honcho, Musashino City, Tokyo
Access: 2 minute walk from Kichijoji Station
Hours: 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM
*Open until 11:00 PM Friday & Saturday
Website: Super Hotdog (Japanese)
Talelog: Super Hotdog