We scoured the Conejo, searched Simi, careened through Camarillo and
made our way around Moorpark searching for the best hot dogs in town.
Here are our favorites, in all of their juicy, hot, spicy perfection.

Photos by Michael Coons

Sooo Cali Dog

King’s Hawaiian dinner rolls
100% beef skinless dog
Wild arugula
Crispy fried onions
Aioli sauce

Break off a three-bun section of King’s Hawaiian dinner rolls. Butter two sides of the bun and place on the grill until lightly browned.  Slice open the side of the bun. Layer several wild arugula leaves and the hot dog. On one side of the dog, place two thin tomato slices. Layer two or three slices of avocado on the other side of the dog.  Top with crispy fried onions. Squirt a zigzag of spicy aioli sauce on top.


Courtesy of DOG HAUS
50 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd.
Thousand Oaks

Picnic Dawg

100% beef hot dog
Bacon Baguette
Baked beans
Dayne’s Creamy Kickin’ Coleslaw (recipe below)

Wrap hot dog in bacon slice and grill. Place in bun, top with baked beans and a generous scoop of Creamy Kickin’ Coleslaw.


½ cup distilled white vinegar
½ cup sugar
½ tsp.
Kosher salt
2 cups mayonnaise
½ cup sour cream
3 tbsp.
Sriracha hot sauce 1 tbsp.
grated ginger

Mix vinegar, sugar and salt until dissolved. Add remaining ingredients and whisk well. Add to shredded cabbage of choice.

Courtesy of DAYNE’S

Club Dog

Sesame seed Italian roll
100% beef hot dog
Cheddar cheese
grated Bacon
cooked and chopped Tomato
chopped  Avocado

Slice roll open and generously sprinkle with grated cheddar cheese. Melt cheese. Add hot dog, chopped bacon, chopped tomato, avocado slices. Top with mayonnaise to taste

Courtesy of CRONIES
Agoura Hills
5687 Kanan Road

Newbury Park
1620 Newbury Road
(805) 498-7888

Simi Valley
2752 Cochran St.
(805) 583-9999

370 N. Lantana St.
(805) 482-5900

Ferrari Dog

100% beef Sabrett hot dog
Hot dog bun
Brown mustard or deli mustard
Squeezed cheddar cheese
Onions, chopped and seasoned

Assembly is simple. Place the dog in the bun, add a generous squirt of brown mustard, smother with squeezed cheddar cheese and top with seasoned onions. Chili is optional.

Courtesy of SMILEY’S
2649 Townsgate Road
Westlake Village
(818) 661-7713