Arbetter's Hot Dogs

8747 Bird Rd.
Miami, FL 33165
305-207-0555
Best Of

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  • 10:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
  • $
  • Lunch, Dinner
  • No Alcohol
  • Delivery, Kid Friendly, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout
  • Parking Lot Available
  • Reservations Not Accepted
It's not necessarily the hot dogs themselves that are better at Arbetter's. Rather, these mild mixed-meat, skinless franks, with their pleasantly inoffensive, neutral nonflavor and noncolor, are ideal blank canvases for the three garnish combinations that solidified Arbetter's reputation when this family-run place opened more than 40 years ago. The basic onion/relish dog is nicely tangy, and the sauerkraut/mustard dog, featuring beautifully buttery, cooked-all-day-tender kraut, is even better. Along with the rich and flavorful but not overly hot all-meat chili topping from an old Arbetter family recipe, a garnish of diced raw onion adds that reassuring subliminal message that diners are consuming a healthful greenish vegetable that certainly counteracts the menu's cholesterol count — so, hey, have another.

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