Original Jimmy's Red Hots

Hot Dogs
4000 W Grand Ave (at N Pulaski Rd)
Chicago, IL 60651
(773) 384-9513
10:30am - 1:00am
10:30am - 1:00am
10:30am - 1:00am
10:30am - 1:00am
10:30am - 2:00am
10:30am - 2:00am
10:30am - 1:00am

Lists & rankings



  • One of Chicago's best hot dog stands serves depression dogs and great hand-cut fries.
  • Best dogs I'n town. Line moves quick n there always on point. FUCK GENE N JUDES they have nothing on Jimmys
  • Best dogs in town; but don't ask for ketchup. It's a long standing policy. NO KETCHUP! Fries are fab - crispy and still warm and soft inside.
  • Best hot dogs and fresh cut fries in Chicago.
  • One of best dogs in town
  • Lines move quickly and the hot dogs are exactly what you would expect. Not a big fan of the steamed Polish, but still delicious. Worth checking out if you have some free time.
  • A Hot Dog now costs $2.75 [$3.00 including tax]. I ate all the fries again too.
  • A West side treasure!
  • If I can't make it to Maxwell's this is the next best thing. Love this spot. Try the lemonade.
  • Jimmy your the best has been for over 50 yrs for me. Came here for lunch from school most days. Live in Kenosha now, still bring my kids and grandchildren back. This is what memories are made of...
  • Cash only. No credit/debit cards
  • Best dogs and fries on the planet
  • Best hot dog joint in Chicago!!!! No ketchup allowed!!!!!
  • As a kid I was upset eating plain hot dogs because then there was no ketchup then and tradition still continues NO KETCHUP. Don't even ask for it! But if you want the best hot dogs this is the place!
  • They suck and they don't have ketchup!
  • We always take family and friends here when they come to visit from out of town. They love it, but they always ask why no ketchup for the fries.
  • $3 gets you a dog + what seems like never ending fries! Ketchup is BANNED, so don't ask for it unless you wanna get laughed at
  • Jimmy's, with more than a half a century of slinging sausages, needs to be on this list to ensure completeness.
  • Depression dogs done right. The fries are good too and they come with the dog. Obviously no ketchup. Duh.
  • The best polish in the city !

Nearby places

4650 W North Ave