Papaya King

Hot Dogs
179 E 86th St (at 3rd Ave)
New York, NY 10028
(212) 369-0648
8:00am - 12:00am
8:00am - 12:00am
8:00am - 12:00am
8:00am - 12:00am
8:00am - 2:00am
8:00am - 2:00am
8:00am - 12:00am



  • Classic hot dog spot conveniently near the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
  • Tony stops in for hotdogs and a papaya drink. As seen on Travel Channels The Layover with Anthony Bourdain.
  • Best hot-dogs ever! Also, the papaya shake.
  • Order from Papaya and rather than stand in the crowd, sit over in the Shake Shack plaza, which is a public space.
  • Readers' Poll winner of The Village Voice Best of NYC 2012 Best Hot Dog!
  • Student ID=25% off!
  • Hot dog w cheese sauce + curly fries + papaya drink = one of my favorite meals anywhere in the city.
  • Best hot dogs in the city!
  • The perfect place to end a diet. Get two hot dogs with chili, cheese, onions, and mustard with a side of curly fries. A large papaya drink should wash all that down. Eat near a bathroom. Trust me.
  • Vitamin Packed! Health Giving! Nature's Own Elixir!
  • Ask for the Upper East or Bulls Eye with a Papaya Pride and you're good to go! Only cash, around $15 for 2 people.
  • best hot dogs in nyc!! if you love hot dogs gotta try these!!
  • A fast food legend in New York City and a great place for a cheap and quick lunch! Our favorites are the Beefinator, the Home Run and the Southern Comfort.
  • For those days when you just want a hot dog. Don't be afraid to step outside your hot dog comfort zone by trying one of the customer created Royal Franks.
  • Get the King Combo or the Sausage Combo. Douse your curly fries with their delicious mustard and get their strawberry or mango drink.
  • HOT DOGS. Period.
  • Don't risk it with the flavorless dirty water dogs from the street carts. Come to Papaya King or Gray's for the real thing & get the hot dog and drink special.
  • Easily the best NYC hotdog.
  • Oreos are the best !!!!
  • FYI: Cash only

Nearby places

1538 3rd Ave (btwn 86th & 87th St)
152 E 86th St (btwn Lexington & 3rd Ave)