Papaya King

Row 1

1645 Wilcox Ave (at Hollywood Blvd.)
Los Angeles, CA 90028
(323) 871-8799

Foursquare Tips

  • This historic hot dog + juice stand slings signature creations like the coleslaw & pickle-topped Slawdog plus tropical drinks including the obvious Papaya and the keep-it-classy Coconut Champagne.
  • People swear by their franks - chili, cheese & curly fries for us, please & Papayas tropical juices that include coconut champagne, mango &, of course, papaya.
  • If you don't have the, umm, chops to get into The Sayers Club (the secret music venue attached to the back) ask to use the restroom for a sneak peek!!
  • newly addicted to the Homerun Dog
  • It's okay. If you're used to big wieners and lots and lots of topping, 2 specialty hot dogs may leaving wanting more.
  • Get the crunchy onion dog adds to the delicious texture.
  • Love the slogan I saw here in LA, "Leaving stains on casting couches all over Los Angeles." HAHA!
  • The King Combo is a great deal to have a little taste of everything.
  • The papaya drinks are really good!
  • Recommended by Anthony Bourdain. Place is now closed
  • Don't go, it's CLOSED!
  • The best NYC dogs on the west coast!
  • Favorite NYC hotdog joint now in Hollywood!
  • cheese on the fries are not so good, def skip. strawberry field juice + southern comfort dog are awesome!!
  • #6 Grand Slam - Homerun & Slawdog
  • CNC or Southern Comfort... cannot go wrong
  • The knish are a little taste of NY but nothing like the ones you get in NY. These are a little greasy and heavy for my liking.
  • Had myself a pineapple and play smooooothie..
  • Horrible Hot Dogs...cold, tough fries, Very over priced...Nasty! And no bathroom for do you wash your hands before u eat? Gross establishment!
  • They're popular for their dogs, but you can also pick a fruit (apple, orange, grapefruit + more) and get it squeezed fresh directly into your cup. Take home quarts are available, too.