We have the best food around and an atmosphere to match. Try us and you'll be convinced!

Our recipes are authentic and time-tested. The ingredients are always fresh.


Mad Dogs Hot Dogs © Est. 2010

Owners, Maria and Mitch Smielowitz, opened their doors in Venice Florida in March of 2010.

The success of our business comes from our very own 

customers, who have become like family since we opened, and our way of saying thank you is by continuing to serve our exceptional Food, providing outstanding Service and top notch Quality.  Just ask them! 


     ******      Dont want to wait... call ahead... Its good food, made to Order....941.493.3086       *******

Our History

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​If you are feeling a little homesick and need a taste of home to pick you up, we have just the hot dog for you! What makes us unique is, we try our best to recreate a taste of home by putting combinations that are popular from your state, city, town or country!  Our trained staff will gladly make recommendations or assist you in making up your own creation... Just ask us! We have dozens of different variety of hot dogs, sizes and brands. We have been here since March of 2010, and we have covered many, many places from New York to Europe to Canada and everything in between...!!!

We  Accept all Major Credit Cards !!​

 Call In / Drive-thru / Carry-out  941-493-3086.... 

Limited outdoor seating....

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                               " Not your Ordinary hot dog and so much more.... " 




Mad Dog Updates and News... Specials for February and March are out and the St. Pattys Reuben dog is back along with the vegan version.....

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St. Patty’s Rueben Dog– Mustard, russian dressing, swiss cheese, corned beef topped with sauekraut...  5.00

BBQ Pulled Chicken Dog– Pulled chicken marinated in bbq sauce and spices topped with creamy coleslaw .. 4.75 (( Vegan option available) 

Faux St. Pattys Reuben Dog– Mustard, vegan russian dressing, tofu cheese, tofu corn beef topped with sauerkraut... 7.50  

*New* Buffalo Garlic Ranch Fries – Our hot crispy American fries sprinkled with house made buffalo seasoning… 2.25

Salted Caramel Chocolate cake SHAKE(20 oz.) mixed with handmade ice-cream by the ‘Venice Ave. Creamery’… $5.00

Our menu is truly One of a kind!

see for yourself, just click on the link above and check out our full menu. From our gourmet hot dogs, hot delicious sizeable appetizers and scrumptious desserts, our meal will have you leaving satisfied. We are vegetarian friendly, vegan friendly and gluten friendly, we do our best to accomodate certain dietary restrictions.  Just ask us!  And dont forget to top it off with classic handspun milkshakes, rootbeer floats, fruit smoothies and ourlemonade and ice tea bar which includes a variety of  specialty flavors and toppings, just ask our friendly staff.