Owners, Maria and Mitch Smielowitz, opened their doors in Venice Florida in March of 2010 and in May of 2021 opened an express location in Englewood.

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! 


Thank you for visiting our Website!

​If you are feeling a little homesick and need a taste of home to pick you up, we now have 2 locations to serve your hot dog needs better! 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...!!!

Both locations:

Call In/Drive-thru(Venice) /Carry-out  941-493-3086(Venice)


Hours and menu vary at both locations.....

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We have temporarily suspended our monthly Specials.... We Promise they Will be back soon......

We  Accept all Major Credit Cards !!​

Our History

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

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

       Now serving 2 locations Venice and Englewood....​​​​

 M A D   D O G S

                             H o t   D O G S... ESt. 2010       

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




Mad Dog Updates and News.....​​    We will be closed in observance of the Labor Day Holiday on Sunday and Monday we will back Tuesday normal hours..... Our menus and hours are now posted on Facebook and our website.... 

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 / 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(v) and ourlemonade and ice tea bar which includes a variety of  specialty flavors and toppings, just ask our friendly staff.