Sign Up
Newsletter Signup
Free Fodor's Newsletter

Subscribe today for weekly travel inspiration, tips, and special offers.

Passport: Your weekly travel wrap-up
Today's Departure: Your daily dose of travel inspiration

Los Angeles Restaurants

Pink's Hot Dogs

  • 709 N. La Brea Ave. Map It
  • Hollywood
  • American

Updated 05/08/2015

Fodor's Review

Orson Welles ate 18 of these hot dogs in one sitting, and you, too, will be tempted to order more than one. The chili dogs are the main draw, but the menu has expanded to include a Martha Stewart Dog (a 10-inch frank topped with mustard, relish, onions, tomatoes, sauerkraut, bacon, and sour cream). Since 1939, Angelenos and tourists alike have been lining up to plunk down some modest change for one of the greatest guilty pleasures in L.A. Pink's is open until 3 am on weekends.

Restaurant Information


709 N. La Brea Ave., Los Angeles, California, 90038, United States

Map It



Restaurant Details:

  • No credit cards
  • Reservations not accepted

Updated 05/08/2015


Map View

Map of

What's Nearby

  • Restaurants
  • Sights
  • Hotels

See all restaurants in Los Angeles

Fodorite Reviews

Average Rating
  • Décor

  • Service

  • Value

Dec 14, 2010

Pink's Hot Dogs Review

There is never a time, day or night (including late at night) when there isn't a line halfway down the block to this little hot dog stand. I personally don't like hot dogs with the casing on, but I'll make a slight exception with Pinks. Locals and tourists love this place. It is a Hollywood institution and a City landmark. For those visiting Los Angeles in the summer, keep in mind that if you go to the Greek Theatre for one of the concerts held

there, you do NOT have to wait in the Pink's Hot Dogs line on La Brea -- you can get one (or two) at the Greek.

Read More

Add Your Own Review

When did you go?

Minimum 200 character count

How many stars would you give?







No Thanks

Love To Travel?

Get FREE e-mail communications from Fodor's Travel, covering must-see travel destinations, expert trip planning advice, and travel inspiration to fuel your passion.

How we use your email

Thank You

Now sit back, relax, and check your inbox to start planning your next travel adventure.

Please tell us more about the type of travel you're interested in. Check all that apply.