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These 8 Places Serve The Best Sonoran Dogs In Arizona

The hot dog is a quintessential American dish; it’s a popular street food that has strong associations with backyard grilling, sports games, eating contests, and even the oddly-shaped Wienermobile. Different regions and cities have their own version of how a hot dog should be served.

And, what do you know? We have a regional version as well! The Sonoran dog’s origins are a little contested but it probably comes from Sonora, Mexico. Either way, it has become synonymous with southern Arizonan cuisine.

The hot dog is a tasty wiener wrapped in bacon, usually served in a bolillo bun topped with beans, tomatoes, onions, mayonnaise, mustard, and peppers. If you haven’t had the fortune of taking a bite of one of these mouthwatering hot dogs, you’re in luck! Today we’re going to take a look at some fantastic places to get a Sonoran dog in Arizona.

Sonoran dogs are awesome but if you’re looking for a more traditional Arizona dish, you might want to check out our list that features some amazing restaurants to find chimichangas.

Monica Spencer
Monica is a Diné freelance writer and the Arizona staff writer for Only In Your State. She currently lives in Phoenix with her boyfriend and their herd of cats. You can reach her at