Eat from Dog Et Al when in Tallahassee


Founded in 1964 by David Taylor, Dog Et Al is an unassuming but excellent spot to get your hot dog fix in 10,230 different ways. When driving around, my car seemed to know how to track down these great little spots in town; Dog Et Al (1456 S Monroe Street, Tallahassee) was no different.

Before the food talk, one quick comment; the employees are super friendly. Now, onto the grub!

Dog Et Al Menu from Tallahassee, Florida
Dog Et Al Menu

There is a large selection of hot dogs; it should appease all the size queens out there. However, I went with a Big Dog Chili Cheese & Onion Combo because I wanted to play it safe.

It brought a soft drink, fried apple pie, and housemade potato chips (really great).

Homemade Potato Chips from Dog Et Al in Tallahassee, Florida
Homemade Potato Chips from Dog Et Al in Tallahassee, Florida

Eat the Dog Et Al Chili Dog

Chili Dog from Dog Et Al in Tallahassee, Florida
Coney Dog (Mustard, Onion, Chili Cheese), Mustard design by me

I almost always get a chili dog everywhere; that’s the “safe part.” And it’s not too safe as I’ve had some chili abominations in my time.

The chili at Dog Et Al was right on, and I probably would have considered a second one if I hadn’t also ordered a corn dog.

And the Handbattered Corn Dog

Hand-dipped Corn Dog from Dog Et Al in Tallahassee, Florida
Hand-dipped Corn Dog from Dog Et Al in Tallahassee, Florida

The corn dog is my go-to food at every carnival; the bigger, the better. Sure, I love those State Fair brand frozen corn dogs as much as the next guy, but when a restaurant hand batters their own, sign me up!

If you have the stomach capacity, a chili dog with a corn dog chaser is the way to happiness at Dog Et Al. Also, the fried apple pie was a nice throwback to a favorite from my youth and the perfect way to end this meal.

Fried Apple Pie from Dog Et Al in Tallahassee, Florida
Fried Apple Pie from Dog Et Al in Tallahassee, Florida

Dog Et Al is a great little spot, so don’t miss out if you’re in Tallahassee. But, of course, it’d be a shame if you did.


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