Papaya King

Restaurants, Hot dogs Upper East Side
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Papaya King
Papaya King

This colorful, bargain-priced tube-steak chain was the first to pair hot dogs with papaya juice. $5 gets you a 16-ounce drink and two dogs with ketchup, mustard and one topping.


Venue name: Papaya King
Address: 179 E 86th St
New York
Cross street: at Third Ave
Opening hours: Mon–Thu, Sun 8am–midnight; Fri, Sat 8am–2am
Transport: Subway: 4, 5, 6 to 86th St
Price: Average hot dog: $1.95. Cash only
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This review is for the UWS location, but oh my god, if you're short on cash, in a rush, or just fancy a decent hot dog, this is well worth a shout. Quick service, and consistently good dogs. I wasn't that keen on the Papaya drink, however, for that price, who's complaining?! 

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