The Best Hot Dogs in South Carolina

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Best in the State of South Carolina

Do you love hot dogs? Well if you live in or near South Carolina’s Low Country, or you’re visiting, you’re in luck. Located in Charleston, SC is the best hot dogs in the state of South Carolina. They may even be the best in the whole southeastern US!

A Low Country Institution

Located on US Hwy 17 in Mount Pleasant, SC, just outside of Charleston, is a local gem: Jack’s Cosmic Dogs. They are consistently voted the best hot dog in Charleston. Alton Brown of Food Network fame said they are the best hot dog he’s ever eaten. Most recently, the First We Feast voted Jack’s the best hot dog in South Carolina!

If you love hot dogs and want to try the best in the state of South Carolina, you will find them in Charleston, SC at Jack's Cosmic Dogs. Adventuredawgs.com
This sight always makes me happy.

A Quirky Step into the Future & the Past

Jack’s Cosmic Dogs opened in the 1990’s and has a quirky 50’s roadside attraction theme. They are a contradiction with their futuristic space theme and their old fashioned classic food. It is a match made in heaven. It is family and dog friendly. Even if I didn’t already know how good they were, I’d still have to stop by the coolness of the building alone! No visit to Charleston South Carolina is complete without a stop at Jack’s!

If you love hot dogs and want to try the best in the state of South Carolina, you will find them in Charleston, SC at Jack's Cosmic Dogs. Adventuredawgs.com
Welcome, come on in y’all!
If you love hot dogs and want to try the best in the state of South Carolina, you will find them in Charleston, SC at Jack's Cosmic Dogs. Adventuredawgs.com
We love this place so much!

Jack's Quirky and Fun

Jack's Dining Room

Casual Gourmet

The Charleston, SC eateries are genius at what I have dubbed “casual gourmet”. They take southern classics and put an upscale spin on them. Homemade sweet potato mustard and blue cheese slaw elevate classics like the humble hot dog to new heights! Something as simple as hand cut fries made fresh to order also makes such a difference. It is all served in a casual, fun atmosphere. Eating at Jack’s is not a meal, it’s an experience!

Jack's Side Porch

If you love hot dogs and want to try the best in the state of South Carolina, you will find them in Charleston, SC at Jack's Cosmic Dogs. Adventuredawgs.com
They have Scout’s paw of approval!

Our Favorites

If you love hot dogs and want to try the best in the state of South Carolina, you will find them in Charleston, SC at Jack's Cosmic Dogs. Adventuredawgs.com
A tray of all our favorites

Everything at Jack’s is delicious, especially the local draft root beer! Here is a list of our favorites clockwise from top left:

Cheryl: My favorite is their flagship Cosmic Dog: Blue Cheese Slaw & Sweet Potato Mustard

(I have good taste, this is Alton Brown’s favorite too)

Tom: Planet Dog: Jamaican Relish (sweet peppers, onion, & watermelon) with yellow mustard

Rhiannon: Rocket Corn Dog kids meal

Scout: French Fries, of course!

Full Menu

If you love hot dogs and want to try the best in the state of South Carolina, you will find them in Charleston, SC at Jack's Cosmic Dogs. Adventuredawgs.com
Scout’s favorite fries

Jack’s Cosmic Dog

Are you in your car headed to Charleston, SC yet? You should be. I’m craving one right now! Charleston is an excellent travel destination with something for everyone: families, foodies, sports fans, craft beer lovers, history buffs, and outdoor adventurers. You name it, Charleston has it. Whatever type of travel or trip you’re there for, it won’t be complete without a visit to Jack’s Cosmic Dog!

If you’ve been to Jack’s, what did you think? If not, what and where is the best hot dog you have ever had? Have you been to any other First We Feast Best of Hot Dogs locations? Let us know in the comments!

For other posts about Charleston, SC, click here and here.

Looking for more info on the Charleston, SC area? Check out some of these great guides!

 


 

 

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5 thoughts on “The Best Hot Dogs in South Carolina

  1. As someone who grew up about 2 miles from Jack’s Cosmic Dogs, I wholeheartedly co-sign this post! 🙂 It’s still one of my favorite places to take my kids for a fun Mama-kid date–I will never, ever get tired of one of their dogs covered in mustard and blue cheese slaw!

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