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Beloved Hotdog Joint Dat Dog is Headed to Tennessee for Expansion

Dat Dog, a NOLA favorite, is headed up north! Everyone’s favorite hot dog restaurant is eyeing places in Nashville, Chattanooga, and Knoxville, but have not confirmed a location quite yet. 

Dat Dog is known for their eclectic take on hotdogs with a wide variety of toppings including things such as crawfish étouffée and guacamole, with a variety of dogs to appease. They currently own three locations in the New Orleans area, one in Lafayette, and one in College Station, Texas. 

The fast-casual chain is following in the footsteps of local brunch favorite Ruby Slipper, who recently opened up stores in both Franklin and Knoxville, Tennessee. Earlier this summer, they also announced spots coming soon to Gatlinburg, TN and Hillsboro Village, TN. However, no opening dates have been announced. 

“Tennessee offers an energetic and active food scene, which is perfect for Dat Dog and its exciting environment. As we plan our next growth phase, we look forward to beginning our search for enthusiastic franchise partners to lead Dat Dog’s expansion into Nashville, Knoxville and Chattanooga.”

– Dat Dog CEO Paul Tuennerman believes that Tennessee

Stay tuned for more information about where they may land in TN! 

Featured image via restaurant Facebook page.

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