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Scooby’s Honored By Hot Dog Hall of Fame Enshrinement

It befgan with a live shot with Fox-32

Fox was nice enough to do a followup report in the 4pm newshour.

The third report focused on Scooby’s community efforts and how local students can eat free at Scooby’s when they finish reading a book.

Our thanks to NBC5 for this report.

CBS2 weatherman Ed Curran said it was kind of like winning an “Oscar.”

Scooby’s Hot Dogs has been a Chicagoland staple since 1985, serving up our signature seven-inch Chicago-style hot dogs, premium Kronos gyros sandwiches, milkshakes and malts. We like doing things the old-fashioned way around here, using fresh, quality ingredients for everything from our famous foot-long Chicago and Maxwell Street Polish sausages to our fresh-cut fries.

Scoobys Downers Grove

In 1985. Mr. Scooby opened up his first store at the age of 17. Originally called Scoobys Red Hots because of the type of hot dog he used. Vienna Beef then came into the picture and offered a custom Scooby dog made with top quality beef and brisket. Learn more about how Chicago-style hot dogs compare to New York style hotdogs.

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After the decision of taste Mr. Scooby wanted to go bigger! The 7 inch Scooby hot dog was born. While most still use the traditional 5 1/2 inch dog and frozen fries; Scooby’s keeps it simple with fresh cut fries, foot long Polish sausage smothered in grilled onions, char-broiled pure beef burgers, Italian Beefs and Italian Sausage & let’s not forget one of the oldest sodas – we proudly serve Green River soda!

Hamburgers, Chicago hotdogs, fresh cut fries in Downers Grove Illinois.

15 stores later Mr. Scooby retired at the age of 35; but the Hot Dog Man couldn’t stay away for long. He prides himself in working hard and giving back to the community. For over 20 years he has donated his food & services without hesitation.

I've been coming to Scooby's since I was a kid. The fresh cut fries are a big selling point for me. The gyros are also delicious, and the portion of meat is huge. The interior and exterior of tehe building are also retro and fun to look at. You can't miss this building on Ogden Ave.!

Scooby’s Hot Dogs in Downers Grove has been independently operated since 2002, but with the same high standards for food quality, service and community service that we learned from Mr. Scooby.

Italian beef sandwiches with sweet peppers.
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My family's favorite hot dog shop! We also love the black bean burger, which is excellent. The french fries are always fressh and perfectly cooked, and I feel aare better than some of the popular chains where you pay twice as much. Clean and lots of great parking!