Restaurants/Food & Dining

Mel's Hot Dogs


4136 E Busch Blvd

Tampa, FL 33617

(813) 985-8000

Menu Highlights

Veggie Dog

a meatless hot dog made from soy protein, wheat gluten and natural flavorings served on a steamed poppy seed bun with mustard, onions, sauerkraut, relish and pickle

Sandwich W/basket 7.29
Sandwich Only 5.00

Mels Special Hot Dog

mels famous all beef natural casing hot dog served on a steamed poppy seed bun with mustard, onions, sauerkraut, relish & pickle

Sandwich W/basket 6.04
Sandwich Only 3.75

Breaded Onion Rings

Small Order 2.49
Large Order 3.99

Side Of Chili




Since 1973 Mel's Hot Dogs has been a Tampa landmark famous for it's Chicago style natural casing weiners and fun atmosphere.Founder Mel Lohn, a traveling musician from Chicago landed in Tampa in the late sixties and several years later opened Mel's Red Hot Ranch later to become the legendary hot dog stand we know today.Mel's Hot Dogs occupies the last remaining structure from the WWII army air base Henderson Air Field. Originally the facility had a seating capacity for just 25 but over the years has expanded to seat 100.Patrons have traveled from all parts to experience the tasty hot dogs which are served on steamed poppy seed buns with over a thousand different combinations of toppings. But they don't just come for the food, they come for the fun filled atmosphere that only a place like Mel's can offer.

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Online Menu
American, American Food, American Restaurant
Hamburgers, Hot Dogs
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  • Fax: (813) 989-8900
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