Dat Dog expands weenie empire into Metairie

Dat Dog expands weenie empire into Metairie

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A well known New Orleans hot dog-focused eatery expands into Metairie.

Dat Dog celebrates the grand opening of a fourth eatery on Monday at Lakeside Mall. The new restaurant will be located in the food court. The mall is located at 3301 Veterans Memorial Blvd.

The business started in 2011 as a food stand on Freret. Dat Dog has since expanded with locations on Freret Street, Magazine Street and Frenchmen Street.

The new location at Lakeside Mall will be the first location outside of New Orleans.

The grand opening celebration will be held at 11 a.m. at the Lakeside Mall food court. On hand will be Jefferson Parish President John Young and samplings of Dat Dog's signature dogs and fries.

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