Suburban Vienna Beef Hot Dog Hall of Famers

Scooby's Hot Dogs in Downers Grove was the 150th inductee into the Vienna Beef Hot Dog Hall of Fame Wednesday, but it's not the only spot in the suburbs where you can get a hall-worthy dog.

Since the nationwide hall of fame was created in 2006, more than 100 of the 150 restaurants enshrined have been from Illinois.

Here's a sampling of suburban HOF'ers:

• Billy's Hot Dogs in Palatine

• Bubby's Beef & Red Hots in Elk Grove Village

• Cozzi Corner Beef and Dogs in Downers Grove

• Eagle Restaurant in Downers Grove

• Flips Hot Dogs in Glen Ellyn

• Happy Jack's in McHenry

• Little Louie's Red Hots in Northbrook

• Max's Dawg House in Libertyville

• Mickey's Hot Dogs in Villa Park

• The Original Nana's Hot Dogs in Streamwood

• Portillo's in Villa Park

• Sammie's Hot Dogs in Grayslake

• Scotty's Hot Dogs in Round Lake Beach

• Smokehouse Restaurant in Wheaton

• Strat's 50's Diner in Villa Park

• Tony's Steamers in Winfield

• Wiener Take All in Buffalo Grove

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