Take a look inside the hard-to-miss Papaya King, the transplanted New York tradition that proudly boasts that it has been serving the best hot dog in New York since 1932. Papaya King has debuted in Las Vegas at Harmon Square, giving the city a chance to see what all the fuss is about.
Scores of celebrity fans and generations of loyal customers back up the claims, including Julia Child, who called this "the best hot dog in New York." The legacy began on Manhattan’s Upper East Side in 1932, displaying neon signage and an easy to spot, distinctive yellow design, both of which have been brought out west.
Now customers can head to the location across from the Hard Rock Hotel, at the corner of Harmon and Paradise.
The fast casual menu features the brand’s famed tropical drink selection, including concoctions such as banana daiquiri, coconut champagne, papaya and piña colada, ready to be paired with the lineup of all-American hot dogs.
More than a dozen specialty hot dog variants are available, including the Musher, made with mushrooms and sauteed peppers; the Onion Overload with regular, crunchy and raw onions; the Side on Top, with curly fries added to chili and cheese sauce; and the Upper East, created with pastrami, pickle chips and sauerkraut.
Your First Look Inside Papaya King
You can't miss this bright spot dishing out New York hot dogs