Kong Dog’s Major New Jersey Expansion Begins in Hoboken

Kong Dog 502 Washington Street Hoboken
Kong Dog is coming to 502 Washington Street in Hoboken. Photo by Chris Fry/Jersey Digs.

A Korean-style corn dog shop that has become a hit on social media is officially coming to a storefront in Hoboken as Kong Dog is slated to grow significantly throughout New Jersey.

Embracing their motto of “trendy, delicious, and handmade,” Kong Dog’s diversely flavored corn dogs have been a hit on TikTok. The restaurant offers several “dogs” including beef sausage, chicken sausage, a plant-based sausage, a mozzarella version, or a “half and half,” which allows customers to choose a protein alongside the cheese.

Kong Dog Jersey City Opening
Image via @kongdogus/Instagram.

The brand opened an outpost in Jersey City’s Newport Centre earlier this year and has another location in Union City on Bergenline Avenue. Kong Dog will soon be opening inside a storefront at 502 Washington Street, marking their third New Jersey location.

Kong Dog Jersey City Menu
Image via @kongdogus/Instagram.

Toppings are what stand out at Kong Dog, and their original concoctions include a sweet potato dog crusted with bite-sized pieces of sweet potato. A rainbow variety comes coated with crunchy fruity rice puffs, while their signature hot Cheeto comes sprinkled with Cheeto crumbs and a spicy mayo.

A variety of bubble teas and Korean-inspired drinks round out the menu at the restaurant, which will be coming soon to a neighborhood near you. Kong Dog’s future New Jersey expansion plans include outposts in Edison, Cherry Hill, Newark, New Brunswick, Princeton, Morristown, and Union Township.


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