Nathan’s Famous hot dog fast-food chain now open in Roanoke

Nathan's Famous hotdog
Nathan’s Famous became the first official hot dog of Major League Baseball in 2017. (Courtesy Nathan’s Famous)

Nathan’s Famous became the first official hot dog of Major League Baseball in 2017. (Courtesy Nathan’s Famous)

Nathan's Famous, a hot dog fast-food chain, opened Jan. 7 in Roanoke at 295 W. Byron Nelson Blvd., Ste. 204. The company was started by Nathan Handwerker in 1916 in New York, where he opened the original Nathan’s Famous hot dog stand, according to the hot dog chain’s website. In 2017, Nathan’s Famous became the first official hot dog of Major League Baseball. The chain then expanded in 2020 to selling burgers, chicken, heroes, onion rings and shakes. 817-567-3835. www.nathansfamous.com


By Bailey Lewis
Bailey Lewis covers the cities of Grapevine, Colleyville and Southlake, as well as Keller, Roanoke, Westlake, Trophy Club and northeast Fort Worth. In December 2020, she graduated from the University of Oklahoma with her Bachelor's degree in journalism. Previously, she worked and interned for various publications, such as Local Profile, the OU Daily, Malheur Enterprise and News21. When she's not writing, she enjoys spending time with her cat and watching documentaries.