Nathan’s Famous Australia

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Pure Beefy Hot Dogs, Burgers and More

Nathan’s Famous Australia is excited to open our doors in Sydney and beyond. We use 100% Australian beef hot dogs that are barbequed not boiled. Nathan’s Famous has been a successful brand in New York since 1916, and now we’re bringing the taste of New York to you!

Nathan's Fun Facts

  • The original Nathan’s Famous hot dog stand opened in 1916.

  • In 2015, Nathan’s Famous has sold over 500 MILLION hot dogs.

      All of those hot dogs placed end to end would wrap around the world!

  • In 2009, Nathan’s hosted a hot dog bun eating contest with three female elephants competing against 3 male

      contestants. The female elephants ate 492 buns in 6 minutes, compared to 180 buns by the male contestants.

  • In 1933, to celebrate the end of prohibition, Nathan’s Famous served free beer. Cheers!

  • Nathan’s is proudly served at the home stadiums of the New York Yankees, New York Mets, New York Giants,

      New  York Jets, New Jersey Devils, Brooklyn Nets and many others.

  • Nathan’s Famous was featured on the popular TV show Seinfeld, where the entire episode was based on visiting

      the original restaurant on Coney Island.   

  • In 2011, Nathan’s created a separate Hot Dog Eating Contest for women. Sonya Thomas was the first ever woman

      champion, eating 40 hot dogs and buns. GO SONYA!    

  • In 2009, Joey Chestnut set the world record for the Nathan’s Famous 4th of July Hot Dog Eating Contest eating 68

      hot dogs and buns in 10 minutes. That’s approximately 20,400 calories and 6,000 more calories than the average

      person eats in a week. WOW!

  • To open his hot dog stand, Nathan borrowed $300 from his friends Jimmy Durante and Eddie Cantor. The hot dogs

      were sold for only 5 cents and made using his wife Ida’s grandmother’s secret spice recipe. That recipe is still used