Po Dog is no more. Yesterday, the one-time chain's original (and last standing) location closed up shop on Union Street. The owners announced the closure via Facebook:
How amazing of a wiener life we've had since opening our doors 6 years ago. Developing some amazing friendships and a great regular customer base has made our everyday work life so amazingly enjoyable and we can't thank you enough for sharing your lunches, dinners, and late night drunken/sober/happy/sad/celebratory hungry stomachs with us.
It is with heartfelt love and gratitude for all of you that we are announcing our retirement as Seattle's favorite brick and mortar wiener shop. We will be serving our last famous Po Dog wiener on Wednesday, July 15th and would love to see you all for a final farewell between now and then! We will be focusing on the catering side of our business and making room in our brick and mortar space for an amazing new concept!
Seattle, we can't THANK YOU enough for your support over the past 6 years. To all the mouths that our wieners have made so happy, maybe one of these days we will pop up for a surprise wienering in your office or at your wedding!
Po Dog opened on Capitol Hill in 2009, later expanding to Ballard and the University District. The Ballard location closed abruptly in May.