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Hot Dog Heaven

Certificate of Excellence
American, Hot Dogs
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493 Cleveland Ave, Amherst, OH 44001
440-988-7404
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10:30 am - 8:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 8:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Takeout

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  • 23
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice little hometown place!

I have been going to Hot Dog Heaven since I was a girl in high school. I love this place. It was a great little spot to stop on the way home from school since the high school was just down the street, and I had to walk past it with my friends every school day anyway. It has a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
Jane T
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Cleveland, Ohio
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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Amherst, Ohio
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

"You're not from Amherst if you've never been to Hot Dog Heaven"! We love it there. Family owned and operated. Your choice of toppings and fresh cut fries. Cute atmosphere and very good food! Local hangout place. Good desserts too.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

I have been going to Hot Dog Heaven since I was a girl in high school. I love this place. It was a great little spot to stop on the way home from school since the high school was just down the street, and I had to walk past it with my friends every school day anyway. It has a... More 

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Amherst, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Good hot dogs....really good fries. The kind you get at the fair but can get them here all year round. Their prices are a little high for hot dogs. They offer ice cream too at a reasonable price.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

It's a pity Northern Ohio has some unwarranted prejudice toward hot dogs. Unlike other nearby cities, there is a real lack of good hot dog joints Somehow our good citizens think the ground meat and processed chicken that makes up their burgers and McNuggets are more pristine and healthful. Oh well. Back to HDH-I love this place. Chili Dogs. Slaw... More 

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Oberlin, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The fries are the best. There aren't a lot of tables but it is clean and air conditioned. Food is served fast. A little pricey for hot dogs but a filling meal.

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Oberlin, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

If you want a hotdog, this is the place to go. Fast service, fun place to go with kids, great milk shakes. Best nutrition free meal around.

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Amherst, Ohio
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This is a great staple of Amherst, Ohio. They are just regular sized hot dogs, however they are great. Enjoy the cheese ones, and of course the chili dogs. They also have very thin cuts fries that are very greasy but very very good. Definitely try it out for lunch or take some to go for the family at home.

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Lorain, Ohio
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

It is a little small so sometimes seating is an issue. Prices are a little high but you get a lot of food for the money.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

We placed a large order for work and everything was perfect. The chili sauce was as yummy as always and everyone loved the fresh cut fries.

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Vermilion, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

The absolute best tasting hot dogs prepared on flattop griddle, served with fresh cut fries. The portion size of the fries is unbelievably large that can be hard to finish alone. Many toppings to choose, but they are great even just plain. I have had their chicken sandwich and fried cod, both delicious. They also have salad and a chicken... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 493 Cleveland Ave, Amherst, OH 44001
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Amherst
  • Phone Number: 440-988-7404

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Hot Dogs

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 8:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?