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O'Betty's Red Hot

American, Hot Dogs
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15 West State, Athens, OH 45701
Today
11:00 am - 3:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night
Description: Hot dog restaurant

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best choice of hot dog in the area

This is a colorful casual friendly place the dogs are all sorts, even vegan..the toppings are for you to choose also a variety of breads and buns..these are a meal..also the fries are good...the decor is unique..pinups of burlesque dancers..and other art..very nice unusual place and the food is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Nelsonville, Ohio
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Nelsonville, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This is a colorful casual friendly place the dogs are all sorts, even vegan..the toppings are for you to choose also a variety of breads and buns..these are a meal..also the fries are good...the decor is unique..pinups of burlesque dancers..and other art..very nice unusual place and the food is great..fries are really good there

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Small business located in Athens, Ohio with eat in or carry out, the staff is friendly and the service is fast. Great hotdogs of all kinds & Outstanding hand cut french fries.

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Athens, Ohio, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Don't let the size of O'Betty's fool you, its very small. There is a lot packed into this small space. All of the hot dogs are named after stars of burlesque shows of the past, a unique touch on specializing hot dogs. The portion of french fries (also in different flavors like garlic) are large. The iced teas are flavored... More 

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Canton, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This is one of those little eateries that you root for. The owner works hard to make sure everything exceeds your expectations. I'm not all that into hot dogs...(sorry) but I really enjoyed everything I ordered. I wasn't so sure when I drove by so I asked at our hotel and it received rave reviews from the locals. They especially... More 

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Lowell
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

This little hot dog shop is a blast! The smallest building in Athens,OH, a college town with cobblestone streets, has the best dogs we ever had in this part of the country, and you have to try their hand cut fries..OMG!

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Centerville, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Stopped in the town of Athens on our way east. Great college town!!! Saw O'bettys Red Hot on tripadvisor so we thought we would give it a try. Hot dogs were 100% beef, toppings fresh and fries homemade goodness!!! Hubby got the Dixie (all dogs named after burlesque dancers)which was a chili dog. He loved the taste of chili. I... More 

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Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Excellent Athens eatery. A landmark. Great dogs, vegetarian options. Great prices. Fun ambiance. If you visit Athens, make sure you visit O'Betty's!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

Best hotdog ever. 100% beef hotdog in lamb casing. It's got a snap when you bit into it. I always get the Tempest. It has habenaro mango salsa, sour cream, peppers and cheese. Superb! The fries are like fair fries and if you like garlic like me get fresh crushed garlic on your fries. It's a dinky hole in the... More 

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Amesville, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Want a hot dog? Why waste your time anywhere else. I prefer mine with kraut, which is readily available, as is a wide range of other tasty dogs. The best part is when the all-beef dog 'snaps' when you bit into it. Fries are a solid addition. Look, just go there--if for nothing else the cool location.

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Oxford, PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Even though they were renovating the interior, there was plenty of hot dog memorabilia in the display cases, including at least 3 hot dog phones! This is a festive, funky and fun hole-in-the-wall with delicious, all-beef hot dogs, you name the topping, also excellent fries and cole slaw. Also a vegetarian dog option and a nice selection of sodas.

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Additional Information about O'Betty's Red Hot

Address: 15 West State, Athens, OH 45701
Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Athens
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Cuisine: American, Hot Dogs

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 15 West State, Athens, OH 45701
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Athens

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Hot Dogs

Description

Hot dog restaurant
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 3:00 am

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