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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
Closed now
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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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  • 7
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  • 1
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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
Small place BIG Flavors!

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!

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
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Lowell
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Lowell
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70 reviews 70 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 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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57 reviews 57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
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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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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Gallipolis, Ohio
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

My brother told me about O'Betty's hot dogs and since we were in Athens, my hubby, son, and I thought we'd give it a try. SO glad we did! The guy at the counter greeted us with a friendly smile and info on the place. The burlesque deco may be a bit racy for younger ones, but the all-beef hot... More 

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Ohio
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288 reviews 288 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
150 helpful votes 150 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

I found myself in Athens and had recently been disappointed by one of the places I love to go there. As a result, I was looking for somewhere else to eat, and O'Betty's seemed to be a good place to try. After all, I am always in the mood for a hot dog! It is basically a hole-in-the-wall near Ohio... More 

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Warrenton, Oregon
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93 reviews 93 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

I was meeting up with some friends and they suggested O'Betty's. It didn't seem like my kind of place, but after hearing them rant and rave I thought I'd take their word on it. Boy am I glad I did! I had two gypsies and fries and let me tell ya, it's something I'll dream about. Good goin', O'Betty's!

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Albany, Ohio
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35 reviews 35 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

Excellent all beef hotdogs, great (and sometimes wacky) topping combinations and a rock-n-roll atmosphere, Just try it.

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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?