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O'Betty's Red Hot

15 West State, Athens, OH 45701
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Ranked #7 of 106 Restaurants in Athens
Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Late Night
Description: Hot dog restaurant
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Dining options: Late Night
Description: Hot dog restaurant
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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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122 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 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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77 reviews 77 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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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34 reviews 34 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 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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Athens, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

I go to O'Betty"s pretty frequently. Their hot dogs are top notch. There is great variety of toppings and add ons, they have a wide variety of sauces and extras. I love the Ruby- basically a Ruben sandwich with diced tomatoes instead of corned beef. Sometimes I add bacon- yum! The staff is always friendly and welcoming, even when they... More

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8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

These are worth a try. The dogs are actually good quality and the fixin's are varied, many are unusual, and most are identifiable geographically (just ask and you will learn where the type of dog originates). The seating is limited and is couched in the memorabilia from the burlesque era. Many scantily dressed babes are everywhere on walls and tables.... More

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Las Vegas, NV
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20 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

I stopped at this place on my way through Ohio since it was advertized as a hot dog museum. While the restaurant had much hot dog memorabilia, it should not be viewed as a museum. That being said, the hot dog I had was delicious. It was the Dixie hot dog. It only cost $3.25 which was really reasonable given... More

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Southeastern Ohio
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20 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

O'Betty's has great hot dogs and veggie dogs. The beef hot dogs are high quality dogs with a nice snap to them. The fries? Oh so delicious. Now Athenians don't have to wait for the county fair to get fresh cut fries. The atmosphere is quirky and endearing. You are dining in a little hot dog museum. It's really a... More

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35 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

The best fresh cut french fries and amazingly topped dogs make O'Betty's a must visit everytime you're in Athens.

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56 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012 via mobile

No doubt about it, there are great hot dogs at this place...a good variety from basic to ornate. Great prices, too. But the fries are only so so, and the service can be rather spotty. Wonderful place to go after a few drinks.

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