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Jody's Hot Dogs

American, Hot Dogs
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326 Republic Ave, Joliet, IL 60435-6520
815-729-0251
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10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
LOVE this place!

fast and delicious food, friendly staff, clean, prices are reasonable, looks like a 50's diner...what's not to love??

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
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Channahon, Illinois
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Joliet, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

nothing special what you would expect from a hot dog joint Good place to stop for a quick bit to eat

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Channahon, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

fast and delicious food, friendly staff, clean, prices are reasonable, looks like a 50's diner...what's not to love??

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Very good beef combo. Chewy bread, tender meat and nice sweet sausage. Staff was friendly and prices were good. Could have been a little cleaner inside and at the tables.

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Arvada, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

So, this is just a small place in a strip mall in Joliet, but the jumbo dogs and fries were delicious! Had to have a Chicago dog but didn't want to have to go into the city for it. Super cute 50s diner type decor. Staff - and customers - were very friendly. Clean restroom. Great dining experience and worth... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

A friend eats here regularly and raves about it so naturally I had to check it out. I've been pretty disappointed in the fast food places in the area but I went in with high expectations after word-of-mouth reports. Boy, were those expectations met. By far the best dog around. They don't skimp on the toppings and the dog is... More 

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Joliet, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

these people know hot dogs and the fries come on top of them, yum, yum. We have had many of the menu items, my spouse loves the Italian beef. The patty melt is also good. They are quick and not very expensive. You can dine in or carry out.

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Joliet, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Great Chicago dog and wonderful fries. The service is good and everything is fresh. Decor 50s funky. Becoming a favorite stop.

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Joliet, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Jody's is located a block west from St. Joseph Medical Center, just a hole in the wall cozy spot.The all beef dogs are prepared just about any way you can name- worth the trip!

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Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Especially at Jody's! I had the Chicago Dog and yes, being from Indiana I ruined it and added ketchup. But man was it so good. And the garlic fries are to die for...but you will be tasting them all day! Great decor and friendly staff.

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Bridgeview, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Used a Groupon for lunch yesterday. I just moved to the area and have been trying hotdog/Italian beef places for the last couple months. Of the 5 places I've gone too in the Joliet & Crest Hill area, this one was by far the best! The Rib Tip dinner was enough food for two and the sauce was great. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 326 Republic Ave, Joliet, IL 60435-6520
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Joliet
  • Phone Number: 815-729-0251

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Hot Dogs
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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