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Hot Spot Cool Eats

3028 Ocean Gateway, Cambridge, MD 21613
+1 443-225-5225
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Ranked #14 of 48 Restaurants in Cambridge
Price range: $3 - $8
Cuisines: American, Coffee Shop, Eclectic, Ice Cream
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Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Description: Free standing building directly on westbound Rt. 50 with ample free parking. Rt. 50 crossover in front for easy eastbound traffic access. Nice outdoor and indoor seating or carryout. Eatery with some unique and local retail items. New Pop Shop area offering a wide selection of retro, all natural and unusual bottled sodas. WI-FI.
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Ellicott City, Maryland
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40 reviews 40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

We stopped here on the way home from the beach last weekend for a filler as we had a late lunch and had been meaning to stop here sometime as we drive by here all the time. We ordered the corn dog for my wife (she claims it's one the best she's had) and I had the Chicago Dog with... More

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New York City, New York
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103 reviews 103 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

WHAT?? A hotdog place where they serve veggie dogs, with all the fixings topped off with fries and black cherry soda??? OMG I'm in heaven! Diet, I'll see you tomorrow. For the non veggies , their foot long hot dog is a must. With fries of coarse. Don't let this place go without at least a try. You'll be back.

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Taneytown, Maryland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

I have passed Hot Spot Cool Eats for the last several months going to and coming from the shore for work. Today I stopped in. I had a great meal for the foods they advertise. The fries were great, my hot dog was fantastic, and took advantage of them carrying Smith Island cake and had a piece. I plan to... More

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Towson, Maryland
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37 reviews 37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

We heard this spot was good so decided to stop... I had the Oyster Puppies(oysters on a roll) and my husband had the hot dog with chili and fries. My oysters were the best breaded oysters I think I've ever had! Very cute inside, though we sat outside at a picnic table in the sun. Since they cook to order... More

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Maryland
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60 reviews 60 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

Over 25 minute wait for hot dog and fries and the place was not busy at all. The hotdog tasted ok, the fries were soft and greasy. Not to mention overpriced. Not worth the wait!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013 via mobile

Our family stopped here with our 2 dogs and had a great time. We were able to sit outside in a cute garden with our dogs while enjoying their soft pretzels and specialty hot dogs. The cream soda and Smith Island Cake for dessert was definitely a plus as well! We definitely will be stopping here again.

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Arnold
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

We stopped in on the way home from Ocean City. The service was very good. The hot dogs were great. The ambience was great...it's a very cool place.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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18 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013 via mobile

This is a really great place for hot dogs. The fries are also wonderful. It takes a little time to get your order but it is worth the wait. Nice place to take the kids.

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1hotdiggitydog2, Owner at Hot Spot Cool Eats, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your positive feedback. We hope we'll see you again soon! More

Ellicott City, Maryland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

We found this place on the way to OC and liked it so much, we stopped again on the way home. Clean, friendly and the food is cooked to order. Between my husband and I and bothe stops, we tried four different dogs and they were all outstanding. Beach fries are like boardwalk fries and just as good. We loved... More

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Germantown, Maryland, United States
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3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

I finally stopped in after passing by many times in a hurry to get back home to DC. I'm glad I stopped I ordered a coney and a sweet tea. The dog had just the right amount of snap when you bit into it and the chili on top was great. I'll be stopping by again.

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