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Captain Paul's Firehouse Dogs

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2230 Princeton Pike, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648-3910
609-323-7253
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best Hot Dogs

My husband and I tried 4 of their hot dogs. They were delicious! I would recommend The Grunt dog! The sauce on it is great, not that spicy, but great flavor! We will be back!

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
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Pemberton, New Jersey
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Pemberton, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

My husband and I tried 4 of their hot dogs. They were delicious! I would recommend The Grunt dog! The sauce on it is great, not that spicy, but great flavor! We will be back!

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Lawrenceville, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Oh Captain ..oh Captain these special Dogs are a treat. The chilli covered ones are perfection and it is obvious that this owner (former Trenton NJ fireman) knows how to cook them just right.. The place is always busy. My grand children love this placate.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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33 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

I like this place. Hot dogs, shakes and ice cream: a great combination! It's fun, it's festive, and the outdoor seating is nice when the weather permits. This place makes me feel like a kid again. The unusual thing is that the decor is filled with memorabilia of firemen and firefighters, so if you are a fireman you will love... More 

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Lawrenceville, NJ
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33 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Friendly service at the small counter inside, lots of picnic tables for whenever the weather permits. Every topping imaginable is available. My favorite is the 3-alarm chili dog. You're sure to find a hot dog you can love here.

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Lawrenceville, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Captain Paul's hot dogs are the best ever and there are so many to choose from! The owner is super friendly. One night I was in the mood for one of his hot dogs and called to see whether he was still open. He was about to close but said he'd keep it open until I arrived. Who else would... More 

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Trenton, NJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We enjoyed the outside experience of having hot dogs, sandwiches and funnel cake fries today. The staff was especially kind and helpful. It was nice and cool outside under the umbrellas. The prices were fair ~ soda can and specific bottle beverages were $1.00. Again, fair prices. Hot dogs ranged in the $3.00 price. I enjoyed hot dog with bacon... More 

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Philadelphia, PA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

My daughter and I frequent Captain Paul's for their ice cream sundaes and occasional meal. The shop is pretty cool and is heavily decorated with fireman and police memorabilia including patches, helmets, etc. to commemorate our community heroes. The service and service is always good. For the price, you can't beat it. The hotdogs and barbecue are good and you... More 

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Princeton NJ
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27 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

OMG. We have a new favorite place. Smaller than a closet. Incredible dogs. Funnel cake fries. Homemade gelato. Nicest people. We'll be back...maybe this week...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

My husband and I discovered this restau with the help of tripadvisor & yelp. We were in Lawrenceville area and was looking for an affortable yet delicious place to dine and good thing Captain Paul's was one of the top recommendations. Captain Paul's Firehouse grill has outdoor sitting and gives the clients a picnic like feel. We went during winter... More 

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Princeton, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

This is very good for what it is. You would expect a hot dog and ice cream stand at a shore resort, not outside Princeton. However, what you get here is very good and well worth the money. The dogs are high quality, and there is a NJ-made condiment, "Golden Monkey", which has a singular, sweet flavor. Mix that topping... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2230 Princeton Pike, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648-3910
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Lawrenceville
  • Phone Number: 609-323-7253

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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