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Tepee Pete's Chow Wagon

Hamburgers, Hot Dogs
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7632 US Hwy 20, Cherry Valley, NY 13320
607-264-3987
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Local cuisine
Outdoor seating
Dining on a budget

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
lunch

stop there ever time we go out to my inlaws in aug pretty good food good prices cant beat the view its the only place to eat between there and my inlaws plus its good to get out and fuel up and rest a little while

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
Donna M
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Utica, New York, United States
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Outdoor seating
  • Dining on a budget
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Takeout
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55 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Utica, New York, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

stop there ever time we go out to my inlaws in aug pretty good food good prices cant beat the view its the only place to eat between there and my inlaws plus its good to get out and fuel up and rest a little while

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Goose Creek, South Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

Tepee Pete's Chow Wagon is part of The Tepee souvenier shop that has been in business since the 1950's. Food is great, especially the chili - whether you like chili hot hot or sweet and mild, Pete makes it. Try the sweet potato fries with blueberry vinagrette on the side Yum! When in the Sharon Springs, Cherry Valley NY area... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

This place is great. First we went to the store. A lot of fun to look around. Then we noticed a chili sign at the stand. Tried the spicy one- great flavor! Highly recommend!

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Albany, New York, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Awesome hot chili, burger was perfect! Great views of the Mohawk Valley too! Tepee Pete is the man!!!

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Fly Creek, New York
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29 reviews 29 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

If you're driving on historic route 20, between Sharon Springs and Cherry Valley, and you see a fifty-foot high tepee built back in 1950, TURN IN. The view across the road from here is spectacular: a ninety-mile sweep over the Mohawk Valley to the far-flung Adirondack Mountains. The gift shop inside the surprisingly capacious tepee run by the Latella sisters... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

This was my first trip to Pete's Chow Wagon and I am definitely going back in September to try the Garlic Chili which sounds HEAVENLY!!! Loads of variety, so much that it's hard to choose. I had the Chili Pie and it was delicious and filling. How can you go wrong? Real food made with love, amazing panoramic views while... More 

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Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We have been stopping and tee pee Pete's for 11 years after the baseball hall of fame induction weekend. The chili is the bomb, the O'Donna wrap delicious, and the gift shop always offers a great souvenir or a few. It is a must see if you are driving on the 28 between Albany and Cooperstown. SEE YOU NEXT YEAR... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Family run & operated, the TePee gift shop has many authentic & beautiful Native American items. Dale & her sisters are very knowledgeable & accommodating as well as down to earth & friendly. The Chow wagon & Pete have amazing chili of various types & degrees & he is always cooking up new & exciting things. He is also great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

This place is just fantastic. The food is great and Pete is so friendly and an amazing host. The setting cannot be beat and there happens to be wifi! I am not sure you are going to get a better experience anywhere.

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Manorville, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Took a motorcycle trip with husband via Route 20 to Finger Lakes. Read about this place on another website and knew we had to stop for light lunch break. Both of us are chili lovers. We were looking at the fabulous view and passed it by and had to turn around. Well worth the stop. Hot Chili was the best.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7632 US Hwy 20, Cherry Valley, NY 13320
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Cherry Valley
  • Phone Number: 607-264-3987

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Hamburgers, Hot Dogs

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Dining on a budget

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