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Zack's

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American, Hot Dogs
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201 W Davis St, Burlington, NC 27215-3718
336-226-4746
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6:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 39
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
First ever trip for me - 4th & 5th Generation of my family to eat there.

I am a Florida Cracker, but my Great Grandparents and Grand Parents were born and raised in North Carolina. My family has talked about eating Zack's chilli and slaw dogs my whole life. I am 38 years old and am on vacation with my wife and daughter. My daughter and I became the 4th & 5th... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
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Sarasota, Florida
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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Graham, United States
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8 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Zack's has been around forever. They are always packed. If you order to go they make it while you are ordering and it is done when you finish talking. The kids love watching the guy make the hotdogs in just seconds. Only draw back is packed and often the onions are strong and you taste them for a long time... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

I am a Florida Cracker, but my Great Grandparents and Grand Parents were born and raised in North Carolina. My family has talked about eating Zack's chilli and slaw dogs my whole life. I am 38 years old and am on vacation with my wife and daughter. My daughter and I became the 4th & 5th generation in our family... More 

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Burlington, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Overall experience was normal. Since I love hot dogs will go out the way to try those raved upon. Zack's in this area is such a common household name. Can't speak for all the food just the dogs. Standard, mustard, chilli, onions, and slaw. Average. Fries Average. Went after 1pm thinking lunch crowd gone. Walked in and the place like... More 

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Burlington, North Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Below average food not prepared the way you asked for it. Ordered two hot dogs with chili, mustard and slaw. No mustard and slaw was only chopped cabbage, no mayo or binder. Ordered a double cheeseburger with lettuce, tomato and mayo. Guy turns around, takes two room temp pre-grilled burgers from a stack, puts them on a bun with a... More 

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Burlington, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

You can't come through Burlington, NC without stopping at Zack's. It's an old establishment and is famous in these parts and beyond. People here have great pride in this place located downtown and it is owned by an outstanding family. I'm not a hotdog fan, but we make these kinds of sacrifices for the sake of tradition.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

I have heard nothing but great comments about Zack's hot dogs here in Burlington, NC. People here rave about how good there hot dogs are. I was anxious to visit Zack's because of everything i was hearing about them. I love hot dogs! So about a month ago my husband and I ordered a mustard, chili,onion hot dog and when... More 

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Sylva, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

I was referred here by a local that said I had to try it before I left town. I had chili dogs with cheese, fries and the best part a Cheerwine! Very iconic place to eat with good, cheap, quick food, great atmosphere and friendly staff.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 via mobile

Zacks has the BEST hotdogs in town. They serve a traditional breakfast and yes you can get hotdogs for breakfast if you want. The speed of the service is unbelievable. Tables will turn over in 15 min at peak hours.

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Doha, Qatar
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

The place is diner style, waiter takes your order and in 5mins you get your meal and pay at the counter. You can see this place has been around for quite a while and many locals love it. The menu is quite basic, the chili is good but nothing special however it hits the spot when you want a quick... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

I have been to this place twice now and both times were great. The hotdogs and fries are the mainstay of this place. They also have Cheerwine and Coke products in teh bottle liek old times. It is just all around a great little eatery.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 201 W Davis St, Burlington, NC 27215-3718
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Burlington
  • Phone Number: 336-226-4746

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Hot Dogs

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 11:00 pm

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