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Island Hots

103 A Cape Fear Blvd, Carolina Beach, NC
+1 910-274-5875
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $10
Cuisines: American, Barbecue, Hot Dogs, Family Fare
Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Description: An outdoor patio for enjoying the Carolina Beach breeze while enjoying your Hot Dog, BBQ or chicken tenders with fries, onion rings and great root beer floats! Also beer for those hot summer days! We also carry vegetarian hot dogs.
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Description: An outdoor patio for enjoying the Carolina Beach breeze while enjoying your Hot Dog, BBQ or chicken tenders with fries, onion rings and great root beer floats! Also beer for those hot summer days! We also carry vegetarian hot dogs.
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English first
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

Several choices of great hot dogs. Fast service and very reasonable prices. Wish I had found it sooner.

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Kure Beach, North Carolina
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

I love good hot dogs and Island Hots is the place. Clean w good service. They have other options, liked pulled pork & chicken tenders as well. Check out the onion rings. Choose your hot dog (including vegetarian & vegan) and add on the toppings. They are all tasty and fresh. Feed the kids for $4.75, comes w drink and... More

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Islandhots, Owner at Island Hots, responded to this review

Thanks for the visit! Glad you enjoyed your hot dog and root beer float! The kid’s meal also offers a souvenir flyer to take home More

Holly Springs, North Carolina
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Doesn't look like much and indoor seating is limited but the food was good and the staff was friendly. Basic dogs with a variety of "styles" that should make it easy to pick - from your basic Carolina dog to the bacon dog. They have BBQ sandwiches and nachos as well. The fries and onion rings were really good. Quality... More

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Islandhots, Owner at Island Hots, responded to this review

Appreciate the visit and glad you enjoyed everything! Our outside patio has some shade, some sun and is also pet friendly. More

1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Excellent onion rings with a pretty good hotdog. Kid's flyer meal came with a cool frisbee. Great place for a quick lunch.

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Islandhots, Owner at Island Hots, responded to this review

Our onion rings are very popular! Glad you enjoyed them and the souvenir flyer for the kids! More

Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Island hots is our lunch go to and always come up with a reason to go! Great service, selection and clean. Love it.

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Islandhots, Owner at Island Hots, responded to this review

We appreciate the repeat business and glad you spend some of your vacation time with us! More

Pinehurst, NC
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Very mediocre poorly seasoned skinless all meat dog. That's right, if you want all beef you have to ask for it. Dull grey color. Boiled, not grilled. I would much rather have an Oscar Myers. You would think if they only do hot dogs it would be a good one. But no. Cute beach shack atmosphere.

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Islandhots, Owner at Island Hots, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear of your disappointment with your meal. We would have been happy to have you try our popular chopped BBQ sandwich or something else if you let us know during your visit. The original hot dogs are the most popular - a pork and beef blend but we also offer beef, turkey and veggie as an... More

Ironton, Ohio
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39 reviews 39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Stopped by after taking our granddaughter to the boardwalk and picked up some all beef hot dogs to go. Got the hotdogs with everything and they were great,fries were good also and the onion rings were crazy good! Great food at a good price!

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Islandhots, Owner at Island Hots, responded to this review

Thanks for the visit during your vacation! Glad you enjoyed everything and we get lots of compliments on the onion rings! Our chopped pork sandwich is also becoming a favorite! More

2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 via mobile

Great selection of hot dogs. Try the Frings too. Love this place. Glad we are locals as we come here often. Great staff too. Friendly people, friendly atmosphere.

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Islandhots, Owner at Island Hots, responded to this review

We appreciate the local business and glad you are regulars! The frings are very popular for those who cannot decide between fries or rings. More

Carolina Beach, North Carolina
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Got to tell you...being at the beach is grand...but top it off with a good hot dog ...makes it an exceptional experience. I highly recommend a short walk from the beach to get this dog!!!

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Islandhots, Owner at Island Hots, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your visit (and the beach!). Please visit us again soon! More

raleigh
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Right next to the Marriott and the boardwalk. Outdoor seating close to the beach. Walk off the sand and grab some lunch!

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Islandhots, Owner at Island Hots, responded to this review

Appreciate the visit! You can even come in bare feet and a bathing suit while you take a quick break from the ocean! More

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