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226 Kanuga Rd, Hendersonville, NC 28739-5220
828-697-0374
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10:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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  • 97
    Excellent
  • 40
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
" Hot Dawg" An American adventure

Menu choices excellent. Something for everyone. Fun experience. Always a line which moves quickly. Cash or check only. Our friends from England really enjoyed the experience.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 30, 2015
klou62
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Hendersonville, North Carolina
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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150 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Hendersonville, North Carolina
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 NEW

Menu choices excellent. Something for everyone. Fun experience. Always a line which moves quickly. Cash or check only. Our friends from England really enjoyed the experience.

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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 NEW

We love it here! A Hendersonville staple. Always crowded, but they move the line! Love the milkshakes and Greek Salad. My daughter loves the soft ice cream. Cheese fries make me happy. Will continue to visit again, and again!

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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Best place to get a dog or burger and their salads are great. So economical. No need to break the bank to eat here. Everything on the menu is great. Never a disappointment here.

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Etowah, NC
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Everything here is great...from the hot dogs....hamburgers...BLTs...greek salads and more. Love the onion rings. Just plain ole good food. I eat here regularly.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
Top Contributor
99 reviews 99 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Great hot dogs, great salad, great fries....have been here three times now and each time the food is hot, fresh and tasty. Don't be put off by the long lines...the kitchen knows what they're doing and the line moves pretty fast. They only accept cash or checks, so don't forget that.

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Top Contributor
107 reviews 107 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 via mobile

This place is just fun and an experience not to be missed. We have been here dozens of times, driving to this lovely mountain town of Hendersonville just to eat there and have the hot dog experience. Yes, they have other foods but why bother? All of life is a hot dog and Steve, the owner, and his hustling staff... More 

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Sioux Falls
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

I know, I know it's only a hot dog! But the foot long jumbo with the works (chili, cheese and coleslaw) took me back to Chicago "dawg joints" that I frequented growing up. Although the hot dog did not have the "snap" that Vienna red hots have, I enjoyed the meal including fresh fries and a soft drink (pop) for... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Hot Dog World seems like a local early version of Sonic with better food. It is an older building in Hendersonville where possibly in the past you could order from your car, but now it is dine-in and carry out only. You order by waiting in usually a long but fast moving line, then take your tray of food to... More 

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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

This place is always crowded, but I just don't get it. Oscar Meyer weiners? Really? When there are so many really good New York of Boston style frankfurters - spicy and not - available. Went once, was sorely disappointed. Sorry... just me tuppence.

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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I don't get it. The place stays packed to the rafters, for a boiled hot dog??? Really. It is cheap and that may be the attraction. I found the food just tolerable and have subsequently found much better hot dogs close by. I would suggest you explore other options.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 226 Kanuga Rd, Hendersonville, NC 28739-5220
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Hendersonville
  • Phone Number: 828-697-0374

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 9:30 pm

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