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Hot Dog World

226 Kanuga Rd, Hendersonville, NC 28739-5220
828-697-0374
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch
Most recent review
- Jul 31, 2014
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch
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Lakewood Ranch, Florida
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71 reviews 71 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 NEW

It's a bit unusual and from appearances you may pass it by. Don't. Food is very good. We have had several of their selections, Rubens, slaw dogs, Greek salad, and more. The best thing is the prices, great value. Highly recommend. Give it a try.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

After driving by for a milk shake and seeing a line out the door we decided come back for lunch the next day. Another line the next day but it moves fairly fast. The burgers, dogs, and milkshakes were worth the small wait. Plenty of food, great value, and good food. If your in the mood for burgers or dogs... More

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Sumner, Washington
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

A local favorite with a perpetual line out the door, this was a mandatory first stop when my wife and I rolled into Hendersonville. The menu features traditional drive-thru fare ( hotdogs, hamburgers, shakes, etc.) but the hot dogs are the star of the show. We had 2 of the Slaw Dogs (cole slaw, chili, onions, and mustard) and 2... More

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Morristown, Tennessee
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

If you ever find yourself in Hendersonville, NC, you must stop at this hot dog joint. Anyone in town can give you directions. I promise you it will be the best hot dogs you have ever eaten. Really good prices and quick service. Line is usually out the door, but it moves quickly.

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Ft. Lauderdale
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I love living in Hendo; aka Hendersonville, aka, Hooterville. No trip to Hendo is complete until you stand in line for a "House Special" at Hot Dog World. (hot dog, chili with no beans, onions and mustard) They do hot dogs of all type, hamburgers, Greek salad and other fast food items. Great milk shakes, great fry's. You've not experienced... More

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Asheville, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Comfort food. Don't be put off by the long line waiting for service - it moves pretty fast. Good soups, sandwiches, salads, fries and onion rings - but the main dish is hot dogs. Get 'em with chili sauce, kraut, slaw, etc. Seating indoors or out front. Can't explain the appeal, but everybody in town goes there for hot dogs... More

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Athens, Georgia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

We enjoy finding restaurants that are "local institutions" when we travel. Hot Dog World is such an institution. Very tasty chili dogs at incredibly low prices ($1.39!!). My wife was surprised to find they serve vegetarian dogs. She got hers with slaw. Quick service for such a popular place. We will return when we are in western North Carolina.

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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

When we first moved here couple years back, we were told that we MUST go to Hot Dog World. We did and have been going regularly ever since. The dogs are great and the service wonderful. Even when there is a long line (which there often is), They move things along quickly. I also recommend the Greek Salad. It's fantastic... More

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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014 via mobile

If all you want is a great hotdog and some fries ,might as well come here. I've been coming here for years never been disappointed not once. If ya come need to get a chilli cheeseburger and cheese fries wow that's all I can say plus soft served ice cream for dessert.

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Fort Myers, Florida, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

This is a must stop if you visit Hendersonville. This restaurant is an icon has been in the area forever? The prices are very good and the food items are better than your average fast foods. It is not just hotdogs so much more. This is a local place that is always booming with the locals and the visitors that... More

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