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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 20, 2014
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch
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Morristown, Tennessee
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

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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Kissimmee, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

As a new transplant to Hendersonville I had no idea this place was a local classic until we stopped by. Driving past it doesn't look like much but the food is out in a flash and great quality. My daughter generally turns up her nose at chili dogs but absolutely inhaled the ones we got from here. We will definitely... More

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Hendersonville, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Hotdogs in precision timing. Extremely small area for food preparation as assembly line is one of the great features. Hotdogs in many forms. Eat in or outside on the patio.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Hot Dog World is an institution and we always try to stop there while we are in Hendersonville -- this trip was no exception and nothing has changed which means great food and at a great value.

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