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Tony Packo's Cafe

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American, European, Hungarian
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1902 Front St, Toledo, OH 43605-1226
419-691-1953
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 214
    Excellent
  • 186
    Very good
  • 51
    Average
  • 19
    Poor
  • 11
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great to visit

Been many times and have always enjoyed but last time something felt different. It seems like the prices went up. Had the stuffed cabbage with hot potato salad and the food is still tasty. Especially enjoyed the apple strudel after dinner. The place is still neat to visit with all of the nostalgia... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Dublin, Ohio
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39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

You pretty much know what you're getting. The chili is fantastic, the dogs are very good, and the service and atmosphere are great.

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Barrie
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Been many times and have always enjoyed but last time something felt different. It seems like the prices went up. Had the stuffed cabbage with hot potato salad and the food is still tasty. Especially enjoyed the apple strudel after dinner. The place is still neat to visit with all of the nostalgia and signed hot dog buns. Service was... More 

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Thank avgjoey
Toledo, Ohio
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225 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service was very good and the food was excellent. The waitress was very helpful in helping us choose what we wanted. The Roast beef dinner was very good. The chili and mac + cheese was tasty. Fried Pickles are good - my first time eating a fried pickle and I actually enjoyed it. Mozarella sticks actually had cheese inside (I... More 

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Thank Patsy_Toledo
Perrysburg, Ohio
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201 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent service and amazing food! Been coming here for years, never get tired of the atmosphere (always have to walk around & check out the signed buns.) the MOAD is excellent (especially with a cold beer!)

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Thank luvscigars
Royal Oak, Michigan
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68 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here with some friends after hearing about it for many years. The place is well decorated with hot dog buns signed by almost any famous person you can think of..very fun! The service was great. We ordered chili dogs, fries, and chili. All were good and what you would expect. I would not say they were great, just... More 

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Aurora, Ohio
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286 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were delighted to find a parking space at the very busy lunch hour on a Saturday. Parking is in a small lot behind the restaurant and also in a lot directly across the street (next to the gas station). We were seated immediately. Shirley, our server, greeted us quickly to take our drink order. Shirley was very pleasant, friendly,... More 

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Clarkston, Michigan
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42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time visit and I was expecting only hot dogs but it is so much more. We highly recommend the cabbage rolls and German potato salad. Chicken and hot dogs were good too. Fun place to eat.

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1 Thank Kevin W
Coloumbus Ohio
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for lunch . Had the fried pickles, macaroni and cheese , hotdog,dumplings, and for me vegetarian chili. Food and service excellent

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Thank Softtailrn
Toledo, Ohio
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tony packo's is a very unique place to dine, sweet hots are highly recommended. Packo's dogs, roast beef, & chicken paprikas excellent.

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Thank davidlV6996DX
McDonald, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best Hot Dogs/Chili Dogs on the planet! ☆☆☆☆☆ Loved the MASH THEME and the fact that this establishment has been doing Toledo proud since 1902! My first visit was back in 1983 while passing through in a Truck. It was an experience I would soon never forget :) The Crew from The Sugar Island Dredger was spot on with this... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1902 Front St, Toledo, OH 43605-1226
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Toledo
  • Phone Number: 419-691-1953

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12
  • Cuisine: American, European, Hungarian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 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?