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Tony Packo's Cafe

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Hot Dogs, Hamburgers
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1902 Front St, Toledo, OH 43605-1226
419-691-1953
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine

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Visitor rating
  • 150
    Excellent
  • 134
    Very good
  • 37
    Average
  • 15
    Poor
  • 10
    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
Most recent review
Neat place

I got the special dogs with everything on it . They were very good, & a little spicy. The chili was pretty good also. If you're not from the area, you have to try it just to say you have been there. The prices are too bad.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
d0ugie777
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Lima, Ohio
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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Lima, Ohio
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

I got the special dogs with everything on it . They were very good, & a little spicy. The chili was pretty good also. If you're not from the area, you have to try it just to say you have been there. The prices are too bad.

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Elkton, Maryland
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84 reviews 84 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

This was a very good sausage / hot dog (not sure what the meat was) but the chili sauce is delicious. it is filling thus you do not have to get the massive dog. The sides are fine. The atmosphere is neat thus walk around and see all the famous visitors and there are many. If you are near Toledo,... More 

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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

It was interesting to come here. Heard many promises of the best coney, but it was just ok. It was fun to see signed buns on walls and the waitress was great and friendly, but little slow in service. Dumplings tasted good, but the paprika was just powder from spice rack. My dogs were more like sausage cut in half.... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I went to high school in Toledo and Packo's was always a special treat. Back then you had to go down town to the original. Was back to visit the folk last fall and discovered they have branches all over town now. Better yet, you can order their dogs and sauce over the internet. Now when I get homesick I... More 

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Great Midwest
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151 reviews 151 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
213 helpful votes 213 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

We stopped in here on a return trip back to Detroit from Pittsburgh on 3/9/15 and it was very good. The service and food here is always good home style cooking that wont break the bank. Its has a Cheers feel to the place but its not the décor why we go its the food. You simply cant go wrong... More 

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McKinney, Texas, United States
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46 reviews 46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

If you watched the show MASH, you have heard of Tony Packo's. We stopped out of curiousity, and we were glad we did. The waitress was friendly, and the food was good. They have celebrity autographed hot dog buns on the wall (in clear containers). If I sm ever in the area again, I will stop there.

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Lake Orion, Michigan
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41 reviews 41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Our first time here after visiting imagination station. The food was awesome along with the service, James did an excellent job. We had 3 different managers stop by to see how our food was. I will definitely stop again when we are in Toledo.

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Berkley, Michigan
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42 reviews 42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

My family stopped here on our way to Great Wolf lodge in Sandusky (because I really like it). It’s easy to get to from the highway, so we had to stop. I had the Chicken Parikas, which is my favorite. My wife had a hot dog meal, which she really liked.My kids had hot dogs and mac and cheese, of... More 

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Monroe, Michigan
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45 reviews 45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We stopped in for lunch before a Mud Hens game. It is an interesting decor, the food was good. Not a fan of the seating, as I like to sit in chairs where my feet are on the floor, not a bar of the stool. Regardless, it was a nice experience, and we shall likely go again.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

If you're in for a fun time (cafeteria style) this is the place Klinger from Mash was always bragging about. Hot dog buns signed by celebrities and presidents. Famous for their Hungarian hot dogs and pickles. Little gift shop where you can purchase food items or souvenirs and have them shipped. A mainstay of Toledo and don't forget Hungarian street... 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 0 - 12
  • Cuisine: Hot Dogs, Hamburgers

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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?