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Tony Packo's Cafe

1902 Front St, Toledo, OH 43605-1226
419-691-1953
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Ranked #17 of 634 Restaurants in Toledo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $12
Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Hamburgers, Hot Dogs
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
Hudson, New Hampshire
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97 reviews 97 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

Driving through Toledo we couldn’t resist coming to the famous Tony Packos. It’s easy to get to from the highway and the place is kept up nicely being clean and modern. I had the famous hot dog which was very good. My brother couldn’t stop raving about the stuffed cabbage-the best he’s ever had! The server/bartender gave us great advise... More 

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Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015 via mobile

Stopped here before the zoo lights. Always a solid meal. Had the dumplings and cucumber salad. Wish the zoo had been as good as the dinner here.

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Middlefield, Ohio
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We found Tony Packo's the day after Christmas for lunch and it was busy! (on Front St) Our first time there so we didn't have a clue. Our server was excellent in pointing out the highlights of the menu. Wanting to stick with the tried and true we ordered hot dogs and I got a side of chili, hubby got... More 

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Toledo, Ohio
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119 reviews 119 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

In the past couple of weeks, I've had Tony Packo's dogs from its original location on Front and Consaul Streets in East Toledo and from its "Café" on Monroe St. in Sylvania. The first time, it was my birthday, so, I got 2 free dogs and a free serving of Hungarian dumplings! Delicious! The second time, it was lunch time... More 

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Toledo, Ohio
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Visitors cannot miss this one. With multple locations they are convenient. They are known for their hot dogs and chilli, but everything is excellent. Take some picles and peppers home with you. It is one place that you cannot go wrong. T get the real Packo's experience go to the original one on Front St.

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Athens, Ohio, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

I am consistently impressed with the food, the menu might not change but then again I go there for the Mother of All Dogs, the Chicken Paprikas, their pickled peppers and apple dumplings. The atmosphere is something of a balance between neighborhood restaurant and a local icon. I personally prefer the original location not the newer locations.

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Ocqueoc, MI
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77 reviews 77 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

This is a interesting place with the MASH motif. Would you believe there are Hot Dog Buns all over the walls. Would you believe that they are all sign by celebrities of Government, Hollywood, and local heroes. The fare is chosen by you in a cafeteria style line where you can have Hungarian Dogs and other dishes and pay at... More 

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Toledo, Ohio
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361 reviews 361 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Finally fully restored, the facade back to its original simple glory all is right in hot dog heaven.. The food speaks for itself.. to some however it's uniquely Hungarian taste might be " aquired " to Toledoans it's required eating... Just to add, incase you didn't know there are 1000s of autographed hot dog bums on the walls.. 2 of... More 

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Toledo, Ohio
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153 reviews 153 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

There were six of us. The cabbage roll was very good. I thought the chili was a bit generic (I really like the chili from Packo's that they sell in the grocery stores and I buy it all the time). The chili I got was a bit bland. The fries that come with the fish were good as was the... More 

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Holland, Ohio
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63 reviews 63 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Their hot dogs are too die for! Excellent chilli, cold beer, how could anyone ask for more? The atmosphere is excellent, celebrity signed buns on the walls show why Jamie Farr from MASH made it a national attraction stop!

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Additional Information about Tony Packo's Cafe

Address: 1902 Front St, Toledo, OH 43605-1226
Phone Number: 419-691-1953
Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Toledo
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
Average Prices: USD 0 - 12
Cuisine: Hamburgers, Hot Dogs

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