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Shorty's Lunch

American, Hot Dogs
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34 W Chestnut St, Washington, PA 15301-4512
724-228-9919
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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  • 32
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  • 10
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 1
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  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Simple but great

Going to school two blocks down meant having little money, but wanting to go out to eat. This was a fun way to get out and spend little to no money on a lunch.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2015
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Short Hills, New Jersey
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Short Hills, New Jersey
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129 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Going to school two blocks down meant having little money, but wanting to go out to eat. This was a fun way to get out and spend little to no money on a lunch.

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Washington, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

If you like hot dogs this is a five golden star resturant. If not, then it is a hot dog greasy spoon and a resturant fit for Washington, Pa.

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Washington, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

I have been having shorty's lunch my entire life. It is one of those places that anchor you to YOUR hometown. Its delicious, consistent and so so comfortable. 2 dogs with everything and fries and gravy. You cant beat it !!!!! I just hope they never ever go away.

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Washington, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

local legend Everyone around here has had a Shorty dog. The standard order is 2 dogs with mustars onions and chili,plus fries with gravy .Service fast and food served on old fashioned plates. Outsanding original decor,and dogs grilled in at the front window

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Stryker, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

If you enjoy a good hot dog with chili, mustard and onions, you will be hard pressed to top the ones served here at Shorty's. Add an order of gravy fries and you will be ready to head down the highway. If you appreciate a great hotdog, you owe it to yourself to stop by. If you aren't a hotdog... More 

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Washington, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

I have been eating Shorty's hot dogs my entire life. They are the best hot dogs anywhere. You have to get the fries with gravy when you visit. They are always consistent and fast! This is the best place to grab a quick and tasty lunch.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

This place is fantastic! Hasn't been touched since the '20's or '30's and I hope it never is! Original floors, bar stools and booths. Do yourself a favor if you're in Washington, PA and bring cash to Shorty's. Order 2 with everything and gravy fries. You get 2 hot dogs with chili, mustard and onion that are delicious. Gravy fries... More 

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Washington, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

If you want to taste the best hot dogs ever: just come to 34 West Chestnut Street in Washington to a nostalgic, wonderful aroma, great down to earth folks--- order 2 with everything- large fries with gravy--and an orange drink!!!!! Boy are you gonna be HAPPY and SATISFIED!! You will do as I have done for the last 57 years,... More 

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Washington, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

It don't get any better than this for hot dogs and fries. Shorty"s has been open for as long as I can remember and I hope for many more years

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Venetia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

I grew up in Washington, PA and remember always having lunch at Shortys with my mom and dad. I'm 67 now and have eaten hot dogs all over the world and NONE compare to Shortys

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 34 W Chestnut St, Washington, PA 15301-4512
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Washington
  • Phone Number: 724-228-9919

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Hot Dogs
Open Hours
Monday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?