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419 S Main St, Frnt, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701-2299
570-824-8222
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6:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 6:00 am - 7:00 pm

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  • 19
    Excellent
  • 7
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Hot Diggity Dog

My favorite for over 80 years! I have been served the best chili dogs in my life by 3 generations of the Druby family. A trip to PA would not be complete without enjoying two with everything and a chocolate milk at the South Main St., Wilkes-Barre, PA family restaurant. One of the owners is always... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 24, 2015
Norma J
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Portsmouth, Rhode Island, United States
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Portsmouth, Rhode Island, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

My favorite for over 80 years! I have been served the best chili dogs in my life by 3 generations of the Druby family. A trip to PA would not be complete without enjoying two with everything and a chocolate milk at the South Main St., Wilkes-Barre, PA family restaurant. One of the owners is always working the grill in... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

The photos do not match the location. There is an Abe's on South Main Street (reviewed) and an Abe 's on Barney Street (pictured). Two completely different locations, different owners, different menus.

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Sisters, Oregon
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Drove to Wilkes-Barre with my aunt to see childhood places and haunts. While driving to find an old movie house (Bucket of Blood, don't know real name) saw Abes Hot Dogs. My aunt who is 79 remembered it as a girl from living in Wilkes-Barre. So we went in and ate. What a great place. Of course, it had been... More 

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Kentucky
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

I was travelling through the area and found Abe's hot dogs on Trip Advisor. I exited the interstate and found Abe's in the old downtown area. I passed Abe's once because I was unsure where to park. Don't let the location deter you from stopping here. The hot dogs were extremely flavorful and loved the chili sauce!! The hamburgers are... More 

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Mountain Top, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews 21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Everyone in the Wyoming Valley has their favorite hotdog spot. This, hands down, is mine. Simple, fast and delicious. The flavors are perfectly complementary... And the best chili to top off the dogs ( you have to get em wit everything -mustard, onions and chili). Been going for years and will continue to.

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Beaumont, Texas, United States
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

There was a time I had no problems in the neighborhood. Time has taken its toll but not on the food. Breakfast and lunch were good staff established and know what is expected, good food. Served hot off the grill. Nothing fancy here, who needs fancy just good.

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67 reviews 67 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Abe's hotdogs arguably are the best hotdogs in the Northeast. Their sauce is outstanding. The prices are very reasonable. Worth the trip if you are from out of town and if you're local you can not get enough of them.

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White Haven, Pennsylvania, United States
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130 reviews 130 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Excellent food. Great pricing and service. Family friendly. Worth the visit. A must! More than just hot dogs!

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Willow, Alaska
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34 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

Abe's Hot Dogs on South Main St. in Wilkes-Barre has the best hot dogs ever. They have a special chili sauce bar none. I grew up eating these hot dogs as a kid. I have moved away from the area now but every time I am back in town Abe's is a definite stop. The place is nothing fancy but... More 

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Columbia, Maryland
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106 reviews 106 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

We have often visited Abe's when we drive up north to Wilkes-Barre. A very dear friend grew up there and had enchanted us with his tales of ten cent hot dogs when he was young. The hot dogs are now $1.25, but it is sixty years later! We had four dogs and two drinks, and then two pieces of pie.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 419 S Main St, Frnt, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701-2299
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Luzerne County  >  Wilkes-Barre
  • Phone Number: 570-824-8222

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 8
  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Monday
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 7:00 pm

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