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419 S Main St, Frnt, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701-2299
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Ranked #14 of 242 Restaurants in Wilkes-Barre
Price range: $0 - $8
Mon - Sat 6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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10 restaurant reviews
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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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19 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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
28 helpful votes 28 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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Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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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103 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 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
45 helpful votes 45 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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70 restaurant reviews
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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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Plains, Pennsylvania
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

Abe's hotdogs (the South Main Street location) are the best hotdogs you'll ever eat! They're a delicious tradition that's been in the area for many years. If you're in Wilkes-Barre, you have to stop and try one (or two or three). They're simple, but they're the best!

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Additional Information about Abe's

Address: 419 S Main St, Frnt, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701-2299
Phone Number: 570-824-8222
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Luzerne County  >  Wilkes-Barre
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
Average Prices: USD 0 - 8
Cuisine: American

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