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Skeeter's "World Famous Hotdogs"

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165 East Main Street, Wytheville, VA 24382
276-228-2611
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
Description: Serving up great food since 1925, Skeeter’s has been serving world famous...
Serving up great food since 1925, Skeeter’s has been serving world famous “SKEETERDOGS” to locals and travelers for generations. Experience Skeeter’s “World Famous Hotdogs” a true Wytheville tradition!
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Good for:
Large groups
Dining on a budget

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  • 31
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  • 18
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Old Fashion Hot Dog

Simple great tasting hot dog like taking a trip to the past. Chil with slaw and mustard was feeling and tasteful.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
ptadventurer
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Radford Va
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
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68 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 via mobile

I really like the atmosphere of Skeeters, and find the employees extremely friendly and helpful. However the hot dogs are very disappointing. In good conscious I can not reccomend their food. Eating here is more of a novelty not a treat...

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Radford Va
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Simple great tasting hot dog like taking a trip to the past. Chil with slaw and mustard was feeling and tasteful.

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SkeetersVA, Owner at Skeeter's "World Famous Hotdogs", responded to this review

@ptadventurer Thanks for stopping into Downtown Wytheville, grabbing some Skeeter Dogs and giving a shout out on TripAdvisor! We hope to see you again soon and keep spreading the good word about Skeeter Dogs! The Skeeter's Gang More 

Virginia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

"Skeeters World Famous Hot Dogs" is unique and nostalgic, with really tasty slaw dogs and BBQ. No they don't have french fries, but I'm not complaining since chips go better with dogs anyway. And I would prefer my hotdog being served on a paper plate as opposed to just a thin napkin, but I understand this is tradition. The place... More 

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SkeetersVA, Owner at Skeeter's "World Famous Hotdogs", responded to this review

@dreamz_in_color Thanks for stopping into Skeeter's "World Famous Hotdogs" and taking the time to review on TripAdvisor. You are spot on with the hot dogs being served on napkins being a long standing tradition for generations. We look forward to you stopping in and enjoying some Skeeter Dogs in Downtown Wytheville again soon! Thank you once again. The Skeeter's Gang More 

Holly Springs, North Carolina
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66 reviews 66 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

We found ourselves at Skeeter's during a travel stop. Dogs were great, chili great, etc. but not at all old fashioned about prices. I had a measly $5 BLT which was served on an actual plate, which was better than my husband's messy chili hot dogs that were served on ONE napkin which the waitress sat on the counter (weird).... More 

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SkeetersVA, Owner at Skeeter's "World Famous Hotdogs", responded to this review

@SandySki Thank you for stopping into Skeeter's "World Famous Hotdog's" in Downtown Wytheville. We pride ourselves on delivering tasty food consistently to each of our guests. We hope that you will stop in again to experience this! Thank you once again for stopping into Skeeter's "World Famous Hotdogs" and hope to see you again soon! The Skeeter's Gang More 

Selma, North Carolina, United States
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64 reviews 64 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We stopped in during a road trip. We heard that they served red hot dogs which is a staple in our area of NC so we decided to try it. They served them to us on napkins which was weird but the hot dogs were delicious. Inside the restaurant you will see some antiques and signs that take you back... More 

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SkeetersVA, Owner at Skeeter's "World Famous Hotdogs", responded to this review

@Glenn B Thanks for choosing Skeeter's "World Famous Hotdogs" during your road trip through Wytheville. Hope your trip was safe and we will have a seat ready for you when you come back! Thanks for the Trip Advisor review. The Skeeter's Gang More 

Annandale, Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

You step into Skeeters, and you step back in time. The atmosphere alone is worth a visit, but the Skeeter Dogs actually are sinfully good. You can't have just one.

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SkeetersVA, Owner at Skeeter's "World Famous Hotdogs", responded to this review

@ Don M Thanks for stopping in Downtown Wytheville to try some Skeeter Dogs! We are happy that you enjoyed the food and atmosphere. Thank you for giving a shout out on Trip Advisor. Hope to see you again soon. The Skeeter's Gang More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

So fun and so good! Wanda is the best! We had a ton of food. You have to try the hot dog (it was our dessert)! GO!!!

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SkeetersVA, Owner at Skeeter's "World Famous Hotdogs", responded to this review

@ Emily B Thanks for the shout out on Trip Advisor! Wanda is great and glad she leads the Skeeter's family. Hope to see you again soon in Downtown Wytheville enjoying some Skeeter Dogs! Thank you once again! The Skeeter's Gang More 

Uniontown, Ohio
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

My wife and I stopped in Wytheville on our way to Ohio. Stayed at the Bolling Wilson Hotel which is fantastic. Across the street from the hotel is Skeeters. Never heard of it but the sign boast the Worlds Best Hot Dog. Over 9 million sold. Quaint little place with 50's diner appeal. The cook has been there for a... More 

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SkeetersVA, Owner at Skeeter's "World Famous Hotdogs", responded to this review

@razzleme Thanks for stopping into Skeeter's to enjoy some Skeeter Dogs! We pride ourselves in the tradition of serving up Skeeter Dogs to generations in Downtown Wytheville. We hope that you will come back and stay at the Bolling Wilson Hotel and visit us across the street. Thank you once again. The Skeeter's Gang More 

Ohio
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Like many other reviewers, we especially enjoyed the 'old time' feeling...it was like stepping back into diners from our past. We had breakfast - tasty biscuits, eggs, country ham, rich sausage gravy, excellent coffee. It was so good we returned at lunch for hot dogs loaded with homemade slaw. The food is not over-the-top extraordinary, but it is definitely good.... More 

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SkeetersVA, Owner at Skeeter's "World Famous Hotdogs", responded to this review

@soepoter Thank you for coming to Skeeter's for breakfast and lunch! We are glad that you enjoyed the food and atmosphere at Skeeter's "World Famous Hotdogs" in Downtown Wytheville. We hope you will come and visit us again soon! Thank you once again! The Skeeter's Gang More 

Waxhaw, North Carolina
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Had Lunch at Skeeter's.....hot dogs were very good. The service was friendly. Was like going into Old Fashion Soda Fountain. Brought back memories.

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SkeetersVA, Owner at Skeeter's "World Famous Hotdogs", responded to this review

@Shirley L, Thanks for the shout out on TripAdvisor! We hope you come back soon to Downtown Wytheville, enjoy some Skeeter Dogs and take a trip down memory lane. The Skeeter's Gang More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 165 East Main Street, Wytheville, VA 24382
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Wytheville
  • Phone Number: 276-228-2611

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 1 - 10
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Dining on a budget

Description

Serving up great food since 1925, Skeeter’s has been serving world famous “SKEETERDOGS” to locals and travelers for generations. Experience Skeeter’s “World Famous Hotdogs” a true Wytheville tradition!

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