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“Absolutely loved it.” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Texas Hot Dogs

Texas Hot Dogs
1122 12th Ave, Altoona, PA
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Ranked #14 of 143 Restaurants in Altoona
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
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Ravenna, Ohio
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Absolutely loved it.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013 via mobile

Went there because of trip advisor. My husband is a hot dog with chili connoiseur. Nothing has ever compared to Zesto's hot dogs in Atlanta. He loved Texas hot dog chili and said its closest he's ever tasted to Zesto's. We came at closing time and staff was fun and witty. Highly recommend if you love hot dogs. Parking can be a hassle before 5pm.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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cherry hill nj
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108 reviews 108 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 43 cities Reviews in 43 cities
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
“great for what it is!!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

No pretenses here. They make and sell really good hot dogs. I ate two of the traditional with onions and chili sauce. Have a rootbeer from the old barrel too.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Smithfield, Kentucky
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“"The absolute best, a must stop"”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

Texas hot dogs in Altoona has been around since 1918. There are 2 locations, one downtown at 1122 12th Ave and the second location at 101 58th Street. The downtown location is only a block away from the original site. My father remembers going on the train to eat these with his father. The sauce coupled with the hot mustard and finely diced onions make this hot dog melt in your mouth. Whenever I am in Altoona visiting my Mom these are a must for me and my family. They now sell tubs of sauce to take home and make your own. The tubs make 16 dogs and costs $7.50. I have several in my freezer. They also serve macaroni and cheese smothered with the sauce on top. So, have 2 with everything, fries and a soda and have the best meal ever. Highly Recommended.........

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Altoona, Pennsylvania, United States
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“Best Hot Dogs Ever..Love the Sauce !!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013

Texas Hot Dogs is a hometown favorite...it is the sauce that make these hot dogs unique...I like mine with sauce and onions..yummy...and you can have the sauce with macaroni..also a favorite...friends that come home for a visit always include a stop at Texas Hot Dogs...casual atmosphere..sit down or take out available..fries and onion rings are a good side item...friendly service...your "taste buds" will thank-you !!!

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Springfield, Ohio
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63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
“Out and About”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

If you are a connoisseur of hotdogs, this is the place to visit. Not much to look at, they have been selling their own style of hotdog flavoring for over 60 years. While I would not rank among the hotdog shops of Cony Island, grabbing a dog here can be a tasty experience.

Visited January 2013
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