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“Smaller?” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Hot Dog Annie's

Hot Dog Annie's
244 Paxton St, Leicester, MA 01524-1117
508-892-9059
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Ranked #5 of 13 Restaurants in Leicester
Price range: $2 - $4
Cuisines: Hot Dogs, Hamburgers
Dining options: Takeout
Restaurant details
Dining options: Takeout
Worcester, Massachusetts
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Smaller?”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

Within the past few years, prices have risen and portions have shrunk. The dogs are smaller, and the burgers - forget it. Four ounces of meat at the most.

However, the grilled veggies on the burger are excellent, and their own bbq sauce isn't bad either.

In summation, decent food, just way overpriced for the size. Sorry. Wish it was how it used to be...

  • Visited November 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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English first
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Have the hot dogs gotten smaller?”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013 via mobile

I have been coming here for 50+ years. Love the bbq sauce but don't like the smaller dogs, extra charge for bbq sauce and a tray.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Leominster, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Eat at Annie's!!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

Hot Dog Annie's is just that, hot dogs, with toppings. Simple but very tasty. If you're a hot dog person, and even if you're not, you'll enjoy this little piece of out-of-the-way heaven! Outdoor seating on picnic tables under the trees. EVERYBODY stops here. The clientele is quite varied from the biker to the trucker to the high priced sports car drivers and all in between. It's a no frills place because it doesn't have to be. Try their BBQ sauce dog. DELICIOUS!!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Roanoke, VA
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26 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
“Small but mighty”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

If you don't know what to expect, I can understand why some folks might be disappointed, but for those of us familiar with Hot Dog Annie's history and grew up on these smaller dogs, it's all part of the experience.

This small roadside shack seems like the type of place you'd see on Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dive's. It's Cash Only and you walk in one door and immediately out the other, as there's little more room than to allow you to stand single file between the counter and the back wall. The dog you want to order is their special BBQ dog. Dogs and buns are grilled and the sweet secret recipe BBQ sauce is delicious. The dogs are small, yes, but that's part of the charm (and they're relatively cheap...like a buck and change each). They also have their own brand of bottled root beer and cream soda.

If you're in the area, swing by this "different" sort of place. I grew up on the stuff during the summers, but for a newbie traveling through it's at least worth a quick pit stop to see what all the fuss is about.

Good dogs, good people.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Worcester, Massachusetts
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Poor Hotdogs”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

The Hotdogs are not that good ,,. I never seen Hotdogs come off the grill an then put in to water I asked why do you put them in water ..I was told so they don't dry out .
If they are fresh why would they put the in water

You eat out side on tabled I think the rain wash them off They are old an durty

  • Visited June 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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