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Hot Dog Heaven

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493 Cleveland Ave, Amherst, OH 44001-1623
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 8:30 pm
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

Hot Dog Heaven is also Fresh Fry Heaven! Best place around for crispy fresh fries with cheese! The hot dogs are good too, but I would drive for miles for the fries.

Thank Todd W
Amherst, Ohio
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

If you are in the dog house or just seeking a no frills place with excellent hot dogs then this is your destination. A great place to bring the children and the grandkids! Many different desserts available too. French fries are hard to beat anywhere. Enjoy!

Thank 131Florian
Amherst, Ohio
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

a local favorite. if you don't like franchises, then you will love this. hotdogs and fries!!! coneys! are the reason people eat here. you can take out or eat in and sit and see all the local sports photos of Amherst. family friendly, usually a line during High School sporting events. the people are nice and service is fast.

Thank CrazyDave1961
Cleveland, Ohio
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

This has been a Staple in the community for many years. The best Hot dogs and fresh fries anywhere - the Chili is ery tasty and is great on the dogs and on the fries. Very quaint little place and can get crowded during lunch and dinner as seating is limited. They do have tables outside that are great, weather... More 

Thank Cindylouwho012
Sheffield Village, ohio
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161 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

Nice menu and selection to choose from. Fun family environment. Customer service was good and friendly, good for all ages.

Thank John C
Cleveland, Ohio
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016

First time I have been to this place. Friends have told me about this place and figured to try it out. Wow! these are great hot dog with many choices of toppings. I chose the dog with sauce and slaw and they were great. French fries were awesome, with great seasoning. We got the Family pack which include 8 hot... More 

Thank IMCD94
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Having gone to school (briefly) in Amherst, it makes me smile when I hear people who live an hour from Hot Dog Heaven brag about their special hot dog place. It is a special place. Worth the drive, but don't forget the fries. Pretty little town. Beautiful churches. Go to St Joes for mass and stroll over to Hot Dog... More 

Thank K M
Amherst, Ohio
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

Hot Dog Heaven recently celebrated its 40th anniversary. They have the best French fries around. These fries even defeated the fries of the famous Iron Chef Michael Symon's fries at his restaurant B Spot in a recent poll. When you go to HDH ask for your dog "dropped" if you dare. When the dog is dropped it goes from the... More 

Thank theescarletandgray
Avon, Ohio
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138 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

A great traditional hot dog place with lots of choices. Quick and friendly service. The Funnel Cake Fries are awesome!

Thank ACJC7
Hampton, Georgia, United States
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94 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

We were back in town from Georgia and our first stop in Amherst was Hot Dog Heaven. One of the things I love most about this town and this place is how little it has changed since I lived here, now almost 30 years ago. The food is consistently good. The chili hasn't changed since I was 8. I love... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Fast Food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 493 Cleveland Ave, Amherst, OH 44001-1623
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Amherst
  • Phone Number: 440-988-7404

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?