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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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Cleveland, Ohio
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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151 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 stars 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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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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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133 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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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85 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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 

Thank CottonDad
Sandusky, Ohio
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

I used to work in Amherst years and years ago. This was always one of my favorite places to stop in town for a bite to eat. I was traveling in the area today and decided to see if it was still around. I was happy to see nothing had changed The staff is friendly and the food is really... More 

Thank Chris G
Amherst, Ohio
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

Hot Dog Heaven I offers a variety of food, not just hot dogs. The French fries are unique and exellent. They also offer all sorts of ice cream desserts. It's a good family restaurant, but the only thing wrong is the chairs. They are not comfortable and small children tend to tip over in them.

Thank Magduee
Amherst, Ohio
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

Most folks who visit HDH must not know what good hot dogs taste like. These offered here are barely average. Undersized and no flavor. The toppings make them taste better. Fries are good if completely cooked. Many visits I have asked for well done, otherwise you end up with these limp potato sticks. If you don't have a coupon the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Fast Food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
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?