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O'Betty's Red Hot

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15 W State St, Athens, OH 45701-2511
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11:00 am - 3:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 am
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not the seller hot dog shop it onice was but Ole Betty's still provides a late night stop for those crawling Court St after a few. The selection of fancy hot dogs and fries do satisfy that after hours appetite but for the older guthan they linger.

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Thank Kimberly J
Athens, United States
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for an out-of-the-ordinary life experience, stop by O'Betty's in Athens. Great hot dogs, in all configurations, and great people (and a quirky, vaudeville theme). It's a tiny place, but has a big heart.

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Thank terrenceh513
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is off the main drag kind of hidden. Tried a assortment from the menu and was very pleased. Kind of pricey for hot dogs but was worth it.

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Thank Jeff S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

A fab array of dogs from soy to hot links with wonderful toppings and delicious homemade fries enjoyed in a most memorable shrine to the Dawg!

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Thank Valentinadellanotte
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 18, 2016

As an OU grad, I have fond memories of stumbling up to the after hours window for a Tempest and delicious basket of fries. Life may have changed things a bit - but O'Betty's is still as amazing as it was while I lived here. The guys behind the counter are always fast, friendly, and courteous. Our most recent visit... More 

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Thank Layne P
Columbus, OH
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2016

This hot dog/sausage bar is small. The food was good although the loaded fries were soggy. It’s also not very clean. But for a quick bite with fun decorations, you can’t go wrong.

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Thank Anne_from_Ohio
Dublin, Ohio
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37 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

On one of the tryke rides, we stopped at O'Bettys since they were listed high on Tripadvisor restaurants in Athens. I now understand why they have such high ratings! Hubby had a chili dog and cajun fries, I had a Blaze hot dog with garlic fries. The hot dogs were large and tasted smoky, best tasting hot dogs ever. You... More 

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Thank Elaine H
Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016

O'Betty's is both restaurant and hot dog "museum." We had read outstanding reviews of this quirky hole in the wall, very literally, in Athens, but our visit exceeded even our high expectations. You order at the counter, and then can sit in either of the two "dining rooms." The first immortalizes the burlesque dancers after whom their hot dogs are... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

Cool eclectic location in this college town. Brought my family based on the reviews from Yelp and they loved. No one was not disappointed. Twice fried French fries were great and the chili cheese dogs went fast. My Mata Hari (homemade coleslaw and chili) was every bit of 5 stars. The beef dogs are fat and tender, grilled up better... More 

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Athens, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

It's open til 3 most nights which is great if you work late like I do. It's amazing drunk; it's amazing sober by far my favorite place to eat in Athens.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Fast Food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 W State St, Athens, OH 45701-2511
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Athens
Description
Hot dog restaurant

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?