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Russ Ayres Hot Dog Stand

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680 US Highway 206, Bordentown, NJ 08505-1540
(609) 298-2639
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

I have been going to this hot dog stand for many years and thru several changes of owners. The current owners have been there now for awhile and make some delicious fresh hot dogs. Their volume of business insures freshness all the time. The only downside is the chili seems to be of commercial grade rather than home made. If... More 

Thank emtdpw
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2016

I love street food, and there is no more elemental street food than a hot dog. This is a splendid dive bar of a dog joint, where pale pink dogs are pulled from their water bath, slathered in your choice of condiments and toppings (except ketchup...a sign reminds you that "ketchup is for hamburgers"!), sheathed in a soft bun and... More 

Thank paulnussbaum30
Bordentown, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2016

A must see, with the life sized hot dog man! Great little place to grab a bite, Very friendly staff! Seating inside at the counter and outside too! Did I mention great hot dogs?!

Thank Nancy L
Bordentown, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2015

the hot dog at russ ayres is a landmark in bordentown , it started off to a small place , into a rebuild hot dog stand , you have your choice of topping , people come fram all over for the famous hot dogs ,

Thank Judi v
Hamilton Nj
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 18, 2015 via mobile

We use to live in Bordentown Twp. For many years we went there a lot. Just seeing Russ Ayres fix your hot dog with his rythmic motion was pure entertainment. All he had at that time 50+ years ago was a hot dog cart not even a mile away from where it is now. It's now a little shack..love the... More 

Thank Gra S
Clementon, New Jersey
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 13, 2015

Limited parking today. Apparently this place is so popular that there was either a family reunion or a wedding reception there today. Seriously, music, pictures, family dog. Anyway, the place is cool, very nostalgic. But you can't eat cool nostalgia. Regular hot dogs, boiled and served on regular supermarket hot dog rolls with the standard toppings. If your supermarket is... More 

Thank R D
Bordentown, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2015

This place is great. Russ Ayers started a good thing. Now the owners do a great job like he did. But he had the special move fixing your dog. But still have good dogs.

Thank jim h
Columbus, NJ
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 19, 2015

Went there today for the first time. Figured they had been at this location for many years so it must be good. Boy was I wrong. If you like pale-colored, soggy hot dogs cooked in water then you might like them. They tasted like cheap hot dogs you would get from a dollar store. I didn't even eat half of... More 

Thank Judy H
Yardley, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 19, 2015

This place is famous the owner started as a push cart in Conney Island. The same cart still exists only now it is in the building. Limited selection but all are great with the usual dog toppings. very friendly many regulars. just a few stools inside but many picnic tables for warm weather outdoor dining. Most ate take out but... More 

Thank Safetyguy_CSP
bordentown, nj
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 17, 2015

Russ Ayres Hot Dog Stand was started over 50 years ago by its namesake, a great man who had epilepsy and worked very hard to make a living for himself. The current owners have done everything right in maintaining his reputation. The simplicity of their hot dogs-plain, mustard, chili, cheese, sauerkraut,etc. are what make them the best around! The hot... More 

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  • Value
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Fast Food
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  • Address: 680 US Highway 206, Bordentown, NJ 08505-1540
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Bordentown
  • Phone Number: (609) 298-2639

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