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Tepee Pete's Chow Wagon

7632 US Highway 20, Cherry Valley, NY 13320-2320
+1 607-264-3987
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  • Very good8%
  • Average1%
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“chilli” (68 reviews)
“chili dog” (11 reviews)
“burger” (11 reviews)
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Fast Food, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
7632 US Highway 20, Cherry Valley, NY 13320-2320
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Reviewed July 5, 2018

The Drunken Blitz hot dog was the very best. Hot dog, grilled onions, kraut, and beer chili is combination you have to try. Great food, nice view, and really good people.

2  Thank Tina B
Reviewed July 5, 2018

Under the 105 degree and (80% humidity) of the blazing New York sun, the last thing any sane person would want is a bowl of hot, mad spicy chili. But that was exactly what I wanted… after eating my first 2 chili dogs. After I...More

2  Thank Jason W
Reviewed July 2, 2018

I could not bear the Thruway any longer so drove part of my journey on the old highway. You never know what you will find when you get off the big roads. In this case...a teepee. And not just a teepee but a really nice...More

2  Thank CSSnowshoer
Reviewed December 3, 2017

My wife and I stopped here on our honeymoon (from the UK) back in August. Out of three weeks visiting Toronto, Niagara and NYC, this was one of our highlights! Pete's chili is amazing and probably the best I've tasted. You have to try it....More

3  Thank Adam N
Reviewed October 13, 2017 via mobile

A must visit of your traveling through cherry valley on Hwy 20! Burgers were great and made with fresh ingredients. Pete was entertaining and we thoroughly enjoyed our visit. The view of the valley below is breathtakingly beautiful. Great gift shop, too!

2  Thank Terri S
Reviewed October 3, 2017

We stopped at this place coming back from Cooperstown (our B&B had a Tepee brochure and when I told my husband there was chili available, there you go). It was Native American Artisan Day, so the place was packed. My husband had the harvest chili...More

2  Thank sullific
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

The four of us enjoyed a lunch sharing quarters of 4 burgers: Blue cheese w/mushrooms; Philly Cheese; Buffalo Wing; BBQ Pete's enthusiasm is contagious and the store is fun to shop in while you wait for your food. The view and setting are a charming...More

3  Thank Donna M
Reviewed August 28, 2017 via mobile

Zack attack burger is awesome, teepee has great items inside as well, view out a awesome as well, rt 20 great scenic drive

3  Thank drivrr
Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

I've been visiting Pete's Chow Wagon for the last ten years. Pete's chili is amazing and always hits the spot. The location is family friendly and has great views of the Mohawk Valley.

3  Thank sehill23
Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

Stopped by for dinner after a trip to the area. Saw that this was a must stop on Rt 20 from reviews online. We had a great dinner cooked up by Pete. Food was fresh and delicious! Gotta try the hot chili, simply delicious. We...More

3  Thank John M
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April 9, 2016|
Response from Peter L | Property representative |
For now I'm just open on the weekends. Limited menu, hot dogs, burgers and of course my great chili's. I will be expanding my menu and days open as the weather warms up.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Parking Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7632 US Highway 20, Cherry Valley, NY 13320-2320
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Cherry Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 607-264-3987
  • E-mail
This is not your typical Hot dog stand. Pete, Tepee Pete is just a guy with a pot of chili and a dream. Serving roadside eats, outside dining only. Only open seasonally May to October.
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