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Tepee Pete's Chow Wagon

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7632 US Hwy 20, Cherry Valley, NY 13320
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Rosemont, United States
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stopped just to get a beverage for the road but decided to have an early dinner as everyone seated at the picnic tables was raving about the food - great wild game burgers, amazing chili, fresh potato chips, you name it, it was getting rave reviews. Our burgers, dogs, chili and potato chips (made on the spot fried tortilla... More 

Thank Ann H
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I had spent the day in Cooperstown at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and were on our way back to our hotel in Sharon Springs when we spotted the TePee along Route 20 - a giant tepee, gift shop and hot dog stand from America's past with magnificent scenic views. It was 7:30 pm, we hadn't... More 

Thank Dwsmithdw
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57 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

This was an awesome stop on my journey accross country. The owner was awesome and the food was fantastic. I had the elk burger and it was delicious! Neat little store and great experience

Thank Brian F
Utica, New York
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

We have lived in the area for 17 years but this was our first visit to Tepee Pete's. We had read great Trip Advisor ratings on the chili and it did not disappoint! Hands down this was the best chili I have ever had. Pete offers a free chili shot to anyone who has never tried his chili. We sampled... More 

Thank amyvk
Austin, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

Pete is a great guy who is very passionate about his food & it shows in the quality & taste. Excellent chili & great menu choices. Stop by & see Pete today. You won't be sorry!!

Thank RollTideBama1
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

I can't rave enough! Great food! Personality! True Roadside Americana hot spot! Pete is a big hearted guy and it shows in every way!

Thank Pistol G
Newburgh, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

Was in the area and stopped by with a group of friends during a roadtrip & was not disappointed. Tepee Pete's Chow Wagon has all the charm of a kitschy roadside attraction without sacrificing quality of service or food. The food is delicious and Pete is the perfect combination of welcoming and enthusiastic. Tepee Pete's has a solid selection of... More 

Thank VanishingLungs
Herkimer, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

My friends and I were at Howe Caverns for a bachelorette weekend. This was a short 20-30 minute drive, and well worth it. Pete was just the sweetest and most welcoming cook. The food was great, fun to see the tepee, but Pete really made it fun!

1 Thank SirReginaldWalliby
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

So glad we stopped!!! Highly recommend a visit. The chili was delicious and Tepee Pete blended 3 kinds for me for a customized perfect fit. Great stop along our US 20 cross country road trip. Thanks Pete.

Thank Mary O
Chicago, Illinois
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76 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

US Highways never disappoint, and in Pete's we found a particular treasure. Pete operates a tepee food truck adjacent to an old-school (sizeable) Native American gift store. He takes great pride in his food, and really seems to love his vocation. He makes his own chili using all kinds of game and meats, and for us vegetarians he happily brought... More 

1 Thank sisterbay716

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Romantic, 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
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7632 US Hwy 20, Cherry Valley, NY 13320
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Cherry Valley
  • Phone Number: 607-264-3987

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