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103A Cape Fear Blvd, Carolina Beach, NC 28428-5126
+1 910-274-5875
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11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Huntersville, North Carolina
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good selection of hot dogs. Food was good, atmosphere is minimal but they do allow dogs! Nothing fancy here but good eats! Enjoy, you are at Carolina Beach!

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Thank 704SunShine
Salisbury, North Carolina
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34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

hole in the wall, but that equals great dogs with perfect grade for cleanliness....highly recommended

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Thank Timothy B
Monica M, Owner at Island Hots, responded to this review

Thank you! We love our little spot at the beach, and we're glad you stopped in! More 

A TripAdvisor Member
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best hot dogs in North Carolina....hands down my favorite place on the island. No matter how pretentious you are, drop your ego and visit the great people of Island Hots!!!

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Monica M, Owner at Island Hots, responded to this review

Thank you for this great review! We love hearing from happy customers. In my opinion the frings boat is definitely the way to go!! More 

Churchville, New York
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99 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

No plans on stopping in but heard the chopped pork was good. I had one a with sweet honey bbq on a soft warm hotdog roll topped with slaw. Very good

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Thank Gpwest
Monica M, Owner at Island Hots, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. Our pork is slow cooked over 10-12 hours, and is a favorite option around here!! More 

Wilmington, North Carolina
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love going to Island Hots, I go visit my guys there at least once a week possibly, if not than every two weeks.. They are always friendly and great customer service, Adam and Monica are doing a good job with the restaurant.. I love the BBQ and Cole slaw, and chicken strips, oh and the beer battered onion rings are... More 

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Thank jsknoll2
Monica M, Owner at Island Hots, responded to this review

Thank you, Shannon!! We look forward to your weekly visits!! More 

Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you love hot dogs, this is the place. Great variety. Made to order by friendly staff. Nice outdoor area as well.

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Thank Bill W
Monica M, Owner at Island Hots, responded to this review

We love hearing feedback from customers. Thank you for taking the time to review! More 

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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

First: the hot dogs are excellent! Service was fast. Prices are a little high. My only real problem is the layout. Yes it is very small with only seating for ten people inside. Outside there is plenty but with the heat index above 100 that was a no go. Maybe add some fans outside and it would make it a... More 

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Thank Ben J
Monica M, Owner at Island Hots, responded to this review

Thank you for the review! We understand that it's hot in the summer, but we provide plenty of shade, and there is usually a nice breeze being so near the water. That being said, fans circulating hot air on a wide open patio wouldn't make much difference. The prices have been the same for almost 6 years now, and I... More 

Middlesex, North Carolina
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43 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016

The best Hot dogs in town. I go there every time I'm in town. The Kids loved it. The staff are so nice.

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Thank heavymeta
Monica M, Owner at Island Hots, responded to this review

Thank you for the review, and for being a repeat customer! We appreciate you!! More 

Elkview, West Virginia
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016

We ate here during our stay at Carolina Beach and the food was very good. The prices were reasonable, and the atmosphere was fun. We would eat here again. We liked the outside seating and live music!

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Thank WV_Born_and_Raised
Monica M, Owner at Island Hots, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. So happy to hear you enjoyed your stop at Island Hots!! More 

Uhrichsville, Ohio
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

We stopped in for a quick lunch after visiting the farmers market. First visit and first time for a Chicago dog. It was great!

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Thank pjbuckeye65
Monica M, Owner at Island Hots, responded to this review

Glad you stopped in! The Chicago is definitely one of our most popular dogs. Hope you'll come back in soon! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10
Cuisine
American, Fast Food, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103A Cape Fear Blvd, Carolina Beach, NC 28428-5126
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Carolina Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 910-274-5875
Description
An outdoor patio for enjoying the Carolina Beach breeze while enjoying your Hot Dog, BBQ or chicken tenders with fries, onion rings and great root beer floats! Also beer for those hot summer days! We carry vegetarian hot dogs, along with gluten-free buns and toppings. Bring the family, and your furry friends out for live music every Friday evening from Memorial Day through Labor Day, from 7:00-9:00.

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