We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book a Stay + Win a Getaway Book your hotel on TripAdvisor and you could win a great trip!

Kermit's Hot Dog House

Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
2220 Thomasville Rd, Winston Salem, NC 27107-3357
Mon - Sat 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

50 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Showing 50: English reviews
Winston Salem, North Carolina
Level Contributor
50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

You cannot go wrong with Kermit's. Was introduced to Kermit's almost forty years ago by a supervisor at RJR who would treat us to the hot dogs with pimento cheese. They are still my favorites all these years later. Whatever your choice you will enjoy the food.

Thank pberrier-ws-nc
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

I am from NC and I love our Carolina style hot dogs more than anything. I love Zack's and Yum-Yums and all the old-school joints in the Triad. Kermit's hot dog was as good as any I've ever had, period. The vintage Drive-in location is 100% America classic. Car -hop's start at 4pm, and don't get chilli on the seats... More 

Thank Randy B
Level Contributor
17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

Staff was very pleasant but the hot dogs were meh! Nothing to write home about. The dogs were a bit on the soft side did our liking and the chili was not real flavorful. I'd recommend a pass on this place.

Thank TammyTay
mount airy, nc
Level Contributor
86 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016

Kermit's was good, but I wouldn't drive as far as I did today to go eat there. I can see that if you lived locally it would be a great place to eat at least once a week. They were very busy so it took us awhile to get waited on. I still think Dari-O hot dogs had them beat.

Thank nayspay
Thomasville, North Carolina
Level Contributor
216 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016

Old style greasy spoon drive-in with a small dining room area. The hotdogs are great and the service is outstanding. Waitress went above and beyond in making sure that we got my food quickly and refilling our drinks. Even asked if my fries were okay because I had not eaten them all.

Thank pjkiss
North Carolina
Level Contributor
27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Ever since I can remember my mom and I have gone to Kermits. They have the best hot dogs and cheeseburgers ever! Love that they have car hop service if you don't want to get out. The location isn't in the best part of town, but I've never experienced any issues in that regard, just be mindful of your surroundings.... More 

Thank DivaDoll905
Thomasville, North Carolina
Level Contributor
50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2016 via mobile

The hubby had always wanted me to try Kermit's so I got my chance while coming back from a medical appointment. It's classic drive in food and addicting! We ate there after the next 2 appointments! Wait staff great. It's been there a long time and I see why!!

Thank Debbie K
Level Contributor
17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 19, 2016 via mobile

Best hotdog in Forsyth County! Authentic old drive in with a dining room. Everything about this place rocks, including the soft serve ice cream machine.

Thank Jimmy S
Winston Salem, North Carolina
Level Contributor
1,338 reviews
842 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 292 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2016

I came to Kermits Hot Dogs for lunch today and had a couple hot dogs. I used to come here years ago and apparently they still have the same dogs they did back then. Maybe I have outgrown it, but I don't really care for their hot dogs as much as I once did. They're still good, but not as... More 

Thank Frank d
Kernersville, North Carolina
Level Contributor
36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2015

I like this place. It's tucked away in a not-so-good section of town, but it's a clean, family-run, semi-famous, local dive. They continue to do a brisk business after years in the same location. Great burgers, dogs and fries and the best wait staff ever. It's a great combo of cheap, good and cool.

Thank edgar1525

Travelers who viewed Kermit's Hot Dog House also viewed

Winston Salem, NC
Winston Salem, NC

Been to Kermit's Hot Dog House? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Fast Food
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2220 Thomasville Rd, Winston Salem, NC 27107-3357
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Winston Salem
  • Phone Number: 336-788-9945

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Kermit's Hot Dog House staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?