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Rudy's Hot Dogs

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3208 W Alexis Rd, Toledo, OH 43613
* (419) 471-9159
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8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Fri 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Takeout

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  • 8
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  • 7
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 1
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Yummy, yummy, yummy!

By far THE best hot dogs in Toledo! Rudy's was our hometown go to for hot dogs & other diner type foods. They have a great breakfast as well...the biscuits & gravy are as good as any grandma can make. Try it out!

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
Teresa_Michael_Holt
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Miamitown, Ohio
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Wadsworth, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

A Toledo classic. Excellent food for the whole family and very affordable. You must try this place today.

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New London, Ohio
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015 via mobile

I was appalled at the way my husband & I were treated here. Everything from rude service to cold food. I'm not from Toledo but if I ever return to there Rudy's Hot Dogs will be the last place I will go. We wanted to try something new but quick, guess we will stick to McDonald's next time.

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Vero Beach, Florida
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184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

This wasn't my wife's first choice because of the location and ambiance but I could tell by the clientele that it would be good. I had a Yeros and a cup of Chili and it was a hardy blue collar delight. The Chili was great ... just a bit of spice. They actually sold their homemade Chili by the can... More 

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Miamitown, Ohio
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75 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

By far THE best hot dogs in Toledo! Rudy's was our hometown go to for hot dogs & other diner type foods. They have a great breakfast as well...the biscuits & gravy are as good as any grandma can make. Try it out!

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Thank Teresa_Michael_Holt
Adrian, Michigan
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1,882 reviews
1,130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 705 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

This fast food diner is a throwback to a different era. The name suggests that they feature hot dog variations as their core offerings but they have many other options as well. The food is refreshingly simple and tasty. The service is excellent, the atmosphere is casual and the prices are very reasonable. We were in Toledo on a shopping... More 

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Thank Debbie K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

A tradition for sure. I moved away from Toledo years ago but everytime Im back I always stop at Rudy's for some chili dogs! Gotta love 'em

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Thank Ted S
Swanton, Ohio, United States
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Good diner breakfasts and lunches. Hot dogs with chili sauce are a Toledo tradition, but sometimes are soggy in recent years.

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Thank DSLCartoon
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104 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

There is nothing exceptional here but if you're looking to stop some place and get a couple of good dogs by all means stop in. Not many places you'll get one any better than here.

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Thank TJ H
Toledo, Ohio
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584 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 via mobile

Tired decor nothing sticks out about the dogs... greasy chili sauce.. Landmark status firmly in tact , but a foundation of sub standard fare

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Toledo, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I have been eating Rudy's hot dogs since 1950 and have lived in 6 other states where you can get a hot dog, but every time we came back to visit Toledo, the first place we headed to was Rudy's. Comparing them to Tony Packo's is like comparing a roasted Chicken to a roasted Duck. They keep their places clean... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3208 W Alexis Rd, Toledo, OH 43613
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Toledo
  • Phone Number: * (419) 471-9159

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm

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