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Gus's Hot Dog King

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CUISINES
American, Fast Food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Table Service

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Do you want to go back in time let’s say almost 50 years then this is the place. What they do they do right no you can’t get a steak here no you can’t get chicken no you can’t get a plate of spaghetti but...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank G5896CZrichardd
Reviewed May 5, 2019 via mobile

Tried this place again. Nothing special. The dogs are small and overcooked. The chili lacks body. I mean, they are fine...just not great. I suppose they aren't trying for anything exceptional...but rather, old-fashioned dawgs.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank MPeats
Reviewed March 25, 2019

Been to this place since I was a child and these hot dogs are good!! Service and cleanliness is excellent and they even have a jukebox!! Be sure to bring some cash for the jukebox.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank engineerpat5290
Reviewed March 24, 2019

Hot Dog King is my "go to" place for double cheeseburgers.Whatever I ask,no problem,also,having a recent health scare,I order fries,no salt.ONCE: is all I had to mention,now,it's more like,"hey,this is Linda,my usual order".I call in my order and I am never disappointed.(my pups love the...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Linda H
Reviewed March 4, 2019 via mobile

I like a good hotdog. I do not eat them much but when I do, I drive 25 minutes to Gus's Hotdog King. I have been going here for 30 years. I have the same thing every time. Hotdog all the way and cheese fries....More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank 2up2luv
Reviewed December 31, 2018

Great hot dogs with many choices for toppings and the pricing is great as well. We opted for the dogs with chili mustard onions and slaw and they were great.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank pjkiss
Reviewed December 23, 2018 via mobile

Everybody in the area comes to Hot Dog King, but for some reason there's always a table. If you like good hot dogs with awesome toppings, this is the place. Chili doesn't soak into the bun or fall off your dog, and what does fall...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank TracyC4242
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Great atmosphere, nice staff, good selection of hot dog add-ons. Hot dogs and barbecue reasonably priced and taste great. "Kodak moment" with Gus, the Hot Dog King statue.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank DougandMeg
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

They had some of the best hot dogs I have had in a long time. The chili burgers were great too. I would highly recommend.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank josephaD2990NJ
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

Great prices for the best hot dogs around! Many toppings to choose from, both the chili and the coleslaw are hand made right before they open! We go there often and I love the waitresses.

Date of visit: September 2018
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