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“Regional Delight” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Jimmy Buff's Italian Hot Dogs - CLOSED

Jimmy Buff's Italian Hot Dogs
Cuisines: Italian, Fast Food
Restaurant details
Cary, North Carolina, United States
Level Contributor
117 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Regional Delight”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 9, 2013

Regional Delight


Italian Hot dog - very difficult to explain or describe to anyone not from the region, but whenever I travel to the Newark, NJ / New York City area - it is a must to stop in and buy (I can only handle a single now) Italian Hot dog with extra mustard and ketchup. Make sure you get a fork and extra napkins

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Fields J
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  • English first
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English first
New Jersey
Level Contributor
35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Great Hot Dogs”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 4, 2013

An original Italian hot dog. I loved it and can't get them anywhere else. Step up to the counter order. I had a double with onions, peppers, and potatoes which are sliced and fried in oil. They can not be beat. It comes on Pizza bread which is a big round bread which forms a pocket to fill with delicious food when cut. Its nothing related to pizza except that the bread is round. Hot dogs and Sausages are the best.

Visited February 2013
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Westfield, New Jersey
Level Contributor
132 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Don't let the first impression stop you”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2012

While the place looks drab and worn out, their signature Italian hot dogs are by far the best around. Carrying on the tradition of the original Jimmy Buff's that opened in 1932 in Newark, the "double" of two hot dogs, onions, peppers, fried potatoes, mustard and salt on a half-loaf of bread is a call back to the old days. Unfortunately, a "for lease" sign recently went up on the building, so I don't know how long this location will be open -- but there are two others (West Orange and Kenilworth) that aren't too far away.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Atlanta, Georgia
Level Contributor
33 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Jersey Hot Dog Delight!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 19, 2012

This place has SUCH good Italian hot dogs and sausages! You could easily miss it, as it is rather small, and it is next door to Bowcraft amusement park. When you go inside, there is a very "old school" appearance...kind of 1980's Jersey Shore. If you are a health nut, don't even go inside. If you are into REALLY good hot dogs and sausages, this is the place for you! They fry the dogs/sausages with peppers, onions, and potatoes and stuff them into very large 1/2 Italian rolls (soft and yummy)! Yes, it's greasy, but health nuts wouldn't eat hot dogs anyway! I can't wait to go back there the next time I visit my folks in NJ! :-)

  • Visited July 2011
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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