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The Hot Grill

669 Lexington Ave, Clifton, NJ 07011
+1 973-772-6000
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“texas weiner” (16 reviews)
“roast beef” (7 reviews)
“chilli” (30 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Fast food
669 Lexington Ave, Clifton, NJ 07011
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Reviews (127)
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1 - 10 of 126 reviews

Reviewed 10 July 2017

Great hot dogs and hamburgers. Live in Pa now and miss this place like crazy. Their texas weiner sauce is the best of the best.

Thank Charles W
Reviewed 4 July 2017

The Hot Grill is one of a half dozen hot dog places in north Jersey that serve a special deep fried hot dog covered with onions, mustard and a special spicy chili sauce.Another main item is French Fries. Thy also sell soups, salads, burgers, etc.,...More

Thank Steven L
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has been around for many years, and is best known for hot dogs served with onions and chili. There are lots of choices on the menu, but go here for the hot dogs. Hot Grill is a very affordable place to eat.

Thank Ric B
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

This is a Clifton experience. Extremely popular place for hamburgers, hot dogs, fries and American style meals. Recommended.

Thank jfdunphy1
Reviewed 20 May 2017

In my opinion this is the best in terms of taste when it comes to hot dogs. The sauce is just the best. always fresh and the dogs have a little bite to the outer skin, moist inside and not salty. I love the onion...More

1  Thank Traveler1962517
Reviewed 12 May 2017

I have eaten at the Hot Grill many times over 30 years and always enjoy the experience, Living in Northern New Jersey, you have many options for chili dogs and the Hot Grill is one of the best. It has been in business for over...More

Thank arubaphil
Reviewed 5 May 2017

This place will always be the best place for hot dogs, cheeseburgers. You must try their fries with cheese & gravy. Their unique way of placing the orders to the chefs in the back, is awesome. The walls are filled with events and sports of...More

1  Thank LaMellie
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Greetings! After several people said I need to try this place I gave it a shot. I know "Hot Grill" has been a staple int the community for years. The decor looks like it hasn't been changed since it first opened but that's what gives...More

1  Thank Deluxe8686
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Best hot dogs and burgers in New Jersey .. great chilly sauce ... It's been around for many years .........

2  Thank itssaddi
Reviewed 22 March 2017

As I said I grew up eating here, playing in Nash Park. It was always a treat to stop there for one "all the way". And, I love their onion rings. Not much for n fries (anyone's... not a fry guy. But I like hearing...More

3  Thank Len M
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Georgia M
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There are no early bird specials as far as I know
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 669 Lexington Ave, Clifton, NJ 07011
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Clifton
  • Phone Number: +1 973-772-6000
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