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Abe's Hot Dogs

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419 S Main St, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701-2223
+1 570-824-8222
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Portsmouth, Rhode Island, United States
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2015

My favorite for over 80 years! I have been served the best chili dogs in my life by 3 generations of the Druby family. A trip to PA would not be complete without enjoying two with everything and a chocolate milk at the South Main St., Wilkes-Barre, PA family restaurant. One of the owners is always working the grill in... More 

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Sisters, Oregon
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23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2014

Drove to Wilkes-Barre with my aunt to see childhood places and haunts. While driving to find an old movie house (Bucket of Blood, don't know real name) saw Abes Hot Dogs. My aunt who is 79 remembered it as a girl from living in Wilkes-Barre. So we went in and ate. What a great place. Of course, it had been... More 

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Kentucky
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2014

I was travelling through the area and found Abe's hot dogs on Trip Advisor. I exited the interstate and found Abe's in the old downtown area. I passed Abe's once because I was unsure where to park. Don't let the location deter you from stopping here. The hot dogs were extremely flavorful and loved the chili sauce!! The hamburgers are... More 

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Mountain Top, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2014

Everyone in the Wyoming Valley has their favorite hotdog spot. This, hands down, is mine. Simple, fast and delicious. The flavors are perfectly complementary... And the best chili to top off the dogs ( you have to get em wit everything -mustard, onions and chili). Been going for years and will continue to.

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Thank BWOspinner
Beaumont, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2014 via mobile

There was a time I had no problems in the neighborhood. Time has taken its toll but not on the food. Breakfast and lunch were good staff established and know what is expected, good food. Served hot off the grill. Nothing fancy here, who needs fancy just good.

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Thank Bill_C_06
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2014 via mobile

Abe's hotdogs arguably are the best hotdogs in the Northeast. Their sauce is outstanding. The prices are very reasonable. Worth the trip if you are from out of town and if you're local you can not get enough of them.

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Thank Rich W
White Haven, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2014

Excellent food. Great pricing and service. Family friendly. Worth the visit. A must! More than just hot dogs!

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Willow, Alaska
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2014

Abe's Hot Dogs on South Main St. in Wilkes-Barre has the best hot dogs ever. They have a special chili sauce bar none. I grew up eating these hot dogs as a kid. I have moved away from the area now but every time I am back in town Abe's is a definite stop. The place is nothing fancy but... More 

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Columbia, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2013

We have often visited Abe's when we drive up north to Wilkes-Barre. A very dear friend grew up there and had enchanted us with his tales of ten cent hot dogs when he was young. The hot dogs are now $1.25, but it is sixty years later! We had four dogs and two drinks, and then two pieces of pie.... More 

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Plains, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2013

Abe's hotdogs (the South Main Street location) are the best hotdogs you'll ever eat! They're a delicious tradition that's been in the area for many years. If you're in Wilkes-Barre, you have to stop and try one (or two or three). They're simple, but they're the best!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 8
Cuisine
American, Fast food
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
06:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 19:00
Thursday
06:00 - 19:00
Friday
06:00 - 19:00
Saturday
06:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 419 S Main St, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701-2223
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pocono Mountains Region  >  Luzerne County  >  Wilkes-Barre
  • Phone Number: +1 570-824-8222

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