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Texas Red Hots Clare and Carl's

4727 State Route 9, Plattsburgh, NY 12901-6036
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good35%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“chili dog” (4 reviews)
“fries” (6 reviews)
“chilli” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Fast food
4727 State Route 9, Plattsburgh, NY 12901-6036
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1 - 10 of 44 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

enjoyed a couple of Michigan's and fries at this roadside stand on route 9 - outside seating with table service - very comfortable.

Thank Janee86
Reviewed 20 June 2017

What a great dive! Building looks like it is falling apart and has character! Red Hots, known as "Michigan's" in upstate NY, are a north country delicacy and need to be tried by everyone. Service is friendly and quick. Michigan's are tasty.

Thank Bruce B
Reviewed 13 June 2017

There really is only one Michigan ( aka Red Hot ) to eat, and those are these. The "sauce" is the key, and of course raw onion. There are many versions of this type of dog around this part of the world, but there is...More

Thank mattheww765
Reviewed 16 August 2016

We stopped here for the famous 'Michigan', with fries on the side. As the previous reviews have stated many times over, the place is a relatively small shack that looks like it is falling down. The waitress will come out to your car to take...More

Reviewed 10 August 2016

If you're looking for ambience, this is definitely not the place. But if you re hankering for a really good red hot with chili and buried onions then this is the place for you.

Thank Al D
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Great local dive with curb side service and an excellent hot dog at a great price. This is local favorite that specializes in a hot dog called "Michigan", think coney island hot dog. This is a seasonal operation that will bring your order to your...More

Thank danr165
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Summer wouldn't be summer if not for MICHIGANS! Hot dogs in meat sauce really are the staples of the North Country. Add some poutine and you have a yummy meal. It's a great treat! Clare and Carl's has a history of making this a regional...More

Thank Mary Lou R
Reviewed 13 June 2016

Clare and Carl's has been around for years and never seems to change. There are many good places in Plattsburgh to get a good Michigan, but C&C gets my vote for the "top dog" spot! First, their product is consistently good! Although Michigan sauce is...More

Thank Grousedoctor
Reviewed 30 March 2016

Michigans are the special and sauce is a well guarded secret. Business is well run and the food and service is great. The building still looks like it is going to fall down; but has been that way for years and is part of the...More

Thank Bill B
Reviewed 13 March 2016

Have had the shrimp and chicken dinners and of course the Michigans,every thing is We have had the shrimp and chicken dinners and they were outstanding,The michigans are the best any where around and the people are the greatest,you won't find any better,Have been going...More

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Lunch, Dinner
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Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4727 State Route 9, Plattsburgh, NY 12901-6036
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Plattsburgh
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