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Paul's Place Famous Hotdogs

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11725 US Highway 117 S, Rocky Point, NC 28457-8415
+1 910-675-2345
06:00 - 22:00
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Durham, North Carolina, United States
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

If you are looking for a step back in time try Paul's. This is not a gourmet hotdog place. You order at the counter and wait about 3 minutes. The relish is what makes these dogs as well as the split top rolls. If a little grease bothers you go somewhere else but good old fashion goodness try Paul's.

Thank Rick H
Jacksonville, North Carolina
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273 reviews
214 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Got to finally visit the famous Pauls place. The service was quick and great, the food also. The sanitation rating was 94%.

Thank gtadennis
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Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Good coffee and conversation great hotdogs good place to get area information 15 mins from Wilmington NC

Thank Jeff S
kure beach, north carolina, usa
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

We have passed by this restaurant several times and didn't stop....but we finally did! The hot dogs were different from any that I have had before but we enjoyed them! This place has lots of history and many....many folks stopping to eat! The folks were friendly....the food was tasty.....and they had cherry coke!!!! What more could you ask for!!!

Thank Joy H
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Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

We were there and ate. I was very disappointed. The chilli was terrible and I could not finish eating it. Don't waste your time and money

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Great atmosphere. Great hot dogs. Good price. Friendly staff. If I'm ever in this area, I always stop to get a couple dogs. AAA+++

1 Thank RangerBella
Rocky Point, North Carolina
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

I use to live down the road from Paul's Place. The few times that I went there, the place reeked of old grease that hasn't been changed or cleaned since they opened. The hot dogs just aren't good.....and the sides tasted like bland, day-old "quick menu fillers". Although the food was less than desirable, the sell ice cream. My kids... More 

1 Thank Tara T
Valhalla Golf
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Paul's Hot Dogs is a local's paradise and a tradition for many of us UNCW Grads that would travel between Wilmington and Raleigh before 1-40 was completed. Paul's has been in business since 1926 and the staple is a steamed hot dog in roll sliced down the middle. All the way includes chili, mustard, relish and onions. A hotdog, fries... More 

2 Thank gstenzel
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45 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

The people were nice and I'm sure some locals enjoy their local hotdogs, but for us it definitely wasn't worth going out of the way. The hotdogs were over boiled and waterlogged. The famous relish is extremely sweet and I'm pretty sure the chilli was straight out of a can.

Thank HpyCmpr278
Wilmington, North Carolina
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178 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 May 2016

Why else would you go to Paul's Place, a restaurant that has been around f/a very long time, always selling hot dogs. & you can have them any way you want, even ways you never thought you would see a hot dog served. I like this place, which is not fancy, but serves great food. I have only ever eaten... More 

1 Thank Matthew W

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Restaurant Details

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American, Fast food
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11725 US Highway 117 S, Rocky Point, NC 28457-8415
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Rocky Point
  • Phone Number: +1 910-675-2345

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?