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Wholly Joe's Chicago Eatery - Polaris

1182 E Powell Rd, Lewis Center, OH 43035-8618
+1 614-430-9441
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible9%
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1182 E Powell Rd, Lewis Center, OH 43035-8618
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Found this place a couple of years ago and fell in love with it. The hot dogs and deep pizza is the best.

Thank nba3pointplay
Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

One of the keys to great service is the attention to detail. It's the small things that matter. Wholly Joe goes the extra step. For example in the restrooms they actually provide a footstool for children to get up to the sink to wash their...More

Reviewed 6 July 2017

First the hours listed in Trip Advisor are incorrect. They are open until 9:00pm Tuesday - Thursday, until 10pm on Friday and Saturday, 8pm on Sunday. Closed Mondays. We had the Chicago dog. Great taste and surprise it's a skin hotdog. Got a small fry...More

Thank closch7
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Not from Chicago but traveled there frequently. I have had Al's (hated it), Gold Cost (pretty good) and Portillos (Mecca) and I would rank Wholly Joe's only behind Portillos. Great sandwich! The Wholly Joe extra gravy with hot peppers is to die for! I have...More

Thank ohstbuckis
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Some of us may be considered "snobs" when it comes to Chicago dogs. I regret that I am one of those snobs. I expect the cosmic green relish, the sport peppers, and a hot dog that "pops" when I bite into it. They come pretty...More

Thank Knot_my_reel_name
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

As a Chicago girl I was hoping I found a home run. Not quite! Had the beef with peppers. Pretty good I would recommend. Chicago style dig cold and not much better than Sonic Chicago dog. Fries are crinkle cut which could be upgraded and...More

Thank yvettekent
Reviewed 20 October 2016

First time eating here. I ordered the Chicago Hot Dog, fries, and diet coke. I have never been outside of the Chicago area and got a good Chicago Hot Dog. First time. Their Chicago Hot Dog was as good as anyone I had ever had...More

Thank JeffreyTravel
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Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

I go there after looking online at their menu and see what their prices were like when I got there the prices were different and I asked about it and the lady at the counter with the dark hair Susie collect your money told me...More

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Reviewed 25 July 2016

I've only eaten in the restaurant a couple of times. We usually order pickup because its just across the street from my home. Our favorite is the deep dish pizza. The pizza is huge, with tons of cheese and a tasty sauce. So much cheese...More

Thank Rick S
Reviewed 25 July 2016

If you're looking for a Chicago hot dog, or hot beef, or Chicago style pizza - THIS IS THE PLACE!! Easy to find on Polaris Pkwy - closer to 23 than 71. In Oak Creek shopping center - N side of Polaris.

Thank anniecurranwolfhound
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1182 E Powell Rd, Lewis Center, OH 43035-8618
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Lewis Center
  • Phone Number: +1 614-430-9441
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