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The Famous Hot Weiner

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101 Broadway, Hanover, PA 17331-2514
+1 717-637-1282
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08:00 - 21:00
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Hanover, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place has the best hot dogs ever. Great cheeseburgers, breakfast sandwiches and fries. It's small and always busy. The onions really make everything taste good. The chili on the digs is an old recipe. It's even good on the breakfast sandwiches.

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Thank nannyp7
Hanover, pa
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A longtime establishment that is probably more renowned for its unique menu over anything else. Food is ok but the famous hot dog is a bit tough on the outside for my taste. Easy to get to and plenty of parking. Work a visit at least once.

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Thank roni0211
Milford, Connecticut
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92 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've had chili dogs in over 30 states. This would rate at the bottom. This chili was only moderately flavorful but the biggest disappointment was the dog itself. Kind of rubbery which apparently how they're mad in PA because their competitor around the corner (Texas Hot Weiners) was just as chewy. Don't waste your time or money.

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Thank Mike L
Blairgowrie, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Visited here twice with friends who are from the area and this is definitely one of the go-to places in Hanover. As a native Glaswegian of course I like my fast food, and my hot dogs even more! This restaurant is legendary in the area - for its famous double hot dog meals (you essentially mix and match two traditional... More 

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Thank Kevin S
Hanover, Pa.
2 reviews
Reviewed 17 February 2017

We took our 88 year old father here for dinner and he loved it and the people. We have always enjoyed our visits here as well as the food. Dad wants to go back tomorrow.

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Thank kennetheg2016
Hanover, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

I have been wanting to come here for a while and after being in the area for 10+ years I finally got my chance, I love the throwback feeling inside and Sue who took great care of my fiance and I making us feel welcomed is a fantastic employee who represents this restaurant very well! The hot dog was great... More 

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Thank AdrianAce28
Hanover, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is the best hot dog ever. Don't schedule a business meeting after you eat one. The onions and sauce kick the hot dog up a notch, but everybody will know you just ate one.

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Thank Mike-Janice
Manchester MD
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114 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

For over 50 years I have enjoyed the Hot Weiner or Hanover Hot Dog. Try one with everything the chilli is outstanding. Fries with cheese and a beer are the best additions. Deserts are very good if I don't eat too many dogs. Super service.

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Thank George C
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Walked here from Timeline Arcade and we had the famous hot dog, french fries and a black raspberry milkshake. ..and all of it was very good. The hot dog was loaded with onions and chili so we had to eat it with a fork. The fries and milkshake were delicious!

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Thank traceysD4401CV
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

The hot dogs and hamburgs are the best you will ever eat. I have been eating at the famous for 50 years. They never disappoint. Also you might try a milkshake. This will be the thickest you ever ate.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
08:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 21:00
Thursday
08:00 - 21:00
Friday
08:00 - 21:00
Saturday
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Broadway, Hanover, PA 17331-2514
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Hanover
  • Phone Number: +1 717-637-1282

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