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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
06:00 - 19:00
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18 reviews
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Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

i dont understand how people can eat certain things. the hotdogs look raw all pink and what not still. i order a steak sandwich and it was aweful i couldn't get past the first bite.

Thank 323tiffany
Vero Beach, United States
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42 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Not in the best area, but this is the best hot dog you'll ever have. If you're passing through Wilkesbarre, make sure to visit here.

Thank Richard H
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106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 2015 via mobile

The South side of Wilkes-Barre has gone off a cliff in the past decade but you can't find a better hot dog anywhere. Period!

Thank John V
Thousand Palms
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2015

Gary at Abe's makes the best hot dogs in the country. I fly in from Palms Springs to visit and take a dozen back to California with me. My husband refuses to pick me up at the airport if I don't have Abe's hot dogs in my suitcase!

1 Thank 1000PalmsCarol
Portsmouth, Rhode Island, United States
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 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 

Thank Norma J
Sisters, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
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 

1 Thank darlene z
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
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 

Thank dawinters
Mountain Top, Pennsylvania
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 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.

Thank BWOspinner
Beaumont, Texas, United States
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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.

Thank Bill_C_06
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184 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
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.

Thank Rich W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Fast food
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 19:00
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?