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Gus's Hot Dog King

10725 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, VA 23601-2713
+1 757-595-1630
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good23%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“chili” (16 reviews)
“cheese fries” (4 reviews)
“sauerkraut” (2 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 - 21:30All hours
American, Fast food
10725 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, VA 23601-2713
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been eating at HDK for most of my life. A foot long with cheese and cheese fries is my go to. Love the BBQ as well!

Thank Bryan C
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

In business since 4/1972 so they must be doing it right. Good food, reasonable prices and great staff. Don't forget to take a picture with The Hot Dog statue.

Thank DougandMeg
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped in on the way home after vacation at the beach. Give it a try if you're looking for cheap eats in a relaxed atmosphere. Within the family, our orders ranged from chili dogs, burgers, onion rings, fries, chili cheese fries, and pineapple upside down...More

Thank cjason13
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

If your in the mood for a hot dog, don't miss the hot dog king. Best chili and cheese dog in the world. Relaxed atmosphere. Easy dress code and priced reasonable. Homemade deserts if wanted. Best cheese fries in town. Enjoy

Thank nancycT8525TN
Reviewed 30 October 2016

A little hole in the wall restaurant that specializes in hot dogs, very friendly people and great hot dogs and chili. The have been around for 40+ years and once you eat there you will know why. The menu is on the back wall and...More

Thank Green T
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Foot long chili cheese dog with cheese fries has been my order for many many years. I could eat it everyday. Their hot dogs are cooked differently but so good! Their buns are warm and make the dog taste even better. The chili is meat...More

1  Thank Shea-la G
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Had a quick bite with grandchildren. They loved the chili dogs .fries OK. Lots of choices for hot dogs and polish sausage. OK for a quick lunch or dinner

Thank Cowolyn
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Quite simply... one of the best places for lunch around. Always quick service and high quality food.

Thank skysail
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

I grew up in Hampton Roads but moved to Florida in 1997. I have never been to a hotdog restaurant that is as good as Hotdog king... I grew up going here with my parents when there was just the bar and chairs before the...More

Thank Debbie L
Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

Been going there for years---the dogs are perfection! I especially enjoy the creamy Cole slaw on top of the chili! Hot fries and tasty iced tea complete a great meal! Sauerkraut ain't bad,either!! Of course, I'll be back again soon...Wait staff members are wonderful, too.

Thank Greenakrz
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10725 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, VA 23601-2713
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Newport News
  • Phone Number: +1 757-595-1630
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