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Pete's Famous Hot Dogs - CLOSED

1925 2nd Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203
+1 205-252-2905
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Great person and even better Hot Dogs

RIP. This was a great establishment. The hot dogs were tailored to your likes. Chili dog with... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2013
kingjester
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Pelham, Alabama
The "Got to have Hot Dog in Birmingham"

Use to visit Pete's on a regular basis. He could prepare them so, hold a conversation w/you and... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2012
Eleanor947
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Birmingham, Alabama
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
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30 May 2013
“Great person and even better Hot Dogs”
29 Aug 2012
“The "Got to have Hot Dog in Birmingham"”
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1925 2nd Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203
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+1 205-252-2905
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Reviewed 31 May 2013

RIP. This was a great establishment. The hot dogs were tailored to your likes. Chili dog with cheese and ketchup or just a plain ketchup and mustard dog were my favorites. The owner was one of a kind. The Birmingham community will never have another...More

Thank kingjester
Reviewed 29 August 2012

Use to visit Pete's on a regular basis. He could prepare them so, hold a conversation w/you and make you feel that you are the only customer in the world.

2  Thank Eleanor947
Reviewed 14 May 2012

Go to sonic you will like it beter, you want an upset stomach than eat at pets's. The only thing famous i got was the runs for 2.5 days.

1  Thank Eric L
Reviewed 3 May 2012

This is THE PLACE FOR HOT DOGS - the original place. Nothing fancy - just good dogs

Thank Redhead64
Reviewed 10 April 2012

Thsi landmark hot dog shop in Birmingham has closed due to the death of the owner. It was such an icon that the sign that was above the door has been placed in a museum.

7  Thank AlabamaDon
Reviewed 4 July 2011

Unfortunately, Gus - who ran the place since 1948 - died this year, and it hasn't been opened back up. I heard that the other family members weren't interested or able to keep it open... Gus came to work everyday and in fact worked the...More

10  Thank MarkAlabama
Reviewed 8 June 2009

I've had better, but they were pretty good dog's. The place is SUPER TINY and there is NO place to sitdown or anything like that. It's basically a hotdog stand that's been tucked into a large closet. Prices are OK. I bought 4 special dogs...More

3  Thank kevster77
Reviewed 4 May 2009

Very yummy hot dogs. We were thrown off by the size of the place. Literally standing room only in a very small space. So, be prepared to get your dog handed to you in a piece of 'wax paper' and eat it on the spot....More

2  Thank texastravels4
Reviewed 10 March 2009

Pete's Famous has been a Birmingham landmark for over fifty years ! That must say something. The owner is Gus Koutroulakis and he makes the experience so much more fun and colorful. He has such a great sense of humor and he serves up a...More

2  Thank butterflybabe_9
Reviewed 2 July 2008

We drove out of our way to get to this place only to find it was closed. It actually seemed like all of downtown was closed. It was my fault for not finding the hours of service but I could tell it had been there...More

Thank FRIEDFAM5
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