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O'Betty's Red Hot

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15 W State St, Athens, OH 45701-2511
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11:00 - 03:00
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Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 03:00
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Athens, Ohio
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

O'Betty's is one of the top spots in Athens if you're looking for a quick bite or for something casual and laid back. The place is very funky and very interesting decor wise. All the hot-dogs are really good and the special fries are to die for (Chili-Cheese!!). There are veggie options too and the service is usually quick and... More 

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Thank guillermogomezu
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Not the seller hot dog shop it onice was but Ole Betty's still provides a late night stop for those crawling Court St after a few. The selection of fancy hot dogs and fries do satisfy that after hours appetite but for the older guthan they linger.

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Thank Kimberly J
Athens, United States
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

If you are looking for an out-of-the-ordinary life experience, stop by O'Betty's in Athens. Great hot dogs, in all configurations, and great people (and a quirky, vaudeville theme). It's a tiny place, but has a big heart.

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Thank terrenceh513
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

This place is off the main drag kind of hidden. Tried a assortment from the menu and was very pleased. Kind of pricey for hot dogs but was worth it.

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Thank Jeff S
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

A fab array of dogs from soy to hot links with wonderful toppings and delicious homemade fries enjoyed in a most memorable shrine to the Dawg!

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Thank Valentinadellanotte
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

As an OU grad, I have fond memories of stumbling up to the after hours window for a Tempest and delicious basket of fries. Life may have changed things a bit - but O'Betty's is still as amazing as it was while I lived here. The guys behind the counter are always fast, friendly, and courteous. Our most recent visit... More 

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Thank Layne P
Columbus, OH
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251 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

This hot dog/sausage bar is small. The food was good although the loaded fries were soggy. It’s also not very clean. But for a quick bite with fun decorations, you can’t go wrong.

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Thank Anne_from_Ohio
Dublin, Ohio
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

On one of the tryke rides, we stopped at O'Bettys since they were listed high on Tripadvisor restaurants in Athens. I now understand why they have such high ratings! Hubby had a chili dog and cajun fries, I had a Blaze hot dog with garlic fries. The hot dogs were large and tasted smoky, best tasting hot dogs ever. You... More 

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Thank Elaine H
Lexington, Kentucky
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76 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

O'Betty's is both restaurant and hot dog "museum." We had read outstanding reviews of this quirky hole in the wall, very literally, in Athens, but our visit exceeded even our high expectations. You order at the counter, and then can sit in either of the two "dining rooms." The first immortalizes the burlesque dancers after whom their hot dogs are... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Cool eclectic location in this college town. Brought my family based on the reviews from Yelp and they loved. No one was not disappointed. Twice fried French fries were great and the chili cheese dogs went fast. My Mata Hari (homemade coleslaw and chili) was every bit of 5 stars. The beef dogs are fat and tender, grilled up better... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:00 - 03:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 03:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 03:00
Thursday
11:00 - 03:00
Friday
11:00 - 03:00
Saturday
11:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 W State St, Athens, OH 45701-2511
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Athens
Description
Hot dog restaurant

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