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Flying Wienie

103 8th Ave SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404-2136
+1 319-861-3036
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“gyros” (13 reviews)
“chicago dog” (11 reviews)
“italian beef” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 7:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
American
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LOCATION
103 8th Ave SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404-2136
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve been to Cedar Rapids many times, but never been to Flying Wienie before today. The yellow airplane on the roof of a vintage gas station catches the eye. The interior decor features a four cylinder Lycoming aero engine, radio gear and other vintage flight...More

Thank THOMAS H
Reviewed 16 July 2017

This place stands alone in an area that was devastated by the flood of 2008 and other lesser flooding. It is next to a factory a couple blocks from the river and a few blocks from the Czech Village. It is a delightful place to...More

Thank davidlI5106MM
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

In 15 years we've never been disappointed. Chicago Dogs are a specialty here, but the airplane should put you on notice: The Flying Weenie is just fun. The place is painted in colors of mustard and catsup, and old aviation memorabilia is everywhere. Everything is...More

Thank Thronetogether
Reviewed 25 May 2017

I go to this place at least once a week. Really great hot dogs with all kinds of toppings, Burgers and gyros too. They hand cut their fries from actual potatoes and fry them up fresh. No frozen food here.

Thank Tim10sne1
Reviewed 25 April 2017

I'm always a bit skeptical to try foods that are known for in other cities. i.e. the Chicago hot dog. Flying Wienie, though, did not disappoint!

Thank Shelby A
Reviewed 20 March 2017

The Flying Weinie is hard to miss. I've drove by it over a hundred times probably and finally stopped in for a few hot dogs to go. I got a basic dog, and it was a great price. The bun was FRESH. Not toasted (which...More

Thank Jamie G
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

I have eaten lunch here many times. I usually get the 1/4 pound big dog and fries and soda. The restaurant is in an old gas station decorated in airplane parts. It is a locally well known hangout for construction workers and tourists. The fries...More

Thank david_hance_iowa
Reviewed 27 February 2017

I read about this place on a roadside attractions website, so we stopped in on our way to northern Iowa. The building and its inside decor are worth the stop alone. We were all set to order hot dogs until we saw the rest of...More

Thank Kim W
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We travel from Missouri to Minnesota frequently and one of our favorite places to stop for a bite is The Flying Wienie. Food is good, the atmosphere is, what can I say, old garage, but very enjoyable. Owners and staff are very friendly. We may...More

Thank AWL850
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I've only had their Chicago dogs and gyros. Both are great, but the Chicago dogs are as good as anything in Chicago. A great dog on a steamed poppy-seed bun, mustard, banana peppers, fluorescent green relish, salt and a pickle spear. Definitely get the fries...More

Thank David K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103 8th Ave SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404-2136
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Cedar Rapids
  • Phone Number: +1 319-861-3036
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