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Hot Grill

669 Lexington Ave, Clifton, NJ 07011-1234
+1 973-772-6000
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“texas weiner” (15 reviews)
“roast beef” (7 reviews)
“chilli” (27 reviews)
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American, Fast food
669 Lexington Ave, Clifton, NJ 07011-1234
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Reviewed 6 days ago

In my opinion this is the best in terms of taste when it comes to hot dogs. The sauce is just the best. always fresh and the dogs have a little bite to the outer skin, moist inside and not salty. I love the onion...More

Thank Traveler1962517
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have eaten at the Hot Grill many times over 30 years and always enjoy the experience, Living in Northern New Jersey, you have many options for chili dogs and the Hot Grill is one of the best. It has been in business for over...More

Thank arubaphil
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place will always be the best place for hot dogs, cheeseburgers. You must try their fries with cheese & gravy. Their unique way of placing the orders to the chefs in the back, is awesome. The walls are filled with events and sports of...More

Thank LaMellie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Greetings! After several people said I need to try this place I gave it a shot. I know "Hot Grill" has been a staple int the community for years. The decor looks like it hasn't been changed since it first opened but that's what gives...More

1  Thank Deluxe8686
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Best hot dogs and burgers in New Jersey .. great chilly sauce ... It's been around for many years .........

Thank itssaddi
Reviewed 22 March 2017

As I said I grew up eating here, playing in Nash Park. It was always a treat to stop there for one "all the way". And, I love their onion rings. Not much for n fries (anyone's... not a fry guy. But I like hearing...More

Thank Len M
Reviewed 2 March 2017

The Hot Grill has the best hot dogs "all the way" in the North Jersey. The Paterson/Clifton area was always known for this specialty blistery cooked in hot oil hot dog with mustard, onions and a special chilli type sauce. Although there are a few...More

Thank Steven L
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

This place gets all thumbs-up! I love it, they serve mostly hot dogs and burgers and please don't over look the egg sandwiches and their famous gravy fries! A neat place to go with tourists, as busy as their lunch hour is I wouldn't miss...More

1  Thank Georgeanne B
Reviewed 22 February 2017

This place is a Clifton Landmark. It has great hot dogs and burgers all the way. The fries and onion rings are always hot and crispy.

1  Thank Njlou1
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Cash only. Very busy fast and upbeat. No line. So it seems chaotic but it works well. Food is fresh and fast. Cheap reasonable prices. Definitely a place to stop at.

1  Thank MrsTorres818
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 669 Lexington Ave, Clifton, NJ 07011-1234
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Clifton
  • Phone Number: +1 973-772-6000
  • E-mail