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2113 State Highway 31, Glen Gardner, NJ 08826
+1 908-537-7022
06:00 - 20:00
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Mon - Fri 06:00 - 20:00
Sat 11:00 - 17:00
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Robbinsville, New Jersey
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I rarely give 5 stars, but they deserve it based on a combination of food, prices and personnel. Family stopped in to grab a quick bite on our way back from a day of skiing...good choice. Hot dogs, toppings and fries were outstanding and the prices are great. The owner was extreme helpful when it came to dealing with one... More 

Thank Rons_NJ
Hampton, New Jersey
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Hot Rod's is a great local place for hot dogs and fries. The hot dog's are turkey dogs and are delicious. You have your choice of toppings. The fries are hot and crispy. The only bad thing is the almost impossibility of making a left turn out of the parking lot.

Thank Annie M
Flemington, New Jersey
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

First time there a couple of weeks ago. Very friendly staff, owner there. He sampled us some kind of funky French Fries, Thai and something else. Really Good! Regular french fries were also hot and very tasty! Would definitely go again!

Thank 397susie1964
Washington, New Jersey
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25 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

I would say this place is as good, if not better than, Hot Dog Johnny's. the friendliness of the staff beats them BY FAR. the steamed buns make a huge difference. the chili is AMAZING. spicy, but so good!

Thank heatherashley908
Glen Gardner, New Jersey
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

I have been to Hot Rod's on multiple occasions. It is a little place on the left side travelling up 31 North towards Glen Gardner. Hot Rod does most of the cooking and he is extremely friendly with his customers. Some have been eating there for years. It is mostly take-out but if you want to eat there, just sit... More 

Thank TazMan63
Phillipsburg, New Jersey
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

I have been eating Hot Rods for years and still order the same delicious meal. You cannot go wrong with their sour cream & chive fries! I have never had a hotdog from here, but the cheeseburgers are so good. Never disappointed by their food.

Thank Livy317
Parlin, New Jersey
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

It has been a while since I have been up in this part of the state. I had to go to Hot Rods because you cannot beat his bacon cheeseburger! If you like HOOOOOOOOOOT chili this is the place.

Thank MeanGreen63
Hampton, New Jersey
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

Easily the best fast food in a 20 mile radius. The hot dogs; chili, the works, or any way that you like them, are fresh, tasty and served with a smile. My son and I have been going for years and every time he pulls in from DC, we make a point to stop in.

Thank paradox29
Belvidere, New Jersey
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2015

Great hot dogs and beautiful area for excursion day! Be prepared to see historical sites that we still close to the City. LOve,Love,Love! Great service.

Thank sanfrancisco63
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2014 via mobile

I'm not sure how many years they have been open.But it has been a long time, and I have been going since then.They are the best hot dogs. And very friendly. Oh yes like my sister said. Great french fries with vina germany too.

Thank Cherlite

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2113 State Highway 31, Glen Gardner, NJ 08826
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Glen Gardner
  • Phone Number: +1 908-537-7022

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?