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Paul's Place Famous Hotdogs

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11725 US Highway 117 S, Rocky Point, NC 28457-8415
+1 910-675-2345
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06:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 22:00
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Jacksonville, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Got to finally visit the famous Pauls place. The service was quick and great, the food also. The sanitation rating was 94%.

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Thank gtadennis
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Good coffee and conversation great hotdogs good place to get area information 15 mins from Wilmington NC

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kure beach, north carolina, usa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

We have passed by this restaurant several times and didn't stop....but we finally did! The hot dogs were different from any that I have had before but we enjoyed them! This place has lots of history and many....many folks stopping to eat! The folks were friendly....the food was tasty.....and they had cherry coke!!!! What more could you ask for!!!

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

We were there and ate. I was very disappointed. The chilli was terrible and I could not finish eating it. Don't waste your time and money

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Great atmosphere. Great hot dogs. Good price. Friendly staff. If I'm ever in this area, I always stop to get a couple dogs. AAA+++

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Rocky Point, North Carolina
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4 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

I use to live down the road from Paul's Place. The few times that I went there, the place reeked of old grease that hasn't been changed or cleaned since they opened. The hot dogs just aren't good.....and the sides tasted like bland, day-old "quick menu fillers". Although the food was less than desirable, the sell ice cream. My kids... More 

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Valhalla Golf
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

Paul's Hot Dogs is a local's paradise and a tradition for many of us UNCW Grads that would travel between Wilmington and Raleigh before 1-40 was completed. Paul's has been in business since 1926 and the staple is a steamed hot dog in roll sliced down the middle. All the way includes chili, mustard, relish and onions. A hotdog, fries... More 

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Raleigh
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

The people were nice and I'm sure some locals enjoy their local hotdogs, but for us it definitely wasn't worth going out of the way. The hotdogs were over boiled and waterlogged. The famous relish is extremely sweet and I'm pretty sure the chilli was straight out of a can.

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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178 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016

Why else would you go to Paul's Place, a restaurant that has been around f/a very long time, always selling hot dogs. & you can have them any way you want, even ways you never thought you would see a hot dog served. I like this place, which is not fancy, but serves great food. I have only ever eaten... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

I can remember stopping by Paul's Place as a kid, and when I eat there now, the taste of the relish on the hot dogs brings back those memories even more. You can't just have one, so get the 3 hot dog special "All The Way"...the best!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Fast food
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 22:00
Monday
06:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 22:00
Thursday
06:00 - 22:00
Friday
06:00 - 22:00
Saturday
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11725 US Highway 117 S, Rocky Point, NC 28457-8415
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Rocky Point
  • Phone Number: +1 910-675-2345

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?