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Shorty's Lunch

34 W Chestnut St, Washington, PA 15301-4512
+1 724-228-9919
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good19%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“chili dog” (8 reviews)
“fries” (31 reviews)
“hot dogs” (26 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 5:00 PMAll hours
American, Fast food
34 W Chestnut St, Washington, PA 15301-4512
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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

This place has been here for years and the staff has grown up with everyone and great food and great place to meet your friends and family for all the memories

Thank Brent S
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Spot been around for years great chili dogs frys with gravy quick service grab a dog and frys with gravy you won't be disappointed

Thank John M
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

This place is a Washington PA favorite. The hot dogs are good but the fries with gravy is my personal favorite.

Thank LuvThePens
Reviewed 19 May 2017

I remember this place from when I was a kid. It is simple yet good. It isn't about the dog, but the sauce. Gravy fries are very well done as well. It is truly something from memory lane. Screw all these new fancy fusion crap...More

Thank Robert D
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

This review is for Shorty's on Chestnut St. The place is vintage 40's and I love it. Been going to Shorty's around 50 years. Known for dogs but the diner type menu is also good. When I left for military service in 66 it was...More

Thank Jimmy D
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Ive been on the search for the perfect chili dog since Louie's Hotdogs closed in Wheeling, WV. So thankful Shorty's Lunch is only a hop and a skip. While slightly different than Louie's, they are fantastic. The staff has humor and patience and are friendly....More

Thank Judy M
Reviewed 15 March 2017

I have been coming here since I was just a child and have always loved the hot dogs and gravy fries.

Thank leahkc17
Reviewed 21 February 2017

we have been patrons at shorty's since we were in high school in the 1960's. you have go and try them, they are unbelievable. what ever you want on them. try them with everything on them!

Thank staso141
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Got there and placed my order and no more than 30 seconds later i had 3 chili dogs infront of me and had the best hot dogs ive ever had in my life. also the people there are amazing.

Thank drewcrick31
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Over the Christmas holidays when we travel to Washington, Pa, we always make Shorty's one of our stops - and sometimes twice. The speed of service is amazingly quick. With a simple menu, we order hot dogs, fries with gravy, and an open face roast...More

Thank Denny D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 W Chestnut St, Washington, PA 15301-4512
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Washington
  • Phone Number: +1 724-228-9919
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