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Abe's Hot Dogs

419 S Main St, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701-2223
+1 570-824-8222
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good22%
  • Average0%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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06:00 - 19:00All hours
419 S Main St, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701-2223
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Reviewed 26 June 2016

I have been going to Abe's for over 40 years. They are famous for their hot dogs. I have had breakfast there many times. Really good food for a reasonable price.

Thank greenz28
Reviewed 23 March 2016

Abe's is a must-go whenever I am in Wilkes-Barre I have been going here since I moved to the area. Whatever I get on hot dogs they are always fast and tasty. For a small upcharge you can get cheese dogs that are delicious.

Thank Bookcrafter
Reviewed 16 March 2016

I have been going to this "hole in the wall" restaurant since I was a kid many decades ago. I can only say the hot dog I get there "with everything" is absolutely the best I have ever had. I have been throughout the states...More

Thank Ron S
Reviewed 25 January 2016

My husband and I stop in ABE's HOT DOGS on South Main Street, Wilkes-Barre fairly often. The front of the building is wrapped with the large old store front style windows, so whomever is inside can see who is arriving and whomever is arriving can...More

Thank Belle_Amie2012
Reviewed 15 January 2016

Abe's is staple in Wilkes-Barre. Get a hot dog with everything - mustard, onions and chili. SO SO GOOD! Cash only.

Thank DijitalDharma
Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

i dont understand how people can eat certain things. the hotdogs look raw all pink and what not still. i order a steak sandwich and it was aweful i couldn't get past the first bite.

Thank 323tiffany
Reviewed 16 September 2015

Not in the best area, but this is the best hot dog you'll ever have. If you're passing through Wilkesbarre, make sure to visit here.

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 8 May 2015 via mobile

The South side of Wilkes-Barre has gone off a cliff in the past decade but you can't find a better hot dog anywhere. Period!

Thank John V
Reviewed 30 April 2015

Gary at Abe's makes the best hot dogs in the country. I fly in from Palms Springs to visit and take a dozen back to California with me. My husband refuses to pick me up at the airport if I don't have Abe's hot dogs...More

1  Thank 1000PalmsCarol
Reviewed 25 January 2015

My favorite for over 80 years! I have been served the best chili dogs in my life by 3 generations of the Druby family. A trip to PA would not be complete without enjoying two with everything and a chocolate milk at the South Main...More

Thank Norma J
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17 January 2017|
Response from Stevehiii | Reviewed this property |
It opened by this Family in 1922. Pretty amazing!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 419 S Main St, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701-2223
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pocono Mountains Region  >  Luzerne County  >  Wilkes-Barre
  • Phone Number: +1 570-824-8222
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