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Texas Hot Dogs

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1122 12th Ave, Altoona, PA 16601-3454
+1 814-942-6381
Sat 11:00 - 20:00
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Mount Vernon, Texas
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66 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Service was great, clean eatery, and reasonable priced. I have been to Altoona many times to visit relatives and had never been here. The dogs were average for me. Nowhere as good as what I have had in Chicago. The mac was also O.K. It was a family lunch, that the family all said it was OK.

Thank Michael M
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love the downtown site, hot dogs, fries and big glass of birchbeer. Good service with a smile. Hotdogs are always fresh, served on a warm soft bun. I love the old booths and the atmosphere.

Thank Robin G
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent food and service, Hot dogs are great, that is there special. Nice atmosphere, if you like dogs, stop

Thank Jim G
South Lyon, Michigan
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 April 2017

best hot dogs in the USA. service is great and prices are just right. never had a bad meal or service. fast and friendly.

Thank jhorsefarm
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This has been an Altoona tradition. My 67 year old husband remembers going here with his family as a special treat. However, I grew up elsewhere and it is not worth the trip. The hotdogs are meh. Taste like the same dogs you get from a vendor on the street. Nothing special. The chili is less than average. Greasy and... More 

Thank AltoonaHoney
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122 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

The downtown locale is the coolest & the chili is the best here. Hier's root beer & red birch beer on tap. The waitress is efficient and friendly & service is quick quick quick. Cheese fries & cheese balls are a must. The Texas Hot Dog with everything is the staple, but also the cheese dogs with sweet pickle relish... More 

Thank FattieCattie
Altoona, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Born and raised in Altoona, this is the only place to get a great hotdog. My daughter has moved 2 1/2 hrs away and it's one of the first places she goes to when she comes to town. My brother who lives in Colorado and makes it back here a few times a year can't wait to get to 12th... More 

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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Great place to eat and has been around for over 95 years. I walk in the door and Bobby knows what I order and I go use the ladies room and it's ready when I come back out. Used to work in town and went there at least once a week. Family owned and started by their father and now... More 

Thank Cathy F
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Was expecting something cool, considering I'm from Texas and this place is located in Altoona PA, was disappointed. no different than hotdog anywhere else.

Thank 271charlesp
Altoona, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Very good hot dog spot. The wait staff is also excellent. My daughter and I go there occasionally. Great place.

Thank MattGenua

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1122 12th Ave, Altoona, PA 16601-3454
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Altoona
  • Phone Number: +1 814-942-6381
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?