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Hot Dog Johnny's

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Rte 46, Buttzville, NJ 07829
+1 908-453-2882
09:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 22:00
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Milltown, New Jersey
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97 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Whenever I am in this neck of the woods I have to stop here. I first had a hot dog here at 10 and that was over 35 years ago and they are still the best I've ever had. I still look forward to them and sometimes go out of my way whenever I am going to Pennsylvania to get... More 

Thank Toddwillms1
New Jersey
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394 reviews
252 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Hasn't changed in all these years, and a must stop if in the area. Hot dogs aren't the prettiest looking dogs, but taste delish. Birch beer and fries good as well.

Thank dave911nj
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Nestled along the Pequest River you'll find one of the best hot dog places in NJ or anywhere. Go with the expectation of having a good ole hot dog and french fries and you won't be disappointed. We left NJ in 1992 and just went back for a high school reunion. It was a beautiful day so we chose to... More 

Thank Diane P
Galloway, New Jersey
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Reading past reviews and was surprised how many mentioned the lack of certain condiments. Seriously? Visiting Hot Dog Johnny's is about showing your kids, or grandkids, a part of America that is mostly gone. The food was just average, I'll agree. The birch beer in frosted mugs was a treat. If you're a gourmet, you'll be disappointed. If you're looking... More 

Thank acnjcop
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94 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

We don't have rt 66 for nostalgia but we do have rt46! Beautify kept roadside hot dog stand in a gorgeous setting. There are swings for the kids and covered picnic tables for families or for strangers to sit together and bond over the shared bliss of eating hot dogs . Simple menu speeds up service and the large parking... More 

Thank James F
Bangor, Pennsylvania
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79 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

I have been coming to Johnny's since I was a young kid. Barely anything about the setting has changed and that is part of the reason why I still love it. Great hot dogs anyway you want them, the best fries, and all reasonable priced. Check it out next time you are passing through!

Thank Erika M
Linwood, New Jersey
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44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

I have been coming to Johnny's for over 50 years and it's as great as ever!!!! The hot dogs , fries, and birch beer in a frosted mug - what more could you ask for???? It's so much fun to sit at the picnic tables , look at the beautiful view , and revel in many happy memories. Johnny's don't... More 

Thank Karen G
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

The big attraction to this place escapes me. Always seems to be a crowd, in spite of the underwhelming hot dogs. Not terrible but no better than average. Like chili, pushcart onions, or kraut with that? Tough luck, they don't have any of it. And it seems like they're hanging on to tradition instead of providing what most people would... More 

Thank Hammertoes
Blairstown, New Jersey
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Nothing beats a hot dog, fresh hot French fries and a frosty mug of birch beer! Friendly staff, super fast service.

1 Thank Kathy H
Somerset, New Jersey
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

We go for our annual pilgrimage to Hot Dog Johnny's. We travel at least 35 miles for this experience. We have never been disappointed! Nothing like a great wiener fried in peanut oil with excellent relish and mustard, long crunchy delicious fries, Birch beer in a frosted mug (many come for the buttermilk) and a seat at the picnic table... More 

1 Thank JoyceVanPelt

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
American, Fast food
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, View
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rte 46, Buttzville, NJ 07829
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Buttzville
  • Phone Number: +1 908-453-2882

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