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669 Lexington Ave, Clifton, NJ 07011-1234
+1 973-772-6000
09:00 - 01:00
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Fri - Sat 09:00 - 02:00
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Elizabeth, New Jersey
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104 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Stop in get a couple all the way (mustard,onions,and chili) and a chocolate milk and you'll be happy all day.

Thank chetndeb
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Family favorite! This is a place we don't mind waiting in line because their burgers and hot dogs are delicious! My favorite is the chili cheese burger with fries with cheese and sauce! Yum!

Thank Tchristmas244
Fort Lee, New Jersey
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

This is the place to go. One all the way, frenchy with gravy and a soda. That's all you need to know or say in order to have a classic meal.

Thank Fred H
Clifton, New Jersey
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

The best fast food in the area, they also have a special for summer bbq which comes frozen and you just have to toss it in the grill. Once in a while you could eat here but not everyday.

Thank shirlbear
Clifton, New Jersey
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54 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Best dogs around! And love the French fries cheese and gravy - sooooo yummy!! Old style setting too. Would definitely recommend.

Thank xflutterby06x
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

I've been coming here since I'm a lil girl....I'm in my 40's now and still Loving it!!Never get sick of this place!My kids Loooooove it too...they(and me)would come everyday if we could!Best Texas wieners,fries with gravy...ohh so good,roast beef platters..oh so delicious... among other things!If you haven't tried it go now....but really hasn't everyone tried it????????

Thank Michelle T
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78 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

this place is awesome and has excellent fries with gravy and one of the best hot dogs around. make sure you get them all the way!

Thank Peter K
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93 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Come here for lunch, dinner, or just to eat. Seasoned crb legs and shrimp. Can't go wrong with any of your pick. We got to keep our free jar glasses that came with our drink! Friendly servers and we sat outside!

Thank wkcalip
Clifton, New Jersey
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

We skip the "rippers" in Clifton and go right to the Texas Wieners "all the way" in Clifton... mustard, chili and chopped onions... almost a complete meal for $2.45 add the french fries w/gravy and cheese and you are set... They also run specials for the home griller... 12 dogs, 12 buns and a pint of chili for $11.99 (a... More 

Thank Janice M
New Providence, New Jersey
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

I have been going to The Hot Grill since the 1960's. We used to go there after our High School dances. They have the best Hot Dogs anywhere. The service is excellent. The tables always clean. It is just a fun place to eat.

Thank armandg448

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Fast food
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 669 Lexington Ave, Clifton, NJ 07011-1234
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Clifton
  • Phone Number: +1 973-772-6000

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