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Tepee Pete's Chow Wagon

7632 US Highway 20, Cherry Valley, NY 13320-2320
+1 607-264-3987
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  • Excellent93%
  • Very good6%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
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“chilli” (64 reviews)
“chili dog” (9 reviews)
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Fast food, American
7632 US Highway 20, Cherry Valley, NY 13320-2320
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I've been visiting Pete's Chow Wagon for the last ten years. Pete's chili is amazing and always hits the spot. The location is family friendly and has great views of the Mohawk Valley.

Thank sehill23
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Stopped by for dinner after a trip to the area. Saw that this was a must stop on Rt 20 from reviews online. We had a great dinner cooked up by Pete. Food was fresh and delicious! Gotta try the hot chili, simply delicious. We...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Love this place. We stop here on our way to Cooperstown. The food is fine, but I love the Teepee because there are some special things inside the Teepee store to buy,made by American Indians. Sure they have nice moccasins and lovely Gifts, but they...More

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Stop at the TeePee. Yes it is a very random road trip stop but that is why you have to go there. Pete is a real character and is very into his food. He made me sign a waiver before trying some of his super...More

Thank E J
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Every year during Harvest Fest, I buy his Harvest Chili. The chili is fantastic. It's not spicy, and just makes you think of fall. It goes great on a chili dog!

Thank sspaz1000
Peter L, Owner at Tepee Pete's Chow Wagon, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2016

It is always a pleasure to see you at the festival. Thank you

Reviewed 17 September 2016

we stop here every yr while going out to see in laws and grap a bite to eat after leaving gift shop food is always good and great portion size pete always has a smile on his face

1  Thank Donna M
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We stopped by recommendation from a faithful fan and are so happy we did. We were lucky enough to get to meet Pete on his birthday - and he served us up a wonderful lunch!! There is so much good food on the menu its...More

2  Thank athena15AlbanyNY
Reviewed 5 September 2016

After reading the reviews on Yelp we decided to turn around and go 5 miles back to just check out this place. It was a great experience. The chili was AWESOME. I was a bit scared of the hot but decided on the mild and...More

2  Thank Melissa H
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

My family and I swung by the Teepee just to check it out and we're we surprised!! We were expecting the ordinary food from a souvenir place of plain burgers and the like...what we had was elk and buffalo burgers with amazing toppings that you...More

2  Thank Stacey B
Peter L, Owner at Tepee Pete's Chow Wagon, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2016

Thank you for your review. I look forward to serving you again

Reviewed 24 August 2016

Wonderful stop! My hubby bought an animal pelt! He never buys anything! I bought a great book about stops along RT 20. I also bought a medicine dreamcatcher of my sick son. Great conversation. Then, of course food and a splendid view! This place is...More

2  Thank Muchka123
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9 April 2016|
Response from Peter L | Property representative |
For now I'm just open on the weekends. Limited menu, hot dogs, burgers and of course my great chili's. I will be expanding my menu and days open as the weather warms up.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Parking Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7632 US Highway 20, Cherry Valley, NY 13320-2320
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Cherry Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 607-264-3987
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This is not your typical Hot dog stand. Pete, Tepee Pete is just a guy with a pot of chili and a dream. Serving roadside eats, outside dining only. Only open seasonally May to October.
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