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103 A Cape Fear Blvd, Carolina Beach, NC
+1 910-274-5875
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11:00 - 15:00
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Thu - Sun 11:00 - 15:00
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Wake Forest, North Carolina
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60 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Not much inside eating area, typical beach hot dog joint. Nice owner, good variety of hot dogs. Outside eating also

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Thank krwatts
Lehighton, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

We have eaten here twice on our weeks vacation. The hot dogs were good with lots of options for toppings. I had the BBQ sandwich the second time we went and I also thought it was very good. The place was very clean. They had music outside for those who braved the heat. It was very hot the week we... More 

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Thank lporambo
Huntersville, North Carolina
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Good selection of hot dogs. Food was good, atmosphere is minimal but they do allow dogs! Nothing fancy here but good eats! Enjoy, you are at Carolina Beach!

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Thank 704SunShine
Salisbury, North Carolina
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37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

hole in the wall, but that equals great dogs with perfect grade for cleanliness....highly recommended

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Thank Timothy B
Monica M, Owner at Island Hots, responded to this review

Thank you! We love our little spot at the beach, and we're glad you stopped in! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Best hot dogs in North Carolina....hands down my favorite place on the island. No matter how pretentious you are, drop your ego and visit the great people of Island Hots!!!

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Monica M, Owner at Island Hots, responded to this review

Thank you for this great review! We love hearing from happy customers. In my opinion the frings boat is definitely the way to go!! More 

Churchville, New York
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99 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

No plans on stopping in but heard the chopped pork was good. I had one a with sweet honey bbq on a soft warm hotdog roll topped with slaw. Very good

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Thank Gpwest
Monica M, Owner at Island Hots, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. Our pork is slow cooked over 10-12 hours, and is a favorite option around here!! More 

Wilmington, North Carolina
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Love going to Island Hots, I go visit my guys there at least once a week possibly, if not than every two weeks.. They are always friendly and great customer service, Adam and Monica are doing a good job with the restaurant.. I love the BBQ and Cole slaw, and chicken strips, oh and the beer battered onion rings are... More 

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Thank jsknoll2
Monica M, Owner at Island Hots, responded to this review

Thank you, Shannon!! We look forward to your weekly visits!! More 

Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

If you love hot dogs, this is the place. Great variety. Made to order by friendly staff. Nice outdoor area as well.

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Thank Bill W
Monica M, Owner at Island Hots, responded to this review

We love hearing feedback from customers. Thank you for taking the time to review! More 

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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

First: the hot dogs are excellent! Service was fast. Prices are a little high. My only real problem is the layout. Yes it is very small with only seating for ten people inside. Outside there is plenty but with the heat index above 100 that was a no go. Maybe add some fans outside and it would make it a... More 

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Thank Ben J
Monica M, Owner at Island Hots, responded to this review

Thank you for the review! We understand that it's hot in the summer, but we provide plenty of shade, and there is usually a nice breeze being so near the water. That being said, fans circulating hot air on a wide open patio wouldn't make much difference. The prices have been the same for almost 6 years now, and I... More 

Middlesex, North Carolina
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49 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

The best Hot dogs in town. I go there every time I'm in town. The Kids loved it. The staff are so nice.

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Thank heavymeta
Monica M, Owner at Island Hots, responded to this review

Thank you for the review, and for being a repeat customer! We appreciate you!! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10
Cuisine
American, Fast food, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 15:00
Thursday
11:00 - 15:00
Friday
11:00 - 15:00
Saturday
11:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103 A Cape Fear Blvd, Carolina Beach, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Carolina Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 910-274-5875
Description
An outdoor patio for enjoying the Carolina Beach breeze while enjoying your Hot Dog, BBQ or chicken tenders with fries, onion rings and great root beer floats! Also beer for those hot summer days! We carry vegetarian hot dogs, along with gluten-free buns and toppings. Bring the family, and your furry friends out for live music every Friday evening from Memorial Day through Labor Day, from 7:00-9:00.

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