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Hot Dog World

226 Kanuga Rd, Hendersonville, NC 28739-5220
+1 828-697-0374
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“greek salad” (68 reviews)
“chili” (45 reviews)
“slaw dog” (22 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 9:30 PMAll hours
American, Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly
226 Kanuga Rd, Hendersonville, NC 28739-5220
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Reviewed 1 week ago

quick (except at noon) ,usually always a line. That means the food is good, reasonable & tasty. The Greek salad is a must and their French fries are very good.

Thank Kathy B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you need that quick lunch but are sick and tired of fast-food chains, make sure you visit Hot Dog World. A locally owned well established business. At prime lunch time hours they have folks lined up for their meals. Yet for having a line...More

Thank Sally Borghard C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had a hankering for a classic "dirty water dog" recently. If you are from the greater New York area, you know exactly what I mean. It generally refers to a Sabrett hot dog, steeped in hot water served with kraut, onions or plain. If...More

Thank flyingmike1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hot Dog is an institution in Hendersonville, NC. A definite favorite of locals. The line is usually (nearly) out the door--with good reason. The food is tasty and it's cheap. My favorite is their Greek salad. It has the perfect amount of feta, onion, cherry...More

Thank Kamiko W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I just love stopping in there and having my hot dogs and fries . Always a line ,but if you get there around 3:30 it is not as bad. The food is really good and the fries are plentiful and not greasy at all. I've...More

Thank 450angelinel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting Hendersonville once again my wife and I stopped several times at Hot Dog World. We had the quarter-pound hot dog with chili cheese and slaw which was wonderful. We have yet to have a bad meal at Hot Dog World. In fact we look...More

Thank tl4804
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Hot Dog World had always been one of our top two favorite places to eat in Hendersonville and we frequented the place often. The last time we got hamburgers, a few months ago. the meat was not the same and we thought this just might...More

2  Thank UncleJessie66
Reviewed 11 September 2017

There is a reason the line is so long here! Great food at a reasonable price and customer service is excellent. Get the house special hotdogs and try a milkshake. Their chicken soup is homemade and great on a cold day. Highly recommend. One of...More

Thank WNCSoccer
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Hot dog world is a fun and tasty option for hot dog lovers. This place is extremely popular so there's always a line to order, but it's a jolly crowd and the line moves fast. It's a true cross section of humanity patronizing this little...More

Thank Robin Y
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We've been dining here for many years and it never ceases to amaze me the magic of Hot Dog World....they keep a full staff going behind the counter at all times and how they work so close together just amazes me...perfection in motion...that's what I'd...More

Thank Steve n-Carol H
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Questions & Answers
Becky H
9 September 2017|
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Response from Julie S | Reviewed this property |
They do have an all beef hot dog available. Their hot dogs are awesome!
Shannon W
14 March 2016|
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Response from Sable2 | Reviewed this property |
No beer, but during the summer months there are several Rhythm & Brews events on Main Street as well as many restaurants that do serve drinks. Hot Dog World is more of a family place and takes cash only. Really busy and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 226 Kanuga Rd, Hendersonville, NC 28739-5220
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Hendersonville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-697-0374
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