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116 S Main St, Monroe, NC 28112-5541
+1 704-289-3633
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good13%
  • Average31%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible0%
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“hot dog” (18 reviews)
“pie” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Fast food
116 S Main St, Monroe, NC 28112-5541
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Reviewed 17 April 2017

No credit cards, no breakfast, no dinner, no reservations just great Carolina Hot Dogs and other reasonably priced items from the grill. They also have ice cream and desserts. Closes at 4pm so get there early. They may even close earlier if they choose. Old...More

Thank Edgemore
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I always refer to the owners as the "hotdog barons". This place has done a good job of making a solid business outta boiled hotdogs in an electric skillet and selling chicken salad and banana pudding. Racks of chips and fountain drinks and you get...More

Thank Butzbach2015
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Best hot dogs in Monroe, can not be beat.You only get one free refill of your drink though so don't get thirsty. Be advised this is a cash only business but the hot dogs make it all worthwhile.

Thank David K
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

The Oasis is an institution in my hometown. Along the lines of Katz Deli and Greys Papaya in NY, Central Grocery in N'Awlins, Parker's Barbecue in Wilson. They have for 60 years of my life, the best "Carolina style" hot dog anywhere. That is a...More

Thank comeonbobby
Reviewed 2 December 2016

We visited Monroe for a funeral and asked at the church where we could get coffee. We were sent here. The counter staff told me that they were known for their "dogs (hot dogs.) We both had Russian tea ( a tea doctored with sprinkled...More

Thank msl50birm
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Service has gotten really slow the last few months and the owner's attitude is only customer friendly these days if you are a local he knows. The hot dog preparations are very slow now, especially when a grilled cheese is ready before a hot dog-...More

Thank Donna L
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

A step back to the days of getting great sandwiches at a lunch counter. Very clean great food No Fried, hot dogs other sandwiches chips drinks pie. Very organized and get a hot meal quick. ALL FRESHLY MADE. GREAT JOB

Thank James C
Reviewed 2 February 2016

We came here for lunch as we had a hard time finding anything in the area that wasn't a subway attached to a gas station. First knock is this place does not accept credit or debit cards...definitely just doesn't make sense to me in this...More

Thank jrobba
Reviewed 16 July 2015

this place has some of the best hotdogs around, however they do not take debit or credit cards therefore I had to change my order to accomodate the amount of cash I had on me at the time. I would recommend catching up with the...More

Thank Jenjackson01
Reviewed 23 June 2015

Best dogs around and fast service. I like sitting at the tables on the sidewalk. There's always someone willing to have a pleasant conversation with.

Thank Mark L
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  • Address: 116 S Main St, Monroe, NC 28112-5541
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Monroe
  • Phone Number: +1 704-289-3633
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