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Tony Packo's Cafe

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1902 Front St, Toledo, OH 43605-1226
+1 419-691-6054
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11:00 - 23:00
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Ann Arbor
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I come from a family of M*A*S*H fans, so when we drove by Tony Packo's on the way to packet pickup for the Fit Family Triathlon in Maumee Bay, we had to stop! It's a fun, touristy sort of place with a great gift shop to memorialize the experience (which we did). Next time though, we'll stop after the race... More 

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Springfield, Illinois
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167 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

So we went to say we did. Everything was good. German potato salad was really good. Customer service was fantastic. Waitress was great. We asked the gift shop woman a question and she didn't know but she asked owner and he came running out to answer. Menu is somewhat limited but good at what they do

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Thank BenNic02
TonyPacko, Owner at Tony Packo's Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks, Ben and Nic - we're glad you enjoyed your visit. More 

Chicago
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tony Packo's has several locations around the Toledo area but the local said we have to go to the original, just a few minute trip from downtown. Packo's, made famous by repeated mentions in the "MASH" TV series, lived up to it's kitschy description. The walls are decorated with autographed hot dog buns and, of course, photos from "MASH". Had... More 

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Thank AuntB08
TonyPacko, Owner at Tony Packo's Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for such an in-depth and kind review, Auntie! More 

Chagrin Falls, Ohio
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257 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When in the area I have stopped here for years for a great meal. The signed buns are an unique touch. Lot's of famous people have stopped here for a meal. Plenty of parking with very nice people serving everyone.

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Thank Brent V
TonyPacko, Owner at Tony Packo's Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks, Brent! More 

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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Driving to Sandusky from DTW with some time to pass, it was a natural to stop at MASH's famous Toledo hot spot. Only a very short distance off I-280, the place was hopping at 4:00 on a Saturday afternoon. If you ever watched MASH, and chuckled at America's (and Toledo's) most famous cross dresser, Jamie Farr...and you have a taste... More 

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Thank Robert W
TonyPacko, Owner at Tony Packo's Cafe, responded to this review

More than Cheer's? Wow! We're honored! Thank you, Robert! More 

Fort Mill, South Carolina
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cafe style so get a tray and order before you get seated.. Great Hungarian food.. If you are looking for a quiet comfort food lunch that will leave you feeling good.. This place is it. and get desert.

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Thank Rod0530
TonyPacko, Owner at Tony Packo's Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks so much, Rod! And remember, we have full service M-F after 3pm, and all day Saturday and Sunday! More 

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377 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On our way to Michigan for a family event, we had to,stop here for lunch. We started off with some bloody Mary's that had some kick to them, but not overly heated. I had some paperkash and cucumber salad and it was delicious. We also had some of those famous fried pickles, served with ranch and a home made ketchup,... More 

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Thank Lori H
TonyPacko, Owner at Tony Packo's Cafe, responded to this review

Sounds like you had a fun time with us, Lori - thank you for your kind words! More 

Toledo, OH
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What is there to say other than excellent? The chili (I love their chicken chili!), the chicken paprikash, savory roast beef...and what can be said about the Packos dogs that hasn't already been said?!?... Hungarian sausage at its finest! It is such a great Dog and the sauce just makes it more awesome. Been eating there since the early 70s....

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Thank casper2269
TonyPacko, Owner at Tony Packo's Cafe, responded to this review

What else can WE say but "thank you," Casper? So, without further adieu...thank you!!! More 

Poulsbo, Washington
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101 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to see the Jamie Farr memorabilia and taste the famous hot dogs. We enjoyed our experience and all the great pictures, signed buns, etc., on the walls but were surprised that the menu had so few items. So more choices for toppings on the dogs would have been nice, but maybe that suggestion is sacrilege. It was fun!

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Thank McSix
TonyPacko, Owner at Tony Packo's Cafe, responded to this review

We hugely appreciate the good review and the feedback, McSix! Our famous hot dog's been made the same way for over 80 years, BUT, you can order it however you like. Next time in, get it with our cole slaw on top, or maybe even our kraut! Heck, we can put french fries on it, too! :) More 

Charleston, West Virginia
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was here some 23 years ago...waiter said nothing has changed...not even the menu...sure enough...the most delicious German potato salad..Like eating candy. My husband saw a plate of cabbage rolls going by and decided to order them...oh my how good. We shared a plate to cut cost and we don't need a lot. Very god wait staff...We will go back... More 

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Thank dee b
TonyPacko, Owner at Tony Packo's Cafe, responded to this review

Welcome back! Thanks for the kind words, Dee! Come back soon! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12
Cuisine
American, Hungarian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1902 Front St, Toledo, OH 43605-1226
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Toledo
  • Phone Number: +1 419-691-6054

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