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Gus's Hot Dog King

10725 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, VA 23601-2713
+1 757-595-1630
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  • Very good24%
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“cheese fries” (5 reviews)
“chilli” (18 reviews)
“chili dog” (6 reviews)
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American, Fast food
10725 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, VA 23601-2713
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Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Great atmosphere, nice staff, good selection of hot dog add-ons. Hot dogs and barbecue reasonably priced and taste great. "Kodak moment" with Gus, the Hot Dog King statue.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank DougandMeg
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

They had some of the best hot dogs I have had in a long time. The chili burgers were great too. I would highly recommend.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Joseph A
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

Great prices for the best hot dogs around! Many toppings to choose from, both the chili and the coleslaw are hand made right before they open! We go there often and I love the waitresses.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Greenakrz
Reviewed August 4, 2018

The hot dogs and bar b q are good here and very inexpensive. The restaurant is quite cute and feels like you have gone back 40 years. The service is fast and friendly. I have had the best hot dogs in the world in Germany...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank kb471
Reviewed July 31, 2018

Okay, so we wanted a snack and sometimes the thing that you really shouldn't have is the thing you really want. Well, on this day, it was a hot dog! Lo and behold as we drove down the street, we came upon Gus's Hot Dog...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Rita M
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

Try to go once a week for a delicious hot dog with mustard, onion, chili and coleslaw! Slaw gives it a little sweetness with the other toppings. Been serving hot dogs in same location for about 45 years! Everyone working there offers great service with...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Greenakrz
Reviewed November 20, 2017 via mobile

Great little stop for chili cheese foot longs and cheese fries. So good! We stopped in right at lunch time and they were slam packed. The lady at the counter was so sweet and kind even while taking a long line of orders, answering the...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank FeedMeSeymour84
Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

Been eating at HDK for most of my life. A foot long with cheese and cheese fries is my go to. Love the BBQ as well!

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank bryancW9256VI
Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

In business since 4/1972 so they must be doing it right. Good food, reasonable prices and great staff. Don't forget to take a picture with The Hot Dog statue.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank DougandMeg
Reviewed July 16, 2017 via mobile

Stopped in on the way home after vacation at the beach. Give it a try if you're looking for cheap eats in a relaxed atmosphere. Within the family, our orders ranged from chili dogs, burgers, onion rings, fries, chili cheese fries, and pineapple upside down...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank cjason13
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10725 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, VA 23601-2713
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Newport News
  • Phone Number: +1 757-595-1630
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