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Nu Way Weiners - Downtown

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430 Cotton Ave, Macon, GA
+1 478-743-1368
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Macon, Georgia
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Featured on the Food Networks program about famous hot dog places to visit but the hotdogs are terrible; the toppings are good and the crushed ice in the drinks is phenomenal .

Thank Dancerg1
Macon, Georgia
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

2 all the way with slaw, no onions is my favorite! Food is always hot & fresh! I love the chili cheeseburgers also! Friendly, polite staff!

Thank B_ry2020
Macon, Georgia
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Nu-way is special. The food is excellent and value great. The sad part is that the original location is no more, so this is more about nu-way generally, but still true. The hot dogs are bar none the best. The chili, the slaw, the onions, the mustard are all perfect. Yes, the dogs are red, that's part of the charm.... More 

Thank Alex M
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

I like to try non-chain, weird, offbeat, hole in the wall or old restaurants when I'm on the road. So this place was a natural choice. The food and service was good enough but I just couldn't unwrap my head from those RED hot dogs. It's not a color one sees in nature very often unless it's part of a... More 

2 Thank catshovel
Augusta, Georgia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

Order 'em "all the way". Mmmmm - DELICIOUS!!! I bought 20 double wrapped for the freezer. They freeze well, so you can enjoy them for quite a while.

Thank Ed S
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254 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

This was my first visit to a Nu Way Weiners. The breakfast was basic sandwiches and biscuits. I hear through reviews the hot dogs and lunch are the claim to fame so I may try it again. The facility is dirty and the location is subpar. Latest food score was 88 so a little low for my taste.

Thank Ken K
Macon, Georgia
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Awesome chili dogs and chili cheeseburgers! Don't forget the fries. Go on Monday-Wednesday and get the 3 for 2 deal!

Thank B_ry2020
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42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Good dogs, worth the adventure! I went to the Zebulon road store. Wasn't the same building, but a local landmark for sure.

Thank James S
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016

Absolutely the best little red chili dog in Macon. All the way or plain. Great slaw dog. The chili burgers are awesome as well. The fries are good too. And you must try the breakfast - great biscuits with whatever you want on it. They have great shakes too. Very similar to varsity in Atlanta.

Thank Shaun A
Gainesville, Georgia
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1,122 reviews
900 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2,033 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

but they are hoping to rebuild soon at same location as this was the best of their host dog joints in my opinion. it was an old place, tinderbox kind of small restaurant that with all the stoves, toasters and hot pots its no wonder it lit and burnt up. sorry see it go and cannot wait to see the... More 

2 Thank Bbqman3341

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 430 Cotton Ave, Macon, GA
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Macon
  • Phone Number: +1 478-743-1368

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