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“A Lot of Dogs”
Review of Charlie Graingers

Charlie Graingers
Ranked #84 of 768 Restaurants in Wilmington
Price range: US$3 - US$10
Cuisines: Barbecue, Soups
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Dining options: Lunch, Takeout
Description: Charlie Graingers is committed to providing the best hot dogs, beef brisket, bbq, chicken salad, soups and sides in Wilmington, NC. We love getting to know our customers and becoming a part of the community.
Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

If you like hot dogs this is the place to go. Very creative toppings. The BBQ is delicious as well with coleslaw on top. Great piping hot baked beans.

Date of visit: February 2017
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Reviewed February 1, 2017 via mobile

Make sure you try the soup! It's made with white beans and smoked brisket! Had the Wilmington. What a unique combination of flavors! Brisket, chili, homemade pimento cheese, jalapenos, Jamaican relish, and slaw all come together in a mouthwatering bite! You can even get brisket on your hotdog if you can't decide between them like on the Trail's End. I want one of everything!

Date of visit: February 2017
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Reviewed February 1, 2017 via mobile

I have been hard pressed to find good hot dogs in Wilmington. Charlie Graingers is awesome. Great food. Great atmosphere. Great music. And, for educational purposes, a hot dog all the way is mustard, slaw, chili, and onions. That's the way we eat them in the Carolinas. Welcome and enjoy your stay!!

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank James C
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Reviewed January 28, 2017

As someone that has eaten hot dogs all over the US, I fthink I have some expertise on the subject. Charlie Grainger really knows how to cook & dress a dog. The biggest problem you will have is deciding what you want to order. They have 18 different dogs, beef brisket, pork BBQ, other sandwiches, soups and salads. I tried the brisket sandwich on my first visit, but now I'm trying to work my way through the dogs.My favorites so far are Ray's Way. (with pimento cheese) and the Number Nine (with brisket on the dog!!!). But the brisket was full of beef flavor, moist and an excellent sandwich.

The layout is small with seating on a bar running down the wall. A bit unusual with no tables, but the friendly service is so fast, you don't spend a lot of time in the restaurant. The original is in Wilmington but they are aggressively franchising & I understand 250 are in the planning phase. If you are in Wilmington, give it a try for a fast and relatively inexpensive lunch. Maybe one will soon be coming to your town. One is under construction where I live & I can't wait.

Date of visit: January 2017
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Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

Great selection of hot dog combinations. They also have brisket and gumbo. The baked beans have brisket in them and are delicious. Seating is counters with stools. Excellent lunch! Will definitely go back with grandchildren since they have homemade pink lemonade. Friendly people!

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank Travel236
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