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Hot Dog Johnny's

Rte 46, Buttzville, NJ 07829
+1 908-453-2882
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fries” (100 reviews)
“sauerkraut” (16 reviews)
“pickle slices” (4 reviews)
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American, Fast food
Rte 46, Buttzville, NJ 07829
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Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Apparently hot dog Johnny's is an iconic establishment. My wife and I I made A point of stopping there on our way to Scranton. I have heard about this place from a number of people who rave about it. I for one was extremely disappointed....More

1  Thank Alamanga
Reviewed 15 May 2017

One would think a hot dog stand on the side of a well traveled highway that is always crowded must be THE place to go. Unfortunately Hot Dog Johnnys was a disappointment. I was most taken back by the dry, average hot dogs as well...More

1  Thank Jamie C
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Great hot dogs with relish and root beer. Not sure what they do, but I never had such a tasty hot dog!

1  Thank NYTripper81
Reviewed 27 April 2017

My wife and I were driving along Route 46 by the Delaware River Gap and saw Hot Dog Johnny's with a long line and lots of cars parked. We said to ourselves this must be a good place to stop. The place keeps it's old...More

Thank Tebird13
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Fun place - no frills. Just dogs, fries and drinks. They are always busy but the wait is worth it. A must have.

1  Thank Anne C
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

I was looking forward to trying the food here, but should have known better. I asked if they had a menu, to which the counter person rolled his eyes and said we have hot dogs. Obviously an MIT graduate. After shelling out 9 bucks for...More

1  Thank AntiqueSeller
Reviewed 15 March 2017

If you really like hot dogs, and I do, Johnny's is a "must visit" location. Located on the scenic and wild Pequest river in northwestern New Jersey, Johnny's unique style hot dogs, quick cooked in peanut oil, are first class. In addition to best dogs...More

1  Thank albertvtamashausky
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

An institution in this area, always enjoy sitting enjoying my dog and fries by the river! My only wish would be sauerkraut for my dog!

1  Thank artglassmaker
Reviewed 7 March 2017

My husband just had to pull over and relive his childhood while we drove through the area this weekend. So we jumped out for a dog and a birch beer at this "been there forever" hot dog drive-in. It was packed, even on a freezing...More

1  Thank Mary Ellen S
Reviewed 14 February 2017

These hot dogs are boiled and tasteless. The only sides you can get are chips or fries. They really need to expand their menu a bit, and maybe offered a grilled hot dog. My church goes on outings here all of the time, and I...More

1  Thank Jsgirl44
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Brandy M
9 July 2018|
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Response from Michael B | Reviewed this property |
No, they have a very limited menu. Hot Dogs with every option and French Fries, a few drink options and frozen ice cream bars. There are a only one or two restaurants around that area.
erin d
14 July 2016|
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Response from Hykyrjoe | Reviewed this property |
CASH ONLY. I've been going to johnny's for over 10 years and they have NEVER taken credit cards that I've seen..
george d
22 January 2015|
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Response from Hykyrjoe | Reviewed this property |
johnny's is open year round, even in winter you can stop by .. they have a smallish primitive inside eating area with about 8 or so tables.. it will NOT be 73° inside during the winter.. more like 63°!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rte 46, Buttzville, NJ 07829
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Buttzville
  • Phone Number: +1 908-453-2882
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