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tommy's hot dogs

11 Grant Ave, Carteret, NJ 07008-3121
+1 732-541-8409
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
3 Apr 2017
“Have to go at least once.”
3 Dec 2016
“Gotta go there!”
Restaurant Hours
American, Fast food
11 Grant Ave, Carteret, NJ 07008-3121
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Reviewed 4 April 2017

super quaint and small. The owners always have a pleasant attitude and serve with a smile. great dogs and apps at a cheap price. my suggestion would be the double Italian with some cheese sauce on it. hits the spot every time and it wont...More

Thank JayWinner
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Tiny little hot dog shed; staff at hotel told me to try it. Great! Nice, personable guy runs it and the food is really good. Very cheap. Will definitely go again. This is the kind of place that is fast disappearing from the American landscape....More

Thank Gerard C
Reviewed 13 October 2016

very good food - chili dogs are the best. but do not look into truck it is dirty the food is very good - the service is great - he has been there a long time. it's just a trailer that sits in the same...More

Thank Evelyn K
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Local hot dog place has been in carteret for over 50 years. Good hot dogs. Has many other food, but always noted for the hot dogs. Family run . Tommy, his son, and wife. Have only tried the dogs here.

Thank Arubabobo
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

I stumbled on Tommy's on my way to another hot dog joint, and stopped on an impulse. It was a great mistake - the hot dog was excellent (mustard, onion, peppers, and potato), as was the homemade chili. The owners were friendly and the place...More

Thank jcurran94
Reviewed 6 April 2016

very friendly atmosphere, down to earth owners that are easy to talk to and make you feel at home. This small town restaurant always greets you with a smile and the nostalga from the storys that are told creatively by Tommy and the warm smile...More

Thank artienj3
Reviewed 4 April 2016

I can remember helping Tommy push his cycle-cart (when the motor died) from Thornal Street to the triangle park across from its present location. Haven't been there in years, but I can assure anyone, the same greatnest is there since the son took over,Its good...More

Thank Roger V
Reviewed 2 March 2016 via mobile

Tommy hot dog has been around since I can remember, 45 years old and I clearly remember this place since I was a child. Long ago moved from carteret sadly but every time I get back to nj Tommy hot dog is always on the...More

Thank Njgirl444
Reviewed 2 August 2015

It doesnt look like much, actually looks like a shack or garage but Tommys are one of the best hot dogs I've ever eaten.

Thank joee5
Reviewed 23 May 2015 via mobile

Can't wait to get back to good old carteret, all the way from arizona, this will be my first stop.... miss me some Tommy hot dog......

Thank Njgirl444
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Delivery, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Grant Ave, Carteret, NJ 07008-3121
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Carteret
  • Phone Number: +1 732-541-8409
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