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The Hot Grill

669 Lexington Ave, Clifton, NJ 07011-1234
+1 973-772-6000
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“texas weiner” (12 reviews)
“fries” (50 reviews)
“chilli” (31 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Fast food
669 Lexington Ave, Clifton, NJ 07011-1234
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Long time favorite. The best hot dogs all the way! Great value. The weekday special is super. Buy one get one free!

Thank mbfein
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The best hot dogs in Jersey are here. This place is an institution and they have continued to serve amazing hot dogs and gravy cheese fries. I have been visiting this spot for the past 30 years and will continue to do so for the...More

Thank Drew L
Reviewed 19 March 2018

The Hot Grill has been serving great dogs " (Hot Texas Weiners All The Way" , fries and roast beef sandwiches since the early 60's. It would be Clifton's .(NJ and the U.S.) very best if it weren't for Rutts Hut. In this case however,...More

Thank psyduck1947
Reviewed 19 February 2018

while visiting friends in the area they suggested a favorite place of theirs for a quick lunch......great burgers and dynomite dogs....fries with cheese and gravy , a favorite of mine.....perfect afternoon visit.

Thank baron13
Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

My favorite is the cheeseburgers with sauce and French fries with cheese and gravy. One of favorites.

Thank Janet R
Reviewed 3 January 2018

We had a family gathering for a quick lunch at HotGrill, which is a local loved spot. I had been here before and could always take it or leave it, but after this most recent visit, I've decided I'll not be back. First, in my...More

2  Thank JennInJersey
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

Have someone that's never had a Texas Wiener? Take them here a good example of what it is. Good sauce , typical ambiance. Is it my favorite? No. But it's a great example of the Nj phenomenon known as the Texas wiener.

Thank allamerican1
Reviewed 9 December 2017

Came here again after fasting for doctor appt. So worth the wait. The food is amazing. I even took hot dogs and frenchy to go.

2  Thank David J. T
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Hot dogs are the best, french fries with gravy also recommended. Nothing fancy, just belly pleasing! Salad is a diet alternative, decent and cheap!

Thank tkotulak
Reviewed 18 November 2017

I grew up on Hot Grill, so when I first moved out of NJ in 1990, I went through serious withdrawals. Fast Forward to present day, I am in NJ, but over an hour away from Hot Grill! When ever I am in the area,...More

Thank Allison S
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Georgia M
31 May 2017|
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Response from arubaphil | Reviewed this property |
There are no early bird specials as far as I know
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 669 Lexington Ave, Clifton, NJ 07011-1234
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Clifton
  • Phone Number: +1 973-772-6000
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