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Abe's Hot Dogs

419 S Main St, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701-2223
+1 570-824-8222
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good25%
  • Average0%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Fast food
419 S Main St, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701-2223
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Reviewed 15 January 2016

Abe's is staple in Wilkes-Barre. Get a hot dog with everything - mustard, onions and chili. SO SO GOOD! Cash only.

Thank DijitalDharma
Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

i dont understand how people can eat certain things. the hotdogs look raw all pink and what not still. i order a steak sandwich and it was aweful i couldn't get past the first bite.

Thank 323tiffany
Reviewed 16 September 2015

Not in the best area, but this is the best hot dog you'll ever have. If you're passing through Wilkesbarre, make sure to visit here.

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 8 May 2015 via mobile

The South side of Wilkes-Barre has gone off a cliff in the past decade but you can't find a better hot dog anywhere. Period!

Thank John V
Reviewed 30 April 2015

Gary at Abe's makes the best hot dogs in the country. I fly in from Palms Springs to visit and take a dozen back to California with me. My husband refuses to pick me up at the airport if I don't have Abe's hot dogs...More

1  Thank 1000PalmsCarol
Reviewed 25 January 2015

My favorite for over 80 years! I have been served the best chili dogs in my life by 3 generations of the Druby family. A trip to PA would not be complete without enjoying two with everything and a chocolate milk at the South Main...More

Thank Norma J
Reviewed 24 August 2014

Drove to Wilkes-Barre with my aunt to see childhood places and haunts. While driving to find an old movie house (Bucket of Blood, don't know real name) saw Abes Hot Dogs. My aunt who is 79 remembered it as a girl from living in Wilkes-Barre....More

1  Thank darlene z
Reviewed 10 August 2014

I was travelling through the area and found Abe's hot dogs on Trip Advisor. I exited the interstate and found Abe's in the old downtown area. I passed Abe's once because I was unsure where to park. Don't let the location deter you from stopping...More

Thank dawinters
Reviewed 3 August 2014

Everyone in the Wyoming Valley has their favorite hotdog spot. This, hands down, is mine. Simple, fast and delicious. The flavors are perfectly complementary... And the best chili to top off the dogs ( you have to get em wit everything -mustard, onions and chili)....More

Thank BWOspinner
Reviewed 6 July 2014

There was a time I had no problems in the neighborhood. Time has taken its toll but not on the food. Breakfast and lunch were good staff established and know what is expected, good food. Served hot off the grill. Nothing fancy here, who needs...More

Thank Bill_C_06
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What year did this Restaraunt open?
17 January 2017|
Response from Stevehiii | Reviewed this property |
It opened by this Family in 1922. Pretty amazing!!
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Restaurant Details

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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 419 S Main St, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701-2223
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pocono Mountains Region  >  Luzerne County  >  Wilkes-Barre
  • Phone Number: +1 570-824-8222
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