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Sam's Hot Dog Stand

1214 W Main St, Northgate Plaza to left of McDonalds, Salem, VA 24153-4710
+1 540-382-8099
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average18%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“chilli” (3 reviews)
“drive thru” (4 reviews)
“main street” (3 reviews)
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1214 W Main St, Northgate Plaza to left of McDonalds, Salem, VA 24153-4710
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

Ok pretty good. But, but lacks the flavor of a NYC or carnival dog. Buns need work. Dog a little not hot.

Thank picky4me
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Drive-Thru only, but fast and consistent. Good Value. Across From McDonalds and Wendy's and near cheap fuel and cigarettes.

Thank Sam's H
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Absolutely LOVE their hot dogs. Very consistent. The only down side is that they do not have a dining room so you either take them home or eat in the car. Sometimes getting back on Main Street can be a hassle, but it's well worth...More

1  Thank Hokiechip
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Sam's is a hot dog and BBQ stand with no inside for sit-down eating and no rest room, just the window to order and pick up. Two dogs cost about $4.25 with tax but they are the best in town with the homemade spicy chili....More

1  Thank greenprof2
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

I love this place and so does my dog. I stopped for a couple to go and my dog got one as well. It's not lighting fast but it is reasonably quick and tasty. I will be back, the dog is going to make sure...More

1  Thank Roanoketraveler888
Reviewed 17 April 2016

If you need something quick and cheap but very good to eat, don't miss Sam's Hot Dog Stand! Great 'Dogs, great chili!

1  Thank Jeff G
Reviewed 9 March 2016

Always ask them to overfill it as I have been pleased with the amount on the dog when I do this......

1  Thank Salemtransplant1
Reviewed 11 December 2015

The best hot dog in the valley. The chili is not spicy. The toppings are great and the buns are warm and soft. I don't go there often because of the difficulty in getting back in traffic. The drive-thru is ridiculously slow because the line...More

1  Thank Aubrey L
Reviewed 24 July 2015

Absolutely love their hot dogs, but you are limited to the drive through as they do not have a dining area. We usually get our food and head down the street tom the duck pond to eat. Traffic back out to Main Street can also...More

Thank Hokiechip
Reviewed 4 November 2014

By far the best hot dogs in Salem ! It is never hit or miss. Always what you expect. It I only drive-thru but that is just fine. Never miss a chance to grab a dog and go!!

Thank becky w
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  • Address: 1214 W Main St, Northgate Plaza to left of McDonalds, Salem, VA 24153-4710
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 540-382-8099
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