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Tony Packo's Cafe

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1902 Front St, Toledo, OH 43605-1226
+1 419-691-6054
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11:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
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64 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Each time i visit Toledo i make a stop at Tony Packos. This was our first time at this original location. Food is always great as well as the service. Must have the Hungarian dumplings. Also be sure to visit the gift shop for all your favorite Packos food items as well as lots of other souvenirs.

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Thank debanddallas
ft myers, United States
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Almost impossible to find quality hot dogs in sw Florida. Packo's is a must do every time I am in Toledo. Chili. Hot dogs and great Hungarian food. Can't miss

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Thank William F
Toledo, Ohio
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you have never been, you have to go. The best sausage and chili sauce. Nice friendly atmosphere. Great for a quick lunch!

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Thank Brian R
TonyPacko, Owner at Tony Packo's Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks, Brian! Best review on TripAdvisor! :) More 

Livonia, Michigan
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Known for their Hungarian hot dogs (which are great) but you will be hard pressed to find a better hot roast beef sandwich. It is delicious. Klinger certainly knew what he was talking about. lol. I drive 60 miles just to enjoy the hot roast beef sandwich. Try it, you won't be disappointed.

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Thank M2inLiv
TonyPacko, Owner at Tony Packo's Cafe, responded to this review

Well, thanks so much, M2! Did ya try it with our local Welly's horseradish? More 

Toledo, Ohio
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I personally didn't like the taste of the "hot dog" has a sausage taste to it. They were pricey too for what you got.

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Thank Bcrots88
TonyPacko, Owner at Tony Packo's Cafe, responded to this review

We're sorry you didn't care for the dog. It is actually a Hungarian sausage called "kolbasz" instead of an American frank (although we serve those, too). We hope you'll stop back and try some of our other great dishes on the menu! More 

Toledo, Ohio
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Picked up an order to go . Great service. Best Hungarian hot dogs around. Best Chile in Toledo. A must go to place when visiting Toledo Ohio . If you don't go you will never know what you missed and I can't emphasize this enough.

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Thank U5348PVkend
TonyPacko, Owner at Tony Packo's Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you! We can't tell you how much we love your review! More 

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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been going to Packo's since I was a kid... Always hot and filling, the portion sizes and the value are excellent. Friendly atmosphere, and a nice opportunity to try some foods that aren't available at most restaurants. And the original location has the best atmosphere. I had the hot roast beef sandwich and my wife had the chicken paprikas.... More 

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Thank Marty1367
TonyPacko, Owner at Tony Packo's Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks, Marty! Please let us know what we could do to earn that one last star from you on your next drop-in! More 

Vero Beach, Fl
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385 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for lunch and I had the 2 hot dog chili dog special. It really could have been hotter but was okay, tepid not great. The hot dogs have a nice snap and needed more mustard. The homemade pickles on the side were good, but the mac and cheese was not hot and not very tasty, actually flavorless and... More 

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Thank LEvoyeur
TonyPacko, Owner at Tony Packo's Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks, LE! Sorry about the mustard - we agree that your server should have gotten you some more right then and there. Also, if any item you order doesn't suit you, please let us known immediately and we'll replace. We are better and can become better for your feedback. More 

Stow, Ohio
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tony Packo's has the best Food in Toledo.. Every time I get a chance to stop at Tony Packo's I will stop .. They have the best hot dogs and vegetable soup in town and the best service also ....

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Thank Art B
TonyPacko, Owner at Tony Packo's Cafe, responded to this review

Art, we're so happy that you stopped in again and had another good experience with us! Hope to see you again soon! More 

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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you know MASH you know Klinger always referenced this place. Now I know why. Lot of great memorabilia to look at and very tasty dogs!! Well worth a trip if you are in the Toledo area.

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Thank Dean T
TonyPacko, Owner at Tony Packo's Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you, Dean! Jaime Farr mentioned us a total of six times in episodes spanning 1976 to 1983 -- we're still very proud of that honor! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12
Cuisine
American, Hungarian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1902 Front St, Toledo, OH 43605-1226
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Toledo
  • Phone Number: +1 419-691-6054

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