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419 S Main St, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701-2223
+1 570-824-8222
06:00 - 19:00
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Philadelphia, PA
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

The BEST hot dogs in Wilkes-Barre. My first stop when ever I get back to Wilkes-Barre. Never found a hot dog like it!! Benn going there for over 50 years!!

Thank Stevehiii
Mountain Top, Pennsylvania
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96 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

I have been going to Abe's for over 40 years. They are famous for their hot dogs. I have had breakfast there many times. Really good food for a reasonable price.

Thank greenz28
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

Abe's is a must-go whenever I am in Wilkes-Barre I have been going here since I moved to the area. Whatever I get on hot dogs they are always fast and tasty. For a small upcharge you can get cheese dogs that are delicious.

Thank Bookcrafter
Mountain Top, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

I have been going to this "hole in the wall" restaurant since I was a kid many decades ago. I can only say the hot dog I get there "with everything" is absolutely the best I have ever had. I have been throughout the states and in other countries and there is something special with these dogs, as no-one can... More 

Thank Ron S
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2016

My husband and I stop in ABE's HOT DOGS on South Main Street, Wilkes-Barre fairly often. The front of the building is wrapped with the large old store front style windows, so whomever is inside can see who is arriving and whomever is arriving can see who's working at the grill. I can't recall a time when we haven't been... More 

Thank Belle_Amie2012
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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60 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 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
Vero Beach, United States
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42 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 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
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167 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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
Thousand Palms
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 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 in my suitcase!

1 Thank 1000PalmsCarol

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Fast food
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?