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“Potato Tornado!!”
Review of Hot Dog Tommy's

Hot Dog Tommy's
Ranked #6 of 138 Restaurants in Cape May
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast
Chatham, New Jersey
Level 6 Contributor
119 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Potato Tornado!!”
Reviewed 9 July 2014

You go to Hot Dog Tommy's for the dogs and Tommy's personality, but you've got to try the Potato Tornado...OMG it's awesome! You'll be waiting in line unless you've got good timing, but it's worth it.

Visited September 2013
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France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Fun place, Good hot dogs”
Reviewed 8 July 2014

Keep in mind, you're just getting hot dogs.

But if you like hot dogs, these are really good, and Tommy's got just enough warm quirk to keep you smiling and coming back for more. Plenty of unique options to make it more than "just a hot dog," and that makes it a great option for a quick and easy lunch while you sit on the beach.

  • Visited June 2014
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Harleysville, Pennsylvania
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Not sure what I was expecting....”
Reviewed 6 July 2014

Tommy was great so were other servers. Dogs were average, bun a little soggy. Price was great too. Not really complaining, just not worth the 45 minute wait.

  • Visited May 2014
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
Level 6 Contributor
133 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Great hotdogs and cold drinks”
Reviewed 6 July 2014

Be prepared to wait i line and read the tips on how to order. This is a great experience and definitely worth stopping at while in Cape May. Hotdog Tommy is quite an outgoing character and very humorous. He has a gentle demeanor and makes everyone feel welcome. The choices of hotdogs are exceptional. I would recommend the Texas Tommy, but there is something for everyone. Definitely get the Big Bad Dog and leave the Leaner Weiner for the kids. It is still a good size. The cool slush drinks are very good as well. The service is excellent as is the food. It is a nice get away from typical beach fare and only 1/2 a block away from the beach. Worth going to and worth getting a beverage as well.

  • Visited July 2014
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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Level 5 Contributor
99 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Line up for a great dog”
Reviewed 3 July 2014

There may be a long line at Hot Dog Tommy's but it is well worth the wait. Lots and lots of topping combos to choose from or make up your own toppings for the dogs. I love the BAD dogs and my husband loves the leaner weaner dogs. Have been there several times already this summer and always a treat to see Tom wearing a smile and his hot dog on his head. Love Love Love these hot dogs. A great inexpensive lunch or snack at the beach.

  • Visited June 2014
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