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“Best hot dogs and fries ever!”
Review of Skippy's

Skippy's
Ranked #88 of 667 Restaurants in Winston Salem
Price range: US$4 - US$8
Description: Skippy's is a one of the most popular lunch places in the beautiful downtown of Winston Salem. We are a very small place, so we get crowded quickly and at times, seats may be challenging to get. All food is cooked fresh to order so we ask that you be patient. You can be sure that the staff at Skippy's does their very best to ensure that you and yours have an enjoyable experience !
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Description: Skippy's is a one of the most popular lunch places in the beautiful downtown of Winston Salem. We are a very small place, so we get crowded quickly and at times, seats may be challenging to get. All food is cooked fresh to order so we ask that you be patient. You can be sure that the staff at Skippy's does their very best to ensure that you and yours have an enjoyable experience !
Reviewed 5 January 2014

Great selection of soda and have beer. Homemade pretzel buns are the best. Get there early for lunch. They run out of buns some days and close early.

Thank KC O
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Reviewed 1 January 2014

I know there are some who prefer Kermit's but Skippy's is so much better. First, the hot dogs are split lenthwise so that they can be grilled on the flat top grill and get nicely charred edges which give it a great depth of flavor. Then you have their homemade pretzel bun that is toasted on the flat top as well. Just eating it plain is a delicious experience, but top it with your favorite toppings and you have the best hot dog experience you can get. My last trip there I got mine Chicago Style. Delicious! My husband's favorite is the Ruben. He never has it any other way. For those who would like, they do carry a few sandwiches, served on a pretzel roll of course! As for me, their hot dog and a side of fresh hand cut fries is the perfect lunch treat. Go. Hurry. Now!

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Thank Lori G
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Reviewed 16 December 2013

Skippy's is a classic joint: it's located in a nondescript storefront, it's cramped inside, and there are barely enough tables and chairs to seat the clientele. But nevertheless, there's usually a long line of hungry folks - sometimes out the door - waiting to order. Why? Because Skippy's serves the best hot dogs in Winston Salem - and the best Chicago Dog south of the Loop. The burgers, Philly cheese steak, and fries are also very tasty. The secret is the pretzel buns: golden, light, and buttery, they melt in your mouth. Everything is cooked to order and brought to your table (miraculously, one always seems to open up by the time your food is ready) by the friendly and very busy waitstaff. Unless you come before noon or just before closing at 3:00, be prepared to wait - but it's worth it!

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1  Thank Drrock67
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Reviewed 22 November 2013 via mobile

I love the hot dogs served on a pretzel bun. Skip bakes them fresh daily along with some terrific hand made pretzels too. You have to try the homemade mustard on the pretzels. It can get busy, but where there is no line, there is no good food...

Thank gary947
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Reviewed 8 July 2013

It may be a hot dog...but this is not any hot dog! Skippy's is without a doubt the best hot dog (served on a toasted pretzel roll) in the southeast! Eat and believe!

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Thank Vance T
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