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Gus's Hot Dogs

1915 4th Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203-3503
+1 205-251-4540
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1915 4th Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203-3503
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Reviewed 21 September 2017

This place is an institution in Birmingham. Gus's has a new owner now but the same great dog is served. LA is still on the grill and the smile and attitude of the new owner makes this a very special place. It really doesn't matter...More

Thank DTL0323
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I am so glad we stopped in to try their world famous (or infamous) hot dogs. Wow! I have loved Cincinnati chili dogs since I was a kids and these were just as great. I loved the level of spicy and savory. I wish I...More

Thank Sally Q
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

I have been eating here for along time. I have never got a bad hot dog. George sold the business I hope the new owner keeps the business the same

Thank pisces63
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Ate at guses for the second time in my life, once about 30 years ago. I'm from Chicago, and I own roccos new York style pizza in branson missouri. I met the owner long ago, know some of his family, this guy is a good...More

Thank William D
Reviewed 22 February 2017

some really killer hot dogs. Who gets excited about tube meat, right/ Well, done right - they can be a bot of an art form. Forget all that NYC bullsh about dirty water dogs being great and all - ptomaine poisoning anyone? - these dogs...More

Thank PrimalEater
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Ive walked past this place a few times and never went in. I finally did and I couldn't be happier that I did. The hot dogs are great and cheap. The employees are incredibly friendly, just an over all great experience

Thank Donahootraveler
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

This is a small hole-in-the-wall hot dog joint with only seating facing the wall, so don't expect to face your friends when you eat unless it's outside. Very basic here. Just hot dogs, chili dogs and the like. No fries, only chips, no Pepsi, only...More

1  Thank UberUbu
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I enjoy this place!! Not good if you are on a low cholesterol diet though lol...He has been here forever!

Thank Leslie H
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Gus's hot dogs downtown Birmingham on 4th Ave N is one my traditional favorites since coming to Birmingham in '99. The place has clearly been here many more years than that, but the same friendly fellow has been behind the counter, George. The dogs are...More

1  Thank davidaal64
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Gus's Hot Dog was listed in Southern Living as one of the places to eat. Although, the hot dog was not bad, I would not rank it as #1. It was just an average hot dog. However, the employees and customers were extremely friendly and...More

Thank 538normab
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  • Address: 1915 4th Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203-3503
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +1 205-251-4540
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