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Russ Ayres Hot Dog Stand

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680 US Highway 206, Bordentown, NJ 08505-1540
+1 609-298-2639
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Rose Hill, North Carolina
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 24 March 2017

We love this place! This was always a place where we could go to get a great hotdog. They also have chips and soda for extra to complete your order. There are a few benches to eat at, if it's warm. I believe there is an ice cream stand in the back also. So if you are hungry for a... More 

Thank betsygierman
Trenton, New Jersey
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32 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016

It must be nostalgia, because for the life of me I can't understand why anyone would go there. I think I would try a Burger King Hot Dog before eating another one of their absolutely tasteless hot dogs. Or maybe it is the place to go when you only have two dollars and need food. My hot dog was almost... More 

Thank 353kroe
new jersey
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198 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I have been going to this hot dog stand for many years and thru several changes of owners. The current owners have been there now for awhile and make some delicious fresh hot dogs. Their volume of business insures freshness all the time. The only downside is the chili seems to be of commercial grade rather than home made. If... More 

Thank emtdpw
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 June 2016

I love street food, and there is no more elemental street food than a hot dog. This is a splendid dive bar of a dog joint, where pale pink dogs are pulled from their water bath, slathered in your choice of condiments and toppings (except ketchup...a sign reminds you that "ketchup is for hamburgers"!), sheathed in a soft bun and... More 

Thank paulnussbaum30
Bordentown, New Jersey
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108 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016

A must see, with the life sized hot dog man! Great little place to grab a bite, Very friendly staff! Seating inside at the counter and outside too! Did I mention great hot dogs?!

Thank Nancy L
Bordentown, New Jersey
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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2015

the hot dog at russ ayres is a landmark in bordentown , it started off to a small place , into a rebuild hot dog stand , you have your choice of topping , people come fram all over for the famous hot dogs ,

Thank Judi v
Hamilton Nj
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55 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2015 via mobile

We use to live in Bordentown Twp. For many years we went there a lot. Just seeing Russ Ayres fix your hot dog with his rythmic motion was pure entertainment. All he had at that time 50+ years ago was a hot dog cart not even a mile away from where it is now. It's now a little shack..love the... More 

Thank Gra S
Clementon, New Jersey
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192 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2015

Limited parking today. Apparently this place is so popular that there was either a family reunion or a wedding reception there today. Seriously, music, pictures, family dog. Anyway, the place is cool, very nostalgic. But you can't eat cool nostalgia. Regular hot dogs, boiled and served on regular supermarket hot dog rolls with the standard toppings. If your supermarket is... More 

Thank R D
Bordentown, New Jersey
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82 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2015

This place is great. Russ Ayers started a good thing. Now the owners do a great job like he did. But he had the special move fixing your dog. But still have good dogs.

Thank jim h
Columbus, NJ
2 reviews
Reviewed 20 April 2015

Went there today for the first time. Figured they had been at this location for many years so it must be good. Boy was I wrong. If you like pale-colored, soggy hot dogs cooked in water then you might like them. They tasted like cheap hot dogs you would get from a dollar store. I didn't even eat half of... More 

Thank Judy H

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Fast food
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  • Address: 680 US Highway 206, Bordentown, NJ 08505-1540
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Bordentown
  • Phone Number: +1 609-298-2639

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