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Tepee Pete's Chow Wagon

7632 US Highway 20, Cherry Valley, NY 13320-2320
+1 607-264-3987
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  • Excellent92%
  • Very good5%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“chilli” (64 reviews)
“chili dog” (9 reviews)
“burger” (12 reviews)
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Fast food, American
7632 US Highway 20, Cherry Valley, NY 13320-2320
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

Stop at the TeePee. Yes it is a very random road trip stop but that is why you have to go there. Pete is a real character and is very into his food. He made me sign a waiver before trying some of his super...More

Thank E J
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Every year during Harvest Fest, I buy his Harvest Chili. The chili is fantastic. It's not spicy, and just makes you think of fall. It goes great on a chili dog!

Thank sspaz1000
Peter L, Owner at Tepee Pete's Chow Wagon, responded to this review

It is always a pleasure to see you at the festival. Thank you

Reviewed 17 September 2016

we stop here every yr while going out to see in laws and grap a bite to eat after leaving gift shop food is always good and great portion size pete always has a smile on his face

1  Thank Donna M
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We stopped by recommendation from a faithful fan and are so happy we did. We were lucky enough to get to meet Pete on his birthday - and he served us up a wonderful lunch!! There is so much good food on the menu its...More

2  Thank athena15AlbanyNY
Reviewed 5 September 2016

After reading the reviews on Yelp we decided to turn around and go 5 miles back to just check out this place. It was a great experience. The chili was AWESOME. I was a bit scared of the hot but decided on the mild and...More

2  Thank Melissa H
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

My family and I swung by the Teepee just to check it out and we're we surprised!! We were expecting the ordinary food from a souvenir place of plain burgers and the like...what we had was elk and buffalo burgers with amazing toppings that you...More

2  Thank Stacey B
Peter L, Owner at Tepee Pete's Chow Wagon, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I look forward to serving you again

Reviewed 24 August 2016

Wonderful stop! My hubby bought an animal pelt! He never buys anything! I bought a great book about stops along RT 20. I also bought a medicine dreamcatcher of my sick son. Great conversation. Then, of course food and a splendid view! This place is...More

2  Thank Muchka123
Reviewed 17 August 2016

We stopped while in the area and fell in love. The gift shop and view are awesome but Pete's is the best!. We tried his shot of hot chili and loved it. We talked with him for a while and he is great. I had...More

3  Thank Hubers6
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Tee Pee Pete's was amazing. Drove an hour and a half from Rome, NY to check it out. Pete is great, the chili dogs were just like I love them' and the gift shop next door was really cool. Reminded me of places I visited...More

2  Thank dockoby
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Yes!!! Teepee Pete's is a must-do if you are going to or from Cooperstown or just looking for some delicious and creative grub served with a huge smile and lots of upbeat banter. Teepee Pete is beyond enthusiastic about his job, food and the stunning...More

2  Thank Laura D
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Will you be open in April???
10 April 2016|
Response from Peter L | Property representative |
For now I'm just open on the weekends. Limited menu, hot dogs, burgers and of course my great chili's. I will be expanding my menu and days open as the weather warms up.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Parking Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7632 US Highway 20, Cherry Valley, NY 13320-2320
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Cherry Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 607-264-3987
  • E-mail
This is not your typical Hot dog stand. Pete, Tepee Pete is just a guy with a pot of chili and a dream. Serving roadside eats, outside dining only. Only open seasonally May to October.