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Sandy's Famous Hot Dogs

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5175 Sunset Blvd, Ste 13, Lexington, SC 29072
+1 803-356-9956
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My first trip was for a quick bite to try their famous hot dogs and they didn't disappoint. What made them a regular place was my discovery that they also served many flavors of delicious, homemade ice cream in cups, cones, sundaes, or banana splits. It was hard to choose from all the delectable choices, but I've tried many now... More 

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Thank Donald K
Lexington, South Carolina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Really good dogs. My hubby and I got the 2-dog special with chili. He is from north and used to coneys-these were a very close competitor. Excellent taste. The restaurant was in need of a good clean.

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Thank Michele739
Struthers, Ohio, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

I definite luncheon stop when out and about in Columbia or the surround area. They have several locations. Get their famous slaw dog with all the trimmings. And the ice-cream...cool and sweet!

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Thank BuckeyeBob44471
Lexington, South Carolina
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309 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Had lunch there on the way back from my oil change at JT's. hadn't been to Sandy's in a couple of years. Still great Chilli dogs and ice cream ! Clean fast ,efficient and pleasant service.

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Thank Edward S
Peoria, Arizona, United States
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75 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

This is a wonderful little restaurant. We went specifically to try the hot dogs but they have much more. The chili was delicious. It had a slight bit of spice. I think the chili makes the dog. The slaw was on point good. The two guys working were friendly and helpful. They had the best personalities. They let me sample... More 

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Thank Wendy R
worcester, ma
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4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

We had heard from many locals that if you like creamy hard ice cream, you need look no further than Sandy's that also had numerous hot dogs with a variety of toppings, as well as burgers. Outlets around Columbia as well as Lexington, SC nearby. At least 32 flavors of the best ice cream we have found in the metro... More 

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Thank beachcomber11
Columbia, South Carolina
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79 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

I walked Lake Murray dam and went for supper there followed by ice cream. I got a hot dog and drink, but the tea was out and they did not have any more. The Pepsi was out and they acted like they didnt care. I opted then not to get ice cream. No sense spending my money where the staff... More 

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Thank Porchpals
Lexington, South Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

My favorite is the slaw dog, with chili and mustard, hold the onions, please. We also love their ice cream. It is way too much ice cream to eat for dessert, after eating a hot dog, though. Our son prefers the turkey sandwich.

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Thank Ruth C
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Food is ok. Staff is ok. Nothing extra special. Located in a strip mall so unless you are there for another purpose and also craving a hot dog, don't waste your time finding a parking spot. We used to fight the traffic when craving a hot dog but not now that there are 3 hot dog specialty places here. Not... More 

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Thank Lori F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

Located a block or two behind the capitol building and adjacent to the USC campus, Sandy's is a must whenever I visit Columbia. Admittedly, I've never eaten anything else here except their ice cream, but that's reason enough to go; they offer about 20 different unique flavors, such as Bear Claw and Banana Pudding, with single scoops the size of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Fast food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5175 Sunset Blvd, Ste 13, Lexington, SC 29072
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 803-356-9956

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?