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Dip Dog

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EXIT 39 ONTO HIGHWAY 11, Marion, VA
+1 276-783-2698
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Richlands, Virginia
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33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Dip Dog is a local Smythe County favorite that borders on the legendary. I had the Dip Dog and some onion rings. The Dip Dog, is their version of the corn dog...only extraordinary. Personally, I would have liked it more if it had been a beef wiener but the quality of the batter is what adds to its distinctive flavor.... More 

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Thank Terry H
Marion, Virginia, United States
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

The dip dogs are awesome worth a try if you've never had one. Their burgers are standard run-of-the-mill Food Service burgers. They used to make their burgers from scratch but not anymore. A little bit pricey as well for what you get.

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Thank Joey A
Winston Salem
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

This is a local mom and pop place that used to have amazing corn dogs, made with their own secret recipe and super fries and shakes. Unfortunately, their standards have dropped. The food tastes reheated, the fries are stale and the service is pitiful.

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Thank Stephanie C
Pound, Virginia
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33 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

I've been aware of Dip Dog for many years, but had never stopped by until today. The guy taking our order was extremely friendly and offered several suggestions when he learned it was our first visit. Because we were first time customers, we each received complementary Dip Dogs, cup, sticker and ink pen. We were also given a sample of... More 

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Thank one4ut
bristol, TN
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped here in Saturday afternoon October 15th on our way to a band competition. Pros: The food is just what one would expect from a walk up corn dog/burger hut. Delicious, retro, unique, etc. they even have bumper stickers and t shirts to commemorate your experience. The original dip digs melt in your mouth. Cons: the service is very... More 

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Thank Elmobristol
Martinsville, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

Atop a hill in Marion, is one of the typical 50's style drive up and walk up restaurants. Service and food were good, restaurant had a wide variety of items. Do think that the establishment should have things signed a bit better. We were unaware of a dining area until we left, so we ate in the car. Seemed to... More 

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Thank gdillon24112
Tannersville, VA
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95 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

This is a little hamburger stand. The burgers, hotdogs, shakes, etc., are all good. If you get a dip dog while it's fresh out, it's great. If it has set for awhile, it will just taste like a corndog. This isn't a fancy place, but it's good.

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Thank Twinsmama
Huntsville, Alabama
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

Went out of our way to try this place only to find a hand written note that said "closed for vacation". Nothing on their website showed that they would be closed the third week in June.

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Thank olese2016
Marion
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Service was prompt and friendly. Less than 5 minutes to receive Order. Food is always tasty. Only place on earth to get a Dip Dog. Suggest you Dip Dog today!

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Thank UncleKen_L
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43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

We stopped here on our way home from a trip. The girls working the counter were incredibly rude to not only us but the gentleman that ordered before us. They acted like it was a bother having customers. Then to add insult to injury the hotdogs were just plain nasty. The dog part tasted mushy, not sure if why. My... 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
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Fast food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: EXIT 39 ONTO HIGHWAY 11, Marion, VA
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Marion
  • Phone Number: +1 276-783-2698

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