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Charlie's Hot Dogs

18 South Michigan Avenue, Kenilworth, NJ - (908) 241-2627
One of the top sources for a famed Newark dog: fried franks with fried potatoes and fried onions and peppers, all piled together into a big chewy round of Italian bread.
80% Approval Rating (21 votes)

Scorecard

4 - Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
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Highlighted Reviews

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Bruce Bilmes and Susan Boyle - Photos (3)
Roadfood.com Editor
"It's possible to be served an Italian hot dog in the Newark area at a restaurant with more soul, more sass, but few dog houses can compete with the taste of a Charlie's Italian dog. What makes a Charlie's dog special is that each item in the sandwich is a little bit, ..."   [Read More]
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Robert D. Asaro, Sr.
November 15, 2007
"I heard about how good Charlie’s Italian Hot Dogs in Kenilworth was, so I decided to take a trip. I convinced my son who never experienced an Italian hot dog to take a ride with me from Parsippany. We hit Route 78 construction traffic; he told me this better be worth ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

18 South Michigan Avenue, Kenilworth, NJ
(908) 241-2627

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Open Year Round
Meals Served:Lunch, Dinner
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:No
Alcohol Served:No
Outdoor Seating:No
Reservations Accepted:No
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:Yes
We think Charlie's serves one of the best tasting Italian hot dogs in NJ.
"We think Charlie's serves one of the best tasting Italian hot dogs in NJ."
Bruce Bilmes and Susan Boyle





A single Italian Hot Dog with the works, loaded with crisp french fries, onions and peppers.
"A single Italian Hot Dog with the works, loaded with crisp french fries, onions and peppers."
Stephen Rushmore


The Charlie's sign.
"The Charlie's sign."
Bruce Bilmes and Susan Boyle


Charlie's is a simple storefront.  You're not here for atmosphere, you're here for dogs.
"Charlie's is a simple storefront. You're not here for atmosphere, you're here for dogs."
Bruce Bilmes and Susan Boyle



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