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Hot Dog Cafe

1603 Inman Rd., Wellford, SC - (864) 439-3647
Hot dogs, southern-style, star at this charming little country-crossroads eatery, where hand-pattied hamburgers, thick-cut bologna, and freshly-cut French fries round out the menu. For dessert: a steamed-warm Moon Pie.
100% Approval Rating (1 votes)

Scorecard

4 - Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Dump Dog
Hamburger
Chili Slaw Dog
Hot Moon Pie
French Fries
Sweet Tea

Highlighted Reviews

rating
Michael Stern - Photos (11)
Roadfood.com Editor
"Dixie classics: plump, pink weenies nestled in steamed-soft buns. They are lackluster unadorned, but topped with chili and slaw, these hot dogs are sublime. The chili is thick and meaty, not pepper-hot but just-right spicy to bring out the porky succulence of the tube ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

1603 Inman Rd., Wellford, SC
(864) 439-3647

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
Hot dog equanimity, southern-style: soft bun, plump weenie, meaty chili, creamy-sweet slaw
"Hot dog equanimity, southern-style: soft bun, plump weenie, meaty chili, creamy-sweet slaw"
Michael Stern





Whole raw potatoes at left, potato slicer in center, fry kettle on the right: farm to Fryolator to table
"Whole raw potatoes at left, potato slicer in center, fry kettle on the right: farm to Fryolator to table"
Michael Stern


The 'Dump Dog' is topped with mayonnaise, mustard, ketchup, chili, chopped onion, shredded cheese, and cole slaw.
"The 'Dump Dog' is topped with mayonnaise, mustard, ketchup, chili, chopped onion, shredded cheese, and cole slaw."
Michael Stern


Hamburgers at the Hot Dog Cafe are not an afterthought. They are plump and juicy, available with lettuce, tomato and onion (pictured here) or 'all the way,' with mustard, chili, and onions.
"Hamburgers at the Hot Dog Cafe are not an afterthought. They are plump and juicy, available with lettuce, tomato and onion (pictured here) or 'all the way,' with mustard, chili, and onions."
Michael Stern


Moon pies attain a new level of sweet indulgence when they are briefly heated in the steam box.
"Moon pies attain a new level of sweet indulgence when they are briefly heated in the steam box."
Michael Stern


French fries are cut and cooked constantly from 11am, when the Hot Dog Cafe opens for business.
"French fries are cut and cooked constantly from 11am, when the Hot Dog Cafe opens for business."
Michael Stern


This modest country-crossroads cafe is a Roadfood classic.
"This modest country-crossroads cafe is a Roadfood classic."
Michael Stern


French fries are as fresh as can be.
"French fries are as fresh as can be."
Michael Stern


Stools on the semi-al fresco porch afford a view of the road outside.
"Stools on the semi-al fresco porch afford a view of the road outside."
Michael Stern


The Hot Dog Cafe has been open since the mid 1990s. In that time it has become a beacon for all who hunt good regional wieners.
"The Hot Dog Cafe has been open since the mid 1990s. In that time it has become a beacon for all who hunt good regional wieners."
Michael Stern


Excellent advice if you are a hot dog lover!
"Excellent advice if you are a hot dog lover!"
Michael Stern



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