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Wein-O-Rama

1009 Oaklawn Ave., Cranston, RI - (401) 943-4990
Wein-O-Rama is a full-menu, breakfast-and-lunch diner specializing in hot weiners, the unique Rhode Island way with franks. Small tube steaks are bedded in soft buns and topped with meat sauce, mustard, chopped raw onions, and a sprinkle of celery salt.
85% Approval Rating (7 votes)

Scorecard

4 - Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Hot Weiner
Rice Pudding
Coffee Milk

Highlighted Reviews

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Michael Stern - Photos (6)
Roadfood.com Editor
""You are not going to try our weiners!?" exclaimed the waitress when she saw Jane and me actually perusing the Wein-O-Rama menu. It is a big menu, including sandwiches and hamburgers, Italian dinners and seafood and a full array of breakfasts that range from omelets ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

1009 Oaklawn Ave., Cranston, RI
(401) 943-4990

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Open Year Round
Meals Served:Breakfast, Lunch
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:No
Alcohol Served:No
Outdoor Seating:No
Reservations Accepted:No
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:Yes
Wein-O-Rama's menu boasts of the BEST HOT WEINERS ANYWHERE. It could be argued that the spicy sauce ladled atop these little dogs is so meaty (compared to others) that they actually belong in a more aristocratic genus of weinerdom.
"Wein-O-Rama's menu boasts of the BEST HOT WEINERS ANYWHERE. It could be argued that the spicy sauce ladled atop these little dogs is so meaty (compared to others) that they actually belong in a more aristocratic genus of weinerdom."
Michael Stern





A cross-sectioned view of the hot weiner shows the harmony of its elements: dog, bun, sauce, mustard, and onion. You can't see the celery salt, but you definitely will taste it.
"A cross-sectioned view of the hot weiner shows the harmony of its elements: dog, bun, sauce, mustard, and onion. You can't see the celery salt, but you definitely will taste it."
Michael Stern


The beverage of choice for many Rhode Islanders: coffee milk. It is like chocolate milk, but coffee flavored. Note the counter man in the background, suspiciously eyeing the nutty guy taking a picture of his drink.
"The beverage of choice for many Rhode Islanders: coffee milk. It is like chocolate milk, but coffee flavored. Note the counter man in the background, suspiciously eyeing the nutty guy taking a picture of his drink."
Michael Stern


Excellent rice pudding: dense, fresh, the grains of rice maintaining chewy integrity.
"Excellent rice pudding: dense, fresh, the grains of rice maintaining chewy integrity."
Michael Stern


Wein-O-Rama is closing in on a half-century of continuous operation.
"Wein-O-Rama is closing in on a half-century of continuous operation."
Michael Stern


Unlike the typical hot weiner place in Rhode Island, which is a storefront with a window where you can watch the food made from the sidewalk, this joint is a box set back from the road with a spacious parking lot outside.
"Unlike the typical hot weiner place in Rhode Island, which is a storefront with a window where you can watch the food made from the sidewalk, this joint is a box set back from the road with a spacious parking lot outside."
Michael Stern



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