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20:39 30 Aug 22
My husband and I look forward to stopping here after services on Sunday the staff is always friendly kind and definitely working hard. We absolutely love to chili sauce , if you had not had one of their chili dogs, you are missing out my friends... Bon appetit ??
Chris Davis (Stargazer)
17:07 28 Aug 22
Wot-A-Dog is one of the best Drive-In restaurants I have experienced here in Ohio. They are a seasonal Drive-In so check there Facebook page to see if there open, and specials. Today was the last day of the 2022 season, I can't wait for them to reopen in 2023.
14:48 21 Aug 22
I love the atmosphere and the food. Ate here twice this summer both times we had the same waitress. I thought it was strange each time we did not get our drinks until our food came out, Of course not a huge deal, Just abnormal? Also, when paying with the card had to tip when ordering, I would prefer to tip after the meal based on the service.Overall we love coming here.
07:30 16 Aug 22
An old fashioned experience. "Car hops" and "window trays" make this a fun change to the "fast food" rut. Burger was outstanding in taste and large enough to completely satify without 'extras'. I even splurged on my sugar content with a root beer float. So yummy and fun.
00:24 24 Jul 22
Steamed dogs no flavor. Foot long looked like bulimic dog. Fry's okay. Root beer was good
23:51 22 Jun 22
Good service.. Friendly servers. But... The coney sauce tasted like it was scorched a little. Onion rings cooked to perfection and root beer was ice cold. I'll give it another try again this summer... But only because the servers made it enjoyable !!!
18:39 20 Jun 22
Won’t be going back to the patio area here as they allow patrons to bring large dogs (not service animals) such as pit bulls and Rottweilers to the eating area! Very rude considering, not everyone is comfortable around these animals and may be allergic etc, we couldn’t enjoy our meal due to this and were super nervous with having an infant, and a 3 & 4 year old at our table and not knowing these dogs demeanor. Ridiculous!
12:07 17 Jun 22
Great little place to stop in on your motorcycle or car. Good menu choices of your favorites. Flavor is always good. Food comes out hot and fresh. Friendly service. Plenty of parking. Nice seating outside.
18:27 13 Jun 22
This place used to be so good to eat at. It's a joke now. $40 for an adult and a child to have a decent meal. The sauce has been ruined, and the wait times are ridiculous anymore. If you want better food locally then go up to Arrow Queen in New Carlisle.
20:08 07 Jun 22
Speedy service. Foot long hot dogs are LONGER than the bun. Side of cheese sauce is the hottest ever. Highly recommend if you're into the car hop diner place
The Real American John Smith
16:51 08 May 22
This is a great little place, just the way it should be. Hot dogs, Corn dogs, Coney dogs, hamburgers, french fries, ice cream and more. Also, fresh, made on site, draft Root Beer! And, it taste great! You can buy the root beer by the half gallon, or growler. Fresh draft Root beer is one of the best things in life. The business is set up like an old Drive-in car-hop kind of place, so just pull in, and they come up to your car to take your order, and then you eat in your car. You can also park, and walk up to the window, and eat at the picnic tables in the covered outdoor eating area.This is one of the last remaining great places of this kind, and we need more places like it. I will choose a place like this over a fast-food chain every single time I have the choice to do so.
21:59 01 May 22
The best burgers ever! Everything was made to order. Hot and fresh. We came two days in a row this weekend!!
17:51 24 Apr 22
We have been coming here every summer since we moved to New Carlisle in 2018, averaging one visit per week during the season. Not once have we ever had an issue with our order or the customer service. Everything is always prepared fresh and accurately. Every car hop we've encountered has always been extremely polite and helpful. Highly recommended.
20:09 23 Apr 22
Very friendly service, even with them packed and us sitting in our car in what appeared to be an overflow lot they were on top of it. Jessie B was a great car hop and went the extra step to make sure our dog had fresh cold water to drink while we ate. Great food!! First time customer who will return for sure!!!
17:51 21 Apr 22
Every time I have ate here the food was cooked fresh. It doesn't take long either. I'm glad it's always quick since I don't live anywhere near here. Thank you for the service
23:01 19 Apr 22
Very good food..Great hotdogsGood service
00:28 14 Apr 22
We had a great experience with the car hop. The food was really good.
00:25 13 Apr 22
This was our first time going there and we ordered three different burgers off the menu. All three were charred, and It was sort of like licking the grates of the grill. I am not sure who cooks burgers well done without being requested to have them cooked that way but they were not good at all.If they can't get a simple burger cooked, I don't have high expectations for anything else on the menu.I did order a root beer just to try it, and it wasn't bad but nothing to write home about.I was not a fan but it's possible I may give them another chance at some point.
23:51 12 Apr 22
Home of the famous Rebel Burger. Delicious! Of course chilli dogs, yum!Rootbeer floats are the best. An old fashioned drive up burger and hot dog ? restaurant.
Jim Harrell (LarderRoom)
01:53 10 Apr 22
LarderRoom...Double Bacon Cheeseburger, 2 Footlong Dog (Coney & Onions and Mustard) and the Dog House Burger (Pretzel Bun, Rebel Sauce, Bacon, Smoked Gouda Cheese & Fried Pickles)!!!!! Added a few Root Beers & a Root Beet Float! Delicious! The secret is the Lava Rock Charbroiler!
22:51 14 Aug 21
Want to step back in time to a old fashioned car hop restaurant? This place is close except for the notebook computers used for ordering by the car hops. Great little place to visit. Friendly service. Eat at the picnic tables or in your car. We get the regular Coney dogs with onion. Excellent taste. One slight ding for a squooshed bun. Also get the crinkle cut fries. Very good, nice and crispy with a good portion size. Everyone needs to try out this place before they close for the season.
23:41 08 Aug 21
Was not impressed this time. Ordered 2 foot long chili dogs but they didn't have any buns. Also got 2 orders of mushrooms and a mug of root beer and a coke. Wound up with 3 regular hot dogs and a hair within the mushrooms. They did bring out another regular hot dog but too late, we're done with them.$21. and a $5. tip
Uh Oh Spaghettios
04:21 05 Aug 21
It's always a great feeling to patronize and support our local restaurants and establishments. And that's why today it was nice to step back in time and visit a Home Town favorite. I received swift service accompaned by a smiling and friendly server. The food was great and flooded me with memories dating back 30+ years. I know that in the past years, new owners have tried to revive this Home Town favorite. Im hope it continues to succeed and prosper. I highly suggest the fried mushrooms. They were terrific.Hats off to the Wot-a-Dog Team! My family was pleased?Thank you
16:30 28 Jul 21
Step back in time to Bland carhops were popular in going to the popular one in town was the thing to do on Friday and Saturday night. This treasured restaurant is like going through the time warp. The food is excellent oh, the service is great, and we always look forward to the opening of water dog drive-thru as it triggers that spring is here.
22:20 19 Jul 21
Nice little place to get lunch/dinner and the wait isn't very long. I'm usually in and out in 5-10 minutes at the most.
01:23 24 Jun 21
Dogs were pretty good but a little confused that sign said open till 9:00 but they told us closing at 8:00???.The young girl waiting on us in our car was super nice and a great representative of the place. She would make us want to come back as much if not more than the food.
13:17 14 Jun 21
Ordered two double cheeseburgers. They were charbroiled over lava rocks. They tasted terrific. They are the real deal. The french fries were great. Food was hot and portion size was above average. Great prices! Best tasting root beer in the area. I tip my hat to you for the excellent food, soda and excellent service. Excellent job!
22:34 10 Jun 21
Great food great staff. Be sure and get your hotdogs deep fried!
05:05 30 May 21
We enjoyed our food. It had been quite a while since I have eaten there. The service and food was very good.
12:12 20 May 21
Ordered a hamburger without pickles, I got pickles had to go up and get my own napkins. Also the glass I was drinking out of was cracked. Ordered a BLT sandwich to go from my mother-in-law The BLT sandwich was made on an untolded hamburger bun really.All of that for $42.
20:31 16 May 21
Friendly and helpful drive-in dining. A few patio tables are also available.Hamburgers, cony dogs, tenderloin, fried pickles, onion rings, jalapeno cheddar brats and root beer floats are our favorites.
03:08 09 May 21
Our first time there and the service was OUTSTANDING!! This was very impressive considering they were very busy. My husband had a burger and it was DELICIOUS! I had the Footlong, it was good. My only "complaint" would be I wish they would some salt to the Onion Rings when they came out of the fryer.
17:14 04 May 21
Soooo good. The red cream soda float was awesome. The pri es were not too bad and the food was good too. I would definitely go back.
22:24 01 May 21
Great food and service. Car hops are very friendly. My go to is Onion Rings and a BLT. Never disappointed!
ron brown (King Ron)
00:59 01 May 21
Great tasting burger! Wife's never been and she ordered Texas Tenderloin. She loved it!
13:31 28 Apr 21
Great food and great service ? The best coney dog around. Not to mention the fries are always cooked perfectly. Everything is great! Love the Wot A Dog!~
19:40 26 Apr 21
Went on a beautiful Sunday afternoon service was great and fast was so delicious. Can't wait to go back
18:45 19 Apr 21
Wot A disappointment. Very slow service. The Wot A Dog burger came on a old dried out bun that fell apart. I couldn't complain because no one ever checked on us. All the other food was good
03:56 13 Apr 21
We got to Wot-A-Dog at 7:25pm and a server came out at 7:35pm. We were told the only thing we could order were hot dogs/coney dogs, sodas and chips because they close at 8pm. Fortunately I was craving a coney dog, but was disappounted we couldn't get fries to go with it. ?The coney dog was very good as was the home made rootbeer! Just wish they wouldn't start cleaning up till 8pm so we had more variety!
19:56 09 Apr 21
THIS PLACE IS AWESOME.GREAT FRIENDLY SERVICEDELICIOUS HOT FOODNOT A LONG WAIT FOR YOUR ORDERPRICING IS VERY RESONABLE....CAN'T WAIT TO TREAT MY LITTLE 7 YEAR OLD GRANDDAUGHTER...SHE'S GONNA LOVE IT!!!!
Nils R. Bull Young
22:34 06 Apr 21
First time eating out in 13 months; first time at a cruise-in diner in over 50 years. Great food, friendly service, fun experience. Deff do it again!
23:23 05 Apr 21
The best you can find in new carlisle or a around nice drive in friendly people.Good service.
19:48 05 Apr 21
Great 50's experience! Excellent Service! Fresh yummy food!
16:59 05 Apr 21
Service was fantastic! Food was delicious and fresh! Of course I will be back again and again ?
23:22 01 Apr 21
Great place to old school and eat, great service and foods.
22:45 01 Apr 21
Stop in for a yummy burger and fries with a delish shake or even a rootbeer float!
18:08 26 Mar 21
Great coneys and the best root beer around.
22:41 06 Mar 21
Best cheese fries ever! But I feel like they close for the winter season way too soon. They have really good food though. Overall this is a great place to eat.
22:08 20 Sep 20
Visited for the first time and I’m sad we didn’t find this place earlier. I ordered a ribeye sandwich, fries and a root beer. Everything was excellent including the service. I’ll be back next year when you open back up in the spring!
20:30 20 Sep 20
19:52 15 Sep 20
First you will be impressed with the great service, them the food is delicious and the Root Beer in a frosted mug brought back some fond memories.
08:50 12 Sep 20
Food was good, wait staff was friendly
15:01 11 Sep 20
Great food & wonderful service! Definitely check this place out if you're in the area! The burgers are delicious & so is the peanut butter hot fudge milkshake!
21:27 06 Sep 20
Great service, good food, fun drive-in experience! Curly fries, crinkle cut fries (try both), and their famous root beer are must tries!
23:02 05 Sep 20
Good food old car hop style servise with window trays
18:58 31 Aug 20
The sauce on the hod dogs has changed for the worse.
Lisa & Shawn Jones
00:43 27 Aug 20
It has the best food and root beer.
23:05 22 Aug 20
Wot-a-dog wot-a-wait. Food was okay, root beer floats were good, but it took forever for 1 burger, 2 corn dogs plus fries and tots. In the time it took our food to arrive, three cars that arrived after us, got their orders, ate and left. I was not expecting “value menu” speed but what we experienced was a huge negative.
18:58 22 Aug 20
Always an excellent little spot. Service is prompt, food is delicious. Love the coney dogs, wife loved the onion rings, my daughter had nothing because she is a picky b that only eats salads.
16:40 21 Aug 20
Great little stop for curbside, nostalgia, car hopping lunch. We ordered frosty mugged root beer (homemade), root beer shake (grew up calling them creamed root beer), pizza burger, and tenderloin sandwich. The service was fast, friendly, and accurate (a plus these days). Great new find.
17:43 19 Aug 20
Prices were fair. The hotdogs were narrow but the sauce was tasty. The carhop was friendly, patient, with a good sense of humor. The root beer float was enjoyed by both Maggie (my dachshund) & I.
00:58 19 Aug 20
At home drive in.....char grilled burgers, oldies playin and good service. Its easy to go back.
22:35 06 Aug 20
Highly recommended The Doghouse burger is delicious. Root beer floats, onion rings, mushrooms, and fried pickles all delicious.
03:38 13 Jul 20
The fried pickles were the best I’ve ever had! The coneys and cheeseburgers were also great and the service was fast and friendly.
16:08 10 Jul 20
Nice choice of food and drinks. Sandwich I ordered was very good. Root beer was cold. Service was good. Only bad thing was the port-a-pot. Reminded me of the drive when I was a teenager.
13:49 10 Jul 20
The footlongs with sauce, burgers and onion rings are very good. There are plenty of other menu items that we haven't tried yet. Always had great service as well.
04:20 03 Jul 20
Great food and service! I visited wot-a-dog frequently growing up in New Carlisle 25+ years ago, glad to see they are still in business!!
15:10 02 Jul 20
Service is great and food was delicious! Was just your typical roadside drive through, but I think that's what makes it great for car trips! Rootbeer float is a must have!
21:26 27 Jun 20
Kitchie, tasty and nostalgic. Chili cheese super weiners are amazing. Tucked in where you don't expect to see it, stop by and enjoy.
22:42 14 Jun 20
It was ok, the main attraction is the old dinner feel. The food is bland to honest, I tried the Coney , and chicken sandwich. The food lacked a real pop of flavor but the staff was very awesome and the cars you'll find there on most well lite afternoons are awesome ? 57'Bellaire ?. All in all of your out for a drive it's not a bad spot to enjoy a ice cream cone.
01:56 12 Jun 20
Super fast service with really kind staff. Prices were great and the food was amazing
02:44 08 Jun 20
We have always loved What A Dog over the years. But last week we came for supper and my wife’s hot dog was stone cold. They said the condiments made it cold. She re-ordered a coney dog with onions and cheese but it came out with no coney sauce. The next day we called and left a message for the owner or manager to give us a call with no response.
23:25 03 Jun 20
Took awhile to get my order, which long as it good don't matter.Well fries cold and taste old . Service was great food not like it was,.I was very unhappy.
11:27 29 May 20
Best Chile dogs and root beer, or shakes! Awesome staff! Always a must have when in New Carlisle!
18:24 23 May 20
Wish I could leave zero stars. Mistake move on do not stop. WASTE OF TIME. Traveling saw write up and love to support independent. Ask for menu tried to get 1 of 3 girls to come back to take our order waved and called out. Was ignored went to other 2 cars that pulled in regulars. We finally gave up got out of the truck gave menu card to girl taking order and left.
19:35 12 May 20
Haven't been here in 40 years....really took me back. Hotdogs, rings, and shrooms as good as ever. Will have to go back.
20:14 04 May 20
Was THE best experience I have had there. I swore them off two years ago but today my son really wanted their root beer so I caved and I am so happy that I did. We will be back! Great redemption Wot a dog!!!
22:48 24 Apr 20
It had been some years since I have been to Wot-A-Dog and I drove some distance. Growing up it the hometown Park Layne it was always a treat.The foot-long Coney's were Awesome!The crinkle cut fries not so much, seemed they were the bottom of the bag because, of their size. The amount was so little and didn't even fill the bags they serve them in.It is a scary time and finding the servers not using gloves or wearing masks was probably the worst of the visit. Touching the payment device to add tip and sign was handled by the waiter and had been touched by how many others??? I was nervous to say the least. Not because I think it's a dirty place but, our world is different now and we have to be careful.Prayers that no one that works there gets sick or my family and myself.Hope they make changes in that part of their business.
19:57 29 Mar 20
We stopped by wot-a-dog yesterday and the food was great. We drove from Cincinnati area just to get some coneys. I grew up in New Carlisle, so Wot-a-dog was a staple. We were disappointed when it closed down a few tears ago. The new owner/manager couldn't have done a better job bringing it back. My family really appreciates it!
00:21 18 Mar 20
Great service, great prices and great food! Such a wonderful place to stop and grab some wieners or brats really quick!
18:08 17 Mar 20
Fun place to stop for a quick dog and root beer.
16:59 15 Mar 20
Delicious food, comfortable drive in atmosphere and outdoor seating for walk ups. A hometown favorite revived by dedication and detail.
Donald L Kitchen JR
06:53 28 Dec 19
Bread was stale. Rootbeer was good.
Dug E Phresh
23:43 16 Oct 19
Down home America. Great food, great people and great prices. If you are within 100 miles I seriously recommend you stop in. When the season permits of course.
00:44 02 Sep 19
Great service! Food was hot and yummy and served pretty quickly. I thought it was a little expensive for 2 sandwiches and one order of onion rings (and no beverages) however, we did get 2 of the biggest sandwiches on the menu (Rebelburger and Wat A Burger!) Will definitely go back!
11:35 30 Aug 19
I think I had the best hamburger I’ve ever had my life there. Pretty amazing, steak like.
20:17 15 Aug 19
Had a Double burger with the works. It was delicious, char grilled, fresh toppings. I love the homemade rootbeer. Great summer time rootbeer stand. Fast friendly service.
18:41 28 Jul 19
Best local food ever!!! New owners really know what they're doing, great new ideas as well as keeping what makes Wot-a-Dog so great. Best root beer ever, and the new dog bites are awesome!!
17:59 28 Jul 19
Great service. Our fries were crazy hot (which I love!) Root beer is house made and is to die for!
23:27 26 Jul 19
If I could do 4.5, I would.Really good food for the value. (Might want to ask light on the cheese for Coney dogs.) Regular and diet rootbeer very good. Tots are awesome! The servers and workers do their best to serve everyone but that's small kitchen for the volume of orders going through. Be patient. It's worth it.
22:46 20 Jul 19
Good local food stand. Open only during summer months. Love the deep fried mushrooms.
19:12 14 Jul 19
Fast service, limited menu so you're not overwhelmed, classic drive-in fare: footlong hot dogs, coney style dogs, fries, burgers, root beer floats, and my favorite: peanut butter chocolate milkshakes. Delicious!.
22:37 13 Jul 19
The grey non-meat footlong was horrible. I'd give the sauce a D, very messy the way they serve it without a paper underneath it, wrapped in foil upside dow . Onion rings I'd give a c maybe. One footlong, regular hamburger, 2 onion rings and a small and large drink was 19 bucks. Outrageous prices. Waitstaff was great, helpful, kind and quick.
03:15 10 Jul 19
This is a cool drive up diner! Awesome, friendly service. Their ice cream is gluten free, short of the cookie dough.
15:53 04 Jul 19
My daughter had waitressed at Wot in 1997. We met there this month (party of 14). The waitress kept her cool and our food was just right.
13:32 19 Jun 19
I used to work at this restaurant for 9 Seasons I love it still love it got to go in there and play today just for the hell of it and play around in the kitchen like I used to they treated me like a queen Steve the one that owns the place is amazing he used to be our sexy bun guy now he owns the place love it and hope to go back there again soon
17:39 01 Jun 19
Have eaten there twice this summer. Service good food really hot. Will be back!
00:24 27 May 19
Good food good price. Wot-A-Dog has seen it's share of ups and down over the last few years as ownership has been changed... but I think they found the old grove.This is the view from the Wot-A-Dog if it were on the coast
06:19 16 May 19
I love that place, the food is so delicious, I can't wait to go back there. It makes me hungry just thinking about it. Ummm
00:33 01 May 19
Service and food was great..as always. Enjoy the oldies they have playing... Nice way to have a little supper. ?
03:10 23 Apr 19
Ever since the new owner took over, things have been fantastic. The addition of a charbroiler was exactly what the burgers needed. My son is a root beer fanatic and gives two big thumbs up to the root beer here, especially with the frosty mug. I've been there a few times this season so far, and I think they've got most of the kinks worked out. The new owner is amazingly responsive to customer feedback, and actively solicits opinions and feedback on the business Facebook page. Good job, dude, my kids and I are really enjoying this season!
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603 S. Main St, New Carlisle, Ohio, 45344
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603 S Main St, New Carlisle, OH 45344, USA