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The Roast Grill

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7 S West St, Raleigh, NC 27603
Hours: Mon-Sat 11 am - 4 pm
(919) 832-8292
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Avg User Rating: 4 out of 5
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Hot dogs are the main feature at this family operated business, but if you are looking for tons of toppings this place isn’t for you. The Roast Grill sticks to the basics and does them well -- homemade chili (from a recipe more than 70 years old), yellow mustard, hand-chopped onions and slaw marinated without mayonnaise. This place only takes cash, so hit the ATM first.

Fun fact: In 2009, the Travel Channel’s “Man V. Food” host Adam Richman downed 17 hot dogs and buns, a half pint of mustard and one pint of chili sauce at The Roast Grill in 30 minutes to win the Hot Dogger Eating Challenge.

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Andrew W. Oct 20, 2014
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Hot weiners since 1940! The Roast Grill has four menu items: hot dogs, Coke or Diet Coke in a glass bottle, baklava, and pound cake. For a quick lunch, I... (more)
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Jim C. Sep 12, 2014
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I can check Roast Grill off my bucket list. Been there, done that. Not sure what else to say. Nostalgic? Sure. Interesting? Uh huh. Best hot dog ever? Not... (more)
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Jason D. Jul 11, 2014
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If you've ever eaten and enjoyed a hot dog and a coke, you need to visit the Roast. Be prepared to wait in line outside. By the time you get to counter,... (more)

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