Eat, Play, Live

Hot Dog House is a longtime Bellefonte staple

Hot Dog House is located at 745 Willowbank St. in Bellefonte.
Hot Dog House is located at 745 Willowbank St. in Bellefonte. psheehan@centredaily.com

Editor’s note: This story is part of the Eat, Play, Live special section.

Q: How long have you been in business?

A: I have owned the Hot Dog House for 31 years and still enjoy it very much, but the Hot Dog House has been serving the Bellefonte area since 1962.

Q: What are your top menu items?

A: Our top seller for sure is the Texas dog, but we have a full menu starting with full breakfast opening at 5:30 a.m.

Q: What’s the atmosphere like?

A: (It’s) a happy place where strangers feel right at home.

Q: What’s the best thing about your location?

A: Our location is the first restaurant you come to with table service counter and take-out coming in to Bellefonte from State College, with off-street parking lot behind the Hot Dog House.

Q: What’s special about the food in Centre County?

A: Centre County has a lot to offer in a variety of different foods, but I am very fond of the small-town restaurants that are family-run.

Hot Dog House

Where: 745 Willowbank St., Bellefonte

Info: 355-9910

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