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American, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
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Reviewed 21 October 2019 via mobile

Took the family to this old joint that I enjoyed years ago when Long Branch was actually fun, had real boardwalk with amusement part, and OK was a little seedier Cheese Fries still awesome. Grilled Hotdogs still awesome and beats out a certain old hot...dog that starts with M that sold out. Thanks for keeping greasy sloppy food DELICIOUS!!More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed 29 September 2019 via mobile

Kids and I had a great time at this establishment. Burgers and fries were good. One of the kids got a reuben dog and it looked amazing. Will come back for sure.

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed 12 September 2019

I really like these hot dogs. Wish I had a location near me. It's a large hot dog in a natural casing with a good snap.

Date of visit: October 2018
Reviewed 11 September 2019

Let’s be clear, this is fast food. Butcher quality hot dogs, burgers, chicken sandwiches, etc. are on the menu. The fried mushrooms with horseradish are addicting. There is seating upstairs. But, this is more of a to-go place.

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed 21 August 2018

The Windmill has been around for decades and it was a favorite spot in my youth many, many years ago. When returning to Long Branch to reconnect with friends, it was a pleasurable idea when my friends suggested we eat lunch here. The hot dogs...are as good as I remembered. The staff is efficient, though the crowds can be extensive. This trip for the first time ever, we sat upstairs. I honestly never ate in, so this was the first time ever we sat upstairs to enjoy our food. What a lovely sunny experience and under utilized. We were the only ones there.More

Date of visit: August 2018
Reviewed 14 August 2018

The Windmill in Long Branch's West End neighborhood has long been known as the best Hot Dogs at the Jersey Shore. They certainly deserve that reputation. Excellent food, and despite being packed the service was prompt and very efficient.

Date of visit: August 2018
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Stopped for lunch and the place was busy. They have a good menu and the employees were nice. The hot dogs and fries are always good. Definitely worth a stop while in the area.

Date of visit: June 2018
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Just saw the guy behind the grill sneeze into his hand then flip the hotdogs without washing his hands or putting on gloves. The floor is dirty, counters have caked up Ketchup stains it’s gross. The line was 5 deep, 2 girls complaining behind the...counter to the guy st the grill.. I turned around and left.. dirty and unorganizedMore

Date of visit: June 2018
Reviewed 11 November 2017

This is an original, amazing hot dogs with a perfect snap on each bite, as for the chilli cheese fries and cheeseburgers, simply the best food on a late night out, great fun too, the servers were proud of the heritage of this place, an...institution...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

We went on the closing weekend for the season. We had the cannoli ice cream and it was amazing!! What a cute place and the service was great!

Date of visit: October 2017
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Todd Z
10 March 2016|
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Response from Todd Z |
Just testing your math.LOL. They said $4.81 on the phone, I guess that's with tax. Can order 24 for $102.00 uncooked, delivered to my door, which I did. About $4 a dog!
Todd Z
10 March 2016|
Response from benko | Reviewed this property |
I think around $3.00, but differ if chili/ cheese/ etc. added
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Yes, WindMill offers takeaway services.

WindMill is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 3.5