Owner of Pete’s Famous Hot Dogs passes - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL

Owner of Pete’s Famous Hot Dogs passes

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) -

81-year-old Constantine "Gus" Koutroulakis, the owner of the landmark Birmingham hot dog restaurant "Pete's Famous Hot Dogs, passed away on Tuesday.

The restaurant was little more than a thin room where no more than three or four customers could enter at a time, but the establishment held a legendary status among people in central Alabama.

Family members of Koutroulakis say the shop is closed for now.

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