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Hamilton Restaurant

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55 W High St, Carlisle, PA 17013-2923
+1 717-249-4410
10:00 - 20:00
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Newville, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I feel that this restaurant tries to push customers through like a production line. I did not feel relaxed at all and it feels like you are being rushed to eat and go as fast as possible

Thank slhock1957
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been going here for 30+ years. Family owned. Simple diner food. Clean. Great people. The hotchee dogs are the best! Have you ever seen parallelogram fries?

Thank Darrel S
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Just try it, but remember CASH only. Uniquely Central PA and fantastically original. This place hasn't changed a bit since I used to come here as a kid 20+ years ago.

Thank amunchel
Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 January 2017

I have been going to the hamilton as long as i can remember and the food never changes. No matter the time of day or how busy they are the food is always hot and delivered fast. I love the hotchie dogs.

1 Thank emtb8064
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Great place with local special Hochee dog. My husbands family is from the area and we ordered the shakes, hotchee dogs and burgers. All of the food was great. My cheeseburger was cooked just right, not a huge bun, crisp fresh lettuce with a ripe red tomato. The creamed potato soup was delish! Our boys loved the special Hotchee dog.... More 

1 Thank Lisa H
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Best food ever! The food staff and prices have never changed from the first time my parents took me here nearly 35 years ago! Phenomenal

Thank kristen s
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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64 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

We stopped at Hamilton's for the first time just before lunch on a Saturday and it was so crowded we were lucky to get an open table. We both ordered an omelet, mine a tomato and cheese and my sister a spinach and feta. Both were promptly and perfectly prepared and service was exceptional even though they were packed! Cash... More 

Thank Connie M
Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Good and fast service, very clean. The meal was a bit tasteless but a little better than average. The salad was fresh.

Thank _ellen_ilundain
Lexington, Virginia
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5 reviews
Reviewed 18 October 2016

great food, great service, great prices at a classic Carlisle destination well known for its hotcheedogs plus other all-day fare

Thank rdrake2016
Moorpark, California
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3 reviews
Reviewed 29 September 2016

I go here when I can and I live in California. The menu is extensive and the prices can't be beat and the food is-well-great.

Thank cliffy1040

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Delicatessen
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 W High St, Carlisle, PA 17013-2923
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Carlisle
  • Phone Number: +1 717-249-4410

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?