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Hinkle's Pharmacy Restaurant

261 Locust St, Columbia, PA 17512-1110
+1 717-684-2551
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good46%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (25 reviews)
“sandwich” (12 reviews)
“olive salad” (2 reviews)
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American, Diner, Gluten Free Options
261 Locust St, Columbia, PA 17512-1110
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes, this pharmacy of a 4th generation of owners features a great little restaurant right in the front of the store. The menu has a great variety and the food is reasonably priced. This is a great place to stop in the center of the...More

1  Thank Mary R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here for lunch on our way to the Turkey Hill Experience. We arrived at 12:30 on Thursday and got a counter seat right away. Fun old time pharmacy/soda shop type place. We ordered different wrap sandwiches and a kids spaghetti meal and everyone...More

Thank Schmitty86
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So cool, a restaurant, pharmacy, and gift shop all in one! Crazy, but true. We were there on a Thursday, at lunch time, it was busy and we had to wait for tables to be cleaned, but only waiting a minute or so. The service...More

Thank AngelaMB12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived just after noon on a weekday and so had to wait a bit for limited seating. Trouble was we got in line and then people started waiting in line at another spot in the pharmacy, the staff seemed to purposely ignore the resulting...More

Thank alnewton
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place reminded me of the "hot shoppes" my grandparents used to take me and my sister growing up. The clientale where definitely an older generation. Everyone seemed to know everyone else. The food was average. Nothing spectacular. However they do have a large menu...More

1  Thank kim591
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Here's where the locals eat. Asked a local antique dealer an told go here. This place is out of the history books. Quaint,quiet,and the food on the money! Great old time feeling,great service,decent prices! Ten antique shops all around this place. Eat here you can't...More

Thank onehotdj
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Stopped in for lunch after ice cream fun at the Turkey Hill Experience. Took seats at the counter, and we're immediately greeted by our waitress. All questions were quickly answered and specials were on a board posed near the entrance. We ordered and drinks arrived...More

Thank Jaela J
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Hometown cooking, good food, reasonable prices. Busy gathering place. There is also a pharmacy and a very nice gift shop. The restaurant is usually busy. You seat yourself most of the time.

Thank Luann P
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Hinkles is an awesome step back in time, where everyone is friendly and the food is good. Mr Hinkle still buses tables! All the waitresses are friendly and will recommend local favorites to you! You have to try a shifter. Relax and enjoy! Don't forget...More

Thank ceugenem
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Good food, good coffee, attentive and nice waitress.......who could ask for anything more? Will definitely be going back.

Thank ayorkjennings
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Nearby Attractions
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990 reviews
.76 km away
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.56 km away
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8 March 2017|
Response from tbirney | Reviewed this property |
I don't work there but I think it is 7-11
30 June 2016|
Response from Maxene923 | Reviewed this property |
Probably rarely.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 261 Locust St, Columbia, PA 17512-1110
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 717-684-2551
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