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Coney Island

$$ - $$$
American, Diner
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218 E Independence St, Shamokin, PA
11:00 - 03:00
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Fri - Sat 11:00 - 03:00
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Shamokin, PA
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 23 February 2017

This iconic Shamokin eatery has been in business for quite a long time. My father graduated from high school in 1932, and he worked there when he was a student! I just love the burgers! I always get mine as a cheeseburger, and they add mustard, fried onions and their "secret sauce". I have a cousin from North Carolina who,... More 

Thank Burroughs
Coal township
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

The cost of a burger or hotdog is over $4. That's ridiculous considering what it is! It's not worth it!!

Thank dave44962
Level Contributor
24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

The prices have gone up since the last time I've been there. If/when you go, make sure to wear something that you won't mind smelling until you wash it. It's the "coney" smell. Make sure you get a burger with everything... You may like it...you may not. The place has been there since the 1900s....it is an experience.

1 Thank Ashley B
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 February 2016

I grew up in the town of Shamokin and have been eating Coney Island burgers since I was a little girl. Not only are the burgers the same now as they were 30+ years ago, so is the staff! Okay so the prices may have gone up, but what hasn't? My husband and I make the four hour round trip... More 

Thank MsMarne
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165 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2016 via mobile

This is always a great place to go if your missing the good ol' days. The food is delicious & staff is very friendly. Your order doesn't take long & it's neat to watch them grilling your food. I would stop in here more often but as others have mentioned, the prices are crazy. It cost me over $20 to... More 

Thank 75cruiser
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2015 via mobile

The hype about Coney Island does not live up to its standards here. Me and my girlfriend got 2 hotdogs and 2 hamburgers our bill was $20 and some change. The food had no distinct flavor expect from the piled high onions and horrid smell of the "Coney " sauce. Our service was speedy and so was our exit and... More 

Thank Jim G
Bethesda, Maryland
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2015 via mobile

This place has been here for almost 100 years! And there is a good reason for it. Simply delicious hamburgers and hotdogs and some of the best coffee ever made! This place is a must visit and is great for repeat customers. Shamokin is so lucky to have had this wonderful place for almost a hundred years!

Thank Sorrento999
Coal Township, PA
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2015

Been going there since I was a kid and have watched the quality go down and the price go up. Though it is still a Shamokin institution, and you really shouldn,t leave town without trying at least one up and one down with chocolate milk, the quality has in fact gone down. (not their fault though, because of the local... More 

Thank Robert C
Sunbury, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
Reviewed 5 October 2015

Need a late night snack to tie you over till morning...it's a great place to look forward to! The friendly service is hometown happy. The old fashioned red Big Ben's Birch Beer is served to compliment the old style service.

Thank Crystal N
Princeton, New Jersey
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2015

great place for hamburgers and hot dogs with a chile sauce that is THE BEST....i would agree that the prices are high for the size of the hamburgers....the soda that they sell are to my knowledge, only available in that area of pennsylvania and therefore a treat!

2 Thank barbra m

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 218 E Independence St, Shamokin, PA
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Shamokin
Burger and hotdogs only!

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