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Hinkle's Sandwich Shop

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204 W Main St, Madison, IN 47250-3715
+1 812-265-3919
Mon - Tue 06:00 - 22:00
Wed - Thu 06:00 - 00:00
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warsaw, IN
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82 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great burgers and sandwiches. Extra care in prep shows. Highly recommend. Located downtown in the historic district so it is easy to access.

Thank Car0lynl0vest0travel
Louisville, Kentucky
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55 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Hinkle's is your old reliable hamburger joint. Small square sliders, much better than a White castle, but same design We usually have a taste for them when we visit Madison and they always hit the spot. Get the onion and pickle and you're set. My wife loves the Cherry Coke, homemade. Fries are the skinny ones and always hot I... More 

Thank LS_52_H
Greenwood, Indiana
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Our family was in town for a brief trip to the state park and decided to hit up a local place for dinner. Stopped in and had burgers and my boys had a blt...they said "the best BLT ever!" Great homemade chili and soup too!

1 Thank MarkL001
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

This place has the best milkshakes! Even though we came in like 5 minute to closing they still gave us the upmost dining service and milkshake. We didn't know they closed that time but it was all good. Very good place to go in Madison!

1 Thank Hannah B
Wheaton, Illinois
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117 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Came here because of Yelp and the lure of their inexpensive prices. Sometimes you just get what you pay for. The restaurant is separated into two sections, with one side being normal dining room seating and the other side being where you can eat a counter. There was no seating on the counter side, so we opted for the dining... More 

Thank Mark N Rebecca R
North Vernon, Indiana
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95 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

After my niece's wedding we sent someone to pick up sandwiches here. They were very good, and quick. We stopped another time, and ate inside. There are so many options for milkshakes you need to go.

Thank campfield
Harrison, Ohio
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54 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

We read the reviews about the great cheeseburgers but they reminded us of White Castle burgers which are not that good. We had the strawberry kiwi shake and the almond joy shake. They were okay, I think I'll stick to chocolate shakes! The place was hopping so the service was a little slow. Won't have to go back again.

Thank Maryjane10893
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

This is a tradition in Madison. Hinkles is known for its burgers. They aren't as good as they once were. They seem drier and the buns aren't steamed. But every so often you just have to have a couple. Good breakfast and lunch specials

Thank Kathy A
Madison, Indiana
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98 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

I've hear some people compare these to Whitecastle's but I don't really think they are similar at all. Hinkle's burgers are on the smaller side but that is the only similarity in my opinion. My husband and I have stopped by for to-go orders many times and will certainly go back. It's diner type food but very good. They also... More 

Thank Jacamoames
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

I used to love their food but the last couple of visits the hashbrowns were over cooked and greasy service seemed okay servers could have been friendlier probably will not be returning in the future such a shame as this used to be a regular stop for hashbrowns with cheese and a cheeseburger.

Thank travellady73

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Fast food, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 204 W Main St, Madison, IN 47250-3715
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 812-265-3919

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