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Hamilton Restaurant

55 W High St, Carlisle, PA 17013-2923
+1 717-249-4410
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good24%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“hot dog” (13 reviews)
“chili” (10 reviews)
“fries” (23 reviews)
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10:00 - 20:00All hours
American, Delicatessen
55 W High St, Carlisle, PA 17013-2923
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31 - 40 of 121 reviews

Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

A "real place". Old style restaurant. Good food. Nice people. Conveniently located downtown. Certainly a treasure. Enjoy

Thank Patty2ski
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Great low key place, with super friendly owners and staff. Hot Chee or Hachi I love the dogs and the burgers. I'll admit it's all I ever order when I'm there.

Thank Lois A
Reviewed 3 April 2016

The Hamilton is a Carlisle tradition, loved by locals. It serves diner style food, no frills. They are famous for hotchie dogs, hot dogs mounded with a variety of fixings. I personally love their chicken greek salad, a bowlful of lettuce with their homemade Greek...More

1  Thank conodoguinetmm
Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

Best food in the state!!! Food is so so great !! Great place if you are hungry ! Because you will not go away hungry for sure !!

Thank Barry H
Reviewed 16 March 2016

They don't take credit cards - hey, get with the times! I had a fried oyster sandwich - average at best. My friend had an omelette - just so-so. One positive note - excellent service. No, we won't return.

Thank BobOZee
Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

Delicious good,great staff, lovely restaurant, very clean,makes customers feel like home,food taste fresh

Thank NLove2012
Reviewed 23 February 2016

Place hasn't change for over 50 yeats. It is a diner. A very clean diner which serves good wholesome food fast for a very fair price. The best breakfast anywhere. Eggs, bacon, homefries, toast and coffee for $5.19 which includes the sales tax. Bacon is...More

1  Thank MLC104
Reviewed 21 February 2016

The best Hotcheedog ever! They serve breakfast, lunch and dinner. Very quick service! Nice atmosphere. The Hamilton has been here since I was a little kid, now I'm a Grandma. Their Hotcheedog comes loaded with cheese, mustard, tiny chopped onions, awesome chilli sauce. It's such...More

Thank jennifersK7196LI
Reviewed 7 February 2016

Excellent food, service and prices! My daughter and I were surprised that they only take cash, but loved every minute of our dining experience here as we traveled through the area. Everyone seemed to know one another and the service, food and prices could not...More

Thank michellelynnp
Reviewed 7 February 2016

Stopped in here while traveling through the area, based on a friend's recommendation. The entire diner is very quaint. The quality of service and food was superb!!!!!!!!!!! Our dinner meal was delicious and their prices were unbelievable. Everyone there seemed to know one another. We...More

Thank michellelp66
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Kim S
17 October 2016|
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Response from senickle | Reviewed this property |
We just visited The Hamilton within the past week. The Hotchee Dogs are $2.40 and the Hotchee Burgers are $3.00. Delicious.
Bonita P
22 June 2016|
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Response from BobOZee | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
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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