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Ernie's Texas Lunch

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American, Diner
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58 Chambersburg St, Gettysburg, PA 17325-1101
+1 717-334-1970
06:00 - 19:30
Closed now
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Mon - Thu 06:00 - 19:30
Fri 06:00 - 20:30
Sat 06:00 - 19:30
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Howell, New Jersey
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32 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found Erinie's Texas Lunch by accident. We walked to another place only to find it didn't serve breakfast so we went to Ernie's which was across the street. What a pleasant surprise. The food was fantastic. My wife had scrambled eggs made by a cook who knew how to make scrambled eggs. I had a ham and cheese omelet... More 

Thank Littlemuskie
Basking Ridge, NJ, United States
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36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friendly staff, food and service were very good. No complains about the place. It is like going back in time, a little, but it was clean and breakfast was very good.

Thank Ang0427
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Wow, what a great place. Forget all those 'faux' diners, Ernie's is the real deal. A good range of simple well prepared food at a reasonable price. But the food is a bonus, the diner itself is a piece of living history, and the staff couldn't be more helpful and friendly. Don't give your dollars to the big chains give... More 

Thank Robfox63
Medina, Ohio, United States
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46 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Can't say the food blew me away but it was decent. They are known for their chili dogs and while they are a really good size, I felt they didn't really taste very special, Kind of your average dog with rather bland chili. Also, stopped for breakfast one morning and it was a good basic breakfast.

Thank Michael S
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, United States
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Diner style restaurant. Food is always good! Best burgers & hot dogs in town. The staff is always pleasant. Very clean.

Thank DestineyItalianMami
Tiltonsville, Ohio
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52 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

A Gettysburg tradition offering fast and great lunches. Menu includes hotdogs hamburgers excellent chili french fries with gravy french fries of chili and french fries. I'm reading face of Gettysburg do you care why is it bothering you

Thank thegrendels
Erie, Pennsylvania
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54 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

What a great little place. Typical diner food. I had a Patty Meltand onion rings. The onion rings were handmade. You can get a beer with your lunch. Have a great bunch of people working there. Well worth the stop for a lunch.

Thank bamafanpa
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

This place is really great. Food was prepared perfectly. Everyone is so nice I would recommend this place to everybody

Thank chris k
Deptford, New Jersey, United States
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

My wife and I eat breakfast here at least once every trip to Gettysburg. You can expect typical diner breakfast fare, coupled with friendly service. Ernie's is also known for the retired waitresses who are often present. These delightful "former" employees frequently pitch in and endear themselves to the customers.

Thank Daniel S
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

While in Gettysburg for a conference we had someone recommend Ernie's for a quick little lunch. What a great little place for a quick burger! If you are in a rush and what a good little burger and a friendly staff, this is the place to go. Plus, the prices are excellent!!! We ended up going back more than once... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
06:00 - 19:30
06:00 - 19:30
06:00 - 19:30
06:00 - 19:30
06:00 - 20:30
06:00 - 19:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 58 Chambersburg St, Gettysburg, PA 17325-1101
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Gettysburg
  • Phone Number: +1 717-334-1970

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