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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
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Mon - Thu 06:00 - 19:30
Fri 06:00 - 20:30
Sat 06:00 - 19:30
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Cumberland, MD
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55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Ernie's isn't trying to be a fancy joint with unusual breakfast - it's a solid grill joint with good-sized servings at a good price. Our favorite part was the banter between our waitress (Jess?) and her mom (Karen?) who both work there. Breakfast was tasty, quick and fun.

Thank splendidcheddar
Upstate NY
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185 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Local residents recommended we stop here, and we are so glad that we did. This place looks like something out of a 1950's kitchen, but in a good way! The staff was wonderful, we had our 2 year old grandson with us, and they genuinely treated us like we were old regulars. The food is very good, it is served... More 

1 Thank hitthehighway
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We stopped by Ernie's Texas Lunch for a quick breakfast while in town. We got a yummy, hot breakfast for two for $25.00, including tip. Everything was delicious and piping hot when brought out. Highly recommend!

Thank Katie B
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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621 reviews
370 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We just stumbled across this pace while walking around. And its a real treat. Feels like it must have years ago when it first opened. And they make a really good burger too.

Thank lannyr
Howell, New Jersey
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35 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

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 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016

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
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 11 helpful votes
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
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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58 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?