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Hill Top Inn

171 Jerusalem Hill Rd, Elmira, NY 14901-9583
+1 607-732-6728
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“salad” (11 reviews)
“seafood” (6 reviews)
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Seafood, American, Bar, Italian
$$ - $$$
171 Jerusalem Hill Rd, Elmira, NY 14901-9583
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Reviewed today

We went here for dinner while visiting the area. Service was good, food was terrific and they have a great selection on the menu. Found this place on TripAdvisor. We are actually considering returning again tonight!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family went to Hilltop today for the Easter brunch and we will not be going back. The buffet selections were not good, and the set up for the buffet was crowded and inefficient. The service was fine, but the meal itself was mediocre at...More

Thank Kathy C
mpsseahawk, Owner at Hill Top Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so sorry that you did not enjoy your experience with us on Easter. As we only host brunch only twice a year (Mother's Day being the second,) we offer what many feel is the best and most comprehensive brunch in the area. We...More

Reviewed 11 December 2017

We were in the Finger Lakes area, found the Hill Top Inn on Trip Advisor and found it to be even better than we expected. The service was top notch, from the hostess to the server to the owner who stopped by to visit with...More

Thank Donna E
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Perfect place to dine and enjoy a spectacular view of the area pretty in the fall and spring outside and inside seating

Thank joyd175
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We called from the road to see if we could stop and eat at this restaurant, a place we had been to three years before. We were told that would be fine but upon arriving there was some minor miscommunication, but, we waited and the...More

Thank yoohoo614
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Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

I stopped here while traveling down route 86, so glad I did. They definitely have a great menu that had my mouth watering and I settled on the braised short ribs, so good! I washed it down with a Smithwick's from the tap! I will...More

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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Go for the food and service. THis place could be in a basement and I would return! Good food, super service and the view is nice. It is not a cheap place, but not terribly out of line with the quality of the meal. Camille...More

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Great Servive,Great Food, wonderful view.The staff was so accomadating it made our evening even more enjoyable.

Thank cory717
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Others have said it, but it bears repeating: the view is stunning. We began the evening at the outdoor bar and enjoyed talking with the very welcoming bartender. My snow crab was delicious, and when my entree arrived later than my companion's, the restaurant graciously...More

Thank NewKenTrekkie
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

On a clear August evening sitting out on there deck having a scrumptious cocktail while waiting for dinner is just so relaxing and inviting. Then when your delicious dinner is served to perfection. They have anything from steaks to mouth watering seafood. I've never been...More

Thank Jojoorange
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Questions & Answers
Ameigh P
27 August 2016|
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Response from Jesekella | Reviewed this property |
I have seen dogs on the outdoor patio. If it's a big dog, you might want to call ahead and make sure they're not too busy.
26 July 2016|
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Response from mpsseahawk | Property representative |
We have guests that wear shorts, some that dress up, and almost everything in between. As long as you're comfortable.
robert s
25 March 2016|
Response from mpsseahawk | Property representative |
Unfortunately we do not have sleeping rooms as we are only a restaurant. Thank you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$37
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, View
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 171 Jerusalem Hill Rd, Elmira, NY 14901-9583
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Elmira
  • Phone Number: +1 607-732-6728
Hill Top Inn is a regional destination, known for Irish hospitality, quality food, and a unique venue that provides a warm, friendly environment for any type of event, from a casual dinner for two to a gala event.
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