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Hamilton Restaurant

55 W High St, Carlisle, PA 17013-2923
+1 717-249-4410
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good24%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“gravy fries” (6 reviews)
“burger” (12 reviews)
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American, Delicatessen
55 W High St, Carlisle, PA 17013-2923
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1 - 10 of 117 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Great food and service. However, they do not take credit cards. Small menu but we will definitely be going back for Fall Carlisle.

Thank Barb Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I feel that this restaurant tries to push customers through like a production line. I did not feel relaxed at all and it feels like you are being rushed to eat and go as fast as possible

Thank slhock1957
Reviewed 9 April 2017

I have been going here for 30+ years. Family owned. Simple diner food. Clean. Great people. The hotchee dogs are the best! Have you ever seen parallelogram fries?

Thank Darrel S
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Just try it, but remember CASH only. Uniquely Central PA and fantastically original. This place hasn't changed a bit since I used to come here as a kid 20+ years ago.

Thank amunchel
Reviewed 20 January 2017

I have been going to the hamilton as long as i can remember and the food never changes. No matter the time of day or how busy they are the food is always hot and delivered fast. I love the hotchie dogs.

1  Thank emtb8064
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Great place with local special Hochee dog. My husbands family is from the area and we ordered the shakes, hotchee dogs and burgers. All of the food was great. My cheeseburger was cooked just right, not a huge bun, crisp fresh lettuce with a ripe...More

1  Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Best food ever! The food staff and prices have never changed from the first time my parents took me here nearly 35 years ago! Phenomenal

Thank kristen s
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

We stopped at Hamilton's for the first time just before lunch on a Saturday and it was so crowded we were lucky to get an open table. We both ordered an omelet, mine a tomato and cheese and my sister a spinach and feta. Both...More

Thank Connie M
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Good and fast service, very clean. The meal was a bit tasteless but a little better than average. The salad was fresh.

Thank _ellen_ilundain
Reviewed 18 October 2016

great food, great service, great prices at a classic Carlisle destination well known for its hotcheedogs plus other all-day fare

Thank rdrake2016
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Kim S
how much are the hotchee dogs and hotchee burgers
18 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
we have relocated from carlise to columbia sc and can only get to pa on rare occasins anymore due to health, question is would it be possible to get the hot dog chili shipped someway to our house, we get our kay and rays chips shipped and smeltzers bologna shipped to our house, could this maybe be possible, we love and crave this stuff appreciate anything that could be arranged thank you very much, you can reach me at
23 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, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
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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