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The Soda Jerk Diner & Dairy Bar

403 E Main St, Hummelstown, PA 17036-1861
+1 717-566-7707
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“panini” (9 reviews)
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Italian, Greek, American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
403 E Main St, Hummelstown, PA 17036-1861
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

After visiting a classic cars museum with an old time diner display in it, we went searching for a diner and really lucked out when we found this place! Big, awesome menu, great service, great atmosphere. Definitely worth a stop if visiting the greater Hershey...More

Thank FiremanScan
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I love old school mom and pop joints! This is just the place! Off the beaten path from all the tourism in town. The service was great and the food was delicious!

Thank Ashley K
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We found a great dessert place! From the ice cream to cake and everything in between. The staff was very pleasant.

Thank MirandaBone10
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our party of four all enjoyed our lunch at this diner. The meatloaf special was very good. The blueberry pie was also wonderful. It tasted homemade! The service was also good. A great place to go after touring the Hershey factory.

Thank Lin L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We chose this restaurant because it was close to our hotel but then saw the reviews for trip advisor. We got there just before 5 and there was a steady stream of people coming in. Food was good. Nothing spectacular.

Thank mhurley1341
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So cute! The waitresses are so friendly! This diner is a gem! Out of the way from Hershey, you have to search to find it! Great food and reasonable priced. Decorated like an old time diner, with chrome counter seats and jukeboxes at the booths....More

Thank ctrsmom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was not sure what to get. I got a hamburger. The hamburger was okay. I would not go back to the restaurant again.

Thank David G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Soda Jerk one evening with a party of 7. We were immediately greeted and seated. Our waitress was attentive, thorough, and efficient. She seemed to genuinely care about our child's dairy allergy and worked very hard to check ingredients on any food that...More

1  Thank Danielle S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a cute place. Lots of people there at 5:30 pm, so we knew it would be good. The food was amazing. I had a meatloaf special dish that was wrapped in bacon, topped with mozzarella cheese and onion straws, all over mashed potatoes. It...More

Thank James H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Soda Jerk - Good food easy on the wallet. We stopped in nearly every day for breakfast while visiting the Hershey area. It is 50’s themed diner and the menu is eclectic enough to satisfy anyone’s pallet. During our visits, no one in our...More

Thank Clarksville_Couple
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22 June 2017|
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Response from gospelfan | Reviewed this property |
We always get so full on the meals that we have never got their ice cream. Sorry. They are very nice folks though.
21 March 2016|
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Response from Sophie P | Reviewed this property |
No but it's relatively sizable and the hostess is right up front.
18 July 2015|
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Response from Stanley J | Reviewed this property |
(717) 566-7707 that's their phone #.......best wishes....enjoy....
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Television, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 403 E Main St, Hummelstown, PA 17036-1861
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Hummelstown
  • Phone Number: +1 717-566-7707
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