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Hamilton Restaurant

55 W High St, Carlisle, PA 17013-2923
+1 717-249-4410
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good24%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“chili” (12 reviews)
“fries” (24 reviews)
Closes in 27 min
10:00 - 20:00All hours
American, Delicatessen
55 W High St, Carlisle, PA 17013-2923
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Nothing out of this world but definitely a step above typical diner food. Good service and waitress was very friendly. Would go back. Reasonable prices.

Thank 6255j
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A Carlisle tradition. The best lunch in Carlisle. Always nice service. Always good food. You’ll enjoy it.

1  Thank 2014CorvetteStingray
Reviewed 6 days ago

A friend invited us to lunch at an old Carlisle stalwart: Hamilton Restaurant. Owned by a Greek family (check out the posters, photos, and ceramic Metaxa bottles), the restaurant is plain and simple. Clean, well-lit, efficient service, good food, economical prices, and family friendly atmosphere....More

Thank FJGonzalezG
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Welcome to the Hamilton, where the signature "Hotchee Dog" is legitimately just an ordinary hot dog topped with canned chili, and if it's not canned, it sure tastes like it. I encourage all readers to view the picture of "cheese fries" and take note of...More

Thank cls98
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant was recommended to us by friends who live in Carlisle -- really a GREAT place, GREAT service and prices!

Thank Kathy N
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a couple Hotchee Dogs for lunch. Good hot dogs, fast service. Simple food at a good price. A favorite of ours!

Thank Tony M
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Yes get it with the works but also have the Burger 🍔also with the works! Don't worry they know what goodness to place on both! 🌭Now if you really want the full treatment get their fries with gravy! You now have a late night meal...More

Thank William M
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

The Hamilton, or as we used to call it, the H A Milton, has been in Carlisle for decades. My first apartment away from my parents' house was directly across the street and that's when I started going there. Back then it was open either...More

Thank TomBanksJr
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Been going to this place since late 60's before there was a McDonald's in town. You can't beat the burgers, hot dogs and fries. Everything they make is good, and always fresh. The menu has a wide selection for a bonafide, mom and pop local...More

Thank Bike R
Reviewed 17 May 2017

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
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Kim S
17 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
22 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, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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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