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Jolly's Drive In

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210 N Erie Hwy, Hamilton, OH 45011-4212
513-894-7541
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Back in Time!

I have been going to Jolly's since I was a kid. I have always loved this place. I feel like I am in the 1960, So when I get to Hamilton Ohio I always to go there and eat The foot longs and the glass mugs of root beer are my favorites. The service is good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
tonia1965
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Batavia, Ohio
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Batavia, Ohio
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39 reviews 39 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

I have been going to Jolly's since I was a kid. I have always loved this place. I feel like I am in the 1960, So when I get to Hamilton Ohio I always to go there and eat The foot longs and the glass mugs of root beer are my favorites. The service is good.

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Fairfield, Ohio
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The hotdogs themselves are smaller in diameter each year. The flavor is what makes us return. All of the speaker stands are broken and duct taped together. Mr. Vince Jollivett, Sr. Must be rolling. In his grave

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

A trip to Hamilton is not complete without stopping at Jolly's Drive In. I personally recommend the foot long hot dog and a root beer! Enjoy the flashback and have fun at Jolly's!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Jolly's....every spring, most people in Hamilton wait with anticipation for Jolly's to open....great old time atmosphere and a fantastic foot-long hot dog and root beer! You have to visit and enjoy one!

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Hamilton, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

An old- fashioned car hop drive in eatery where the specialies are footling hot dogs, burgers and root beer. Make sure you get your foot long dog with everything on it, which includes chili! Order the onion rings too. They have the coldest and sweetest root beer in town. It is a must- go every time the grandkids are in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Fun, nostalgic Hamilton staple. Awesome root beer and the very best chili cheeseburgers! Where else can you go these days where car hops still serve your food car side the same way they've been doing it for over 40+ years?

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Hamilton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Our family loves Jolly's. It is the old root beer stand with the car hops who deliver your food and take away the trays. Our favorite is the foot-long hotdog with everything on it! The little ones think it is neat to visit. Or you can get it to go with a gallon of root beer. Cannot wait till spring... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013 via mobile

This is a Hamilton tradition and the pod isn't what it was but its nice to go and get a foot long. The dogs and such changed when Hamilton pravision went out and are not what they were. But the beer the root beer. Oh shawty best root beer in the county. Food is avg anymore but the nasagic side... More 

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Cincy, OH
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

Wasn't impressed by the food, service or price - just okay. So many other places to bring a familiy for better service, better food and selection (Wendy's, McDonalds, Sonic, Steak & Shake, Rally's, Walt's, etc. are all within a few miles for about the same price!) Sorry - aside from carhop service there is nothing more than mediocre here. And... More 

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hamilton
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

I like that they still have car hops. And they have the best rootbeer in town.

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  • Address: 210 N Erie Hwy, Hamilton, OH 45011-4212
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Butler County  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: 513-894-7541

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