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Jolly's Drive In

210 N Erie Hwy, Hamilton, OH 45011-4212
513-894-7541
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Ranked #10 of 149 restaurants in Hamilton
Most recent review
- May 28, 2014
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English first
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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 via mobile

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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7 restaurant reviews
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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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12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
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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Dayton, Ohio
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36 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2012

The food is not the best, but the root beer. Let me tell you the root beer... The place drips nostalgia. I wait for it to warm every year so I can get this local treat.

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Oxford, Ohio
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106 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

Who doesn't love an old fashioned park-and-eat, drive-up restaurant? My wife introduced me to Jolly's when we first started dating. She was already aware of my passion for chili dogs. Not being from the "greater Cincinnati area" I hadn't yet acquired a taste for Cincinnati chili. She thought that I would enjoy a traditional chili-cheese dog with a side of... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2012

nice footlongs and great rootbeer.service is excellant

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