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Hinkle's Pharmacy Restaurant

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261 Locust St, Columbia, PA 17512-1110
717-684-2551
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8:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Small town feel and good food

This was my second visit to Hinkles. This time I had the waffle with strawberries on top. It was delicious. Love the atmosphere. Very friendly service and love shopping around in the store for items you don't find in any big stores and malls.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 9, 2015
LoriW30
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Sparrows Point , MD
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Sparrows Point , MD
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

This was my second visit to Hinkles. This time I had the waffle with strawberries on top. It was delicious. Love the atmosphere. Very friendly service and love shopping around in the store for items you don't find in any big stores and malls.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

The small town, family owned pharmacy restaurant embedded right inside the store...these have all but vanished. Want that great diner food with the chance of an older waitress still calling you "doll" or "honey?" (This is a good thing) Then Hinkle's is the place! Good food, great for a fast bite on a lunch hour. Clean facility with really nice... More 

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Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

What is not to like about Hinkle's. It is a throw back from a long ago era. Service is great. Food great. Prices good.. They still add syrup to your soda to make a cherry or vanilla coke. A good place to go with kids. They have many regulars here. You can always catch up with the latest news from... More 

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Downingtown, PA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I am always amazed by how good the food is here as well as the service. I haven't had a bad meal here. Plus they give a 10 percent discount to veterans.

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Columbia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Prices are very reasonable. Food is good. People are friendly. Parking is available. Walking distance to other attractions.

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Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I have gone to Hinkles many times and must say that I have always gotten a good meal for a good price. Their portions are large and the staff is courteous. Plus you can go shopping for your medicinal / holiday needs after you eat!

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Mt wife and I arrived shortly after noon and got the last 2 seats at the counter. It took some time for a waitress to arrive with a menu, but they did seem to be understaffed. I had the wings with fries and my wife had a salad with grilled chicken. Both meals were very good and reasonably priced. We... More 

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Mount Joy, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

We dine here often and why not? Menu is more varied than any restaurant in the county. Have never had a bad meal. Portions are large and a great value. Staff is very friendly and love to chat when possible. They usually have good amount of servers. Best breakfast around and at $3 for eggs and taters , toast AND... More 

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Washington Boro, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This is a great drug store with great food, medical personnel, a smal gift shop and the friendly people. Small town in the USA

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We visited Columbia for the Turkey Hill experience but after reading the reviews on here about "a step back in time" and eating in a pharmacy, we thought it would be a fun place to take the kids for lunch. I'm a vegetarian and was very surprised at the menu options, typically I search and search for something that sounds... More 

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Additional Information about Hinkle's Pharmacy Restaurant

Address: 261 Locust St, Columbia, PA 17512-1110
Phone Number: 717-684-2551
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  Columbia
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 261 Locust St, Columbia, PA 17512-1110
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: 717-684-2551
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm

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