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Hill Top Inn

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415 E Main St, Ephrata, PA 17522-2507
717-733-6331
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11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 18
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Nice neighborhood place

Not the nicest looking place from the outside, and the interior is somewhat dated. But, the staff, drinks, and food more than make up for appearances. They have a decent beer selection, and their selection of burgers are very good, and taste of fresh, not frozen patties. The atmosphere is more... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Bulld0g_44
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Dallas, Texas
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Dallas, Texas
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54 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not the nicest looking place from the outside, and the interior is somewhat dated. But, the staff, drinks, and food more than make up for appearances. They have a decent beer selection, and their selection of burgers are very good, and taste of fresh, not frozen patties. The atmosphere is more bar-like, but not raucous. There are a few TV's... More 

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Ephrata, Pennsylvania
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bar owner/manager is extremely rude. Atmosphere is unpleasant. Do not go there if you are trying to have a relaxing, enjoyable experience. Very horrible service. Bartenders aren't attentive, and will ignore you, if you even get service at all.... Would not recommend this establishment to anybody that doesn't sleep with a family member.

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Thank Me M
Coatesville, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

just a typical dive. poor food, bad service and likely to get robbed by the clientele as the local police r too busy doing nothing to do their jobs. or afraid to

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Thank Coatesville
Ephrata, Pennsylvania
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91 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015 via mobile

There loaded nachos were excellent and prime rib sliders were excellent. Service was good.I have known about this restaurant for over 25 years.The current owners have done a good job with their menu. Will definitely be back.

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Thank kjaz43
Virginia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

Have eaten here twice and the food was wonderful! Being vegetarian can be difficult but not here. More than enough choices for vegetarians and loads for meat eaters! Service was great too.

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Wayne, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

If you appreciate honest to goodness gourmet cooking, done in a local "joint" and priced for locals, this is the place! Unbelievable! Found it by sheer chance and now go back just about every week (an hour's drive for us.) Personally, I prefer the fried baby clams, which are absolutely the best...and for me exceptional fried clams have heretofore been... More 

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Thank agfreeman4
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015 via mobile

Great service, really good food, reasonable prices! Reminds me of a hometown pub! Loved it!! Stop in for a visit, you won't be disappointed!

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Ephrata, Pennsylvania, United States
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015 via mobile

Customer Service not a priority. Very slow service, not enough staff, pre-cooked wings....wait wait wait!!! I did however like the simple waffle sweet potato fries!!!

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Thank Sherry M
Holland, Michigan
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155 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

When we drove past this place, we didn't think it looked too bad, but after turning around, going back and parking, we had seconds thoughts about the look of the outside - plus there was a huge motorcycle parked in front of the door. Our immediate thought was "biker bar"! After we opened the door, we were pleasantly surprised! There... More 

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Manheim, Pennsylvania
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50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

The Hill Top Inn is definitely a dive bar in my book, but they offer great service and good food! I got the steak tip sandwich when I visited for dinner and I must say the tips were cooked perfectly. The bartender was very attentive all night, even when they got busy with regulars.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 415 E Main St, Ephrata, PA 17522-2507
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  Ephrata
  • Phone Number: 717-733-6331

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?