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589 Salem Rd, Etters, PA 17319-9548
717-938-6300
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Ranked #7 of 24 Restaurants in Etters
Price range: $0 - $20
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Since rebuilt, much nicer and food still great. Had the chicken corn chowder, awesome, and the chicken cheesesteak which we prefer without the sauce. Washed it down with a Troegs Perpetual IPA. My only wish would be to have more Troegs beers available. Overall great place to visit.

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York, Pennsylvania
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78 reviews 78 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

We were anxious to try Hillside again after they re-opened. What a disappointment. First - two highlights. Our server Kelsey was wonderfully pleasant and efficient. The crab cake my wife ordered was good. Not stellar - but good. Now the issues. Parking is beyond stupid. Bad layout, no markings, poorly lit, and not enough. Of course, if the food stays... More 

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

Decided to visit the restaurant since it burned down. I don't even know where to begin. Average price for a sub is $12.95. Very very expensive for awful food. Our waiter was pleasant however, that is the only bright spot to an appalling meal. While bringing our drinks the waiter dumped a whole glass of water on my lap. My... More 

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York, Pennsylvania
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9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

Waiter seemed very rushed, would stop by table for a second, then rushed off again, didn't stop long enough to ask a question. Salads were a plate of lettuce, one cherry tomato, 2 slices of onion. Ordered steak medium, it was well done, no pink at all. Rolls were so hard, impossible to cut and even hard to break. Ordered... More 

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Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

The Hillside Café recently reopened after being completely rebuilt after a fire a few years ago. After reading some reviews when I checked in on Yelp I was a little apprehensive. Some complained about the service, food, or long waiting time. I found none of these to be a problem. The wait staff was prompt and friendly, the food was... More 

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Etters, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

My husband and I went for a nice couples dinner date. The food was excellent, I had a steak, baked potato, salad and soup. The steak melted in my mouth, delicious. My husband had the ribs and clam chowder, he said it was to die for. We will definitely be back again. Our waitress was so nice, friendly, up on... More 

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Central PA
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110 reviews 110 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We were chomping at the bit to get back to Hillside Cafe, but waited about two weeks for them to smooth out the kinks. Hubby had the 20 to 22 ounce New York strip he declared it as good as he remembered. I had the twin jumbo lump crab cakes, they were absolutely delicious. We waited quite a while for... More 

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York, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I went to hillside today. The food was subpar for its cost, being typical diner grub. Her ribs were over sauced and lacked flavor depth. My French onion soup had very little cheese on it. The dining room is poorly designed such that I was sitting next to the constantly opening door to the lobby. The hostess... More 

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Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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36 reviews 36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

My friend and I meet for lunch about once a month for and decided to go to Hillside Cafe since it was rebuilt following a fire. What a change ! A good change ! They now have two separate dining areas. On the left hand side is the Sports Bar. That's where we ate. And the other side is a... More 

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etters
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

My family and I loved Hillside and used to go all the time. We were so excited when it reopened and thought we'd give it a little bit before trying it. The dining room is rather cold looking. We were sat at a booth looking into the kitchen. A door would have been nice on the kitchen. The waitress was... More 

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Additional Information about Hillside Cafe

Address: 589 Salem Rd, Etters, PA 17319-9548
Phone Number: 717-938-6300
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Etters
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
Cuisine: American, Barbecue, Seafood, Steakhouse

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