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Jackson House

1004 N 6th St, Harrisburg, PA 17102-1401
717-238-2730
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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44 reviews 44 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Not much more to say that what the other reviewers have said. The sandwiches are excellent, the service is excellent, the price - outstanding. I had a hogie today and plan to go back tomorrow for a Philly Cheesesteak. The friendliness and homey feel is a big plus.

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

My friends and I have been going here for years. The food never disappoints. Personally, I have yet to get anything other than the Jackson Burger because it is just too good to pass up, but I have tasted other sandwiches and they are just as satisfying. Get here before 11:45ish and you'll be golden with hardly any line.

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Franklinton, North Carolina
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44 reviews 44 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

If you want an outstanding sub, cheesesteak or burger this is the place to go. Rolls are always fresh, delivered daily and the burgers are made to order. The New Yorker and Bada Bing are my favorite subs. The 9th and Washington Cheesesteak can't be beat. If you don't want to wait, don't arrive between 11:30 and 12:30. Lines are... More

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

Friends told us about Jackson House was the go to place for good subs for the road (or anywhere for that matter) and they were right. They were really busy, ran out of burgers, their seeded?? sub roll, ours was on a regular italian roll as a result. It was good but we could have done without all the swearing.... More

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Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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35 reviews 35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

Whenever I am working downtown, I make a stop at Jackson House for lunch. The best time to go is 1:00 or later because lines are out the door if you go at noon. Expect to wait a good 10 minutes for your burger - just because it's all made to order. And bring cash because they don't take credit... More

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Middletown
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

Finally got to try their burgers, some of the best I ever had. Heard soooooo much bout this place. Would like to get back their and try a hoagie. Proves you don't have to go to Philly to get a good sandwich. GET there early. If you were never there, and want to try it, go, cause there is talk... More

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New York, NY
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30 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

I grew up in Philly and made a point of trying all the famous cheese steak joints. I think Jackson House has them all beat. The bread is trucked in fresh daily from South Philly, and the meat and toppings are just incredibly tasty and succulent. I usually go for the cheese steak hoagie, and I never ever regret it.... More

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Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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176 reviews 176 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

this place is an experience. The burgers are top notch and made to order I usually go for a hoagie or burger here these two choices will satisfy anyone ONLY OPEN FOR LUNCH phone ordering can be an issue always a line go there and enjoy the food GO EARLY OR LATE BETWEEN1145 TO 100 always a line closes at... More

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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013 via mobile

April 12 2013 First time I tried to visit they were closed (they close at 2PM) Second time I tried to visit they ran out of rolls Third time was a charm; this place is a very popular lunch destination in the area due to their unmatched sub assemblages and burgers. It's always packed and if you arrive at the... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

We were in town on business and told this was the best place to order lunch. One member of our staff tried calling an order in. Twice no one answered and the third time she said a rude voice barked at her to hold and never returned to the line. At lunch three of us decided to walk over to... More

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