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Third Base Luncheonette

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704 Rear Carson St, Hazleton, PA 18201
(570) 455-0631
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 4:30 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 12:30 pm

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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 of 5 stars
Some things never change - thankfully!

Anytime I travel north on I-81 I have to stop in Hazleton to visit places I frequented when I was growing up there over 50 years ago. I looked up and saw that the Third Base was still open. I stopped by and bought their cold cut hoagies which I bought 50 years ago. I was so happy - they... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 17, 2015
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Woodbridge, Virginia, USA
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Woodbridge, Virginia, USA
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103 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Anytime I travel north on I-81 I have to stop in Hazleton to visit places I frequented when I was growing up there over 50 years ago. I looked up and saw that the Third Base was still open. I stopped by and bought their cold cut hoagies which I bought 50 years ago. I was so happy - they... More 

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Bel Air, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

On a whim, my wife and I stopped in for a sandwich so she could experience some nostalgia from my high school days--we live in the Baltimore area since 1988. Dave treated us as we were old friends and the sandwiches exceeded our expectations. No flamboyance here, just good food and great service. We both had a sandwich, she had... More 

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Poconos PA
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

I've tried cold cut hoagies from several places in Hazleton PA. I've come to the conclusion that there's no better regular cold cut hoagie than a Third Base hoagie. The price is right, the bun is delicious and fillings are perfect! We love them. I always order them for take-out. Dave, the guy who owns the place, is delightful and... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013 via mobile

Hogies are OK very little meat a small bun not much else is exciting about this place service is good brings back the nostalgic feeling of going to high school at HHS.I think prices are a bit high for a few pieces of salami and ham and one slice of cheese. Boring much better choices in area for a cold... More 

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Haddonfield, NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

Visiting the area from New Jersey and because of tripadvisor reviews, we sought out this luncheonette. AWESOME! You may never experience something like this ever again -- so go there! We had Italian subs, and they were great; however it's the atmosphere that really is cool. I felt like I stepped back in time to a mom and pop sub... More 

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White Haven, Pennsylvania, United States
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104 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

Great food. Great prices. Great quality. Excellent service. Homemade. Delivery. True area staple. Must go!

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Hazleton, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012

Fresh and delicious hoagies made to order. The quality is excellent, and the luncheonette is very cool if you decide to eat-in. The service is excellent as well.

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Washington dc
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012

Yes- this is the place where Joe Maddon of the Tampa Bay Rays has family ties. Italian hoagies are yery good- must stop for baseball fans.

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Hazleton, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2012

yum everything ok location, good service, and a warm atmosphere will come soon!!

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Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2012

A little bit of heaven. They're famous for their cold cut hoagies but don't underestimate their steak and cheese. If you want a true Hazleton experience, there's nothing like eating in. Something right out of a 50's movie!!

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Additional Information about Third Base Luncheonette

Address: 704 Rear Carson St, Hazleton, PA 18201
Phone Number: (570) 455-0631
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pocono Mountains Region  >  Luzerne County  >  Hazleton
Open Hours:
Monday 7:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 12:30 pm

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  • Address: 704 Rear Carson St, Hazleton, PA 18201
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pocono Mountains Region  >  Luzerne County  >  Hazleton
  • Phone Number: (570) 455-0631
Open Hours
Monday
7:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 12:30 pm

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