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Ernie's Texas Lunch

58 Chambersburg St, Gettysburg, PA 17325-1101
717-334-1970
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Ranked #33 of 115 restaurants in Gettysburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
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English first
Richmond, Kentucky
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94 reviews 94 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

We had three hot dogs, a large basket of fries , and three waters for $13.52 so if you are looking for a good, cheap meal, this is the place. They are apparently known for their hot dogs so that's what we had. The hot dogs were fine but certainly not the best I have ever had. I can say... More

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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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30 reviews 30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We have heard great things about this place and when we tried it we found it not to be to our tastes. I will mention we only had a lunch and never tried their breakfast menu. We just did not find the hotdogs and fries up to the quality to another restaurant in town.

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Knox, Indiana
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

The BEST hot dogs ever. I travel far & wide for these. It's a tragedy that wife, Linda, died recently. She made everybody feel special.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

The place was described to me by a local as a greasy spoon and I could eat for less than $20 before I went. That's exactly what it was. The atmosphere was what I expected and the place was packed. My wife and I ordered burgers. They were just ok. If you get fries stay away from the chili fries.... More

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Kernersville NC
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Loved the diner style, and the limited menu -- just get the Texas style hot dog, that's what they're known for. Friendly service, low prices.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

This is a real local's place. Inexpensive and great food. I go here all the time. Best old fashioned cheeseburgers in Gettysburg.

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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews 15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

If i would visit Gettysburg again.i would spend a afew more bucks and go to acleaner and more social restaurant .i think they live of the fact that they have been there a while.it was a one time deal.

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Hattiesburg
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128 reviews 128 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014 via mobile

Very old school nothing fancy but hardy & satisfying! We sat at a large family table with another couple. Food was tasty, hot & fast. Onion rings are a must hand battered and whole cuts of onions. Order the large because all will want at least one...so share nicely. We all ordered hot dogs. The chili was perfect on top... More

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Eastern Connecticut
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

Get over it folks, its a diner. The food is diner food, not gourmet but it's quick, it's good, its well served. The staff is friendly. The onion rings and fries just greassy enough, the sandwiches appropriately hot (egg sandwich) and the chili beany with some meat, hearty but not spicy. The coffee was good and plentiful. Did I mention... More

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

My husband and I have been visiting Gettysburg twice a year for the past 20 years, and had never stopped into Ernie's, even though we had walked by it numerous times. We were in G'burg a few weeks ago and finally stopped in!!! The food was excellent and the service was great, too!! The hot dogs are fantastic!! We'll definitely... More

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