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Ernie's Texas Lunch

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58 Chambersburg St, Gettysburg, PA 17325-1101
717-334-1970
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
Good for:
Families with children
Dining on a budget

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Visitor rating
  • 67
    Excellent
  • 26
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Yummy!

My favorite is the chicken sandwich. It is so tasty! Every time we go here I get the chicken sandwich, my sister gets the hamburger melt and my nephew gets skinned dogs. The hot dogs are very tasty too!

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 6, 2015
JennaF362
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Newville, Pennsylvania
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Takeout
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120 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Newville, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

My favorite is the chicken sandwich. It is so tasty! Every time we go here I get the chicken sandwich, my sister gets the hamburger melt and my nephew gets skinned dogs. The hot dogs are very tasty too!

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Harrisburg, Pa.
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189 reviews 189 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

We recently visited Ernie’s for breakfast and had a very nice time and meal. This is a great local lunch counter with good food and reasonable prices. We had eggs, bacon, home fries, toast and coffee - $12.00 for two people was very reasonable. Our service was very friendly, down to earth and efficient. Everything was clean and looked to... More 

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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, United States
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Absolutely the best breakfast in Gettysburg. Real potatoes and always hot. It's where the locals go-always a good sign. Great staff, great service-- a throwback to the days of true Diners! And my grandson loves their hot dogs!

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Fredericksburg, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 via mobile

My boyfriend had a texas hot dog and I had a grilled cheese. The service was good and the place was charming.

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North Versailles, Pennsylvania, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Nothing fancy just a very good home cooked breakfast of homefries, omelettes and toast and coffee right off of Lincoln Square

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Emlenton, Pennsylvania
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60 reviews 60 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

My son and I dropped in here for a quick bite. Sat at the counter which was fun. The shop is like stepping back into the 50's. Service was friendly and fast. My chili dog and fries were wonderful. Will definitely come back!

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We loved this family owned spot! Ate fries, hot dogs, grilled cheeses and a chicken sandwich and drinks for less than $15. Everything was tasty and we loved the story behind the making of the business. We will go again next time we are in Gettysburg.

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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75 reviews 75 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Stopped by for coffee and an English muffin. Staff was very friendly and even though I didn't eat a complete meal, their service was attentive and quick. Reminded me of the film, "The Last Picture Show".

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NYC
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174 reviews 174 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Looks like a small diner. Nothing fancy, just quick service and a limited menu. We had the grilled cheese sandwiches, which was good. Prices were low, which must make them popular with the college crowd.

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Richmond, Kentucky
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106 reviews 106 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 58 Chambersburg St, Gettysburg, PA 17325-1101
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Gettysburg
  • Phone Number: 717-334-1970

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?