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Lower Hamilton Store

Yellowstone National Park, Old Faithful area, Yellowstone National Park, WY
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Cuisines: American
Most recent review
- Jul 17, 2014
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English first
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Kids loved the "old" malt shop look to the counter. Was nice to sit at counter & visit with the servers & cooks. Food was okay & kids loved the ice cream we ordered after dinner.

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Germantown, Tennessee
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206 reviews 206 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Enjoyed our breakfast here. Easy walk over from Old faithful lodge. Great price for inside the park. Think similar to a Waffle House. His breakfast for a good price. And great service. I would not hesitate to return.

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New York State
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94 reviews 94 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

We were lucky to grab a table next to the lunch counter. Incredibly busy and chaotic. Our waiter was great, the food was average, and the price as expected. Unfortunately, they have products for purchase displayed behind the tables, so while you're eating, someone is standing next to you browsing the goods ... Awkward!

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Colorado
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89 reviews 89 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

WOW! The food here was so much better than the Xanterra food found in the rest of the park, we wished we would have found the restaurant in the back of this gift shop sooner! It is run by an independent company and the only competitor to Xanterra. The Hamilton Store serves great burgers, chicken sandwiches, and amazing fries. They... More

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013 via mobile

Better than other options in OF area, but nothing that great. We weren't able to get reservations at OF dining room earlier than 9:45 pm so we opted for this. Relatively quick service. Had a old fashioned soda fountain bar you could eat at. It is in the middle of gift shop/grocery so there is a lot of foot traffic.... More

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Medford Oregon
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6 reviews 6 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

I originally found this "store" on Yelp while looking for places to eat in Yellowstone. True, the building does house a store, but it also contains a diner and gift shop. This facility is not noted in most travel guides and even once you arrive in the Old Faithful area, you will not find reference to it. From the main... More

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KC
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48 reviews 48 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

The building is very rustic looking, and there is even an old fashioned soda fountain inside. You will find many souvenirs here with a wide selection of shirts. Most other gift shops are run by Xanterra and feature the same merchandise at every shop. This one was different from Xanterra and offered a few more items of interest. Prices were... More

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Fairfax, Virginia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

I wasn't prepared that they had counter service; that it was called a Grill because they offered hamburgers; and that otherwise it was only sandwiches.

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Toledo
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123 reviews 123 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

We tried the other restaurants in the Old Faithful area, but they had long lines and felt very chaotic. Thsi place was busy but we did not have to wait. The food was diner style burgers fries and that kind of thing. Food was very good and the service was great. The non-Xanterra establishments have better quality and much better... More

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Toronto, Canada
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46 reviews 46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2012

This is a much better place to eat that the Geyser Grill in Snow Lodge. They wait on you at the table, and the hamburger and chicken burger we had were juicy and tasty. We had lunch there and it wasn't that busy, so no trouble getting a table.

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