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Hill Top Inn

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171 Jerusalem Hill Rd, Elmira, NY 14901-9583
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Brianne and Leslie are awesome! Very attentive. Filet Mignon and beef tenderloin tornados was delicious. Great view of sunset! Great deserts too. They had a 20 year high school reunion party going on but didn't effect service.

Thank Greggartsu
Roxbury, New Jersey
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74 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a very scenic dinner at the Hilltop Inn in Elmira, NY. The food, service, view and local craft beer were awesome. Only problem was finding the right door to go in. Love this place.

Thank FineToonin
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96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a work party here and I was blown away at how well it went. Everything went according to plan and the food was delicious. The spinach artichoke chicken was so good! It was all made that much better by the incredible views.

Thank scranton38
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88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

In the past, we've utilized Hill Top for corporate or family gatherings, and never had a bad experience. This time we chose to celebrate a special occasion at Hill Top on a perfect weeknight evening. Ate on the terrace with a gorgeous view overlooking the city. Food was excellent, servers attentive, the owner even stopped by to see how we... More 

Thank elbojbb
Amherst, New York
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Great food, great service and the best view of Elmira. We had a wonderful meal with our parents. Sat outside on a picture perfect day.

Thank AmherstTraveler2011
Johns Creek, Georgia
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24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Visiting from out of town and came here around sunset based on previous reviews. Service was great, Bar selections good, steak was really good though not as exceptional as fine steak houses. Definitely worth the visit.

Thank Robert B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

We did a day trip to Elmira, NY to see Garrison Keillor at their Clemmons Theater which was very nice, but the highlight of our day was an early dinner at the Sullivan's Hill Top Inn. Outstanding meal, great service, and what a view of the Chemung river and surrounding hills. There was a senior citizen bus load already in... More 

Thank Donald C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

Hill Top Inn is an Elmira landmark. It's been in operation close to 100 years now - run by the Sullivan family. One of the assets of the restaurant is its location- on the top of Jerusalem Hill overlooking the beautiful valley encompassing Elmira. You can watch the sun set, a storm ride over the hills, a baseball game at... More 

Thank Jesekella
Syracuse, New York
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34 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016 via mobile

This was my first time at the Hill Top Inn and it will not be my last! The food was delicious....try the salmon with horseradish! The service was top notch. These folks are kind and attentive. I thoroughly enjoyed myself. They have a vast wine and beer list and pride themselves on using local ingredients when possible. I just love... More 

Thank swissiam
mpsseahawk, Owner at Hill Top Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for visiting us! We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Glen Cove, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016 via mobile

We went up to spend Easter weekend with my daughter who is at Elmira College. Not knowing where to have a really nice dinner (we are from Long Island ), we chose Hill Top Inn. The food was amazing. They had a buffet (which I am normally not crazy about ) with so many choices I couldn't believe it. They... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$12 - $37
Seafood, American, Italian, Steakhouse, Bar, Pub
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Takeout, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 171 Jerusalem Hill Rd, Elmira, NY 14901-9583
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Elmira
  • Phone Number: 16077326728
Hill Top Inn is a regional destination, known for Irish hospitality, quality food, and a unique venue that provides a warm, friendly environment for any type of event, from a casual dinner for two to a gala event.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?