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Hill Top Inn


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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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.
$12 - $37
Seafood, American, Bar, Italian
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, Private Dining, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful location, great food, and excellent service. It was winter time so we could not enjoy the outside seating.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank DaGriimm
Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

Very nice cozy conference area food was superb. A great feature was an exit/entrance on the upper level which allowed easy access to the conference area without having to go through the bar. Beautiful outside seating area and gardens, wonderful sunset view

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank cawalker211
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Don't expect anything special in terms of food. Typical American restaurant with a typical American fare. But the view from the top of the hill, especially at night, is worth it. If you have a special occasion to celebrate, or have visitors from out of...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank kuksend
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Went for an overnight stay in Elmira and was looking for a good place to eat. We found this place, it is a bit pricey but the food was very good and the view was awesome. The staff was great too. They were very attentive....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Kimmmy333
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

Great view, the food was great and service was good. The oysters were fresh and steak was cooked to perfection.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Alex w
mpsseahawk, Owner at Hill Top Inn, responded to this reviewResponded September 30, 2018

Thank you for your visit and review. Our raw bar is certainly a summer favorite in the area. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed September 24, 2018

Having been on the road for hours we checked into our hotel and asked for a restaurant recommendation. The hotel was surrounded by fast food establishments and we were looking for a good local place to eat.The Hill Top Inn was highly recommended and even...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank P B
mpsseahawk, Owner at Hill Top Inn, responded to this reviewResponded September 30, 2018

Thank you for your visit. I'm glad our conversation led to a welcome visit from our mutual friend. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

The restaurant has a beautiful view and as local residents, we were keen to try a new venue. The service was appalling. We booked a table for 7.30. We waited five minautes whilst staff ignored us, rushing by the "welcome area". We were eventually seated...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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mpsseahawk, Owner at Hill Top Inn, responded to this reviewResponded September 30, 2018

Dear Dr. Lee, You are correct. You visited us on an amazingly busy evening. Despite our best efforts to manage guest seating, our early arrivers seemed to want a slow relaxing evening, many later reservations showed up early, and an inordinate amount of orders hit...More

Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful place to have dinner,great food,the staff are very professional...and the views are great.. highly recommend

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank aiken368
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

Service was fantastic. Meal was amazing. View is incredible. Gluten. free paradise. Worth the visit.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Jeanettee W
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

What a nice job st a wedding recently. The appetizers were amazing! The dinner was very good and accommodated my food allergies. Great service.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank tbev576
mpsseahawk, Owner at Hill Top Inn, responded to this reviewResponded September 30, 2018

Thank you for visiting. We encourage all of our guests to let us know of any allergy needs and we are happy to accommodate when possible. We hope to see you again soon.

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Ameigh P
August 27, 2016|
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Response from Jesekella | Reviewed this property |
I have seen dogs on the outdoor patio. If it's a big dog, you might want to call ahead and make sure they're not too busy.
July 25, 2016|
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Response from mpsseahawk | Property representative |
We have guests that wear shorts, some that dress up, and almost everything in between. As long as you're comfortable.
robert s
March 24, 2016|
Response from mpsseahawk | Property representative |
Unfortunately we do not have sleeping rooms as we are only a restaurant. Thank you.
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