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Hill Top Inn

171 Jerusalem Hill Rd, Elmira, NY 14901-9583
+1 607-732-6728
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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Seafood, American, Bar, Italian
$$ - $$$
171 Jerusalem Hill Rd, Elmira, NY 14901-9583
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Reviewed 3 days ago 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.

Thank tbev576
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

We went for Mother’s Day buffet. It was excellent. Prime rib was great and the kids enjoyed the chocolate fountain. It ended up being a rainy day, so we couldn’t sit outside, but the rain did stop for a while when we were leaving. We...More

Thank ThisisBox
Reviewed April 20, 2018

We went here for dinner while visiting the area. Service was good, food was terrific and they have a great selection on the menu. Found this place on TripAdvisor. We are actually considering returning again tonight!

Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

My family went to Hilltop today for the Easter brunch and we will not be going back. The buffet selections were not good, and the set up for the buffet was crowded and inefficient. The service was fine, but the meal itself was mediocre at...More

Thank Kathy C
mpsseahawk, Owner at Hill Top Inn, responded to this reviewResponded April 5, 2018

We are so sorry that you did not enjoy your experience with us on Easter. As we only host brunch only twice a year (Mother's Day being the second,) we offer what many feel is the best and most comprehensive brunch in the area. We...More

Reviewed December 10, 2017

We were in the Finger Lakes area, found the Hill Top Inn on Trip Advisor and found it to be even better than we expected. The service was top notch, from the hostess to the server to the owner who stopped by to visit with...More

Thank Donna E
Reviewed November 10, 2017 via mobile

Perfect place to dine and enjoy a spectacular view of the area pretty in the fall and spring outside and inside seating

Thank joyd175
Reviewed October 3, 2017

We called from the road to see if we could stop and eat at this restaurant, a place we had been to three years before. We were told that would be fine but upon arriving there was some minor miscommunication, but, we waited and the...More

Thank yoohoo614
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Reviewed September 28, 2017 via mobile

I stopped here while traveling down route 86, so glad I did. They definitely have a great menu that had my mouth watering and I settled on the braised short ribs, so good! I washed it down with a Smithwick's from the tap! I will...More

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Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

Go for the food and service. THis place could be in a basement and I would return! Good food, super service and the view is nice. It is not a cheap place, but not terribly out of line with the quality of the meal. Camille...More

Thank Michael R
Reviewed September 1, 2017

Great Servive,Great Food, wonderful view.The staff was so accomadating it made our evening even more enjoyable.

Thank cory717
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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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$12 - $37
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, Private Dining, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Scenic view, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Large groups, Romantic
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: +1 607-732-6728
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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