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Hillside Cafe

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589 Salem Rd, Etters, PA 17319-9548
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Last minute pick.... visited this past Sunday evening. Pleasantly surprised. Sports bar atmosphere in bar area... but there are a 2 separate areas if you prefer that. We, two couples, sat in bar area... lots of booths and high top tables. We all had some variations of steak and crab. All rate outstanding. Our waiter, Jake, was attentive beyond expectations.... More 

Thank Bobrom66
New Cumberland, PA
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to the Hillside on numerous occasions since it was reopened after the fire. Whenever I get a steak, the meal is good, but the past several meals I have ordered different seafood meals and in all cases, the quality was very poor and yet the cost was quite high. For the price, I feel a higher quality... More 

Thank Lynnette S
Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

food is good from steaks to ribs to seafood. bar side has TV's .servers are good and attentive to their jobs

Thank jimo667
Chevy Chase, Maryland
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196 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 281 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On our way home from an overnight in Lancaster, PA, Ben and Mrs Too made a short detour north to Hillside Café for lunch. Happily, this particular phoenix is fully risen from its ashes and is thriving perhaps as never before, at least for weekday lunch business. Ben and Mrs Too felt we were seeing more suited groups of three... More 

Thank Ben_Theretoo406
York Haven
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

Very good food. Newly renovated after the fire and the crowd is glad to have the restaurant and awesome steaks and seafood back.

Thank Margaret E
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

Great place for a night out. Crab cakes here are the best in the area. Staff is friendly! Portion sizes are good not too big.

1 Thank Mickey M
York, Pennsylvania, United States
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

My family has had many get togethers at the Hillside for over forty years and we have always had good steaks and great service. The menu is for steak and seafood lovers and the quality has been steady over the years. Servers are friendly and professional. Nice for lunch or dinner.

Thank Michele B
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

After this place burned down I expected the restaurant side to be a little less cafeteria looking. Actually the sports bar side is nicer than the "dining room." So if you're looking for a fine dining atmosphere this is not the place to go. However, if you're looking for a consistently good steak I would recommend this restaurant.

Thank Diane C
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

I have to say, we went whwn it first reopened and I was not impressed at all with the service. Our meals took forever and were cold when we got them. While letting the waitress know, another waitress spilled an entire carrying tray on another couple. Gave it a few months and tried it again... even worse.

Thank cacheers
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

I had the steak salad and the flavor was excellent. This place is so much nicer since it was redone after the fire. Staff is still great. A great place for a nice sit down lunch.

Thank Tim K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 589 Salem Rd, Etters, PA 17319-9548
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Etters
  • Phone Number: 717-938-6300

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