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Hillside Cafe

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589 Salem Rd, Etters, PA 17319-9548
+1 717-938-6300
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Etters, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Good food, good, fast service, decent beer list, lots of TV's this is what you would want from a sports oriented bar.

Thank tthrasher
Camp Hill
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411 reviews
305 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016

The bar tender wanted it on her terms. Several times she came to wait on us when one was on a phone and if we were not ready she made us wait a long time before she came back. We could see her talking to other staff but she was not interested in her customers.

Thank Courthouse067
York, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

We've been to the Hillside a couple of times since the fire and so far have been pleasantly surprised by our experiences. Not that the food or service was bad before, it just seems that since the reopening Hillside has upped the ante. The food is very good and the portions are large (order the peanut butter pie, for example).... More 

Thank tlaw193
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 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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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016

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
Etters, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

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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405 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 300 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016

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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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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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23 reviews
17 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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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, Steakhouse, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Kids
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: +1 717-938-6300

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