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Third Base Luncheonette

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704 Carson St, Hazleton, PA 18201-3321
+1 570-455-0631
7:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 4:30 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Hazleton, Pennsylvania
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55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

Best hoagies in hazleton, no questions asked. Davy the owner is very friendly. You will not be disappointed

Thank jumpmanmj
Hazleton, Pennsylvania
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144 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016

Third Base has a reputation for their hoagies mainly because they're really cheap price & not bad. I prefer the steak & cheese over the cold cut but they're both decent. I'll sometimes get onions & peppers on it too. Their hoagie spread that they put on the roll helps make it good. They're not packed with meat but they're... More 

Thank Temuejin
Hazleton, Pennsylvania
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016

If you were a kid, knowing no better, and went there for lunch daily, I suppose your nostalgia would make it out to be a marvelous place with awesome fare. In truth, it's a clean, dated diner, The "famous" hoagie is baloney and cheese on a hot dog bun. On a scale of one to ten, it's a one. Incredibly... More 

Thank marksheaman
Hazleton, Pennsylvania
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144 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2016

The 3rd Base's signature menu item is it's cold cut hoagie. There's not a lot of meat in it but it has a good flavor. I suspect it's the hoagie spread that gives it it's flavor. I prefer the cheese steak hoagie, again not a lot of meat unless you get double meat. I usually get the onions & peppers... More 

Thank Temuejin
Zion Grove, PA
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 2, 2016

Best cold cut hoagies in the world. They have not changed one bit since I was a kid, and thankfully neither has Third Base. It will forever be a favorite of mine.

Thank jaybean
Hazleton, Pennsylvania
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118 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2015

Tasty, quick always fresh friendly service easy access good prices what more could anyone ask for? The Third Base is a Hazleton tradition and it's reputation is well deserved as one of the Landmark restaurants in town.

3 Thank Austin P
Woodbridge, Virginia, USA
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116 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2015

Anytime I travel north on I-81 I have to stop in Hazleton to visit places I frequented when I was growing up there over 50 years ago. I looked up and saw that the Third Base was still open. I stopped by and bought their cold cut hoagies which I bought 50 years ago. I was so happy - they... More 

Thank MBM910
Bel Air, Maryland
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 16, 2015

On a whim, my wife and I stopped in for a sandwich so she could experience some nostalgia from my high school days--we live in the Baltimore area since 1988. Dave treated us as we were old friends and the sandwiches exceeded our expectations. No flamboyance here, just good food and great service. We both had a sandwich, she had... More 

2 Thank joesL565FD
Poconos PA
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2013

I've tried cold cut hoagies from several places in Hazleton PA. I've come to the conclusion that there's no better regular cold cut hoagie than a Third Base hoagie. The price is right, the bun is delicious and fillings are perfect! We love them. I always order them for take-out. Dave, the guy who owns the place, is delightful and... More 

Thank Sparky1329
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92 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2013 via mobile

Hogies are OK very little meat a small bun not much else is exciting about this place service is good brings back the nostalgic feeling of going to high school at HHS.I think prices are a bit high for a few pieces of salami and ham and one slice of cheese. Boring much better choices in area for a cold... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Fast Food
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget
Open Hours
7:00 am - 4:30 pm
7:00 am - 4:30 pm
7:00 am - 4:30 pm
7:00 am - 4:30 pm
7:00 am - 4:30 pm
7:00 am - 12:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 704 Carson St, Hazleton, PA 18201-3321
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pocono Mountains Region  >  Luzerne County  >  Hazleton
  • Phone Number: +1 570-455-0631

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