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“Great breakfast and diner food”

Hamilton Restaurant
Ranked #16 of 162 Restaurants in Carlisle
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Delicatessen
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
New York
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Great breakfast and diner food”
Reviewed October 13, 2009

This is a family run diner which does not attempt to offer fine cuisine. The bugers and dogs are legendary to students of nearby Dickinson College, who are often seen here late at night. The famous hotchee dogs and hotchee burgers are served with cheese and a homemade chile style topping. The early morning crowd includes locals enjoying eggs and pancakes while chatting with the staff and owners, who have been here for years. The atmospherew is simple booths and tables with counter service also available. They are closed on Sunday.

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English first
Philadelphia
1 review
“Disappointing”
Reviewed September 5, 2009

Probably one of the worst restaurants, food, service, and experiences I have ever had.

We sat down, were given drinks. Put our food order in. The waitress slammed down the food - never once mind you greeting us during this time nor even looking at us, talking to others in the restaurant the entire time - threw some straws on the table - and we never saw her again. My poor mother finished her 1/2 cup serving of water and could not grab anyone's attention for a refill for the rest of our meal.

The prices were absolutely outrageous - $5.50 for a hot dog and $8.50 for a cheeseburger - that would have tasted better coming from a truck in new york city. Unfortunately, because of the disappointing service, we had to go up to the cash register before receiving our check, at which point we were advised that cash only was accepted. We explained very politely our experience to the gentleman at the register, who did not apologize, and only stated, "I cannot take your card for payment."

I would highly suggest steering clear of this over-priced, rude establishment and seeking out one of the other many establishments across the street on High Street.

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Carlisle, PA
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Best hot dog concept ever”
Reviewed January 4, 2009

The Hot Che Dogs are by far the best tasting hot dogs I have ever had. I'd like to make a joke about the service, but next to the hot dogs, their service is their main product.

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“Great Hotdogs and service”
Reviewed August 13, 2008

Great Hotdogs and service

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carlisle, pa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Hot dog!!”
Reviewed July 3, 2007

This place has the best french toast and dogs around.
Get em Hot-chee style.

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