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Crabb's Tropical Treat

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2279 Carlisle Pike, Hanover, PA 17331-8971
+1 717-632-3977
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Blandon, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Food is good and reasonably priced -burgers, dogs, chicken, steak sandwiches, ice cream, you name it. Neat little drive inn! Expect to wait for your food- possibly up to 1.5 hours for a few burgers! A bit ridiculous when other similar establishments around the state have your food out in less than 10 minutes. Go if you have a few... More 

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New Oxford
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Once all the old timers die off the newbies will not stand for paying 4 bucks for an ice cream cone.

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Hanover, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

My husband and I order to-go Friday nights after our kids are in bed (shh! Hehe). One night after I picked up the food, a girl called and said she didn't give me all my change. I think it was about $8. She said I could come back or she could hold it until next time. I thought this was... More 

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Chambersburg
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

After a day of swimming at Codorus this was the perfect supper stop. Amazing burger and strawberry soft serve custard.

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Thank Julie C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

If you like nostalgia and can remember back to the old A&W drive in days this place is a blast from the past. You can pull up to a spot and a server comes out and takes your order and delivers back to you in your car. Just like in The 50's and 60's. They also serve fairly good crab... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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81 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Tropical treat is my favorite summer spot in Hanover area. The food is good and the ice cream is perfect for those hot summer days. Plenty of parking and outdoor seating to eat. The menu is pretty large offering many options as well as hard and soft ice cream.

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Thank samls86
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73 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

The locals wait anxiously for this seasonal drive-in to open up every summer. Some folks have their favorite menu items, I just like to go there. I usually stick with ice cream. I suppose I should try some more of the food items before I make any derogatory remarks about that. But it is a fun experience!

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Thank Rhonda A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Our family enjoys eating at The Treat. Some of our favorites are The Fat Boy and their soft serve peanut butter ice cream. We make lots of visits during the summer!

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Hanover, Pennsylvania, United States
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78 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

Love the Italian steak sub with light hots. Early in the season you may wait over an hour but just plan ahead, call in, pick up to take home or eat the the shaded picnic tables. Yum!

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Thank Laura J
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

Crabb's Tropical Treat is a unique dining experience. They feature an old school drive up and many picnic tables to enjoy your tropical treat. I had the hot dog and a bowl of soft serve ice cream. The dog was grilled and served piping hot! The chocolate ice cream was delicious. I highly recommend you try this Hanover tradition.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Fast food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2279 Carlisle Pike, Hanover, PA 17331-8971
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Hanover
  • Phone Number: +1 717-632-3977

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