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The Soda Jerk Diner & Dairy Bar

403 E Main St, Hummelstown, PA 17036-1861
+1 717-566-7707
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice cream” (60 reviews)
“gyro” (14 reviews)
“greek salad” (10 reviews)
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6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.All hours
Italian, Greek, American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
403 E Main St, Hummelstown, PA 17036-1861
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It's Pennsylvania hometown cooking, with a 50's flair, delicious food, and plenty of it. We didn't feel rushed, and the service is great.

Thank BRENT_LV28
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed the greek and the steak paninis. The waitress was very nice. Only took us 5 minutes away from Hershey Lodge.

Thank mrsmanion
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were here in 2008 and again this year. Great place for a good meal We came here three times during this weekend trip. Reasonable pricing!

Thank Keith A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First I want to say that this establishment has HANDS DOWN the BEST Chicken Croquets I have ever eaten! I could go on and on about that!! The staff is amazingly friendly and truly cater to you as a customer. The portions are large and...More

Thank michellemarie1311
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have been back a few times. One of the best breakfasts ever. Doesn't matter what you order, everything is good. Not expensive and service is quick and friendly. Highly recommend!!

Thank alwaysdahead
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Broad menu with lots of good options. Our portions were generous and waitress was attentive. We were a party of 7 who visited at a peek time, Sunday around noon, and had a short wait (about 10 minutes) for our table. Recommend eggs Benedict.

Thank ReviewNomadette
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Needed a place to eat for dinner. Needed a variety for 2 families. This diner was perfect. Cute 50’s style diner with old fashioned booths and counter with stools. The burgers and paninis were awesome. The kids even got homemade ice cream with their dinner....More

Thank ggbatlb
Reviewed 21 December 2017

the food amount is ample and tasty. service was very good and friendly. place is very clean....plan on being there for breakfast

Thank michaelhP3014UY
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Great place for any kind of meal. Lots of food for a very reasonable price. Waitresses are always friendly and attentive.

Thank Debra P
Reviewed 9 December 2017

The day we tried to take the kids to Hershey Park Christmas Candy Lane, it rained hard, very very hard, so we went to the Soda Jerk to get lunch before venturing to Chocolate World. It is like a step back into the 50s and...More

Thank sallyg899
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2 November 2017|
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Response from BostonJoka | Reviewed this property |
I do not know if the restaurant has gluten free products.
Raquel B
28 October 2017|
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Response from George T | Property representative |
Yes we do!!!
21 June 2017|
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Response from BraveFox | Reviewed this property |
I don't know, sorry.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Television, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 403 E Main St, Hummelstown, PA 17036-1861
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Hummelstown
  • Phone Number: +1 717-566-7707
  • E-mail
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