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Ernie's Texas Lunch

58 Chambersburg St, Gettysburg, PA 17325-1101
+1 717-334-1970
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“chilli” (38 reviews)
“chili dog” (14 reviews)
“fries” (31 reviews)
Open Now
06:00 - 19:30All hours
American, Diner
58 Chambersburg St, Gettysburg, PA 17325-1101
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The reason little hole in the wall places are in business is because they have to have good food. They don't have the corporate backing of a franchise. Thirty five years ago when we visited Gettysburg we stopped here. Of all the places we ate...More

Thank Bill06042
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Typical diner food, the chef's salad was decent and the sandwich was good but not great. The food was less expensive than most other area restaurants.

Thank Doug J
Reviewed 21 June 2017

My favorite place for lunch when we visit Gettysburg. A place that you will find locals eating. I thank all the food is very good. I love the chilli.

Thank bhuffman103
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

stopped in on our trip to Gettysburg it reminded me of a 50s eta diner .small but good food. would do it again

Thank jeffsanders1961
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Like stepping back in time! A cozy little place with good food and super friendly staff that makes you feel like a regular on you first visit. Had some laughs with the staff over sons T-shirt. We grabbed a booth (you just walk in and...More

Reviewed 30 May 2017

Went to Gettysburg for the Memorial Day Weekend and we ordered the Texas hotdogs. 12 of them. I'm sorry to say, but they were horrible. The hotdog its self was so burnt it was hard to chew. And the meat that was on it was...More

1  Thank marty g
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Came to this part of town with the intent of going to Food 101 for lunch. Too long of a wait there and we saw Ernie's Texas Lunch across the street. The hot dog is exceptional and the service was the same!

Thank Lucy W
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Great little local restaurant where you can sit in a booth or at the counter. Great hot dogs with most anything you want on them, but my fave is their BLT! Their menu is American which includes cheese fries, hamburgers, sandwiches, etc. Good, friendly service...More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Local favorite, been here for years. Best hot dogs around! Never fails to please. Just one block west of Lincoln Square.

Thank Philip M
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Stopped in for a quick lunch. Had a burger and my wife had the texas hot dog. Very good. Friendly little place with decent food.

Thank Hemo14
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Questions & Answers
James K
24 April 2017|
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Response from RedbeardTraveler | Reviewed this property |
Google "Ernie Texas Gettysburg Menu" and you should find a picture of the menu online. It lists a lot of items other than a hot dog. Items include sandwiches, wraps, salads, soups, sides, and dinner platters.
Christine S
8 January 2017|
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Response from bamafanpa | Reviewed this property |
Hi You would have to rent out the whole place to sit that many people. All they have is counter seating and a few tables. Nothing where everybody could sit together. I would call them and see if they would work with you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 19:30
06:00 - 19:30
06:00 - 19:30
06:00 - 19:30
06:00 - 20:30
06:00 - 19:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 58 Chambersburg St, Gettysburg, PA 17325-1101
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Gettysburg
  • Phone Number: +1 717-334-1970
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