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Hinkle's Sandwich Shop

204 W Main St, Madison, IN 47250-3715
+1 812-265-3919
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good32%
  • Average21%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Fast food, Diner
204 W Main St, Madison, IN 47250-3715
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Reviewed 5 August 2015

Okay, let me start by saying I don't dislike hinkles. I grew up in Madison, so naturally I was brainwashed into liking the place. However as the years progressed I started to see the place for what it is. The food's gone down in quality,...More

Thank Anonymoose4safety
Reviewed 3 August 2015

We were told to sit at the bar and enjoy the mini burgers. Great milkshakes and we enjoyed the hubbub. There was a pretty big crowd so obviously a town favorite.

1  Thank eggwoman15
Reviewed 1 August 2015

Its kind of an icon. When in downtown Madison you have got to stop in and grab a few Hinkle burgers. Sort of like a White Castle burger but better.

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 31 July 2015 via mobile

Their breakfast is so good!! My husband had biscuits and gravy and I had bacon, eggs and home fries!! This was the first time we had been there for breakfast and it was awesome. They have good good food!!!

1  Thank Teresa N Gerald E
Reviewed 21 July 2015 via mobile

Always full, always good. Burgers with character and just a fun place to eat. The smell on the street draws me in every time.

1  Thank justme30548
Reviewed 19 July 2015

Service was a bit understaffed, small portions for the money but very good burgers. Fun place to visit and experience

Thank TiptonMac
Reviewed 18 July 2015

This is a Madison staple. They serve burgers similar in size to white castle. Hinkle's burgers are thicker of better quality beef and are made fresh as they are ordered. They have good onion rings and tatter tots. The Best thing is they have 30...More

Thank Alex B
Reviewed 17 July 2015

Small hometown burger joint. Really, kind of a dive. I usually would be leery to eat at a place like this but I knew of their reputation. The burgers were really good and the onion rings were great. The burgers were small, might want to...More

Thank LSV61
Reviewed 15 July 2015 via mobile

We visited the historic Madison downtown shops today. We were getting hungry & decided to stop by this vintage restaurant. The prices were low & the food was great. The burgers are about the size of a half dollar. Be sure to order appropriately! The...More

Thank Kimberly S
Reviewed 10 July 2015

We loved Hinkle's Burger Joint. It is the Perfect greasy spoon! I did the traditional Hinkle burger with grilled onions and pickles and a side of hashbrowns and my husband did a grilled cheese and a side of chili. I got the banana split milk...More

1  Thank Lynn S
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Brenda J
do youhave roast beef manhattans and cost
1 October 2016|
Response from JANET H | Reviewed this property |
I don't know -we just had sandwiches. Sorry I can't help.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 204 W Main St, Madison, IN 47250-3715
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 812-265-3919
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