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The Soda Jerk Diner & Dairy Bar

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403 E Main St, Hummelstown, PA 17036-1861
+1 717-566-7707
06:00 - 21:00
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Newark, Delaware
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116 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Came here two mornings in a row during a weekend visit with another couple. Great local spot, old fashioned diner with great service and good food!

Thank Staecy A
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66 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

While in Hershey on business, my wife and I could not wait to try the Soda Jerk, because it looked like such a fun, nostalgic atmosphere. While the address is Hummelstown, the restaurant is extremely close to Hershey, about 1 mile away from the Hershey Lodge and the Hershey Medical Center. While the atmosphere drew us in, the very impressive... More 

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Williamsport, Maryland, United States
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77 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Super cute diner atmosphere with a menu that was endless...friendly service and great food!! Prices were consistent with any other diner, plenty of food for what you spend. We did not take advantage of the dairy bar to eat on the deck but I am sure that would be a good option for warmer weather!!

Thank Laura G
Galesville, Maryland
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a very warm feeling when you were there. Waitress was very friendly and came over often to see if you needed anything. Husband got stuffed peppers and loved them. I got pork chops and cooked perfectly and tasty. Even went back the next day for breakfast.

Thank Allison0720
Philadelphia, PA
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258 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a good diner, food is reliable and simple, service is friendly, and very good for taking little kids.

Thank FellowTaveler2
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

I meet and eat breakfast here once a month with work friends. The breakfast is good and the staff is super friendly.

Thank Linda P
Hummelstown, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Great breakfast and great friendly service! Eggs,pancakes, bacon, fresh and delicious. Prices were average, not cheap but not expensive.

Thank EarlyRetiree50
Middletown, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

This wonderfully old fashioned diner offers up great food, fast service, and a cool 50's vibe. I look forward to coming here often. You can't go wrong here. You'll almost always leave with a box of extra food as they give you great portions.

Thank Reviewer4you
Philadelphia, Pa.
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

1950s diner with excellent ice cream and sundaes. Pies are homemade and delicious. Old music and juke boxes. Fun atmosphere. Great find.

Thank JOLOPhiladelphia_Pa_
Langhorne, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Memories of the old fashioned sundaes we had as kids. Great ice cream and toppings. A true gem! Off the beaten track of Hershey but only 5 minutes away & well worth it. Best sundaes ever.

Thank refump63

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
American, Diner, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
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

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