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“Small but cheap” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Hinkle's Sandwich Shop

Hinkle's Sandwich Shop
Ranked #8 of 70 Restaurants in Madison
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Fast food, Diner
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Restaurant details
Good for: Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Highchairs Available, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Edwardsville
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Small but cheap”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2014

This was literally the only place open when I rolled into town, and the prices were amazingly low. Unfortunately the double cheeseburger was very small, but for $2.65, you really can't complain about the portions. I added a cup of chili, which was perfectly fine for me but would need some help for those who like it spicy. The staff was friendly and pleasant and the diner-counter atmosphere was nice. Also: very, very fast. I've eaten at McDonald's that took longer to serve me. Note: You have to get there before 10 p.m. if you want anything fried.

Visited March 2014
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  • English first
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English first
Newburgh, Indiana
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73 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Old style White Castle”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2014

Cooked fresh while you wait. Also has blue plate special. Hand dipped milk shakes are the best. Love Hinkles a Madison tradition

Visited February 2014
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Indianapolis
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142 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“First 5 star”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2014

What a great step back in time to a diner with great service and food. Hinkle's is a local restaurant with a food counter and pedestal stool seating at the flat top grill. There is additional seating in the attached anex next door. The real deal local diner with great service, grilled hamburgers and step back in time prices.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Zionsville, Indiana
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
“Wouldn't do it again”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2014

We went here as a recommendation from family. The burgers were small greasy and bad, the oinon smell in and around the restaurant is gross. The milkshakes were not good. They tasted like they were made from a mix with syrup added in. Worst milkshake I have ever had. The place was small and outdated looking.

  • Visited December 2013
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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Louisville, Kentucky
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“H I N K L E S”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2014

HINKLES --- It's a landmark in Madison, and continues to sell tasty burgers, fries, and milkshakes. You have a choice of sitting in the dining room (with tables) or at the counter. Wherever you sit, you're in for an experience!

Visited July 2013
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