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Hill Top Inn

171 Jerusalem Hill Rd, Elmira, NY 14901-9583
+1 607-732-6728
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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Seafood, American, Bar, Italian
$$ - $$$
171 Jerusalem Hill Rd, Elmira, NY 14901-9583
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We called from the road to see if we could stop and eat at this restaurant, a place we had been to three years before. We were told that would be fine but upon arriving there was some minor miscommunication, but, we waited and the...More

Thank yoohoo614
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stopped here while traveling down route 86, so glad I did. They definitely have a great menu that had my mouth watering and I settled on the braised short ribs, so good! I washed it down with a Smithwick's from the tap! I will...More

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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Go for the food and service. THis place could be in a basement and I would return! Good food, super service and the view is nice. It is not a cheap place, but not terribly out of line with the quality of the meal. Camille...More

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Great Servive,Great Food, wonderful view.The staff was so accomadating it made our evening even more enjoyable.

Thank cory717
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Others have said it, but it bears repeating: the view is stunning. We began the evening at the outdoor bar and enjoyed talking with the very welcoming bartender. My snow crab was delicious, and when my entree arrived later than my companion's, the restaurant graciously...More

Thank NewKenTrekkie
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

On a clear August evening sitting out on there deck having a scrumptious cocktail while waiting for dinner is just so relaxing and inviting. Then when your delicious dinner is served to perfection. They have anything from steaks to mouth watering seafood. I've never been...More

Thank Jojoorange
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

A view of the meandering chemung river. On sunset this view is just stunning. The staff are so warm and welcoming, as well the food is outstanding. The scallops au gratin are... ridiculous. Ridiculously good.

Thank Pietro C
Reviewed 10 August 2017

View overlooks Elmira and the Chemung River. Best from the patio. Food is good, service varies but is usually good. Great place on St. Patricks Day!

Thank JohnandJaneS
Reviewed 4 August 2017

We had dinner outside with a beautiful view of the city on warm summer evening. Our waiter was very good at serving our table of six. My chicken was done very well as was the fish fry and some pasta we had. The outside bar...More

Thank Roger M
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

We live locally and frequently come here. The food is consistently very good, the staff friendly and attentive. Jeremie the bartender is amazing and the owner Mike makes sure everything is running smoothly. He frequently stops by every table to make sure your dining experience...More

Thank CSchenone
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Questions & Answers
Ameigh P
27 August 2016|
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Response from Jesekella | Reviewed this property |
I have seen dogs on the outdoor patio. If it's a big dog, you might want to call ahead and make sure they're not too busy.
26 July 2016|
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Response from mpsseahawk | Property representative |
We have guests that wear shorts, some that dress up, and almost everything in between. As long as you're comfortable.
robert s
25 March 2016|
Response from mpsseahawk | Property representative |
Unfortunately we do not have sleeping rooms as we are only a restaurant. Thank you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 37
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 171 Jerusalem Hill Rd, Elmira, NY 14901-9583
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Elmira
  • Phone Number: +1 607-732-6728
Hill Top Inn is a regional destination, known for Irish hospitality, quality food, and a unique venue that provides a warm, friendly environment for any type of event, from a casual dinner for two to a gala event.
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