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Jolly's Drive In

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210 N Erie Hwy, Hamilton, OH 45011-4212
+1 513-894-7541
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Their footlongs are one of a kind. They have the real root beer. You know the tap root beer with all the syrupy goodness.

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Thank Tom R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Great Foot long hot dogs or Burgers with fries or onion rings and an Iced Root beer in a Frosty Glass. This is Summer at it's best.

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Thank Mary S
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

I went to Jollys on Rt 4 and I know that the root beer is no longer made from scratch. They still do a good job on the footlong chilidogs and the service has always been great, but if you want the real deal the Jollys on Brookwood on the West Side still makes the root beer the old way.

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Thank John G
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

Jolly's has been a destination, drive-in restaurant in Butler County since before I was born. I suggest you should a footlong (or 3) w cheese (a must), chilli, ketchup and onion and wash it down with a gallon of Jollys Draft Root Beer

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Thank Robert Q
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

Old fashioned drive thru. Great service. Great food. They put Skyline and Goldstar to shame. Omg the rootbeer!

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Thank Tiffaney M
Hamilton, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

It's a staple in the Hamiltonian diet. I got my Jolly's on for the first time this year (they are closed during winter months and open early spring, earlier even this year!) The root beer is made onsite and served in chilled mugs. Must try!!!

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Thank Brian S
Hamilton, Ohio
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

Been going here and to the location on Brookwood for years. They don't make their own rootbeer at the Erie location, only on Brookwood. The quality at Erie has gone downward over the last 5 years,especially after the passing of Greg Jollivette. The Brookwood store still has the better food and the scratch rootbeer. I am hoping for a better... More 

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Thank Redskin83
Hamilton, Ohio
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2015

They have changed something in the chili so it's not what it used to be. Still a decent greasy spook to eat at on occasion.

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Thank DFWarren0724
Fairfield, Ohio
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2015

Great hotdog, barbeque, hamburger, and/or root beer place. Pull in, roll down window, push button to order, and carhop brings it out! Too bad this is a seasonal place. -- will reopen again in the Spring.

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Thank CharlieR55
Dayton, Ohio
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2015

In two visits in four weeks, I found the food (delicious) and service (friendly) quite consistent. I like that the Jolly sticks to hamburger, fries, and hot basic so they can concentrate on doing that well. While my ten year old daughter enjoys the food, she has not been fascinated with the old timey drive-in aspect. Consider a drive-in double... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Fast food
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 210 N Erie Hwy, Hamilton, OH 45011-4212
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Butler County  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +1 513-894-7541

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