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Bistro 71

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71 North Main St., Chambersburg, PA 17201, Chambersburg, PA 17201
717-261-0007
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5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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  • 35
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Pricey, but good...

My wife and I celebrated our anniversary there on the 15th of April. She had a filet, which was good and I had a crab cake which was superb. Both entrees were accompanied with salads and sides. My wife wanted a strawberry daiquiri but they didn't have a blender so the bartender did his best to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
McVaugh
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Chambersburg, PA
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Chambersburg, PA
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35 reviews 35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

My wife and I celebrated our anniversary there on the 15th of April. She had a filet, which was good and I had a crab cake which was superb. Both entrees were accompanied with salads and sides. My wife wanted a strawberry daiquiri but they didn't have a blender so the bartender did his best to concoct a reasonable facsimile.... More 

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Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

The Bistro was a very nice dining experience for my friend and I and thoroughly enjoyed our dinner selections. The wedge salad was very good as well. It's a great place to have a leisurely, relaxed dinner and drinks or for a special occasion. Looking forward to summer outside dining there as well.

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Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Ate there a few weeks ago. Crab cake overcooked on one side. Salad fairly small but good dressing. Not much selection on dinner menu. Not worth the price in my opinion.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Very disappointing. Party of four had 8:30 reservation. Was seated and a half hour later not one of the waiters or waitresses never bothered to come to our table. A short visit to let us know they were busy or someone would be right over would have been nice. After waiting for 30 minutes we got up and walked out... More 

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pennsylvania
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206 reviews 206 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

The folks from Norland Pub have done a great job of turning this place around. The food and service is much improved. I had given up on this restaurant having had less than stellar experiences under the previous owners.

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Chambersburg, PA
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154 reviews 154 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Restaurant is under new ownership. Atmosphere, service, food and drinks were excellent. The bar is well stocked with choice brands of wine and liquor. The waitress was very attentive without being annoying. Our entrees were delicious and nicely prepared and presented. My husband said his double pork chop was the best he had ever eaten. My chicken roulade stuffed with... More 

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Emmitsburg
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

The restaurant is small, but quaint. I loved the ambience of the bar, decor, and exposed brick wall inside...made it feel very old. The servers are very polite, food was absolutely outstanding! I had the chicken roulade. Portions were a reasonable size.

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Fairfield, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Sat at one of the tables in the window as suggested when I made the reservation. They offer a wide selection of beers and wines. Two people in our party had the pork chops, one salmon, and one crab cake. All of us were very pleased with our meal. Sarah was our server and she did an excellent job. We... More 

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Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Is a little pricey, but you will like it. Getting ready to change hands, but don't worry as new owners are WELL established and have couple other well established restaurants in town and should be smooth turnover and same employees are staying so food should remain the same great standards! Will keep coming back!

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C'burg PA
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

We have been to bistro twice and thoroughly enjoyed both times. Very good menu choices and great food. We have eaten on the back patio each time. Service was also very good.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 71 North Main St., Chambersburg, PA 17201, Chambersburg, PA 17201
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Chambersburg
  • Phone Number: 717-261-0007

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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