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Cafe Magnolia

4700 Gettysburg Rd, Ste 2, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055-4529
717-901-9400
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Ranked #7 of 155 restaurants in Mechanicsburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $8 - $25
Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Mediterranean, Eclectic, Bistro
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Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Wesley Dr
Description: Cafe Magnolia is a locally owned and award winning hidden gem. With the quaint dining rooms of this 1901 farm house you are sure to enjoy this unique atmosphere. Deck dining in the summer is a must for the outdoor lovers. Our chefs prepare your selections with care to order. Special dietary needs are not a problem. You'll enjoy a wide range of menu options from the best burgers to delicious Key West scallops and even homemade lasagna. There are plenty of options for everyone even the little ones.
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English first
Moorestown, New Jersey
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Mrs. M and I were travelling from NJ to Pittsburgh and were looking for a lunch stop. I found this little place on tripadvisor and we were both happy I did. It's only five minutes off Exit 236 (Harrisburg/Gettysburg). The food was great and arrived quickly, delivered by our charming and attentive waitress, Laura. We both loved that she was... More

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Camp Hill
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222 reviews 222 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I went there last week and was very disappointed with one of my favorite places. Two hours into the dinner hour the server could not tell me the one special for the evening. The portions were half of what they usually are and the risotto-usually a winner-was not well made. So, what happened? Maybe the fact that the great chef... More

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Top Contributor
124 reviews 124 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

This location has indoor and outdoor seating. They have specials each day. The wait staff is knowledgable about the selections and options for the day. The sandwiches and wraps are good and plentiful. You will not leave hungry. The cost is very reasonable. They also have very nice salads. They do have a regular turkey wrap but they also have... More

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Camp Hill, PA
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34 reviews 34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We had not been here in about 6 months. The experience was just as we had remembered: very good. We both chose the veal marsala dish which was served w/mashed potatoes and green beans. The veal was quite tender as one would expect, the sauce and mushrooms complimented rather than overpowered the dish, the mashed potatoes were well-textured and tasty,... More

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san francisco
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33 reviews 33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

They had a very large and varied menu so I am not sure how everything could be fresh or made in-house so I opted for the daily special. The food was fine and the service very good. I would recommend this place. The only tip is to ask if the dish has gravy on it and to ask for it... More

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Stopped by while in the area based on Trip Advisor reviews. I was not disappointed. Good food, good service. Well worth the trip.

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Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

It doesn't matter what you get there, it is all freshly prepared and delicious. The atmosphere is cozy and inviting. I go here a lot and I can honestly say, not ONCE did I ever have bad service

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harrisburg, Pa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We always enjoy stopping in to have one if their delicious salads. The service is always good and the servers are friendly

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Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Some local friends recommended Cafe Magnolia to us and it ended up being the highlight of our 3 day trip to the Harrisburg, PA area. While our GPS challenged us to find this worthwhile eatery, we were soon welcomed by several friendly staff members and promptly seated without reservations. Not only was our waitress attentive and professional, her wonderful sense... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

On entering the restaurant we were welcomed with a smile by the Manager. The atmosphere had a French feel which was immediately relaxing. The staff are well trained and know their craft and are prepared to offer help in making a choice. The food arrived very quickly and was presented with skill. Having visited several restaurants in New York during... More

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