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Brownstone Cafe

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1 N Union St, Middletown, PA 17057-1430
717-944-3301
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations

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  • 76
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  • 29
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  • 10
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
A delightful surprise

Passing through the area mid-afternoon, we stopped here for lunch and would love to visit again next time we're nearby. Thinking it was a re-purposed church, we found it was once a bank and much of the original grand style still exists. Everything about the atmosphere is charming and comfortable... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 27, 2015
Maryjane S
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Pennsylvania
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  • Reservations
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English first
Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
182 reviews 182 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Passing through the area mid-afternoon, we stopped here for lunch and would love to visit again next time we're nearby. Thinking it was a re-purposed church, we found it was once a bank and much of the original grand style still exists. Everything about the atmosphere is charming and comfortable. Menu offerings are diverse and all looked interesting, including the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Great food great staff great atmosphere can't wait to go back would recommended it to everyone great selection on menu prices are very reasonable taking my parents here next week

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State College, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We eat here every chance we get. The steaks are always cooked perfectly and are delicious. I love their stuffed peppers too. Get a seat upstairs for the best view.

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

I have been dining here on pretty much a monthly basis for the past 3 and a half years. The food tastes like it is every bit homemade as you would get at Grandma's house for a Sunday dinner. While there are a few things I have sampled from the menu I didn't care for, there is plenty of variety... More 

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Crofton, Maryland
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

I have eaten breakfast and dinner at the Brownstone. Both times, the food was consistent. It had flavor and was good value. The place was a bank for a long time and there is a lot of history in this place. Try to get a table upstairs. It gets very busy on weekends, but it is worth it.

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Downingtown, PA
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

In the heart of Middletown you will find this good restaurant. Their prices are good and the food is very good. They have specials during the week at very reasonable prices.

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Middletown, Pennsylvania
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4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We have been eating at the Brownstone for years, breakfast is my favorite meal there however all of their good is wonderful. The atmosphere is great it was an old bank that has been converted it always make great conversation when bring guest there for the first time.

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Chesapeake Beach, Maryland
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135 reviews 135 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

I love the location inside a restored 1800s bank. The food was outstanding, as I had the turkey dinner. So much food and so extremely good. I love this place.

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Middletown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I live not far from the Brownstone, and as a fairly frequent visitor, I can say with confidence that the food is amazing, prices low, and the staff are friendly and helpful. I usually get the cream of crab soup (you will not find any better, it even beats places at the shore!) or the Spaghetti. Both are very good,... More 

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Queenstown, Maryland
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113 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We stopped by here on the way to Harrisburg and decided to stop for lunch. Excellent open faced roast beef sandwiches for both of. Large portion of meat and gravy with French fries or mashed potatoes. So much to choose from on the menu. Service was outstanding . Well worth the stop!!

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  • Address: 1 N Union St, Middletown, PA 17057-1430
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Middletown
  • Phone Number: 717-944-3301

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