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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: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations

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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
Old bank converted to a good restaurant

While there is really nothing to draw visitors to downtown Middletown, eating at the Brownstone Cafe is a pleasant experience that a lot of locals go to. Good quality food at a reasonable price. Place can get very crowded on Friday and Saturday nights and there is no liquor served. Definitely a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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English first
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

While there is really nothing to draw visitors to downtown Middletown, eating at the Brownstone Cafe is a pleasant experience that a lot of locals go to. Good quality food at a reasonable price. Place can get very crowded on Friday and Saturday nights and there is no liquor served. Definitely a step above diner food. I visit the place... More 

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Middletown, Pennsylvania
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Went here for dinner with friends. Had chicken and waffles all you can eat. I never had it before it was good. The atmosphere was great we sat up stairs the model train station was nice.

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Middletown
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I have always been satisfied with the experience of dining at the Brownstone. Breakfast is great- try the baked oatmeal. Lunch and dinner offer a nice selection and daily specials.

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New Jersey
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Recently took clients from a large company there for lunch after business meetings - a table of 10. Crab cake sandwich just okay - no tomato on it and dry, salmon over greens actually gave the person stomach pains, pierogies were nothing to speak of and now - 5 people got the chicken pot pie - all said its was... More 

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Harrisburg, PA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

After spending our night at the Vineyard at Hershey (in Middletown), we heard from the winery team about an awesome breakfast spot -- Brownstone Cafe. It did not disappoint. We left completely full for $15 total for 2 of us. Delicious!

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Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania, USA
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55 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Very, very good all around: seating, service, and the food! The prime rib was some of the best I've ever had! Strawberry pie was fantastic!

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Middletown
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

It never fails the food is always exceptional and the waitresses are always pleasant. The atmosphere is delightful. Great for a date or a family get together. You cannot beat the prices.

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Alabama
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

What a fun place to eat. The café is an old bank building that has been turned into a restaurant. I had the lobster mac and it was excellent. Portions are hug and the prices are fantastic. Service is very good and the staff go out of their way to insure you have a pleasant experience. Make this a must... More 

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York, Pennsylvania, United States
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Cute restaurant in a former bank. Vault still exposed. Lobster Mac and Cheese was awesome! Will definitely go again when in the area.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

My hubs and I stopped by here on our way from Pittsburgh back to Philly. From the map I thought it was right off 76 but it turned out to be about 3 miles via route 283. Definitely worth the extra detour. We figured we'd have an early dinner (5ish) thus hopefully missing any rush hour traffic. Well upon our... More 

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

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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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