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32 East King Street, Shippensburg, PA
1 717.532.4141
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Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: In the Shippen Inn.

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  • 8
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 10
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  • 3
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch at the University Grille, Shippen Place Hotel, Shippensburg, PA

May 15th, 2015. Again, I had lunch at the University Grille. Laurie made an excellent Vodka Martini; Alex served a delicious lunch of French Onion Soup and the Grilled Fish Sandwich. I then walked over to the One Bean Expresso Bar, and Ashley made a wonderful Cappuccino to go. As the German say... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 15, 2015
mike b
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Shippensburg, Pennsylvania
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Shippensburg, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews 20 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

May 15th, 2015. Again, I had lunch at the University Grille. Laurie made an excellent Vodka Martini; Alex served a delicious lunch of French Onion Soup and the Grilled Fish Sandwich. I then walked over to the One Bean Expresso Bar, and Ashley made a wonderful Cappuccino to go. As the German say, "Mittagessen war wunderbar." Lunch was wonderful! Mike... More 

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Clearfield, Pennsylvania
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62 reviews 62 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

The University Grille was recommend to us and I am glad they did. Great menu, perfect location and atmosphere. Staff couldn't have been any nicer and food very tasty. We even got to meet Phil Vassar who we were going to see that night when he walked through the restaurant. Bonus!!!

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Shippensburg, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Shippensburg doesn't offer much so it's impressive alone that there's a restaurant like this here. I've eaten here a few times since moving to town four years ago. Their tomato bisque soup is the best I've ever had. They offer plenty of specials on a daily basis, including endless crab legs on Fridays. The crab legs are what my boyfriend... More 

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Long Island, New York
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35 reviews 35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

I was with a group of friends, we had reservations, it took over an hour to even get drinks. the food came out 1 1/2 hours after we sat down. It was ok, not great. The location and atmosphere are good. Service was ok, they were trying to service but it seemed to be to crowded. At our table they... More 

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Shippensburg, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews 20 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

I frequently go for lunch and order their tasty Tomato Bisque Soup and large Greek Salad with added Shrimp. Wonderful lunch!

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Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
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72 reviews 72 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

First time here and had a very nice dining experience and the so vial we were pleasantly surprised on Friday's is all you can eat crab legs that were very good quality. Highly recommend and easy to find downtown Shippensburg with an alley entrance to the back parking lot and rear entrance to the restaurant/hotel.

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Spooner, Wisconsin
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Upon entering you would never suspect that in the evening, despite its name, it would fill with college students. Warm atmosphere, live music, and tap beers kept us coming back every meal of our trip. The menu was diverse with everything from seafood to a prime rib panini (which is excellent). The crab cakes were exploding with meat, and fell... More 

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Hometown, PA
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

This is the second time I've been here for lunch and this visit was very, very pleasant. Our server, Rolf, was very attentive, friendly and knowledgeable. I ordered the veggie ciabatta sandwich and an edamame appetizer. For a non-Asian place, I was very impressed w/that appetizer. The soybeans were done to perfection. The sandwich was generously sized; the ingredients were... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

We ate here last night and will NEVER return. We went for the all you can eat crab leg special and were incredibly disappointed. We arrived at 5:30 and didn't get our first round until 6:30. I have steamed crab legs at home before and it only takes about 5 minutes not an hour. When we finally got them, they... More 

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Shippensburg, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

The food and the drinks were very good, but the service is what made the night for me. The live music in the tavern and the great atmosphere resulted in me over indulging and having to spend the night in the hotel upstairs rather than drive home. A night to remember for me and I will definitely be back for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 32 East King Street, Shippensburg, PA
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Shippensburg
  • Phone Number: 1 717.532.4141

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Sushi

Description

In the Shippen Inn.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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