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All 113 Gettysburg Restaurants

Dobbin House Tavern

89 Steinwehr Ave, Gettysburg, PA 17325-2811
717-334-2100
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Ranked #9 of 113 Restaurants in Gettysburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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Brooklyn, NY
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014 NEW

I really enjoyed the both times I dined here when I was in Gettysburg last week. The building is amazing to take in and I encourage you to walk around for the full effect. The waitresses are all dressed in colonial garb, are so very sweet, and professional, too. The food is delicious and generous in portions; try the French... More 

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Savannah
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This restaurant was the perfect culinary stop in Gettysburg! The menu has a diverse range of old-timey favorites at a great price. The food was delicious and the atmosphere took you back to 1863. I would highly recommend to tourists who love history!

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

I love, love, love French Onion Soup, and this version is among the best I've ever had. The Seafood Isabella was also fantastic, followed by the warm apple pie a la mode. Dobbins House is historic and romantic.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

This lunchtime stop offered such quaint little touches of history throughout. We toured after we ate our lunch and were tempted to come back for dinner. Our lunch choices were limited and the salad which I had was very small. the French onion soup was good, although it had pieces of beef in it and lots of cheese.

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Brandon, Florida
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41 reviews 41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

A great meal in a historic location...no, not the relatively recent history of surrounding Gettysburg, the Dobbin House Tavern was built in 1776. My wife and I were told it was a good place to go and they had the best French onion soup. Correct on both accounts. It was cold and raining outside when we arrived, so it was... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

On the lower level is a pub at the Dobbins House. The waitstaff wear period clothing in a restaurant that will take you back in time. The restaurant is one of the oldest buildings in Gettysburg. It was also a stop in the Underground Railroad. Food was fabulous. It was one of the first cold night. I had the beef/vegetable... More 

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Regina, Canada
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48 reviews 48 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The wife and I had reservation to celebrate our 32 Anniversary and decided to go to the Dobbin House (which we were at earlier in the week) We made reservations to sit in a specific spot however there must have been some miscommunication. When we were being seated we advised this is not where we wanted to sit and went... More 

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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The Dobin House (Spring House Tavern) is my favorite place to eat in Gettysburg! I have never been disappointed with my meal, the staff, or the atmosphere. It is completely lit by candle light so it is a little dark, but it adds to the environment. I would go here just for their French Onion Soup.

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Bay Village, OH
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Had a great period-style meal for our anniversary. Very busy so be sure to make reservations, but worth the wait if you are looking for a more traditional establishment.

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Newmarket, Canada
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39 reviews 39 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This restaurant is a " must stop " whenever we're headed to Florida or Myrtle Beach. Quite frankly we usually go out of our way to get there and have made reservations a week or so in advance. If you are within 100 miles of this place and don't make the detour then you are indeed missing something special. We... More 

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Additional Information about Dobbin House Tavern

Address: 89 Steinwehr Ave, Gettysburg, PA 17325-2811
Phone Number: 717-334-2100
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Gettysburg
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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