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Dobbin House Tavern

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89 Steinwehr Ave, Gettysburg, PA 17325-2811
717-334-2100
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
My Favorite in Gettysburg

I look forward to trips to Gettysburg for many reasons. This is one of them. This is hands down my favorite place to visit and to eat. It is such a cool dining experience, whether you eat in the main house or the Spring House Tavern. The food is very high quality, and you can tell that everything... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Gretchen H
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I look forward to trips to Gettysburg for many reasons. This is one of them. This is hands down my favorite place to visit and to eat. It is such a cool dining experience, whether you eat in the main house or the Spring House Tavern. The food is very high quality, and you can tell that everything is house... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Ambiance was wonderful, French onion soup great. Roast beef sandwich very dry and no flavor. The house and the spring and slave hideout was neat to see. Bought an amazing smelling candle in the gift shop.

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Thank Kimberly H
Belleville, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here on the recommendation of motel staff, while in town to attend a family gathering that week, We were not disappointed. Charming throughout with an adequate brief explanation on the history of the house, as well as the specific area we were seated by the hostess. Our server, Kelly, was both gracious and charming., providing accurate and honest recommendations... More 

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Thank Bill B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cola is an off-brand. They advertise A-1 Steak Sauce. It is also an off-brand. Baked potato was dried out. Steak over-cooked. Won't go back. Prices too high also.

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Thank shelleythecat
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You just can't beat this place... It's the best place to eat while visiting the Gettysburg Battlefield.. Even the Chamber of Commerce people told way back when that it's one of the best places to eat.

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Thank unclebuckpa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After walking around quite a bit, the family and I were getting hungry and thirsty. Thankfully we stumbled upon this gem. We had great food, with wonderful service. The waitstaff dress to the times of the war. And they have done well to preserve the building and items/decor. Also upstairs in the main house there are hideaways from the underground... More 

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Thank lizletourneau
Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We haven't been to the Dobbin House in a few years, so we were excited to go back and enjoy the atmosphere and wonderful food again. Well, needless to say we were tremendously disappointed. My husband ordered the most expensive seafood item on the menu and I had one of the specials which was orange roughy with a pineapple chutney.... More 

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Thank sandy b
Red Lion, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I had a very nice dinner. We really enjoyed the English atmosphere of the restaurant. The crab cakes were wonderful as well as the steak. I would definitely suggest making reservations. There is even a small museum to visit. The menu had a lot of variety of foods.

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Thank meldaisey
Baltimore, United States
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food and the civil war atmosphere made this a memorable dinner. Polite staff, warm and welcoming.

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Altoona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place has it all - a fancy dining room upstairs, a dark, candle-lit tavern in the basement (which is more my speed), a gift shop, a self-guided walk-through of the house, and even lodging if you're looking for a room. When I'm in town, this is almost always my first choice to eat and grab a beer. The service... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 89 Steinwehr Ave, Gettysburg, PA 17325-2811
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Gettysburg
  • Phone Number: 717-334-2100

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Soups

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Bar scene, Families with children
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?