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Dobbin House Tavern

89 Steinwehr Ave, Gettysburg, PA 17325-2811
717-334-2100
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Ranked #8 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
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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Mifflintown, PA
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53 reviews 53 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 NEW via mobile

we didn't want to wait for seating so enjoyed the patio seating. The crab cakes were very good as well as onion soup. Limited beer selection though.

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Tulsa
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24 reviews 24 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 NEW

Enjoyed the decor, even if the Springhouse Tavern was a little too dimly lit. The pork chops and the rotisserie chicken were both good. Based on the opinion of a couple locals we spoke with, this is probably the best restaurant in town.

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maryland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 NEW

My husband and I went to the Dobbin House after we moved to Gettysburg. I had always wanted to eat at this restaurant, but I knew it was a bit pricey, so one day we decided we were going to go there for dinner. Even though we made a reservation we still had to wait for our table, we waited... More

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Pittston, Pennsylvania
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31 reviews 31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Beautiful exterior! Seasonally decorated. Very nice gift shop! We ate in the basement tavern where it felt like going back in time. Low ceilings, old wood and fireplaces and eating by candlelight was fun. The food was tasty but not exceptional and the service was slow. But, we had a nice evening.

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Simpsonville, South Carolina
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41 reviews 41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

We ate in the basement tavern. It is a little cramped, but there was no waiting when we went at 4:00. I had the French onion soup and it was very good. My husband had the steak with a baked potato and enjoyed it. The service was good-the waitress was very friendly and accommodating. I wouldn't say the food or... More

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Pennsylvania
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

I enjoyed the Dobbin House Tavern for it's civil war era feel and it's history as the oldest house in Gettyburg. The basement tavern is a very low lit setting using primarily candles for light. It can be difficult for some to read the menu in such low lighting. The atmosphere is authentic and fun with cobblestone floors, rustic &... More

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San Diego, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

The historic status of Dobbin House drew us to the basement tavern to have a late lunch. The food is, at best, average. But the warm apple pie a la mode was wonderful! The servers were friendly and the tavern does fulfill a look at Gettysburg history. There is also a good gift shop prior to entering the basement tavern.

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Philadelphia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW via mobile

We ate in the basement tavern. It's crowded but interesting; poorly lit and cramped, but gives you the vibe of an old time tavern. The bar is pretty interesting as well. The food was OK. The best thing we had was the onion soup, which was delicious. The rest was just average. If we went back, it'd probably be for... More

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Uniontown, Pennsylvania
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86 reviews 86 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

It has been a few years since my last visit to Gettysburg and I made a special point for us to visit the Dobbins House. We sat downstairs at the bar, were seated in about 15 minutes and had to wait a little while for our waitress to arrive (it was busy). The French Onion (Kings Onion something or another)... More

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Hamilton
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

We have been to Gettysburg many times and always eat at the Dobbin House. This time is was for a late lunch and the onion soup and spinach salad were very good. The staff is always knowledgeable and good at suggestions. The atmosphere is the way it would have been in it's day, remember we are talking about the 1700s.... 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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