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“Wonderful, surprisingly” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Sidney Willoughby Run

Sidney Willoughby Run
730 Chambersburg Rd., Gettysburg, PA
+1 717-334-3774
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Ranked #8 of 102 Restaurants in Gettysburg
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $12 - $50
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Route 30
Description: With a focus on simple ingredients, Chef Annis’ menu features small, elegant bites with sophisticated flavor. The menu, inspired by fresh, local ingredients, will change on a daily basis and has been designed to include a variety of small plates rather than the multi-course offerings of sister establishment, Restaurant Sidney in East Berlin.An extensive selection of liquor, beer, wine and cordials invites guests to relax in an urban contemporary atmosphere. The expansive outdoor seating area offers a serene experience with views of the battlefield land preserved by the National Park Service.
Dallas, Tx
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114 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“Wonderful, surprisingly”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

This unusual restaurant is located in the former Gettysburg Country Club, which has now been purchased by the National Park (thankfully, as this is where my relative actually formed his regiment into line of battle). Golf course is now abandoned, so there are few lights and signs as you drive up. Somewhat strange going through the rooms of the former clubhouse to the dining room, but don't despair!
The food is excellent, served as appetizers and small plates, but the servings are quite adequate. We had two groups from our family reunion here, and all raved about it. I had oysters and wagyu beef, wife had mac and cheese (with crab!) and duck, and both were done to perfection. Our waitress was fine. Good wine list. Not a cheap meal, but all agreed worth the price. A Gettysburg diamond in the "rough".

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Come for the food!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

The food created by this 5-star chef is truly fantastic: creative, beautiful, and so delicious. They use fresh, locally sourced food and serve it up in small plates so you can try a few different items (e.g., pureed celeriac as a vegetable, veal sweetbreads as a first course, wagyu beef for an entree, and hazelnut cheesecake among the outstanding desserts) and even share courses. You can sit inside in the dining room or at the bar. But if the weather is nice, choose the outdoor veranda overlooking the golf course, and ask to be seated near the fireplace.

Visited September 2013
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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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196 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
“I can't believe this is Gettysburg”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

I have lived here for almost 10 years and eaten at just about every restaurant worth trying. This meal was by far the best I have ever had in Gettysburg. Many restaurants in Gettysburg claim to be fine dining, but they are far from it. In one way or another, all other restaurants miss the mark. Not this one! I have been to Sidney in East Berlin and loved it. This restaurant is completely different. Don't come to Willouhby run expecting the same meal. The ingredients are fresh and the entrees are very skillfully executed. The plating is superb. This is my new favorite restaurant.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Great food, odd atmosphere”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

All the food was incredible, easily some of the finest dining in Gettysburg. Service was great. The only downside was the weird atmosphere. It was hard to peg, it felt like a cross between a country club/old folks home/church meeting hall. With some better interior design the atmosphere could definitely stand up to the food, but it was a little off putting.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Langhorne, Pa
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55 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Great food in a blank space.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

The food was wonderful. The plates were small, which means there was no left overs. Place neededd decorations. Blank walls and stark interior. The place seemed to be a restuarant wanting to be at a country clu. The food was great. I will be back.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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