We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Nice place to eat

Very good food and drinks and dessert! Good service and friendly. WE ate here twice and enjoyed... read more

Reviewed today
Pottstown, Pennsylvania
A Must Stop if you're in Gettysburg!!!

My wife and I had dinner here this past Saturday with her cousins! It's always great! The food is... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Barry S
Ellicott City, Maryland
Read all 513 reviews
All photos (50)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“onion soup”(38 reviews)
“oldest building”(11 reviews)
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
89 Steinwehr Ave, Business Rte 15 South, Gettysburg, PA 17325-2811
+1 717-334-2100
Improve This Listing
Recommended experiences in and around Gettysburg
from $8.95
More Info
from $35.00
More Info
Reviews (513)
Filter reviews
513 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews onion soup underground railroad oldest building the main dining room filet mignon crab cakes dressed in period period clothing step back in time historic house gift shop civil war candlelight basement costumes garb century
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 513 reviews
Reviewed today

Very good food and drinks and dessert! Good service and friendly. WE ate here twice and enjoyed both times!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank BchHntr
Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife and I had dinner here this past Saturday with her cousins! It's always great! The food is excellent, as is the service! Moderately priced with quite a selection from their menu. We usually eat downstairs in the bar area and it is very...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Barry S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely dinner in the Alexander dining room. The food was delicious & the service was good. We ate in the Alexander Restaurant in a dining room that had a small fireplace which really added a nice touch to the ambience. An added...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank GPP875
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been coming to Gettysburg for 21 years, and have eaten at the Dobbin House at least 2 times during each visit. Since the chef left 2 years ago, the quality has declined sharply. The french onion was lukewarm for 5 of our party....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank T398VGsuef
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Can't go to Gettysburg without one or more trips to the Dobbin House to eat. Whether in the first-come, first-serve below-ground tavern, in the main dining room areas, or in the ballroom for events, the food and service are always excellent. Yes, the main dining...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 955SMJ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate downstairs at the Tavern, and again it was well worth it. We love the food here and the nice atmosphere. No secrets about that. Great Place to eat if you aren't looking for a burger or pizza. We will be back again.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank cfields286
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We go to Gettysburg annually every Oct. This time we brought my 84 y/o dad - had lunch upon arrival to PA at the tavern, he was delighted with the onion soup. The rest of the family (teens and adults) had sandwiches, burgers, and dessert...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tonia E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I had a wonderful experience at the Dobbin House Tavern. It took a little while to be seated, but we looked around in the gift shop during that time. The atmosphere of the tavern was historic and it felt like a step...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Alexandra2393
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very historic restaurant. They are always busy so reservations are advised. The service was wonderful. We had steak and it melted in our mouths. We also tried the Seafood dish and it was very good. Little on the pricier side but worth...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank speters4028
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Atmosphere was great - food was wonderful and the service was terrific. Everyone was friendly. Onion soup was awesome so was the fruit and cheese plate and the crab dip

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JanF354
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 28 nearby hotels
Inn at Cemetery Hill
701 reviews
.07 miles away
Budget Host Three Crowns Motor Lodge
500 reviews
.07 miles away
1863 Inn of Gettysburg
998 reviews
.12 miles away
Colton Motel
342 reviews
.16 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 138 nearby restaurants
Mr. G's Ice Cream
1,061 reviews
.22 miles away
Sunset Ice Cream Parlor
390 reviews
.09 miles away
Hunt's Battlefield Fries & Cafe'
1,077 reviews
.05 miles away
Dobbin House Tavern
4,633 reviews
.02 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 178 nearby attractions
Jennie Wade House
1,321 reviews
.11 miles away
Gibson's Photographic Gallery
108 reviews
.04 miles away
The Horse Soldier
74 reviews
.11 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
September 23, 2018|
AnswerShow all 13 answers
Response from JaniceD9 | Reviewed this property |
Very casual A very fun place Old world look Crowded but worth the wait for the ambience
Shauna D
July 1, 2018|
AnswerShow all 9 answers
Response from sweetsue522017 | Reviewed this property |
yes go
January 1, 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from jgbtravels | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I just got the question. Actually, They are open until 9pm today: