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Fay's Country Kitchen

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203 S Hanover St, Carlisle, PA 17013-3914
+1 717-243-5510
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6:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Sun 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed July 8, 2016

Used to eat here all the time, would specifically go in for the Hawaiian pancakes. Went a few weeks ago and was pretty disappointed. They are very unorganized when busy, messing up the wait list, forgetting about tables and confused food orders. And the food just doesn't taste the same. However the prices are great, and they do try. Just... More 

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Thank Haley K
Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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130 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

It's good food but nothing special. Place is rather small and parking is on the street. Prices are good. Decoration and tables are old. Decorations are very dusty.

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Thank Stephanie S
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed June 28, 2016

Fay's was vintage before vintage was cool. An extensive collection of Coca-Cola memorabilia decorates the walls. The breakfast food is very good, though the tables are crowded together. The Dickinson College crowd eats here frequently, and it's a place that many Carlilians take their visitors for breakfast on Sunday morning. Tasty, typical breakfast fare.

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Thank lschaming
Red Deer, AB
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed June 8, 2016

We ate here for breakfast. The staff were welcoming, chatty and funny - especially when we asked what scrapple was - well that is something to try (or not)!! Menu was extensive, food was good and hot and the prices were just right. The surroundings lovely.

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Thank Piffpoff
Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed March 13, 2016

I have been here several times and it is a great little place with good, simple food and great prices. Very kid friendly and clean. The Coca-Cola décor is fun and charming. Highly recommend for a quick bite to eat or visit with friends. Be aware of their hours and I don't think they take credit cards.

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Thank MotheringByHeart
Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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127 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed March 6, 2016 via mobile

Good breakfast and friendly service. Our school study session was difficult due to noise of many conversations. Go for breakfast, all enjoyed their meals.

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Thank nancydto
Westchester County, NY
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71 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed February 29, 2016

If you want a great home cooked breakfast that is fast, reasonable and friendly go here! I have now been twice and will continue on my future visits to Carlisle.

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Thank FP007
Warsaw, Indiana
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69 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed February 18, 2016

Local diner feeling with great breakfast. I had their bacon, scrambled eggs and home fries with coffee, They will even sell you their wonderfully large coffee mug. Will definitely eat here agin when in this area.

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Thank Tami N
PA
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94 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed February 9, 2016

Fay's has some of the best pancakes around. Great place to go for breakfast. It will be busy, and you may need to wait for a table, but that is because the place is so good.

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Thank Hockey_FanPA
Worcester, MA
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108 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed January 7, 2016

I ate here on the first morning of a two week long cross country roadtrip. This wound up being one of the best meals of my trip. The pancakes were delicious (and I *love* pancakes) and the bacon was also really good, as was everything else in my sampler plate. The service was fast and friendly too. If I am... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 203 S Hanover St, Carlisle, PA 17013-3914
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Carlisle
  • Phone Number: +1 717-243-5510

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