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Bistro 71

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71 N Main St, Chambersburg, PA 17201, Chambersburg, PA 17201-1810
+1 717-261-0007
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Saratoga Springs, New York
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

We visited Bistro 71 for lunch, and were charmed by the warm interior, warm brick walls and friendly professional service. The Bistro salad was tasty and creatively prepared. Roasted romaine lettuce, bacon, blue cheese and roasted pumpkin seeds needed no dressing. But the dressing was delicious enough to be irresistible. The turkey club sandwich was luscious, served on generous slices... More 

Thank Martha S
Sarasota, Florida
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

This place was not what we expected, as the first thing you see is a busy bar area, but after being seated in the back it felt more like a restaurant. The restaurant seating area is pretty small. The food was extremely good, but there wasn't much choice for non-alcoholic drinks, except for the usual stuff that a bar would... More 

Thank ElizaIthaca
Chambersburg, PA
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296 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016

We celebrated our 40th wedding anniversary here. Dinner was excellent from appetizer to dessert. Portions are not huge but I appreciated not being too full to move at the end of the evening. The menu changes with the seasons and locally sourced ingredients are used. Never disappointed here!

Thank graymar6
Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016

Had a good meal here. The menu is small, but interesting. I enjoyed the duck. It was tender. My husband tried the pork chops. Quite a generous piece of meat he received. Vegetables were interesting. Everything was a little saltier than we prefer, but we are used to almost no salt added to our meals. We really enjoyed the Kilkenney... More 

Thank 675peggyd
Annandale, Virginia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2016

Summer-time cafe tables on the brick sidewalk, one of several quietly cultured downtown restaurants and a diner (famous for breakfast) among townhouses, shops, and a Carnegie free library. Bed and breakfasts nearby. Easy to get to from 81, but a far cry from the exhaust and asphalt of the Interstate strip.

Thank BrianLizPax
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2016

Went to Bistro 71 as part of Chambersburg Restaurant Week where establishments are supposed to offer an $18.64 special. However when arriving we were told the specials pertained to lunch only. That was disappointing but we stayed anyway. We ordered alcohol, Tanguerey and tonic and bourbon and water which were weak. We had a crab dip appetizer which was ok.... More 

1 Thank cathy h
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

Perfectly executed food. Service very good, not rushed. A little more knowledge of the wines on offer by the wait staff and an effort to store / serve them at the right temperature would be appreciated.

Thank Pat M
Bloomington, Illinois
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

Food was excellent. The restaurant was not busy the day we were there for lunch. We ate outside on the patio and had the place to ourselves. We will definitely come back when we are in town.

1 Thank Diane Q
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

The food was amazing and the staff very friendly. We were able to talk business with our guest. I ordered the Salmon which was wonderful, follow by cheesecake and a coffee.

Thank Marcie0413
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

Great time. Sampled the entire appetizer menu while enjoying martinis. Gray service, friendly with suggestions arms knowledgeable about the offerings. Lunch was also great. Brought our 81 year old mother who enjoyed it immensely. We will return.

Thank DianeMonongahela

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Bar scene, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 71 N Main St, Chambersburg, PA 17201, Chambersburg, PA 17201-1810
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Chambersburg
  • Phone Number: +1 717-261-0007

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