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Home 231

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231 North St, Harrisburg, PA 17101-1125 (2nd Street)
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was bland, boring, and nothing special; absolutely or worth the price! Couple that with the fact that the service stank (1.5 hours for lunch on a weekday ... ridiculous) ... I would not recommend this "trendy" spot.

Thank Janelle H
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of my favorite restaurants in Harrisburg. The food is a little eclectic, but definitely "farm to table" & the menu changes monthly (maybe more often). Its located in an old inner city home/store & has an urban vibe. There's also a nice patio/courtyard area in the back thats great in warm weather. They have a small lot,... More 

Thank Mungo Jerry
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Busy place but they respected our reservation and even found an outdoor table for us. Unfortunately there were several bees that kept landing on our food and drinks :( Service was slow. Food was good but none of us were wowed by what we had except the hash browns were fantastic. However one of found a hair in her hash... More 

Thank Amy H
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's the last night of Harrisburg Restaurant Week, we just got home from dinner at Home 231, and all we can do is shake our heads & ask why. Why does this place have so many shining 4 & 5 star reviews when the service, food, & ambience we experienced tonight was completely lackluster? Home 231 earns a single star... More 

2 Thank Faith M
Jessica A, Owner at Home 231, responded to this review

Faith, I'm so sorry you were disappointed in your experience with us. I would like to get some detailed feedback from you and find out where we went wrong. If you could email me at jessica at home231.com, I would very much appreciate it. More 

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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friends took us here, saying it was their favorite "date night" restaurant in Harrisburg. We were amazed at the variety and quality of the food we enjoyed. Octopus! Skate wing! the steak was grass-fed! All this in a town that has seen better days... Well, any day that includes a visit to 231 House is a good day.

Thank Katherine L
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I went there for dinner and were extremely pleased. The setting is intimate (great for a date, not so much for kids) and the waitstaff was very courteous and attentive. From the eclectic cocktails through delicious entrées and the enjoyable deserts, I highly recommend this restaurant as it's one of our favorites in Harrisburg.

Thank LiterOfCola
Tampa, Florida
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful selection of sandwiches and freshly made chips for lunch. The portions were outstanding and the service was prompt and courteous. Very good value. If I return to Harrisburg, I'll be back.

Thank Vikingfather
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172 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

Delicious skillet corn bread. Good food but a couple of the dishes were a little heavy on the salt. Small but acceptable wine list. Beer brined pork tenderloin with an apple bacon jam was juicy and delicious. The duck breast was very tender. Excellent service.

1 Thank Andrew C
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

My husband found this quirky little place -- a nice change from the chains we usually wind up at during kids' sporting events. The craft cocktails were delicious and they even whipped up a fresh strawberry lemonade for my son. We shared some small plates -- the chili-dusted octopus was the best octopus I've eaten. Tender and not rubbery at... More 

1 Thank Jessica H
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10 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

Great food and well thought out menu... we tried the rueben and it was amazing and the steak was first class.

Thank Ronald S

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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 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $30
American, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 231 North St, Harrisburg, PA 17101-1125
    (2nd Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Harrisburg
  • Phone Number: 17172324663

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?