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606 N 2nd St, Harrisburg, PA 17101-1001
(717) 234-6064
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

GREAT food - a bit pricey, but so well worth it to celebrate special occasions. Atmosphere and ways building was preserved to resemble original use was well done.

Thank Scott H
Falmouth, Maine
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133 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Set in an authentic firehouse which operated for over 100 years, this restaurant has a great selection of appetizers, soups, salads, burgers or main entrees. Also has a fine selection of alcoholic beverages. Our waitress was very pleasant and kind - offering suggestions on the menu, but not in a pushy way. If you go for dinner, know you can... More 

Thank Diane H
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped for lunch, so I can't comment about the bar options. This was our best choice of the day! We feasted on fresh salads served to us by our friendly server Nicole. My friend had the steak and calamari which was perfectly prepared with peppercorn dressing. I feasted on the Bella mushroom salad with mixed greens, goat cheese, dried... More 

Thank Peaze
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are too many other options to settle for this one. I think the prices are too high and the food is mediocre.

Thank Joe1211323
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, United States
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24 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided to have our anniversary dinner at one of the restaurants in downtown Harrisburg, PA. We had been in this restaurant only once, many years ago. But because we remembered great food and outstanding service, we wanted to try it again. We were not disappointed! We started with a Gin and Tonic from the bar...and they did not skimp... More 

Thank Prudy S
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54 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were upstairs in the banquet area for a dinner. The food was very good and they did have a Gluten Free menu.

Thank PAMID7
Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016

The food is excellent; the staff is excellent; but the FIREBREAD is the reason to stop in and relax. Yes, you can get a beer (craft or other) or a nice mixed drink....but when you are ordering, DO NOT skip over the firebread! This concoction is better than advertised (it's not) and should be on EVERY table EVERY day! It... More 

Thank BrawlersCoach
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016

We were there around 1:00 on a Monday afternoon. The restaurant did not seem crowded, though I don't know how many people, if any, were in the upstairs area. The food was very good, but the service was slow. Once we were seated, it was almost ten minutes before someone came to take our drink order (by that time, we... More 

Thank Katrina K
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

Don't bother getting the Seared Dayboat Scallops. The service and atmosphere were great. Our waitress did a wonderful job. However, the food was mediocre and overpriced. 3 of us ordered the Dayboat Scallops and all 3 of us were disappointed. For $30 you get 4 small (I mean one bite small) overcooked scallops (fishy tasting/salty) thrown on a $1.00 worth... More 

Thank Kelly H
Dallas, Georgia
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016

This is a great restaurant for folks that like to eat in a "recycled" facility; this one obviously being an old firehouse. Excellent "upscale" bar food. I had their homemade chili and homemade gumbo - - both were EXCELLENT. A LOT of firemen paraphernalia all around the restaurant.


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Special occasions, Large groups
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 - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 606 N 2nd St, Harrisburg, PA 17101-1001
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Harrisburg
  • Phone Number: (717) 234-6064

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