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3424 N 6th St, Harrisburg, PA 17110-1423
7172381155
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wed - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Atlanta
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99 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

We tried several small plates, and really enjoyed them. Their crab cakes mysteriously hold together without noticeable breeding, and are delicious! We've heard that it's nice to just sit at the bar, and will eat there next time.

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Thank WeBRads
Millsboro, Delaware
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2016

Our party of four stopped for lunch on May 26, 2016, based on a recommendation by our very savvy Mom - age 96, living at nearby Homeland - who joined us. We were looking for a pleasant family lunch and found it very satisfying. The menu had numerous choices - soups, salads, soup/salad combos, etc. We tried several and found... More 

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1 Thank dndcoyne
Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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44 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed the fixed price ($25) dinner last night with a small group and couldn't be more pleased with the variety of selections, quality of the food and attentive service. Gourmet food at a reasonable price. Yum

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1 Thank Joebob2014
Marco Island, Florida
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57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 9, 2016

I was there mid-week the end of April. The atmosphere is attractive. My waiter was very efficient and attentive. My meal was very good.

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2 Thank william723
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

Fabulous dinners from appetizer to creme brûlée!! Highly recommend What If Cafe for lunch and dinner. Love the BYOB restaurants! Friendly staff!

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1 Thank Sue D
Harveys Lake, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2016

Food was excellent, service exceptional and staff went above and beyond. Dined on tomato soup and sandwiches which were delicious, had dessert which was the best. Very clean, friendly and a great find. Everyone very friendly and even helpful in finding places to stay.

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1 Thank Luv_to_travel_612
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
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51 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2016

The food at What If is worthy of experiencing. It is in quiet neighborhood and in a nondescript building.

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1 Thank Hampstead6111
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2015 via mobile

This place is fabulous. If you are looking for a delicious gourmet reasonably priced meal with a relaxing atmosphere than this is the place for you! It is also BYOB. I ate, here, on Saturday, October 3, 2015 and my palette craved What If Cafe all week long, so I returned on October 10, 2015. Tonight, I had the most... More 

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1 Thank Jelisa67
Hershey, Pennsylvania
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2015

We have been visiting this restaurant for several years and have never been disappointed. The owner is an excellent chef. The food is always outstanding. The service is equal...always excellent. This is our favorite.

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1 Thank Alice N
Scottsdale
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101 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2015

Great charm with owner/chef on site. Good food and it is a BYOB restaurant. Very good quality Italian food. Very attentive service and a table visit from the owner to see how we liked the food. This is located on a mostly residential street with some businesses a few blocks away. The location is a mile or two south of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $40
Cuisine
American, French
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3424 N 6th St, Harrisburg, PA 17110-1423
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Harrisburg
  • Phone Number: 7172381155
Description
Casual Dining BYOB Establishment. Patio seating available. Daily Features for Lunch and Dinner. Reservations welcomed but not required.

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