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Railroad House Inn

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280 W Front St, Marietta, PA 17547-1405
+1 717-426-4141
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wed - Thu 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Lebanon, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited with friends recently and were extremely pleased. The staff was friendly and very attentive. The building was historic and charming. The best if all was the food. It was so flavorful and delicious. I would highly recommend!

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Thank Foxfire4
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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75 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great venue and really good food. The ambiance was comfortable and service terrific. Would visit again.

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Thank Richard B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been here over two dozen times and have never had a bad bite of food. From appetizers to burgers to entrees- delicious. Never had bad service, and the atmosphere is very relaxing. I recommend this place to everyone within earshot. High fives to all of the staff for providing an excellent experience!

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Thank Daniel C
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

We were riding the rail trail along the susquehanna and stopped in for lunch. The building and grounds are awesome. The farm to table items were unique and the presentation of the food and test were excellent!

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Thank Terrylweaver
York Haven, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

Second visit to this restaurant in this century. Farm to table with local beverages. Disappointed in the corn in the crab and corn soup. Not fresh nor local. This is the beginning of sweet corn season in central Pennsylvania and it would have been so much tastier with the local sweet corn. Crab cakes are delicious.

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Thank Patti F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

The pictures on Yelp are what made us decide to try the Railroad House Inn. We were not disappointed. What a beautiful space. It has a quaint little courtyard to dine alfresco. We opted to sit inside and we couldn't have been more pleased with the booth they sat us at. The staff was friendly & attentive offering us advice... More 

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Thank Colleen K
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

First time visit was great! Thought we were just going to an old restaurant for a light dinner. We were surprised by the decor, excellent food and cordial service. We first noticed the hostess desk was made of pipes and faucet knobs - so cool. The decor was dark but inviting and well done! You have to see it to... More 

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Thank SunSandandWater
Lancaster, PA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

We had dinner there one chilly evening in late winter. Really nice cozy bar...some locals and very friendly. We went through to the dining room for dinner and it was lovely! We had a comfortab;le table opposite a fireplace in an original structure with plenty of the old, original photos and icons on the wall so the atmosphere was perfect!.... More 

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Thank Flanlgirl
Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania, USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

We had three couples eat dinner in the former kitchen with the large walk-in fireplace. The food was excellent and the night was made by our waiter, Ed!! The bourbon glazed salmon was great right down to the lavender Creme brûlée. We couldn't have found a better place to bring out of town guests. Hats off to you!

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Thank Eileen H
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

Went to dinner on a Friday night after hearing good things about this restaurant. First, the decor. As soon as we walked in we were almost giddy with excitement from the feeling of restaurant. The attention that went into the details (light fixtures, fabrics, decorations, etc) really shows. Spoiler Alert: there is a downstairs bar and pool table that is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $34
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options, International, Fusion
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Private Dining, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar scene, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 280 W Front St, Marietta, PA 17547-1405
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  Marietta
  • Phone Number: +1 717-426-4141
Description
Nestled on the banks of the mighty Susquehanna River, located inside an 1820's Railroad Hotel, the Railroad House Inn is an upscale dining experience serving unique food in a historic one-of-a-kind atmosphere. Featuring all craft beer draft menu, a signature drink menu, and a great wine list available.

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