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Dobbin House Tavern

Certificate of Excellence
American, Bar, Pub, Soups
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89 Steinwehr Ave, Gettysburg, PA 17325-2811
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We visited Gettysburg yesterday and stopped here for dinner. The staff are dressed in period clothing. They are friendly and the service was great! We ate in the Tavern with candle lit lighting. It was a great experience!

Thank Vickie B
Media, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We always eat at the Dobbin House(fine dining) when visiting Gettysburg. The meal is slightly expensive, but we love the food. The historical building is very cool, and the staff is generally very helpful. It's worth walking around and seeing the building if you eat here. We will return

Thank Kerri M
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I ate in the basement and it felt like civil war era atmosphere. Wait staff dressed in period garb. Food was very good too. I had a crabcake sandwich and pecan pie alamode. Nice place for some local appeal and not a chain place.

Thank imhntn
Rock Creek, West Virginia
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4 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We ate upstairs in the dining room.The chicken dinner was passable.Steak was tough,service was not good at all. Tavern chicken is better if you can endure the noise.Pecan pie is good.Think I will dress the family in 18th Century garb,stay home and make my own dinner.

Thank marley942
Boonsboro, Maryland
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Four of us had dinner at the Dobbin House Saturday evening. Their French Onion soup is the best I have ever had and the avocado and crab appetizer was to die for. The facility is a Civil War era building that is as quaint as possible. You can dine at a table or in a four poster bed frame. Nothing... More 

Thank bflook
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fabulous atmosphere, great food and friendly service. Highly recommend; make sure to make a reservation!

Thank joy n
Houston, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Sat at the bar for dinner. The setting takes you back to the 18th century and reminded me of an old English pub, low ceilings, somewhat loud but with a interesting charm. The Troegs draft was excellent as was the french onion soup. We had the crab cakes which was almost all crab, not like other places we've been recently.... More 

Thank Joe K
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I've been to the Dobbin House plenty of times over the years and have always eaten in the Tavern part of the restaurant (which encompasses the main floor and outside patio near the gift shop-which is a really nice shop with all kinds of jewelry, candles, historical books, jams and dip mixes, and other things) and the food has always... More 

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Gatlinburg, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Our last night of vacation was spent at the Dobbin House (Springhouse Tavern). It was delicious and such a cool setting for a historic trip. I highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank gatioh
Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

WE dragged a big group of 12 into the basement of the Dobbin House Tavern and I really wish it was just me and my wife. Don't get me wrong, I love our friends and all of the kids we brought in, but the restaurant struggled to keep up with our big group and instead of adding a server and... More 

Thank Thomas R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Pub, Soups
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 89 Steinwehr Ave, Gettysburg, PA 17325-2811
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Gettysburg
  • Phone Number: 717-334-2100

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