Dining near Carlisle House Bed and Breakfast


L = Lunch    D = Dinner

One of everybody’s favorite things to do is eat! And with this choice of great restaurants near us, you can eat really well in Carlisle, PA! Many are locally sourced and they are all great!

Within 1 block:

  • 1794 The Whiskey Rebellion  D
    10 South Hanover Street, 800-704-1188
    This specialty steak restaurant celebrates the Central PA Area and its farms, foods and ingredients in a newly renovated dining room setting. The bar features house-made infusions, Tait Farms Shrubs, PA gin, rum, vodka from Big Spring Distillery in Center Hall, PA and the special drinks that are just the beginning. Try the Carlislepolitan with the cranberry shrub and one of the over 50 whiskeys! Open for Dining Mon-Sat 4pm to 10pm, For the Bar Mon-Sat 4pm-Midnight 
  • Castlerigg Wine Shop  WINE
    110 South Hanover Street 717-462-4663
    Carlisle’s exclusive retailer of fine Pennsylvania wines. Beautiful wine bar warmly nestled against the hearth of just one of the fireplaces in the 1890s shop. Features a tasting bar, hors d’oeuvres, live music on weekends, sitting area and event space. Open Mon & Wed 11am-8pm, Thu-Sat 11am-11pm Sun 11am-5pm, closed Tuesday. 

Within 2 blocks:

  • Denim Coffee LD
    3 South Hanover Street, 717-269-3593
    Open daily-hours varied; BYOB
  • Gingerbread Man LD
    5 South Courthouse Ave. 717-249-6970
    Victorian saloon decor, good pub grub, popular “Happy Hour” spot and college hangout; Open daily 11am-11pm; Full Bar
  • Helena’s Chocolate Cafe & Creperie  LD
    36 West High Street 717-254-6453
    Delicious crepes, both savory and sweet, absolutely wonderful macaroons and candies! Open Tues to Sat 7:30am to 9pm, Sun 8am to 2pm
  • Issei Noodle LD
    54 West High Street, 717-243-7826
    Casual Japanese/Vietnamese noodle house featuring made to order rice bowl and noodle specialties in a modern open kitchen that includes fresh forms of Ramen, Udon, Yakisoba, Vietnamese Pho and other infused style noodles from the Pacific Rim. Open Tue-Sat 11am-2:15pm and 5pm-8:15pm; NO BYOB
  • South Side Deli LD
    46 West High Street, 707-960-0077
    Generous subs, wraps and sandwiches; soups Open Mon-Fri 10am-8pm, Sat 11am-8pm
  • Vinny LD
    330 South Hanover Street 717-249-6417
    Casual Italian/Sicilian cuisine; Homemade Bread & Pizza dough, great subs & pizzas! Open Sun-Thu 10:30am-9pm, Fri-Sat 10:30am-10pm; BYOB
  • Jewels of India  LD
    26 North Hanover Street  (717) 254-6585
    Excellent authentic Indian cuisine.

    Mon & Tue: 11:30 AM – 02:30 PM
      05:00 PM – 09:00 PM
    Wednesday: 11:30 AM – 02:30 PM
      05:15 PM – 09:00 PM
    Thursday: 11:30 AM – 02:30 PM
      05:00 PM – 09:00 PM
    Fri – Sun: 11:30 AM – 02:00 PM
      05:00 PM – 09:00 PM

Within 3 blocks:

  • Alibi’s Eatery & Spirits  LD
    10 North Pitt Street 717-243-4151
    Great pub food with wide variety of domestic and microbrew beers; live music TFS Open Tues-Sat 11am-late; Full Bar
  • Grazery  L
    156 West High Street 717-249-4310
    Mediterranean inspired soups, sandwiches, salads and special homemade desserts! Open Mon-Sat 11am-2:00pm 
  • Cafe Bruges  LD
    16 North Pitt Street 717-960-0223
    Belgian Bistro, Moules Frites, Steak Frites, Waterzooi, Stoemp Saucisse and lots of other gourmet bistro treats, with wonderful Belgian Beers and Ales! Sunday Brunch with great Eggs Benedicts! Open daily 11:30am-9 or later pm; Authentic Belgian Beer Only-NO BYOB; Walk-in only, Reservations not required; 
  • George’s Subs & Pizza LD
    121 West High Street 717-243-5809
    Family owned since opening in 1958; classic strombolis, pizzas and subs Open Mon-Thu 11am-9pm, Fri-Sat 11am-10pm; NO BYOB
  • Hamilton LD
    55 West High Street 717-249-4410
    Greek owned local favorite since 1920s and award winner for best hot dogs; try their famous “hotchee” dog and Greek salads; (Imagine the movie My Big Fat Greek Wedding) Open Mon-Sat 6am-9:30pm; Full Bar
  • Market Cross Pub  LD
    113 North Hanover Street 717-258-1234
    English pub food such as Fish & Chips,Cottage and Shepherd’s Pie, Beef & Guinness and a selection of classic sandwiches and entrees; has microbrewery on premises with selection of 4 MCP brews Open daily 11am-10/12pm
  • Mount Fuji  LD
    149 North Hanover Street 717-243-2788
    Classic Japanese-Sushi, sashimi, steaks, seafood; highly recommended by our cosmopolitan guests Open Tue-Sun 11/12am-9:30/11pm; BYOB
  • North Hanover Grille LD
    39 North Hanover Street 717-241-5517
    Greek owned restaurant and bar; wide variety of appetizers, salads, sandwiches, wraps, pastas, seafood, and dinners. Open Mon-Thurs 11am-10pm Fri-Sat until 11pm); Beer Only-NO BYOB
  • Redd’s Smokehouse BBQ  LD
    109 North Hanover Street 717-254-6419
    At Redd’s, they pride themselves in offering a high quality product with an excellent taste of the South. Their homemade BBQ is made from their own special recipes, featuring a selection of ribs, pulled pork and chicken all smoked on real applewood Open Wed-Sun 11am-8pm; BYOB
  • Taqueria Laurita LD
    150 West High Street 717-386-5099
    Real flavor of Mexican cooking – a traditional authentic Mexican experience with corn taco, quesadilla, and sopa options. WTF – rotating Weekly Taco Feature. Ross Morris’s newest gourmet venture Open Tue-Thu 6pm to 1am; Fri-Sat 6pm to 2:30am; Lunch hours coming soon; BYOB
  • Carlisle Thai  LD
    141 West High Street 717-249-2007
    Cuisine of Thailand; offers exotic and delightful Thai cuisine in a romantic atmosphere. The full menu of Thai food includes appetizers, soups, salads, entrées an chef’s specialties. Also featured are lunch box specials which include choice of soup, salad, entrée and dessert (dine-in only).Open Mon-Thu 11am–9pm, Fri-Sat 11am-10pm; BYOB

Within 4 to 5 blocks:

  • AYA Japanese Steakhouse  LD
    235 South Spring Garden Street 717-218-8000
    All things Japanese! Great choices of Hibachi with classic grill-work, fire and artistry, Sushi, Sashimi, Teriyaki and more. Open Mon-Thu 11am-10pm, Fri-Sat 11am-11pm, Sun 11:30am to 10:00pm; BYOB
  • Chen’s Asian  LD
    310 North Hanover Street 717-258-1238
    Chen’s offers a wide array of classic Chinese specialties as well as Japanese and Thai dishes. The menu features many items such as Red Curry Chicken,Thai Basil Duck, Sizzling Beef with Scallops, Crispy Peking Duck, and all things Japanese-Sushi and Sashimi-unique rolls like White Tiger Roll with tuna, scallion, wasabi tobiko over yellowtail, cucumber and avocado.Chen’s offers seats at the sushi bar or at tables in one of two dining rooms. Open Mon-Thu 11am-10pm,Fri-Sat 11am-11pm, Sunday 12 noon-10pm; BYOB
  • Sunrise Cafe’ L
    231 North Hanover Street 223-212-5192
    Authentic NY deli style bagels and sandwiches.  OPEN Monday – Friday: 8 am – 2 pm, Saturday and Sunday: 8 am – 1 pm

Within 1 mile: 

  • Carlisle Diner LD
    800 W High St 717-240-0721 
    Good basic diner food 
  • Miseno Pizza & Ristorante LD
    598 West High Street, 717-240-0133
    Casual Italian cuisine. Beer Only; BYOB 
  • Pizza Grille LD
    51007 Ritner Hwy 717-218-2320
    Pizzas, Seafood, Pasta and Salads Open Mon-Thu 11am-9pm, Fri-Sat 11am-10pm BYOB
  • Rustic Tavern LD
    823 Newville Road, 717-245-2999
    Casual dining utilizing local produce, meats and other products as well as weekly fresh seafood specials; good crab-cakes and steaks Open Mon-Sat 11am-10pm; Full Bar
  • Scalles LD
    2 York Rd. 717-245-0099
    Housed in historic warehouse; large variety including daily specials and soups Full Bar

Within 2 miles: 

  • Marcello’s LD
    900 Cavalry Road, 717-258-1222
    Casual dining; Italian homemade recipes and warm hospitality; good variety and excellent daily specials Open daily 10am-10:30/11:30pm BYOB; 2 Harrisburg Stars for that Special Dinner!!

Outside Carlisle:

  • Aniles Ristorante & Pizzeria LD
    6 Front Street, Boiling Springs, 717-258-507
    Casual Italian cuisine BYOB; 
  • Boiling Springs Tavern  LD
    1 E. First Street Boiling Springs 717-258-3614
    Specializing in Steak, seafood & pasta dishes in an historic 1832 tavern hotel Open Tue-Sat 11:30am-2:00pm and 5:00-9:30pm; Full Bar
  • Bricco LD
    31 South Third Street Harrisburg 717-724-0222
    Bricco’s Mediterranean and Italian cuisine serves as the gastronomic canvas upon which Pennsylvania products are used to create a culinary masterpiece.  Bricco is a collaboration between the Olewine School of Culinary Arts at Harrisburg Area Community College and Harrisburg Hotel Corporation, managing general partner of The Hilton Harrisburg. Day Boat Cod, Lancaster  County Pork Chop, Sage Pappardelle with Braised Duck and Smoked Local Chicken, Bricco is just 30 minutes  from the Carlisle House Bed and Breakfast. Open for lunch Mon-Fri 11:30am-2:30pm, dinner Mon-Sat 5:30pm-10pm and Sun 4:30pm to 10pm; Full Bar; 
  • Cassell’s Grille   LD
    5 West Pine Street, Mt. Holly Springs PA 17065 717-486-8800
    Upscale casual restaurant  specializing in fresh seafood, hand-cut steaks, Prime Rib, mouthwatering burgers, homemade soups, a variety  of salads, and appetizers sure to please! Three dining options: Tavern, Dining Room, and a deck weather permitting. Cassell’s Grille is about 10 minutes from the Carlisle House Bed and Breakfast. Open Tue-Sat 11am to 9pm, Sun 11am-8pm; Full Bar
  • Char’s at Tracy Mansion    D
    1829 North Front Street, Harrisburg 717-213-4002
    An American Brasserie  with a spectacular Susquehanna River View. Owner Char Magaro with Chef Ron Canady explode your dining experience with a range of carefully prepared classic European dishes such as Herb-Crusted Barramundi,  House made Charcuterie, Shrimp Kofta, Duet of Domestic Lamb, Carpaccio and many more. Desserts vary but  include such offerings as Roasted Pineapple Bread Pudding, Warm Peach Tart with Butterscotch Sauce and their legendary Chocolate Gelato Parfait with caramel and toasted pecans. Char’s is about 25 minutes from the Carlisle House Bed and Breakfast. Open Mon-Sat 5:30pm to 10pm, Sun 5pm to 9pm, Bar & Library opens at 4pm
  • Chalit’s Thai Bistro   D
    5517 Carlisle Pike, Mechanicsburg 717-695-9889
    The young innovative chef/owner is known for his Thai Tapas (which you can get at lunch-time in half portions). Their “Specials” board always  has interesting additions to the regular menu, and you can choose your level of spiciness from a 1-4 range. Chalits is about 20 minutes from the Carlisle House Bed and Breakfast. Open Mon-Thu 4pm to 9pm, Fri 4pm-10pm,  Sat 12pm-10pm; BYOB
  • Hellenic Kouzina  LD
    500 East Main Street, Mechanicsburg 717-766-2990
    A Greek cafe with a great range of Greek dishes from Avgolemono through Yigantes Plaki, with burgers and fries for the less adventurous! Hellenic Kouzina is about 20 minutes from the Carlisle House Bed and Breakfast. Open Tue-Thu 11am-8pm, Fri-Sat 11am-9pm;  BYOB

National Restaurants:

  • Applebee’s 
    260 Noble Blvd. 717-245-2500 
    Full Bar
  • Chilis 
    2 House Lane 243-8003 
    Full Bar
  • Cracker Barrel 
    3 E. Garland Drive 717-241-2161
  • Hoss Steak and Sea 
    1151 Harrisburg Pike 258-4468
  • Panera 
    80 Noble Boulevard 717-218-5023
    Bread, pastry, soup and sandwiches
  • Red Robin LD
    236 Westminster Drive 717-258-1030
    Imaginative selection of fresh, high-quality gourmet burgers and other menu items in a fun, family-friendly atmosphere; 11am-11pm Full Bar