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Rustic Tavern

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823 Newville Rd, Carlisle, PA 17013-1734
+1 717-245-2999
11:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Greencastle, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place is amazing. Been here several times!!! Can be a little pricey but I feel it is worth it. The place does not look like it would be a great place from the outside but do not let that fool you!!!

Thank Tammy Z
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Very good food and reasonable cost. Higjly recommend reservations. My only complaint is I had made reservations but our table was right in front of the entrance and it was very cold and busy with all the people in and out. Otherwise enjoy this restaurant .

Thank Soundmb65
Level Contributor
22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are many good things to say about the Rustic. The food, service, cosy dining areas are all very good. This however is offset by the raucous bar and the foul language. We were there recently and the F bomb was the adjective of choice by the bar customers and obviously permitted by the staff as it went on and... More 

Thank Bobrom66
Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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112 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is not much to look at from the outside but on the inside it's very nice. Monday nights are all you can eat crab legs for just over $20.

Thank Stephanie S
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was excellent. Steaks were done perfectly to our liking. The pineapple upside down cake martini was delicious.

Thank razzymary
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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274 reviews
208 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

My friend had a big 40th party. The restaurant did a really good job with a big group on a Friday night. I enjoyed a nice prime rib and baked potato. The green beens weren't great quality. The salads were nice and very good rolls. This place has a really nice bar also. We enjoyed some rounds of lemon drop... More 

Thank pittHD
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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75 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

We visited here on a Thursday night. Not too busy, and looked like mostly "mature" - meaning old like me! locals. Coming from the Annapolis Md area, we are leery of seafood in south-central PA, but this was great. One had a piece of haddock that almost overfilled her platter. I had haddock with crab imperial. All was very fresh... More 

Thank KirkinPA
Fredericksburg, Virginia
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

awesome atmosphere. wait staff was VERY nice. Husband was a little disappointed in his steak. Done perfectly but cool and tough. Mine salmon was great

Thank lucianilv
Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Couples night out...The food was really good! Hubby had sword fish and he said it was good...it was plated well. I had prime rib..it was done just right and was huge..I only ate 1/3 of it..guess I shouldnt have had that crab filled mushroom appetizer. Which was also good..The place was packed, so good that we had reservations on a... More 

Thank Lorna P
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

This restaurant was a regular favorite of ours. But over the years they have changed the food they serve. Example: the onion rings have changed no fewer than 3 times. Each time for the worse and obviously for the cheaper. Also the choices for the mixed grill have been limited and overall quality cheapened. Knowing how much I used to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 823 Newville Rd, Carlisle, PA 17013-1734
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Carlisle
  • Phone Number: +1 717-245-2999

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