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Bistro 71

71 N Main St, Chambersburg, PA 17201, Chambersburg, PA 17201-1810
+1 717-261-0007
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“risotto” (12 reviews)
“crab cakes” (15 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly
71 N Main St, Chambersburg, PA 17201, Chambersburg, PA 17201-1810
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Reviewed 20 January 2017

We tried Bistro 71 for the first time last Wednesday night. The restaurant was fairly busy, dimly lit, but cozy. We were first seated by the entry door. That location was chilly due to the often-opened door, so we moved to a better spot. Our...More

1  Thank William S
Reviewed 19 January 2017

The food is simply amazing! I have tried several different meals, from sandwiches to full dinners and I am never disappointed. The atmosphere and wait staff are wonderful, perfect for couples or small groups of friends. I recommend reservations!!!

Thank Beverly C
Reviewed 28 December 2016

I visit Chambersburg occasionally to visit family. We typically either eat in, or ate somewhere the family has been going to decades. I was hoping to get to Bistro 71 during a visit because on paper it had the potential to be a legitimately good...More

4  Thank gondekp
Reviewed 28 December 2016

I celebrated my birthday here recently and was pleasantly surprised when one of the specials midweek was lobster stuffed with crabmeat. It was delicious! My husband and I have eaten here several times and we have never had a bad meal. There's great service and...More

1  Thank Luvtotravel1778
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We visited Bistro 71 for lunch, and were charmed by the warm interior, warm brick walls and friendly professional service. The Bistro salad was tasty and creatively prepared. Roasted romaine lettuce, bacon, blue cheese and roasted pumpkin seeds needed no dressing. But the dressing was...More

1  Thank Martha S
Reviewed 20 October 2016

This place was not what we expected, as the first thing you see is a busy bar area, but after being seated in the back it felt more like a restaurant. The restaurant seating area is pretty small. The food was extremely good, but there...More

1  Thank ElizaIthaca
Reviewed 1 October 2016

We celebrated our 40th wedding anniversary here. Dinner was excellent from appetizer to dessert. Portions are not huge but I appreciated not being too full to move at the end of the evening. The menu changes with the seasons and locally sourced ingredients are used....More

1  Thank graymar6
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Had a good meal here. The menu is small, but interesting. I enjoyed the duck. It was tender. My husband tried the pork chops. Quite a generous piece of meat he received. Vegetables were interesting. Everything was a little saltier than we prefer, but we...More

1  Thank 675peggyd
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Summer-time cafe tables on the brick sidewalk, one of several quietly cultured downtown restaurants and a diner (famous for breakfast) among townhouses, shops, and a Carnegie free library. Bed and breakfasts nearby. Easy to get to from 81, but a far cry from the exhaust...More

1  Thank BrianLizPax
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Went to Bistro 71 as part of Chambersburg Restaurant Week where establishments are supposed to offer an $18.64 special. However when arriving we were told the specials pertained to lunch only. That was disappointing but we stayed anyway. We ordered alcohol, Tanguerey and tonic and...More

3  Thank cathy h
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Questions & Answers
22 December 2016|
Response from Tom S | Reviewed this property |
No, they have a wine and spirits on the menu
28 May 2016|
Response from John N | Reviewed this property |
I do not believe that there is outdoor seating. If it were me, I would call to make a reservation, so yes!
Bill H
15 December 2015|
Response from kenny2567 | Reviewed this property |
Bill, Sorry Bistro 71 will be closed on 12/24. Perhaps you should try the Copper Kettle.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 71 N Main St, Chambersburg, PA 17201, Chambersburg, PA 17201-1810
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Chambersburg
  • Phone Number: +1 717-261-0007
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