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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” (10 reviews)
“duck” (6 reviews)
“cheese board” (3 reviews)
16:00 - 22:00All hours
71 N Main St, Chambersburg, PA 17201, Chambersburg, PA 17201-1810
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Reviews (122)
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Reviewed 20 June 2016

This was a big surprise - the food was excellent, ambience great and the wait staff very helpful. We sat indoors but there are tables in an enclosed court yard that makes you think you are in the middle of an oasis. It reminded us...More

Thank Lois W
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

I came in for a friend's birthday this past week and I was so impressed! The food was absolutely delicious. I ordered the chicken provolone which was to die for. It was chicken with caramelized onions and mushrooms on top that were sealed in with...More

Thank Anon5684
Reviewed 10 June 2016

Love the food and drinks, but I always struggle about the pricing. Surroundings are great. Love the bar. Never sat outside, but, that is my summer goal!

Thank Kris K
Reviewed 6 June 2016

I went with a group, and everyone raved about their dinners - the salmon was tasty and served piping hot, the crab cakes were reported to be delicious and the steak was pronounced perfect. The sides were all good, and even the included salads were...More

Thank NyLynne
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed an amazing dinner here while in Shippensburg for the PIAA Track and Field championships. Began with the calamari and also the crab and lobster dip ~ could have ordered them again and called it a wonderful night but instead we ordered the duck entree...More

Thank mmg61662
Reviewed 31 May 2016

We stopped in Chambersburg overnight when traveling on I-81. We got a restaurant listing from the hotel but nothing on the list (mainly fast food chains) appealed to us. I checked TripAdvisor and came up with Bistro 71. A great find. I called ahead for...More

Thank Jean W
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

My daughter was looking for a new place for dinner and found this bistro. The food was very good. The risotto was excellent! Good selection and specials. Everything was tasty.

Thank kitkatldj
Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful find! We travel between Florida & Maine several times a year & usually do the chain restaurants...lucky us; we arrived in Chambersburg early & decided to find someplace local. Found Bistro 71 on TA and soooo happy we did! House wine:lovely. Service:...More

Thank Gail D
Reviewed 10 May 2016

We stumbled upon Bistro 71 by chance after searching for a diner spot during an unplanned visit to Chambersburg. The food, service, and atmosphere were delightful. The crab cake was lightly seasoned and perfectly done. My wife had the chicken house salad and said it...More

Thank Chuck K
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Bistro 71 is the best in town for a romantic night or just dining with friends. Food and service are spectacular, other restaurants in the area are usually lacking in one or the other. Food is definitely worth the price and the drinks are never...More

Thank Wonderer_QueenB
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Are you a BYO wine restaurant?
22 December 2016|
Response from Tom S | Reviewed this property |
No, they have a wine and spirits on the menu
Do you have outdoor seating? Do I need a reservation for Saturday night?
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
What are your hours on 12/24? thanks, Bill
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, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
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
  • E-mail
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