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Doyle Hotel

American, Bar, Pub
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9 N Market St, Duncannon, PA 17020-1226
+1 717-834-6789
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3 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While staying there during my AT thru-hike, I was having a beer, when the bartender referred to a person, as a "negro." After my look of surprise, he repeated it for good measure. Good job hiring a racist, to serve people. The place is falling apart, and will soon be condemned. As long as they tolerate racism, it's not worth... More 

Thank Alec K
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

My parents were visiting from New England and I knew they'd love it here!!! Such a great place with good people and excellent homemade food!!!

Thank Maggie H
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

It is more hyped than it should be, but the cost of beer makes it forgettable quickly, allowing you to just sit back and enjoy. DO NOT DRINK TOO MUCH THAT YOU CONSIDER STAYING! The food was honestly forgettable. If you just walked 1100 miles, sure, eat up, but the rest of the world may consider other options.

Thank Mightyman1337
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Thru hiking the AT, stopped in the Doyle for a night. The owner's Pat and Vicky are salt of the earth. Great food, good rates, kind people.

Thank Casey S
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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129 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

In our group we had different burgers, a pork bbq, french fries, soup and wings. All were delicious and we would all order the same items again. Portion size is good too. Prices are moderate. The rolls on the sandwiches were very fresh and tasty. Owners were fun and personable. It is smaller inside with 3 or 4 large tables... More 

Thank adventureexperience1
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238 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

The Doyle certainly lived up to its reputation. I walked in as an AT hiker and Pat and Charlie took great care of me. The food at the Doyle was fantastic! Pat personally described what he had and how he prepared it, and it came out great. I had steamed clams as an appetizer and his pork chop special, which... More 

Kirtland, Ohio
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

We stopped here because we heard about how friendly they were to hikers on the AT (Appalachian Trail). The owners could not have been nicer, we asked what they were famous for and he patiently bragged about all the good stuff on the menu and options for our kids. Lots of history here, postings from hikers passing through. Later on... More 

Thank squidooster
Jessup, Maryland, United States
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

The owners run the restaurant themselves, and I must say that they do an awesome job. The service is very personable and the food was extraordinary. If you find yourself in this remote town off the Appalachian Trail, do yourself a favor and go there for a meal - if you're lucky, they'll have their catfish special!

Thank Karlyn M
Lexington, Virginia
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33 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

Stayed at the Doyle this May during my section-hike of the Appalachian Trail through Pennsylvania. Although a welcome oasis from the trail and several days of constant rain, the room was somewhat Spartan. "Somewhat Spartan" may be a gift...actually the rooms there are slightly preferable to camping in the woods and probably don't meet the minimum standards of the Bureau... More 

Thank Oilman65
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

While it is true the building is well over 100 years old, the past few owners have allowed it to fall into a state of disrepair. Despite the efforts of the current owners and the supportive citizens of Duncannon, there is still quite a bit of work to be done. That being said, Pat and the staff put out amazing... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 N Market St, Duncannon, PA 17020-1226
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Duncannon
  • Phone Number: +1 717-834-6789

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