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Cracker Barrel

Certificate of Excellence
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3 E Garland Dr, Carlisle, PA 17013-4453
+1 717-241-2161
06:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 06:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 06:00 - 23:00
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Central Pennsylvania
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319 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This spot holds a tripadvisor ''certificate of excellence", that caught my eye. Really, a chain restaurant! The service is fast and polite. We came here at 3 pm on Thanksgiving Day and the place was packed. We still got seated and served very quickly. We went with the turkey dinner for $13 per person. We were filled, not overfilled when... More 

Thank Cakes77
Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

We went there for breakfast today. We both had the "Pumpkin Pancake Special" The pancakes were DELICOUS. I would Highly Recommend them or anything else.

1 Thank lieddie
New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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74 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

We usually stop at the Cracker Barrel for our meals when travelling long distance. Up until this stop, my previous 3 Cracker Barrel stops were less than satisfactory, but this one more than met my expectations. It was a little tougher than other locations to locate, but not overly so. We were greeted warmly, seated immediately, serviced quickly, friendly and... More 

1 Thank TANsbFl
Boiling Springs, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

We live in the area and have been to the Cracker Barrel a number of times over the years. Normally, I take my wife and kids and we have a good experience. Not this last time. We had a party of 6 and had to wait about 30 minutes, even though once we were finally seated, there were plenty of... More 

Thank Matthew B
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85 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Having been here last year we decided since we knew where it was, that we'd go there for dinner again during our visit to Carlisle. And we weren't disappointed. Great service. I ordered the turkey dinner special on the sign in the lobby for $5.99 that came with turkey, dressing, and one side. But when I ordered I was told... More 

Thank momoo
Poughkeepsie, New York
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

Would never have gone but family wanted to go. Very good prices for a lot of food. Probably won't ever go to another one. Been there, done that.

Thank pokman2016
Burlington, North Carolina
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

Mid morning on Monday and restaurant was not very busy. Took about 3 minutes for a waitress to ask for drink order. Order food and drink together and had to sit for 5 minutes waiting on our coffee. Food arrived timely, like 2 minutes after coffee.

Thank Whosonfirst16
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

Part of a chain but as good as any of the other Cracker Barrel's I have been to. This is the closest one to our home so we go there about once a month or so... Food is affordable, good selections, just off of I-81 at Route 34 next to Home Depot in Carlisle.

Thank Ryan S
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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130 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

My mother in law turned us on to this place on a visit some time ago and we have enjoyed a number of great meals there since

Thank 2014CorvetteStingray
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

On May 16th, after 8 hours drive; my husband and I stopped by here for a really home-made food. After the meal, I left my wallet with a lot of travel cash and important documents. The next day, there was no problem in retrieving it back so we could continue our journey. I really appreciate the honest people involved with... More 

Thank CH F

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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
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 E Garland Dr, Carlisle, PA 17013-4453
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Carlisle
  • Phone Number: +1 717-241-2161

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