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Rustic Tavern

823 Newville Rd, Carlisle, PA 17013-1734
+1 717-245-2999
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (28 reviews)
“crab legs” (11 reviews)
“scallops” (16 reviews)
11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
823 Newville Rd, Carlisle, PA 17013-1734
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Good food and Monday nights are all you can eat crab legs! In the winter they have a nice fireplace lit. A little bit small and dark but still highly recommended

Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our party of 12 made reservations easily for a Friday night. The place was packed. Appetizers were yummy, especially the crabby tots. Dinner took a bit to arrive but we were in no hurry. Dinners where quite good until someone in our party found a...More

Thank cchinpa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An excellent variety of dishes from appetizers to the desert. I had the braised beef ribs -- fork tender -- with real mashed red potatoes as my main course. My wife had the ocean perch with shrimp scampi marinara as her main course. Both were...More

Thank Rich H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on a Tuesday night. The menu had a good variety. Rachel was our server and she was cheerful and helpful. We had saganaki as our appetizer. Neither of us had had this before. I loved it but my husband was not a fan....More

Thank Cox10Joey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came on a Monday night with a group of about 30 people. The restaurant was very accommodating and the service was great. I had the fish tacos which were fantastic but the scallops looked great as well. Great assortment of beer. Thanks for a...More

Thank Marc H
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

A busy Friday night and they were still able to seat our party of 6. We are coming home from our week long vacation at Cape May, NJ and this is the best seafood we have had all week. I got the pick 3 -...More

Thank JMBandi
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Locally owned business with a good menu complemented by a variety of daily specials. Good seafood, steaks, and prime rib. Weekends are very busy with a large percentage of regular customers so making a reservations is a good idea.

Thank Nick S
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Great find in Carlisle. We thoroughly enjoyed our dinner on the patio. The braised short ribs are amazing and the scallops were fantastic.

Thank Lynnaree
Reviewed 5 June 2017

We had dinner there last weekend after the car show, It was busy but we had called ahead and sat on the out door deck (rather closed in , but it was ok)My husband and his friend had steaks, I had the swordfish special, the...More

Thank Natalie C
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Made a reservation for our family to eat while the softball team ate also. Recommend reservations Friday nights get crowded. Food absolutely delicious, server attentive and friendly. Highly recommend.

Thank Gilbert123456
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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