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John Allison Public House

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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155 South Antrim Way, Greencastle, PA 17225-1216
+1 717-643-0218
11:00 - 00:00
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Sun 08:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Greencastle, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Decided to meet my husband here after work last week. Wasn't thrilled with the food in the previous location but figured we'd give it another shot. The parking lot was quite full but we discovered one of the back doors was stuck and would not open. After we were seated our server took our drink orders and we checked out... More 

Thank Chris F
Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
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189 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

I like the decor of the new place... we ate in the tavern area, where TVs are plentiful. My daughter and I ordered beer and burgers. I always order my burger "medium"... my daughter orders hers "medium-rare". You would be surprised how many restaurants screw up a "medium" burger order... usually overcooking it. Our orders came out "spot on".... yummy... More 

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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Love the crab pretzel! Great choices on 1/2 price burger night. Steak salad is also a solid choice. Setting options for family dining or bar/pub for a different feel. Service might take a littler longer, but the food is always worth the wait.

Thank Marcie B
Chambersburg, PA
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307 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Wednesday is half price burger night. Burgers are fresh made and excellent. There are options for toppings and all are served with fresh cut fries and pickle. Order a nice cold brew and you are living Jimmy Buffet's "Cheeseburger in Paradise" song!

Thank graymar6
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Nice place, intimate casual dining room, great huge bar. Whatever you want to do, they can accommodate. Want a quiet dinner? Done. Want to have a drink with your wife? Done. Hang out outside on patio? Sure. Meet your buddies and hang out. Of course. Good variety on drinks. Decent menu, but I think a bit pricey. Go on Wednesday... More 

Thank KWhyte1
Greencastle, Pennsylvania
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131 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

This place was a major disappointment. The menu is the same as Flannery's, way overpriced for the mediocre food they serve. The service was ok. But my girlfriend ordered a salad and added shrimp.. $7 for 7 tiny shrimp the size of a quarter she was shocked. Flannery's has gone way down hill over the years and this place isn't... More 

Thank Mandy S
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Have visited several times. Most recently we had very poor service and food was terrible. Definitely not going back.

Thank Brandi M
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Good restaurant, great atmosphere, you pick what atmosphere you want. Dining room, bar, patio. Dining room is comfortable, upscale yet casual. Bar is inviting for families or friends. Wednesday is half priced burgers (great 8 oz burgers), and half priced drink specials. Changing drinks. Good beer selection. Crab pretzels are great.

Thank KWhyte1
Mercersburg, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

The service, food, and atmosphere is excellent. It has over 20 TVs, a game room, and the outdoor patio is awesome. It is the only place like it in the area. I have a few favorites on the menu: the crab pretzel, egg rolls, burgers, pot-stickers, and the seafood mac n cheese. They also have a frozen drink maker that... More 

Thank ChrisArdinger
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19 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

My fiancé and I love coming here every week for burger night on Wednesday. The quality and price can't be beat. My go to is the pub burger, but their burger of the night on Wednesday can be really good also. Be sure to ask for sweet potato fries, they are awesome. Their drink specials and happy hour are great... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 155 South Antrim Way, Greencastle, PA 17225-1216
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Greencastle
  • Phone Number: +1 717-643-0218

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