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Carley's Ristorante

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204 Locust St, Harrisburg, PA 17101-1534
17:00 - 02:00
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Sun 16:00 - 02:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 02:00
Sat 17:00 - 02:00
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband took me to Carly's for an early Valentine's celebration. We like to go when they have a piano player there. The music started just after 7 and the man was very entertaining and the music terrific. We asked to start with an appetizer first to delay our evening. The cheese board was very good. For entrees my husband... More 

Thank Pamela B
Camp Hill
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

Just a charming little restaurant with good food and fine service. Wine list a little pricey and the bread could be improved but the chef is talented and I would highly recommend this place

Thank Healey67
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Service was slow but mainly because they only had one server for the whole place. The food runners kept screwing up orders so another table got our appetizers before we did that we're seated way after us. Server apologized but still took while to get our food. Ordered the pizza which was the same size as a slice from a... More 

Thank ann marie i
Winchester, Virginia
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We split the chicken Marsala with 2 carafes of the house Chianti. Delicious food that was just enough not to feel stuffed. Final bill was only $50!!! Great meal and amazing value!

Thank jkaralis
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

I lived in Carlisle, PA for almost a year and all the locals said to stay away from Harrisburg. Over the course of the year, I shunned their warnings and Carley's became my favorite spot. It's a perfect place for a date, never crowded, and the staff takes excellent care of you. The bartender especially knows his wine and will... More 

Thank Dennis W
No where, PA
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148 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016

We were surprised when we went to Carley's last Friday night and we wouldn't have needed a reservation! Other than an incredibly loud and annoying female customer at the bar, everything was great. Our meals were tasty and the service attentive. Loved the chocolate martini. We enjoyed the piano player as well who started around 7pm. We highly recommend "The... More 

Thank LvnWMS
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2016

I've been to Carley's for dinner as well as just drinks and piano music. Trent, the main bartender, is fabulous. Dietrich is a great waiter and the food is always goods. They could add a few more items to the dessert menu.

Thank Dawn H
York Haven, Pennsylvania
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

This was our third time at Carley's. The first and third times were for dinner. The second was for drinks. We have been consistently pleased with the staff, the atmosphere and the food. Both times dining I had the chicken marsala (small portion). It was fantastic! I have also had the Caesar salad and the board with meats and cheeses... More 

Thank Brandy S
Exton, Pennsylvania
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275 reviews
213 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

We try to visit this establishment each time we are in town for business. The bar bartender, Daniel, also takes care of the banguette tables in the bar area. He is attentive and helpful. Their wine selection offers something for everyone at fairly reasonable pricing. The bruschetta is quite good and we have had their flatbreads in the past which... More 

Thank Anne M
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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245 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2015

I ate here with a group of 6 during Restaurant Week, where local restaurants serve a special prix fixe menu of appetizer, entree, and dessert. I had been to Carley's before, and I liked it, but it was a long time ago, and I was excited to see if it was still good. And it was. I started with a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
16:00 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 204 Locust St, Harrisburg, PA 17101-1534
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Harrisburg
ranked among the Best restaurants in Harrisburg on Google.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?