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Cafe Magnolia

4700 Gettysburg Rd, Ste 2, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055-4529
+1 717-901-9400
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“risotto” (13 reviews)
“salads” (23 reviews)
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American, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
4700 Gettysburg Rd, Ste 2, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055-4529
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A very nice place, looked like an older home. Great menu with a lot of variety. I had the steak and crab cake stack and my wife had the crab cake. Outstanding, no filler in the crab cakes. Only get the double if you are...More

Thank Jeff G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I met a good friend for snacks and desserts. This was a really nice little cafe. Great staff, excellent spring rolls, and the tiramisu was to die for!

Thank joshandhelen
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been to Magnolia several times over the past year and they never fail to impress. Very courteous staff and attentive service. Regardless of the menu offerings, meals have always been more than expected in terms of taste, serving size & freshness. One of our favorites...More

Thank patmcg1103
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been eating at Magnolia since they opened. We eat there often for lunch. You will quickly find your favorites and go back again and again! Staff is always friendly. Take out is quick and easy with a separate entry so you don't need...More

Thank Romyv17
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My partner and I were in the area for a wedding at Roundtop Moutnain Ski Resort. As always, we wanted to eat somewhere local and after looking at some menus online selected this place. At first it reminded us both of a place that my...More

Thank MC B
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

There were 18 of us in our own room. The wait staff was great, the food was eclectic & tasty! I had a Braised short rib special, so delicious !!

Thank Cindy A
Reviewed 6 June 2017

I must recommend the Mediterranean Chicken which is grilled chicken breast over lemon herb risotto with grilled prosciutto wrapped asparagus. the chicken has Feta topping. All was good but the risotto which was a "bed" under the chicken was for me the highlight. It was...More

Thank Paul R
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Excellent indoor/outdoor choice, excellent cuisine and service staff. Very reasonable prices for the quality/proportion received. Strongly recommended!

Thank HappyTwoGuests
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

You do not find good risotto in the Harrisburg area often. At one time it was excellent every time at Cafe Magnolia. On our last trip this was not the case. We ordered lobster bacon risotto and were very disappointed. Risotto takes some effort but...More

Thank Courthouse067
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Was really close to Courtyard. First surprise was BYOB. Was with a client and wanted a bottle of wine. Next time will bring my own. Ordered the Duck. The best duck I have had. Nice and crispy with great flavor. Also comes with house salad....More

Thank Utopia839
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
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: 4700 Gettysburg Rd, Ste 2, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055-4529
    (Wesley Dr)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Mechanicsburg
  • Phone Number: +1 717-901-9400
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Cafe Magnolia is a locally owned and award winning hidden gem. With the quaint dining rooms of this 1901 farm house you are sure to enjoy this unique atmosphere. Deck dining in the summer is a must for the outdoor lovers. Our chefs prepare your selections with care to order. Special dietary needs are not a problem. You'll enjoy a wide range of menu options from the best burgers to delicious Key West scallops and even homemade lasagna. There are plenty of options for everyone even the little ones.
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