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Before & After Cafe

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334 E King St, Shippensburg, PA 17257-1425
05:00 - 14:00
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Sun 05:00 - 16:00
Mon - Wed 05:00 - 14:00
Thu 05:00 - 16:00
Fri - Sat 05:00 - 17:00
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Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
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80 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2016

I normally try to find something positive to say during a review. The food is cheap. With that being said I can't imagine how it passes a health inspection. The place is filthy. Service was poor and food was terrible. Definitely a big no.

Thank dilbro
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016

We often go to B&A on the weekend for breakfast. The food is good and the waitress is always attentive. Our coffee is consistently filled.

Thank Marcie0413
Atlanta, Georgia
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2015

All i am going to say is this place fell of dramatically. The food was cold and just under seasoned. Time for new management and a different direction!

Thank Joseph J
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2015

We used to enjoy eating at the Before and After Café, but it really has gone downhill. I stopped in the other day and was rudely turned away because the only tables available were "big tables" upstairs. I enjoyed my breakfast at the Select Diner and I highly recommend that establishment as an alternative to the Before and After.

Thank ksammie3
Shippensburg, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2015

had breakfast. was great. Service was good, and not too noisy Free Wi-Fi as well ... great coffee house for a college town.

Thank perb47
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2013 via mobile

Standard menu. Have only been here for breakfast. Food is good not great, but good price and good coffee. I've only been there when there was only a couple other people so we were served very quickly. I'd rather go here than a fast food restaurant.

1 Thank Justagame2
Shippensburg, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2012

Gross food, gross decor, not very clean, waitresses and cooks are clueless. How is this place even in business is what I'd like to know.

5 Thank Tim S
Osceola Mills, Pennsylvania
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65 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2012

As a Shippensburg resident, B&A used to be decent, how it is HORRIBLE! My husband and I stopped in after a long day of work and wanted a simple meals. I ordered two tacos and frenchfries and my husband ordered a burger, fries, and a milkshake. It took 30-40 minutes to make these simple dishes. My husband's milkshake did not... More 

2 Thank Elizabeth B
Mount Gretna, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2012

Before you even think of eating here, walk across the street to McDonald's, We ordered a meal with Mashed potato's, the boxed mashed potatoes were the worst ever, & they were not cooked or prepared properly. We asked for butter, they brought margerine, so since salt, pepper, did not help to make them taste better, we asked for gravy. The... More 

6 Thank Ceylon Karen L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    1.5 of 5 bubbles
    1.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
05:00 - 16:00
05:00 - 14:00
05:00 - 14:00
05:00 - 14:00
05:00 - 16:00
05:00 - 17:00
05:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 334 E King St, Shippensburg, PA 17257-1425
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Shippensburg
local place in college town

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