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CJ's American Pub & Grill

) #1 of 34 Restaurants in Shippensburg $$ - $$$ American, ,
487 E King St, Shippensburg, PA 17257-1501
+1 717-532-5612
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good46%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brisket” (12 reviews)
“burger” (16 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
487 E King St, Shippensburg, PA 17257-1501
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visit Shippensburg University every year. This year we declared war on the standard food in this area. We walked into what looks to be a doctor's office on the outside but inside is a treasure of smoked meats! My favorite so far is the...More

Thank Eric G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Shippensburg, is a small town and choices are limited, the front desk at the hotel recommended CJ's, so I went. Nice place for a drink, great staff but the food was blah. I had a tomato bisque soup which was the highlight, my chicken and...More

Thank Robert F C
CJsAmericanPub, Owner at CJ's American Pub & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Robert, I am very sorry for your bad experience. There is no excuse for any of the things that happened, especially the overcharge. We hope that if you stay in the area in the future you will give us the opportunity to make things right....More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We loved having lunch at this Diner in Shippensburg. It is nice to get out of the office for a little bit and have a peaceful lunch with some colleagues. This restaurant is not very crowded during lunch time and it's an excellent place to...More

Thank Lewis B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Once every month my group of high school friends of a few decades back gather at a restaurant to catch up with each others' lives and have a good time. We chose CJ's because it is a midway point. It proved to be a good...More

Thank FineMind
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our first visit to this area and discovered CJ's. Wonderful dining experience in a casual atmosphere. The chicken Oscar special with grilled asparagus was fantastic and the chicken alfredo, lightly blackened (small plate) was super. The service was excellent and they tried to...More

Thank Lynn C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant has some of the best food in Shippensburg! It's not exactly cheap, but the food is definitely worth the price. The atmosphere is casual and relaxed, and the restaurant is often packed with both families and college students. Their burgers and barbecue are...More

Thank ToriBow
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great variety of food selections in a wide price range. Good place for college students and families alike.

Thank infopro2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a trip through Shippensburg, looking for a casual place to eat a 'light' dinner. Ordered a brisket sandwich...............likely the best I've ever had. Atmosphere is casual, laid back and the staff was great. Highly recommended.

Thank Cindy5459
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stopped in for lunch and was pleasantly surprised. Nice atmosphere, reasonable prices, our server was great and the food was very good. The brisket sandwich was fabulous!! Would definitely recommend.

Reviewed 12 June 2017

This pub & grill was recommended by our hotel and it proved to be a great place to enjoy dinner. The service was very good and the grill was filled with many locals as well as some travelers. There are booths and tables in both...More

Thank kytraveler800
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Private Dining, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 487 E King St, Shippensburg, PA 17257-1501
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Shippensburg
  • Phone Number: +1 717-532-5612
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Casual full service restaurant. CJ'S offers only freshly prepared food. We offer a full bar and at take out menu.
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