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Peter Herdic House Restaurant

407 W 4th St, Williamsport, PA 17701-6001
+1 570-322-0165
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Overview
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good12%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“escargot” (5 reviews)
“crab cakes” (9 reviews)
“mousse cake” (3 reviews)
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American, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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407 W 4th St, Williamsport, PA 17701-6001
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1 - 10 of 152 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Each visit is unique and different. The menu/specials .change regularly. Always great with talented guest chefs.

Thank Dan M
Reviewed 1 week ago

The place has a nice atmosphere and good food. Prices are somewhat high. This is a place that has a quiet subdued atmosphere and a place to have a special dining experience.

Thank Susan P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So enjoyable! Family loved it. Beautiful and memorable. You cannot beat the atmosphere and service. Food was amazing.

Thank TSaar65
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is fabulous! I love their farm-to-Table menu, the service, and the house! And they were very accommodating to my dad as he has celiac and needs to have gluten-free meals. Thank you!

Thank jenful29
Reviewed 2 October 2018

The atmosphere was superb, the food was exquisite, and the staff was professional, courteous, and personable.

Thank danielcY494HJ
Reviewed 8 September 2018

Beautiful restaurant in a restored Victorian house yet the atmosphere is elegant without being stuffy or pretentious. The staff is warm and friendly. The food is excellent, creative yet without trying to over-impress. Most of the ingredients are from local farms. The drink menu is...More

Thank newyorkcb
Reviewed 3 September 2018

While staying in Williamsport, at the Genetti Hotel, we made dinner reservations at the Peter Herdic House. The restaurant is located in a beautiful, Victorian-style house in the Historic District, about a 5 - 10 minute walk from the hotel. The atmosphere is romantic and...More

Thank Rmcgarril
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

We went here to celebrate my birthday. The bar is very small but they have any excellent drink and wine menu. Although the menu is limited it all sounded amazing. We had very courteous staff and it was a very pleasant atmosphere and not your...More

Thank Stacey R
Reviewed 24 July 2018

We saw the Peter Herdic House featured on TV and traveled to have dinner to celebrate a special occasion. Our dinner was better than we could have imagined. We had a fine dining experience that made our special occasion extra special and memorable. The Victorian...More

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

The food is always great here. It is a nice friendly and quiet atmosphere. The service is always good. I have never gotten a bad meal. Wednesday you can get a house special for $10.00. If you go to there website you can see what...More

Thank Jo-Ann G
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JoAnn C
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They take reservations. Have no idea if they are open on Tgiving.
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Response from Christine E | Reviewed this property |
I've been here many times and would say the dress is "casual dressy" or "dressy." I would not feel comfortable going here in jeans because it is such a beautiful setting. A suit and tie is not required though if that's... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$55
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 407 W 4th St, Williamsport, PA 17701-6001
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Williamsport
  • Phone Number: +1 570-322-0165
  • E-mail
Description
Peter Herdic House is an elegant gourmet restaurant in a beautifully restored Victorian mansion situated on Williamsport, Pennsylvania's Millionaires Row. This fine dining restaurant specializes in serving sustainable, locally-grown produce and meats, in the picturesque environs of a beautifully restored Victorian mansion. Built in 1854 as a residence for Peter Herdic, a Williamsport lumber baron, the house was restored in the early 1980's. Sisters Marcia and Gloria Miele opened the restaurant doors in 1984. From the beginning, they combined a respect and love for Williamsport's historic heritage with a passion for fine food. Now in their 27th year in business, "the Miele girls" (as they're known locally) have built a strong family connection to the restaurant, incorporating their mother Daisy, as the pastry chef, and Gloria's daughter Liz, as the executive chef, into the business. The Miele family feels lucky to be able to combine their hospitality with historic preservation. The Herdic House is among the finest examples of Italian Villa architecture in the state, and guests are welcome to tour the restaurant. Its distinctive features include ornate plaster moldings and arches, and a mahogany stairway that curves three floors to a cupola. The ornate first floor moldings and the acanthus-leafed fluted columns on the porches are original to the building, and the intriguing three-story chandelier has captivated many visitors. The bar, in the rear of the building, was created from the witness stand of the demolished county courthouse, and the fan was taken from the same building. The property includes a beautiful wisteria-covered patio lit by Venetian lanterns for outdoor dining and cocktails, a lounge with a fireplace, and an intimate bar with an excellent selection of wines and spirits. The Mieles have a love of fine wine, and have traveled to Burgundy, Tuscany, and California tasting wines. The 75-bottle wine list offers a wide range of American wines, as well as wines from France and Italy. After appreciating the beautiful surroundings, diners can also tour Pennsylvania gastronomy. The restaurant kitchen strives to use the best and freshest ingredients available-which usually means buying from the central Pennsylvania community. Liz and the kitchen staff use sustainable produce and meats whenever possible. They start with the freshest, locally grown ingredients and present each item artfully. To stay in keeping with the seasons, the menu changes monthly, but one classic appetizers which can always be found on the menu is shad, locally smoked by Helmrich's Seafood and served with capers, onions and a horseradish dill sauce. Shad once ran in the Susquehanna River and was featured at the original Herdic House, Peter Herdic's restaurant at the Park Hotel, in the 1870s. In the pastry kitchen, Daisy makes perfect creme brulee and chocolate mousse cake, as well as her signature apple cinnamon bread pudding. The restaurant also offers housemade ice creams and rotating dessert features. And Daisy and Liz are happy to collaborate on specialty cakes for larger parties or special occasions.
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