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Farnsworth House Tavern

401 Baltimore St, Gettysburg, PA 17325-2623
+1 717-334-8838
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Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good28%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
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“game pie” (188 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
RR - RRR
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401 Baltimore St, Gettysburg, PA 17325-2623
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had spent all day in Gettysburg and needed to eat. It was about a 25 minute wait, but very much well with it. The meatloaf was one of the best I've ever had.

Thank Amber M
Sarah D, Guest Relations Manager at Farnsworth House Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Glad to hear that you enjoyed your meal. Please come back again soon! Thanks for the review!

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Quick, fun stop for a cocktail & apps! The barkeep was friendly and fun and the period atmosphere was fun for us tourists!

Thank JudithRCowden
Sarah D, Guest Relations Manager at Farnsworth House Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for the review! Please come back and see us again soon!

Reviewed 4 days ago

I have always wanted to dine here and finally got the chance. We made reservations (always a good idea) and were seated right away. The waitress was dress in period costume and the food was unusual in that it was period also. Pickled watermelon rind...a...More

Thank Monica58860
Sarah D, Guest Relations Manager at Farnsworth House Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for sharing your experience with us! I am so happy to hear that you had a great time! I hope that you do come back and dine with us again soon. We would love to have you back.

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

But stopped by to see the bullet holes in the side of the building I. We were told stories of the house and wanted to see them for ourselves. It was a fun stop and my son got a kick out of it.

Thank momofRJ
Sarah D, Public Relations Manager at Farnsworth House Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for the review! Please come back again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here because we heard stories of "haunted history". Plus we heard of great period style eating here. So my friend and I decided to stop by. I would of given more stars if the bartender wasn't so blah. When we asked questions, he...More

Thank Jennifer F
Sarah D, Public Relations Manager at Farnsworth House Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

I'm sorry to hear about your experience with the bartender. I will pass this review along to our front of house manager so that she is aware. Thank you for sharing your thoughts so that the issue can be corrected. Please come back and see...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate in the main dining room of the Farnsworth House before our Ghost tour. The first thing I noticed was how old this establishment is. I am not saying that in a bad way at all. I was amazed at how much work has...More

1  Thank Allison M
Sarah D, Director of Sales at Farnsworth House Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review. with the number of courses in the dining room, dinners do generally take a little longer than if you would dine in the Tavern. I am really pleased to hear that you enjoyed your meal. Please come back and dine...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to the Farnsworth house and sweeneys Tavern many times. The food is excellent thanks to Wayne ,I believe him to be the best chef in Gettysburg.The bartender Connie handles a full bar with ease while being somewhat a entertainer.Candice our last server...More

1  Thank magnolia8548
Sarah D, Director of Sales at Farnsworth House Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the review. So glad to hear how much you love the Farnsworth House! We appreciate hearing from our repeat customers. Come back and see us again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate in the tavern section and sat by the window overlooking the patio. It was neat to watch all the birds going in and out of the bird houses. We had the chicken pot pie and it was very good. The meal came with...More

Thank Nancy M
Sarah D, Director of Sales at Farnsworth House Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Glad to hear that you enjoyed your meal! That table is the most popular one in the Tavern! It really is a nice view. Thank you for sharing your experience. See you again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was my husband's birthday so wanted to eat at a special place and this was it!! We ate in the "Meade/Lee" dining room in the main area of the Inn on a Friday evening about 2 weeks ago and had very enjoyable time, our...More

Thank LaRee H
Sarah D, Director of Sales at Farnsworth House Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us! Happy belated birthday to your husband! That story about the lights is cool. Stuff like that happens a lot here. I think that is is just the ghosts playing games withe everyone. Please...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So I ate here by accident, originally looking for the Dobbin house. And it was the best accident I ever had. The staff was incredibly friendly and knowledgeable. The mixed drinks they offered were amazing and fairly priced (I highly recommend Belle Boyd's Revenge). But...More

Thank biggestbad
Sarah D, Director of Sales at Farnsworth House Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the review. I am happy that you stumbled upon us. The herb chicken is personal favorite entree on the dinner portion of the menu. It is excellent. We look forward to having you back again with us soon!

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Jamie M
30 August 2017|
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Response from Mommyof3luvs | Reviewed this property |
I think they're open until 10pm, but I'm not exactly sure.
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lalocoloba
11 May 2016|
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Response from Jessica M | Reviewed this property |
My first stay at the Farnsworth house which was 11 years ago, breakfast was included in our stay, the staff there did dress the period time frame. The after dinner tour I don't think still goes on with the reservation, they... More
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Jean U
2 April 2015|
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Response from Deirdre R | Reviewed this property |
Make a quick call rather than trying to find out on line. (717) 334-8838 They will be open later on today!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 20:00
Saturday
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 Baltimore St, Gettysburg, PA 17325-2623
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Gettysburg
  • Phone Number: +1 717-334-8838
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