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Rustic Tavern

) #9 of 120 Restaurants in Carlisle €€ - €€€ American, Bar, Seafood
823 Newville Rd, Carlisle, PA 17013-1734
+1 717-245-2999
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“crab legs” (11 reviews)
“seafood” (26 reviews)
“mixed grill” (9 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
823 Newville Rd, Carlisle, PA 17013-1734
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I stopped here with my husband and teenage daughter. The name definitely fit the restaurant. Our service was decent, but nothing stellar and we waited a long time for our entrees. The spinach and artichoke appetizer with crab meat was very good, but I was...More

Thank asha884
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had dinner at the Rustic Tavern with the family the Friday before Easter. The service was exceptional and adult beverages were great as well. The food was okay, but I will wait to past judgement until I have visited the Rustic Tavern for a second...More

Thank 201CaribbeanTraveler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Rule one...accept the recommendation of the desk clerk...Rule two...accept the recommendation of your server! The Rustic Tavern isn't a fancy place but the food was terrific! Our server, Megan, recommended the Maine scallops & that sounded good to me! Scallops came with two sides so...More

Thank Gail D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had mixed grill dinners. Very nice. Good service, friendly atmosphere. Food was very good. Very nice pub conveniently located near our hotel. Great place for a dinner while in Carlisle.

Thank CdnFirstTraveller
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had just got back from a 4 day business trip and wanted to do something different. At 4:30 yesterday afternoon it was 80 plus degrees so we jumped on the bike to get away from it all and ended up at The Rustic Tavern...More

Thank June231995
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We absolutely love this restaurant! Never had a complaint ever! Steaks are great, nice portion sizes, Always fresh, the Rustic Burger and Prime rib are my favorite! Clams are well seasoned, fresh bread! I spend less money here than I would at Applebee's! Quality and...More

Thank Poolshark2015
Reviewed 27 March 2017

We stopped for lunch on our way up I-81 to New Jersey. The Tavern is not too far off of the interstate and definitely worth the detour. We sat at the bar and had excellent service and conversation. I had chicken wings with their hot...More

Thank Bruce J
Reviewed 21 March 2017

This place is amazing. Been here several times!!! Can be a little pricey but I feel it is worth it. The place does not look like it would be a great place from the outside but do not let that fool you!!!

Thank Tammy Z
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Very good food and reasonable cost. Higjly recommend reservations. My only complaint is I had made reservations but our table was right in front of the entrance and it was very cold and busy with all the people in and out. Otherwise enjoy this restaurant...More

Thank Soundmb65
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

There are many good things to say about the Rustic. The food, service, cosy dining areas are all very good. This however is offset by the raucous bar and the foul language. We were there recently and the F bomb was the adjective of choice...More

Thank Bobrom66
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
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: 823 Newville Rd, Carlisle, PA 17013-1734
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Carlisle
  • Phone Number: +1 717-245-2999
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