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Bistro 71

71 N Main St, Chambersburg, PA 17201, Chambersburg, PA 17201-1810
+1 717-261-0007
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“risotto” (10 reviews)
“duck” (7 reviews)
“crab cakes” (14 reviews)
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71 N Main St, Chambersburg, PA 17201, Chambersburg, PA 17201-1810
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Reviewed 12 March 2012

I've visited Bistro 71 twice and both times were very enjoyable experiences. The first was for dinner with friends. Everyone was very pleased with their meals, and the ambiance is just lovely. The second time I went for a drink with my spouse. Again, just...More

3  Thank eyelove2eat
Reviewed 19 February 2012

We really enjoyed the mussels & oyster appetizers as well as the Roy Pitz beers. We can't wait to go back & try other dishes. Also, we love the location & the decor.

2  Thank Coupevilledreamer
Reviewed 5 January 2012

It is always a treat to dine with Larry and Barb and their great staff at Bistro 71 in downtown Chambersburg, PA. One can truly feel like they have gotten out of the 'Burg and into an intimate Bistro in NY or even Paris. The...More

2  Thank Ronald L
Reviewed 10 December 2011

Everyone in my group loved the food which included a delicious chunky tomato bisque, creamy and perfectly cooked risotto, fresh spinach salad with cashews, mandarins, and red onion, and lamb with a blueberry sauce. We even shared deserts...pumpkin creme brulee and chocolate orange torte. Both...More

Thank MMMMmmm_or_not
Reviewed 25 October 2011

This restaurant served the most awesome crab cake I have ever eaten. Everything we ordered was cooked to perfection. They even have excellent coffee! We had no complaints. Now I want to go back to Chamberburg PA!

Thank Fay O
Reviewed 9 September 2011

This was our second visit to Bistro 71, and while we very much like the atmosphere and the food, the wait staff is just ANNOYING and incompetent so the wait is not worth the hassle. I am old school liking a cocktail before dinner. Our...More

3  Thank FineMind
Reviewed 15 August 2011

This is another of Chambersburg's recent crop of excellent "high end" restaurants. It is located in an old narrow storefront building downtown that has been remodeled with trendy modern furnishings (aluminum chairs) and decorations (including quirky original art). The kitchen produces reliably delicious American cuisine,...More

Thank Snidudad
Reviewed 8 November 2010

Some snooty friends of a friend insisted on going to Bistro 71 - very expensive, totally mediocre and one has to practically beg for a second slice of bread while waiting an inordinate amount of time for your dinner selection. Honestly you would think it...More

Thank Natemum
Reviewed 26 October 2010

I have visited this restaurant three times and always enjoyed the food but the service has been marginal. I went back the third time in the hope that the previous poor service was an anomaly but was disappointed to discover that this seems to be...More

Thank ForbesB
Reviewed 21 October 2010

as we walk in we were surprisingly by the nice decor .Very nice picture of roosters. but the food is the answer. Very good taste , the young chef is working very well . We had filet of pork nicely done and chicken breast with...More

Thank JacBer
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Questions & Answers
21 December 2016|
Response from Tom S | Reviewed this property |
No, they have a wine and spirits on the menu
27 May 2016|
Response from John N | Reviewed this property |
I do not believe that there is outdoor seating. If it were me, I would call to make a reservation, so yes!
Bill H
15 December 2015|
Response from kenny2567 | Reviewed this property |
Bill, Sorry Bistro 71 will be closed on 12/24. Perhaps you should try the Copper Kettle.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 71 N Main St, Chambersburg, PA 17201, Chambersburg, PA 17201-1810
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Chambersburg
  • Phone Number: +1 717-261-0007
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