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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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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“risotto” (12 reviews)
“crab cakes” (15 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly
71 N Main St, Chambersburg, PA 17201, Chambersburg, PA 17201-1810
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Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Order the French martini and onion soup ! Probably the best restaurant downtown. Would dine again . Bartender recommended the ahi tuna app.

Thank Leah J
Reviewed 21 June 2017

This place would remind you of a Philadelphia center city restaurant - old row house so it is long and narrow with a patio out back. We sat inside because of the weather but the patio would be great. Wait staff was very accommodating and...More

Thank Lois W
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Sever of us enjoyed a lovely dinner. Salad that was included with dinner was very good. Service was also very good. Several different entrees ordered, scallops, crab cake, lamb and tuna. All enjoyed. The ladies that ordered the scallops only wished the portion was larger....More

Reviewed 2 June 2017

Had planned on quite a different venue in another town for a celebratory dinner with friends when my call for reservations revealed that it was Commencement and there were NO tables available until 7:45. Lots of texts back and forth before settling on Bistro 71,...More

Thank FineMind
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Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

In Chambersburg for the first time to watch our daughter compete in the state track meet in nearby Shippensburg. Bistro 71 was a great find! Had a wonderful dinner of crab cakes for me and prime rib for my hubby, washed down with some good...More

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Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

As we were proceeding from the interstate, we pull in to a totally unfamiliar area to try to find a place to eat. Based on past reviews, we gave this one a try. Could not have picked a better place. Incredibly, they have homemade bread...More

Thank Al P
Reviewed 19 May 2017

After all of the other rave reviews, we were really looking forward to trying Bistro 71. We were left at our table for over 15 minutes with glasses of water, nothing else, not even a menu. The service continued to be slow all evening. We...More

1  Thank jandj1992
Reviewed 13 May 2017

It turned out that our visit was also the same day the Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event was happening with the starting point across the street. The bar was crowded with men decked out in tutus and red high heels. High camaraderie. More...More

Thank Carol K
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Located downtown Chambersburg PA. Had the mussels and filet mignon. Was cooked excellent. Bar tender was great and service was great. Quite cozy atmosphere. Would go again if I ever came back for vacation and do a date night.

2  Thank Daniel W
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Can't wait to go back again.We started with mussels and the cheese board. Best mussels ever. We had Crab cakes, chicken, and Steak. All were excellent tasting. Our waitress was so kind and accommodating.

Thank Pamela R
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings
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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