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Cafe Magnolia

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4700 Gettysburg Rd, Ste 2, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055-4529 (Wesley Dr)
+1 717-901-9400
11:00 - 22:00
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Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We've visited Cafe Magnolia on many occasions and have always found the food and service to be good. While it's not fancy, Cafe Magnolia is a great week night or weekend drop in. We live that it is BYOB. Would highly recommend!

Thank Jim M
Bel Air, Maryland
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148 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's rare I find a distinctive menu where I like everything. It was honestly hard to choose. This is a solo house away from retail clutter--so-so outside, quaint and warm inside, with good service and BYOB that they point out in advance to better facilitate you. They changed the music for us to a classic band mix our young and... More 

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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took the family on my sons suggestion one of his friends from college parents took them there. I had the lasagna it was quite large and very good. I dont usually order pasta out because I am pretty particular about the sauce but we had the calamari as an appetizer and the sauce came with it. They have a good... More 

Thank TravelingWilberry716
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of my favorite restaurants. The food is consistently very good and reasonably priced. It's BYOB, which means you get to have your favorite libation at a great price! I would definitely recommend this restaurant!

Thank Kate M
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18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Every time my husband and I visit PA we make it a priority to go to Cafe Magnolia. We love Jess' Favorite Salad, which says a lot considering my husband s go to is not a salad.

Thank Kayliann O
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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94 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

My wife and I and two other couples had dinner at Cafe Magnolia recently. All of us had different entres and everyone was impressed with the quality of the food. The prices are a little high but the quality of the food is worth it. It's a BYOB restaurant and they serve ice tea as well. It's cozy there and... More 

Thank David T
New Cumberland, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

After the movies, about 8 ladies reserved a table at Cafe Magnolia's. We were pleased with the service, various salads, and one appetizer. Portions were ample with several of us taking home a portion. My favorite is always the Coconut crusted chicken with strawberries (Jess' favorite). Others enjoyed the steak salad as well. We brought our own bottles of wine.... More 

Thank Kare2Bme
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70 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

I cannot save enough about this restaurant. Their waitstaff is always pleasant and knowledgeable about what is on the menu. Their food is superb! They have some of the best risotto I ever ate. It is also a BYOB. I would recommend this restaurant for lunch or for dinner. I have never had a bad meal.

Thank Tara K
harrisburg pa
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207 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

This is my go to place for lunch with a girlfriend. During the summer there is a nice deck and in the winter, in addition to the regular dining areas, there is also a sun room we enjoy. They have a number interesting non alcoholic drinks that makes the routine beverage order more fun. A number of tasty soups, salads... More 

Thank Angie T
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

I've eaten here many times usually for lunch. The service has always been excellent with a great variety items on the menu and always 3 soup choices. My favorite is the coconut chicken salad which I would recommend to anyone.

Thank golfpro11

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$25
American, International, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
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: 4700 Gettysburg Rd, Ste 2, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055-4529
    (Wesley Dr)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Mechanicsburg
  • Phone Number: +1 717-901-9400
Cafe Magnolia is a locally owned and award winning hidden gem. With the quaint dining rooms of this 1901 farm house you are sure to enjoy this unique atmosphere. Deck dining in the summer is a must for the outdoor lovers. Our chefs prepare your selections with care to order. Special dietary needs are not a problem. You'll enjoy a wide range of menu options from the best burgers to delicious Key West scallops and even homemade lasagna. There are plenty of options for everyone even the little ones.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?