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Cafe Magnolia

4700 Gettysburg Rd, Ste 2, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055-4529
+1 717-901-9700
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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4700 Gettysburg Rd, Ste 2, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055-4529
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Went for lunch one day and came back for dinner the next day! Excellent food and service. Special thanks to Tara who was our Server on Saturday - excellent job!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 522deborahw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Soup. Salad. Yum. Very fresh and flavorful. We order to pick up lunch for our office and then go back for dinner! Thats’s how good it is!! Try it.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank valpasnau
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I enjoy this restaurant very much, but our last visit fell short. I ordered the bistro tenders. The portion was huge The mashed potatoes and broccoli were done to perfection. The steak, however, was rare instead of medium. Medium steaks have just...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank barbara e
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Greeted with warmth and kindness! Sara B. Wonderful server. Goes above and beyond. Meals awesome. Pork special entree bacon wrapped moist and served with a fall medley of pumpkin cranberries pecans goat cheese risotto & Steak and crab cake cooked to perfection with frizzled spinach...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank PhyllisD559
Reviewed 31 October 2018

I had lunch here and it was very good so I wanted to try dinner. My meal at dinner was only ok compared to my delicious lunch salad. The service could have been better and the noise at night was too loud to be able...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank skm55
Reviewed 19 October 2018

Had a great lunch here, mixed greens,strawberry, almond, poppyseed dressing. and coconut shrimp...the shrimp was cooked to perfection. of course, I found several pieces of black lettuce in my mixed...it just is a curse on a great salad. Yes, I know the difference in leaves....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank dee b
Reviewed 2 October 2018

1st time at this restaurant with Donna, I looked through the menu and asked if she'd ever tried this, the answer was no, so I ordered this and was quite pleased.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Jeff B
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Haven't been to Cafe Magnolia in over 9 months. Their menu is newly updated for dinner and we had a delicious dinner with friends - much better than a previous dinner we considered only average. Services and food was very good and although it was...More

Date of visit: August 2018
2  Thank H O
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Steak & cake (cake) is my favorite! Quick service and the atmosphere is so relaxing. Bring your own wine to enjoy. Cream cheese pie is awesome!

Date of visit: August 2018
2  Thank PhyllisD559
Reviewed 27 August 2018

I don't know, but I suspect that Cafe Magnolia changed ownership somewhere along the line. A group of us recently went back there and were disappointed by just about everything we ordered. Puny crab cake, the fish and chips was more like fish sticks, the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Michael R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
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: +1 717-901-9700
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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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