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Farnsworth House Tavern

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401 Baltimore St, Gettysburg, PA 17325-2623
+1 717-334-8838
11:00 - 21:00
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Bradley, Illinois
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288 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our waitress was friendly, but she was the only server there, and had several tables to cover. I had a hard time picking one lunch item, from several, I would have liked to try. we both enjoyed our food.

Thank Allen_M_54
Rochester, Minnesota
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Loved the outside dining. Great food, excellent prices, and friendly wait-staff. I would recommend eating here.

Thank beckyhughesborst
Duncanvillle, PA
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50 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were staying at the Farnsworth House B&B and decided to dine the first night in the house. We weren't disappointed. I had the Game Pie entree which was outstanding. My wife had the Vegetarian Lasagna that she really enjoyed. Our server was a joy. I would definitely eat here again.

Thank phlegg
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Have been here quit a few times over the years for a drink or 2. Came here again this year and noticed they now have a outside bar/shack type thing in the courtyard where I can sit and get some drinks. Let me say we had a blast! Atmosphere was awesome, best view for people watching and if ur lucky... More 

Thank Dan H
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a shame that with all the historical richness the Farnsworth House has there bar,known as Sweney's Tavern,is nowhere near being an effecient,well run establishment.Ive seen parties of up to six people walk out because they weren't even acknowledged at the door.Service is ridiculously slow so slow its embarrassing to sit at the bar and witness such unprofessional service.They are... More 

1 Thank captainSebastian
Sarah D, Director of Sales at Farnsworth House Tavern, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I am so sorry to hear this about Sweney's Tavern. We are currently in the process of training some new staff for the 2017 season to help with the flow of customers. I will be sure to show this review to our management so that they are aware of your... More 

Portland, Maine
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201 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here because it was convenient and I was happy to find that the food was fresh and tasty. I was a bit concerned because this place is definitely dated and dusty and looks like it's time for a little 'refreshing'.

Thank jswTraveler
Sarah D, Director of Sales at Farnsworth House Tavern, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review! Glad to hear that you enjoyed you meal! Our maintenance men are hard at work cleaning everything up from the winter and getting everything ready for the 2017 season! I hope that you will visit with us again this year! More 

Youngstown, Ohio
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160 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been eating at this place for a long time . We took our kids there many, many years ago . It is best to eat in the garden. We got to eat there two times this weekend and both where good . Service was out standing . It is best to go on off season as it can... More 

Thank Richard Z
Sarah D, Director of Sales at Farnsworth House Tavern, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for being a faithful repeat customer. I personally love our garden too! With all this rain we have been getting, it is finally starting to turn green again! Come back again soon! More 

Granby, United States
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very different atmosphere than a regular restaurant. Such a nice environment for dinner with a great menu (even nuggets for kids!). Very unique items on the menu. Very, very yummy!

Thank Ann W
Sarah D, Director of Sales at Farnsworth House Tavern, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts with us. We love hearing about peoples experiences and what they thing about the décor and overall atmosphere. Come back and see us for dinner again soon! More 

Melbourne, Florida
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Quaint atmosphere. Food was good but not great. It was a nice cool escape from midday heat. Memorabilia from movie Gettysburg on display in house.

Thank Bette P
Sarah D, Director of Sales at Farnsworth House Tavern, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for stopping into Sweney's Tavern. I hope that you will stop in for lunch with us again soon! More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service started off not great. We were put in a corner and were gathering up our things to go eat at the bar since no one had seen us for about ten minutes, and then a very apologetic server came by and was very attentive after that. The dining room was cozy and inviting, the drinks were good, the food... More 

Thank Houlamom915
Sarah D, Director of Sales at Farnsworth House Tavern, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I am sorry to hear that your server wasn't able to get to you as quickly as you would have liked. I will be sure to show your review to our restaurant manager so that we can add more staff on during the busier times. I am however happy to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 Baltimore St, Gettysburg, PA 17325-2623
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Gettysburg
  • Phone Number: +1 717-334-8838

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