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Where do locals eat & a few other questions? College Visit!

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Where do locals eat & a few other questions? College Visit!

Coming to the area this month for a college visit. Would like some restaurant suggestions - the types of places the local folks would frequent. Looking for good food, reasonable prices, and local flavor.

Also, are there any Amish smorgasbord style restaurants in the general area? We would be willing to drive a bit if the place is considered to be outstanding.

Is the Lancaster area a good day trip? Is the drive scenic?

Thanks!

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1. Re: Where do locals eat & a few other questions? College Visit!

Check the "Restaurants" link on the left side of this page for some reviews. I wouldn't pay too much attention to the rankings, not all that reliable

We like:

Inn at Herr Ridge

J's at the Village

Dobbin House and the Spring House Tavern downstairs

The Pub

The Blue Parrot

Gerryowen

O'Rorke's

Gettysburg Eddies

ABC Brewery

Sharpshooters

Montezuma

There aren't really any PA Dutch Smorgasboard restauruants close by. I'd recommend Shady Maple, which is about 90+ minutes away. http://www.shady-maple.com/smorgasbord

Lancaster county is a great day trip, however the most drirect route from Gettysburg (Rt 30) is not very scenic, except crossing the river.

Check out:

http://www.padutchcountry.com

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2. Re: Where do locals eat & a few other questions? College Visit!

We just visited Gettysburg College on Saturday and assuming that is where you are visiting, definitely get lunch on campus. We were really impressed with the dining services! It will also allow your prospective student to get a feel for the atmosphere and types of food available.

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3. Re: Where do locals eat & a few other questions? College Visit!

Hi-

Thank you very much for the quick responses. I appreciate the helpful information!

We will be in the area to visit Gettysburg College as an accepted student. At this point it is a very good option. So far every bit of contact with the school has been impressive. This will be our second visit and we are looking forward to spending time on campus and in the area.

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4. Re: Where do locals eat & a few other questions? College Visit!

Congratulations on your student's acceptance to Gettysburg College. The Harrisburg-Hershey area is definitely worth a visit at some point while you are in Gettysburg during the next 4 years. We are only a 45 minute drive from campus. Enjoy your time in Gettysburg.

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5. Re: Where do locals eat & a few other questions? College Visit!

Another vote for Dobbin House, its historical and delicious!

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