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“Ladies lunch”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of What If Cafe

What If Cafe
Ranked #132 of 535 Restaurants in Harrisburg
Price range: US$10 - US$40
Cuisines: American, French
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Casual Dining BYOB Establishment. Patio seating available. Daily Features for Lunch and Dinner. Reservations welcomed but not required.
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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65 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Ladies lunch”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2013

This is a great place for a special lunch. The food is more gourmet than a regular lunch spot but still casual and good for a business lunch with clients.

Visited February 2013
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English first
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great food and great people”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2013

We enjoyed a very good dinner and a great conversation with the manager. Great place for lunch or dinner. We ate dinner with another couple and everyone enjoyed their meal. The crab and artichoke dip was excellent too. We like that fact that it is BYOB allowing us to bring what we like to drink and just paying for food.

  • Visited January 2013
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1 Thank Bradley P
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Lewistown, PA
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155 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
“Quiet neighborhood restaurant with very good food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2012

The outside is a small, old house in a neighborhood in north Harrisburg, easy to miss. The inside is a modest, nicely-decorated room with little nooks and crannies and a small terrace for the summer. We had lunch there, so I can't speak for the dinner menu, but the mussels and crab cakes we had were superb. This would seem to be the kind of place that, once you found out that it was nearby, you could make a habit of happily going back again and again, knowing that you wouldn't be disappointed.

  • Visited November 2012
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3 Thank Jack37
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Perth, Australia
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Best duck I have ever eaten”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2012

An out of way little gem. Amazing food great waitress and quaint building did not realize it was a BYO cafe so went back to our hotel to grab our wine. To some it up was exceptional. A real find

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2 Thank Tedbear125
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Good Food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2012

Small menu but food was very good. It is located a little off the beaten path, but worth the trip. BYOB. Chef was accommodating to my gluten allergy.

Visited August 2012
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2 Thank HBURG1061
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