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“Neighborhood hang out” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Carnahans - CLOSED

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Carnahans
Cuisines: Italian, Bar, Pub
Dining options: Dinner, Seating
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Seating
New Cumberland, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Neighborhood hang out”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

Food is not bad. Uncomplicated menu. The atmosphere is not that great, but the dining room is bright and clean. The bar is dark, as in a man cave and that's okay, too. Old, long-time, favorite for the regulars. On the street parking is no problem.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank 10Lainey
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9 reviews from our community

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  • English first
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English first
New Cumberland, PA
Level Contributor
78 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
“Good Food for a Dive Bar”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2013 via mobile

This place is actually divided into two sections, with one for smoking. We usually order the same thing, Harry's steak and a Greek salad, which are very tasty. The bar is dark and a little depressing, but they do have music occasionally, which livens up the place.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank JCD
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1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“"the place with the food"”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2012

New to the area, and always a fan of "down and dirty dives" I had heard about this place in new Cumberland called carnahans. People actually call it "the place with the food". I was expecting standard bar fare (pit beef etc) which they have (and is delicious), but instead got made from scratch classic and inventive food. First time there I got the Elizabeth sandwich and was completely blown away. EVERYTHING is made from scratch to order. Even the boneless wings are literally chicken breast cubed to order, hand breaded to order, and cooked to order. WHO DOES THAT??

I've since become a regular and made pretty good rapport with the staff. 4 pretty ladies all with wicked senses of humor. Sweet girls who won't hesitate to regulate. Just like the shirts say, come back with a warrant!!

Oh yeah, skrimp po' boy FTW!!!

    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
1 Thank Wishkah
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New Cumberland, Pennsylvania
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Mediocre food, lousy service.”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2011

This place was once a quaint local pub. Somewhere you could go for a beer or sandwich, and leave feeling good about the experience. Now, it seems to be content with take it or leave it service.

  • Visited March 2011
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
1 Thank DukeNewCum
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Local_Dinerz
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Take note - Locals love it. Others are welcome, but we love it.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2010

Mike usually has a great list of specials on the weekends. The regular menu has plenty of favorites, but stick tot he specials if something looks good to you. Great food and great value. Atmosphere is very local, very friendly. Leave your ego at the door and you'll find a welcoming crowd. Say hello to Eddie and MJ behind the bar.

    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank Local_Dinerz
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