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Gingerbread Man

$$ - $$$American, ,
5 S Court House Ave, Carlisle, PA 17013-2902
+1 717-249-6970
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good37%
  • Average18%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible9%
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
5 S Court House Ave, Carlisle, PA 17013-2902
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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

They have awesome food. However it’s a little bit pricey. The seating in this place sucks! They have a few booths and some tables crowded and shoved together. They have a back room that allows smoking where you can shoot pool.

Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

When I used to live in Carlisle, I was a regular in this bar. I mainly used to hang out in its non-smoking section. It has a great decor inside. They have a good selection of pub food. Their staff Dan Miller is a wonderful,...More

Thank Mas B
Reviewed 17 September 2017

G-Man appetizer sampler was good and plenty of food. Steak sandwich looked better than it tasted - was a bit bland. Burger was average. Reuben was tasty and had lots of flavor.

Thank Linda P
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We have been going to this restaurant each time we are in Carlisle. It always is a lively place with lots of customers. The day we were there was very busy and it seemed noisier than usual even though it was only 4:30 in the...More

Thank Hannah M
Reviewed 28 August 2017

The Gingerbread Man is kind of off the main thoroughfare, but it was a pretty decent place for lunch. The beer selection was average and I ordered a salad for lunch hoping to eat light, but it was enormous. It was fine, but not spectacular.

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Great local old standby in Carlisle. Very busy, great food,atmosphere and service, all reasonably priced.

Thank Jeffrey S
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Dark wood and dim lighting give this an old pub feel. Menu has an overwhelming selection which may be the reason for the ho-hum food. With so many options, it's hard to make anything stand out. There is an attached bar that allows smoking, so...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Pleasant atmosphere and friendly service. Menu has a wide selection of American classics at a reasonable price and the beer is pretty good.

Thank Phil P
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Plain food served with lackluster presentation. Hamburger was bland with tomatoes that obviously been refrigerated to mush. Service was marginal with a waitress who didn't seem to enthusiastic. Attached bar was pretty much a dive which reeked from indoor smoking. Bathrooms were atrocious.

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

We met with several people from work. I was expecting decent food and drinks. I was pleasantly surprised that the food and drinks were better than I expected. The atmosphere is fun and inviting. The waitstaff did a good job handing a large group.

Thank Cox10Joey
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 S Court House Ave, Carlisle, PA 17013-2902
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Carlisle
  • Phone Number: +1 717-249-6970
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