Historic building in Carlisle

Historic Carlisle

Historic Downtown Carlisle has had a resurgence with many new interesting shops, antique stores, and excellent dining options like The Brick, Café Bruges, Rustic Tavern, The Whiskey Rebellion and The Boiling Springs Tavern. Check out our curated list of the best places to eat and drink in Carlisle below!

Interesting places to visit in town include the Carlisle Army War College, a 500 acre educational institution providing graduate level instruction to senior military officers and civilians, and the Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet, considered one of the country’s top ballet schools bringing students from across the states.

For some recreational fun in the warmer months check out the many car shows at the Carlisle Fair Grounds, fly fish at the Yellow Breeches, hike the Appalachian Trail, travel to Hershey Park for their famous chocolate and thrill rides, or visit Gettysburg to brush up on your Civil War history.

There are plenty of things to do in Carlisle, PA whatever season you choose! Our romantic bed and breakfast has been meticulously restored to its original grandeur. We welcome you to stay with us in one of our luxurious rooms when visiting Carlisle!

Appalachian Trail sign

Museums & Attractions

Sandwich at a restaurant

Nearby Restaurants & Bars In Carlisle

Café Bruges
16 N Pitt St.
(717) 960-0223
Belgian food and beer

The Brick
113 W High St.
(717) 462-4567
A guest favorite gastropub experience

Gingerbread Man
5 S Courthouse Ave.
(717) 249-6970
The oldest bar in town

1794 Whiskey Rebellion
10 S. Hanover St.
(717) 960-1000
More than 100 whiskeys

Alibi’s Eatery & Spirits
10 North Pitt St.
(717) 243-4151
Inviting outdoor dining and daily specials

George’s Subs & Pizza
121 West High St.
(717) 243 5809
The best sandwiches in town

Hamilton Restaurant
55 West High St.
(717) 249 4410
A Carlisle Institution

Massey’s Frozen Custard
600 West High St.
(717) 249 2258
Serving hand dipped cones in Carlisle

Molly Pitcher Brewing Co.
139 West High St.
(717) 609 0969
20 taps with a rotating selection

Boiling Springs Tavern
1 East First St.
(717) 258 3614
Classic American fare with a modern twist

Rustic Tavern
823 Newville Rd.
(717) 245-2999
The place for Greek food

Market Cross Pub & Brewery
113 N Hanover St.
(717) 258-1234
Comfort food and brewery