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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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“fajitas” (2 reviews)
“soup” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
5 S Court House Ave, Carlisle, PA 17013-2902
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It was Sunday and not much was open and I was hungry. This is or appears to be a very old bar/restaurant with lots of detailed wood. Better lit, it might to really grand [although it did not seem very clean]. Ate at the bar...More

Thank DCsunseeker
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well the title says it all. We usually go to Market Cross on Sunday evenings but tried this for a change. The chicken in the chicken parm was terrible. I should have followed the old adage that if there are 5000 things on the menu...More

Reviewed 4 March 2018

Great food, good drafts and really nice bartenders and servers. Really good fajitas and salads. Love it. Tucked away and off of the street it is a really nice restaurant with beautiful woodwork. A fun place!

Thank notacomplainer50
Reviewed 4 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 30 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
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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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