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What If Cafe

3424 N 6th St, Harrisburg, PA 17110-1423
+1 717-238-1155
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average1%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“crab cakes” (6 reviews)
“last night” (2 reviews)
“byob” (10 reviews)
Closed
All hours
CUISINES
American, French
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
3424 N 6th St, Harrisburg, PA 17110-1423
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1 - 10 of 58 reviews

Reviewed 10 April 2017

Went there for my birthday on Saturday. We had reservations. It wasn't busy. A woman named Cheryl waited on us. We were treated like we were a nuisance, while Cheryl shmoozed with guests at the other 2 tables, she ignored us. We sat for a...More

1  Thank Rosanne R
bistrofood, Owner at What If Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

The people we were fawning over have been steady customers for all of our 20 years They were leaving town and we quite possibly would not see them again Sorry you felt slighted I did acknowledge you and even said we had not seen you...More

Reviewed 24 February 2017

I've been eating at the What If Café for 20 (25?) years and have never gone away disappointed. Great food, great atmosphere, and great service. The nice, nice people here make you feel welcome and appreciated. The BYOB makes this quality dining very affordable. It's...More

1  Thank benray011
Reviewed 12 February 2017

My husband and I enjoyed a very nice evening at the What If Cafe for our Valentine's Dinner. The food was very good and the service was friendly and prompt. We've been to dinner there many times and have never been disappointed in the quality...More

1  Thank obxjen
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We tried several small plates, and really enjoyed them. Their crab cakes mysteriously hold together without noticeable breeding, and are delicious! We've heard that it's nice to just sit at the bar, and will eat there next time.

Thank WeBRads
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Our party of four stopped for lunch on May 26, 2016, based on a recommendation by our very savvy Mom - age 96, living at nearby Homeland - who joined us. We were looking for a pleasant family lunch and found it very satisfying. The...More

2  Thank dndcoyne
Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed the fixed price ($25) dinner last night with a small group and couldn't be more pleased with the variety of selections, quality of the food and attentive service. Gourmet food at a reasonable price. Yum

1  Thank Joebob2014
Reviewed 10 May 2016

I was there mid-week the end of April. The atmosphere is attractive. My waiter was very efficient and attentive. My meal was very good.

2  Thank william723
Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

Fabulous dinners from appetizer to creme brûlée!! Highly recommend What If Cafe for lunch and dinner. Love the BYOB restaurants! Friendly staff!

1  Thank Sue D
Reviewed 15 February 2016

Food was excellent, service exceptional and staff went above and beyond. Dined on tomato soup and sandwiches which were delicious, had dessert which was the best. Very clean, friendly and a great find. Everyone very friendly and even helpful in finding places to stay.

1  Thank Luv_to_travel_612
Reviewed 4 January 2016

The food at What If is worthy of experiencing. It is in quiet neighborhood and in a nondescript building.

1  Thank Hampstead6111
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 40
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3424 N 6th St, Harrisburg, PA 17110-1423
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Harrisburg
  • Phone Number: +1 717-238-1155
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Description
Casual Dining BYOB Establishment. Patio seating available. Daily Features for Lunch and Dinner. Reservations welcomed but not required.
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