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T. J. Rockwell's American Grill & Tavern

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896 W Grantham Rd, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055-5359
+1 717-766-4200
11:00 - 00:00
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Sun 10:00 - 00:00
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Fri - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Jackson, Wyoming
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37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wife and I read the large number of positive reviews and decided to make the drive from York to try the Sunday Brunch. The restaurant is showing its age but still in good overall condition. The staff appears to be mainly kids who aren’t the most attentive but were courteous. The brunch buffet is a terrible layout. There is an... More 

Thank BrentlyTravels
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been to this TJ Rockwell's multiple times for lunch and diner it is normally good food somethings are better than others and sometimes the quality is not as good as other times. This past Sunday Feb 27th 2017 we ate the brunch buffet. What they served was very good. Fresh fruits, fresh food, desserts were good. There is... More 

Thank Mike L
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came for a family dinner on a sat night only had about a 10-15 min wait so that wasn't bad at all. Had a great waitress and the food was all good. The only thing I didn't enjoy was that it was very loud , they were very busy and there was just a buzz of lots of conversations.... More 

Thank judyb2153
Winter Haven, Florida
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111 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We eat here often and have never been dissatisfied. The Sunday Brunch is awesome. Great selection of breakfast items with made to order items. Carved Meats and other hot caseroles. Fruit and deserts are fresh and tasty. Service has been great always even when the place is packed, which is often. Call ahead seating is handy to avoid the wait.... More 

Thank PappyK105
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Service was mediocre, food was sub par, and the management was not very pleasant... I don't think I would ever waste the time for a return trip...

Thank Thomas S
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Rockwells is the closest thing to "Cheers" in our area. Good pub food,, goo appetizers, and great beer selection. Mug club members get their own mug and discounts. We always seem to see folks we know when we visit (which is often).

Thank Jim M
Manchester, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

1st visit, was not disappointed. Loved the onion rings appetizer. We order 2 hot sandwiches, good food. Ordered the orange crush drink, keep the glass and refill for 1.00! Overall decent food,want to go back when it's warm and deck is open!

Thank Annette A
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33 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

This place has really good food and drinks at really good prices for the most part. Sandwiches, wings, chili, burgers, and salads were ordered from our party of 5. Everyone, including myself, enjoyed the food. I think the service was a little slow but it was a crowded thursday. Recommended...

Thank gwitt33
Camp Hill
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421 reviews
315 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

This is a big place. The bar is huge with a large fireplace on the end. Same great bar tender who remembered beer tastes from two months ago. The food was not up to par. I ordered a pulled pork sandwich that was not great. One person really liked his Reuben. Pretty good beer selection

Thank Courthouse067
Mechanicsburg, PA.
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

I've been going to TJ Rockwell's for many years and never had a bad meal or a bad experience. You get a good meal at a good price and they have a fairly extensive beer list as well. Give them a try if you're in the area.

Thank ntz4golf

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Kids, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 896 W Grantham Rd, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055-5359
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Mechanicsburg
  • Phone Number: +1 717-766-4200

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