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The Garlic Poet Restaurant & Bar

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148 Sheraton Dr, New Cumberland, PA 17070-2440 (Formerly Garlic Poet)
+1 717-774-5435
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16:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can't believe I haven't reviewed this place yet. Amazing food, great choices of beers on tap, seasonal menu. You really cannot go wrong with anything on the menu. They have a flavored butter of the day.... really! Wait staff is always friendly and well trained. GP is attached to a hotel, but you really wouldn't know it once you... More 

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Thank lrn2trvl
New Cumberland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love this place! Great service! Great food! Never feel rushed to get out the door after eating! Very accommodating!

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Thank motherofpearl2007
Gedera, Israel
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149 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Innovative, tasty, excellent decor, good service, wide selection with a changing menu. Just not cheap, so be sure you want to enjoy yourself and cause pleasure to someone.

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Thank Baruch M
New Cumberland, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The atmosphere is warm, waiters are well trained and knowledgeable. The food was well prepared and presentation of it was excellent. They served very unique dishes and the experience was wonderful.

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Thank jodavis1966
South Hills, Pennsylvania
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153 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just off the PA Turnpike, and located inside of a Clarion Hotel, the Garlic Poet is an amazing find of a restaurant! The owners are very interested in flavor blends, and cater to the 'foodie-crowd' and can appease the picky. The setting of the restaurant is just lovely and comfortable. The food does not disappoint and service exceeds expectations! Very... More 

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Thank chezcalais
PA, United States
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With a name like the garlic poet, one would think the mainstay of the food would revolve around garlic...not the case. Although they use garlic in their recipes, the name is not synonymous with the dishes. I was, however very surprised with this restaurant...in a very good way. My wife is a garlic freak and she was wanting to try... More 

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Thank 842glennk
Kingston, Canada
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wanted to try something different and this definitely fit the bill. Little too much for my taste. All locally grown and bought from farms. Weird assortment of meat. Glad to have tried it but not me me.

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Thank NatalieC29
TheGarlicPoet, General Manager at The Garlic Poet Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

I'm sorry that you did not enjoy your Cheese & Charcuterie board. It is very different then anything else you will find around this area. We proudly make all the charcuterie with the accompaniments in house and we source the cheese from local creameries. I am excited that you tried something that was very different from your typical go-tos! We... More 

Colts Neck, New Jersey
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61 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were two people eating on a Sunday night. The place has a nice atmosphere and it was not packed, but there were several other tables. The food is fresh and made from scratch. Service was friendly and attentive. We shared a calamari and we had a chef's special burger and a regular burger. For each dish, we said "that... More 

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Thank JerseyGirl555
TheGarlicPoet, General Manager at The Garlic Poet Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your experience. I apologize that you felt the food was not up to par or really tasty. I wish you would have been honest with us while you were there so we would have been able to fix or adjust anything with your dinners. We pride ourselves on creativity... More 

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here en route home from Baltimore and cannot say enough good things. The food was amazing (try the salad with Gorgonzola dressing), really cool interior and the service was great. We had the most enthusiastic waiter who did a great job recommending food and was a pleasure to talk to. The cookie basket desert is adorable and more than... More 

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Thank Port P
TheGarlicPoet, General Manager at The Garlic Poet Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

We can't wait to have you back when you're in the area again! Thank you for your review! More 

Dover, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

I loved the library theme of the restaurant. Our waiter was wonderful, friendly and helpful. He explained that almost all the ingredients they use for their recipes are bought from local farms. The food is picked fresh every day. The quality if the food is excellent. Very flavorfull. Come with an open mind and be prepared to try new flavor... More 

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TheGarlicPoet, General Manager at The Garlic Poet Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review! We can't wait to have you back. Our new Spring menu starts on April 13! Come and check out our new offerings! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 22:00
Monday
16:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 22:00
Thursday
16:00 - 22:00
Friday
16:00 - 22:00
Saturday
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 148 Sheraton Dr, New Cumberland, PA 17070-2440 (Formerly Garlic Poet)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  New Cumberland
  • Phone Number: +1 717-774-5435

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?