Comfort Suites Downtown Carlisle
10 S. Hanover Street
Carlisle, PA 17013
Phone: (717) 960-1000
Fax: (717) 960-1010
Bars & Cafes
Located on the Hanover Street is this beautiful bistro called Courthouse Common Espresso Bar & Bistro. Serving scrumptious coffees and desserts, this place is known for their egg cheese bagel, red velvet cheesecake and breakfast paninis.
As the name suggests, Helena's Chocolate Cafe and Creperie delicious creperies and chocolate desserts and is located on West High Street. Loyal patrons swear by their croissants, macaroons and Orio cheesecake.
Located on North Pitt Street, Alibis Eatery & Spirits offers traditional American meals. Sandwiches, burgers, fries and chips have been praised by many. You should definitely try their Apple Grilled Sandwich, Roasted Red Pepper Sandwich and draft beers.
Molly Pitcher Brewing Company offers tasty, handcrafted beers. Located on East South Street, they provide a variety of beers which can be enjoyed in their lovely outdoor seating, munching on the free pretzels offered to the visitors! Their taproom has eight taps and can seat about 30 people.
The Back Door Cafe is a beautiful, cozy cafe on High Street. The cafe adorns a lovely decor and serves yummy meals. Their Caesar salad, Nutty Tuna Wrap and Vegetarian Chili are highlights from the menu.
Stop by Massey’s Frozen Custard after your meal for a delicious dessert experience. Massey’s offers a variety of frozen custards, yogurts and ice creams. Special highlights are the Raspberry and Blackberry Crumble, Salted Caramel Fudge Pretzel Nut Custard and Vanilla Frozen Custard. They offer gluten free cones.
Located on West High Street, Leo's Homemade Ice Cream offers delicious ice creams. Apart from the everyday flavors, they offer unique tastes like salt caramel, cinnamon oreo or cornbread. They offer choices in cones, too!
Offering something different everyday, the West End Cafe is known for their daily specials, good drinks, home cooked meals and entertainment. Drop in on Fridays for some grooving music by local DJs and enjoy Karaoke on Saturdays. Located on Ritner Highway, this place is a great local hangout.
What better way to enjoy a good seafood than by a river! The RockBass Grill offers a great view, but is more enjoyable during the day. The food here is the standard seafood dishes that are available, but is fresh and tasty. Start your meal with some Mini Crab Cakes or the Fried Calamari. The Stuffed Flounder is quite a hot order around, as is the Shrimp and Broccoli Alfredo. If you like your seafood fresh out of the ocean, then ask for the Catch of the Day.
The popular Italian restaurant Mangia Qui has a gem tucked away on its second level in the form of Suba. A Spanish tapas bar, this small eatery charms even the most discerning diner with an array of tantalizing treats that remain true to their origin. Sample from one of the specialty tacos such as El Ranchero, which is a dish made from marinated beef, horseradish and chive sauce, or the El Pastor which is served on home-made corn tortillas. If you love cheese, then you should definitely try Queso and savor a palate full of assorted artisan cheeses. Drinks specials and wines are also served here, and a glass of one of these beverages is essential to round off a classic Spanish treat. If you walk in here on a Friday or a Saturday, then be prepared to listen to some awesome live music played by local and national artists/ bands.
Cafe Fresco is the perfect blend of an upscale, yet casual dining experience. From the ambiance to the food, everything here feels extravagant. The restaurant uses the finest cuts of meats and the freshest vegetables to provide you with a dish you won't forget. The cuisine served is a mix of Asian dishes and includes Thai and Japanese. The menu also features some American food. Warm up your taste buds with the Short Rib Satay Dim Sums and a portion of the Pork and Shrimp Egg Rolls. For your mains, try the Tea-Smoked Breast of Duck and you will agree that it tastes as exotic as it sounds!
Zia's at Red Door in downtown Harrisburg is a classy Italian dining joint. Amidst hordes of sleek eateries and dine-outs in Harrisburg's Restaurant Row, Zia's holds its own and attracts tourists day in and day out. The menu is traditionally Italian with pasta specialties, steaks, fillets, fishes, chicken, beef and other appetizers lined up to satiate your hunger. Round off your meal with delicious Italian white wines, red wines or martinis. The plush lounge bar at Zia's offers a special happy hour menu and 'Wine Tasting Happy Hour' on Thursdays. Zia's also undertakes catering for special events and provides a wide range of food and beverages. Call ahead for more information.