Cumberland Valley is the perfect spot for those travelers looking to try a new dish or flavor. Our restaurants offer delicious international cuisine and fresh and local fare straight from the heart of central Pennsylvania. Paired with locally crafted wines & ciders, your relaxing and delectable dinner will be one of the highlights of your visit. Or stop by our abundance of farm stands and markets to experience the bounty of Cumberland Valley. If you are feeling adventurous, try your hand at a cooking class, where you can savor the results of your hard work.

Carlisle DiningTrip Ideas

Dine Around the World: Introduce your palate to a variety of delicious culinary styles from around the globe at restaurants all located within a few short blocks of each other in Carlisle. Pick a few of your favorites from the list of 18 restaurants and go on a foodie adventure.

Fresh-Picked Fun: Spend a day enjoying some fresh-picked fun in Cumberland Valley. Some of the locations are open seasonally, but there are year-round options for fresh food.

Coffee & Chocolate Trail: Sip, savor, and try a bite as you combine these two everyday pleasures into a delightful and delicious adventure through the charming towns of the Cumberland Valley. Download the free digital passport, check-in at participating locations, and earn prizes (seasonally from February through May).

Ice Cream Trail: Hop in the car and top off your Cumberland Valley adventure with a stop (or two) along the Cumberland Valley Ice Cream Trail. Delight in the explosion of innovative flavors or find satisfaction in savoring old favorites. This trail runs seasonally from mid-May through Labor Day weekend.

Cumberland Valley Beer Trail: Cumberland Valley is bursting with craft beverages. Sign up for the FREE Cumberland Valley Beer Trail passport and begin your journey to the best breweries, wineries, cideries, and distilleries in the region. Not only do these locations offer the best drinks in the region, but many of them also offer fresh and innovative cuisine that goes beyond typical bar food.

Generic Cooking Image UnsplashThings to Do & Events

Cooking Classes: A huge variety of year-round cooking classes accommodate all skill levels and provide a fun and foodie-friendly experience.

PA Greek Fest: Held annually in mid-May at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Camp Hill, you'll find an incredible variety of authentic Greek food.

Check out a complete list of events.

Watershed Pub-WEB-4Highlighted Restaurants & Wineries

Aura Modern Mediterranean: A casual upscale restaurant with a modern take on classic Mediterranean cuisine.

Hellenic Kouzina Greek Cafe: Authentic Greek food at its finest. During the warmer months, enjoy al fresco dining in their lovely courtyard.

1794 The Whiskey Rebellion: A strong emphasis on locally sourced food and sustainability with a menu that reflects the roots of the community.

Yak ‘N Yeti: Authentic Bhutanese and Nepalese food located in the heart of historic downtown Carlisle.

Tatiana’s Restaurant: Mediterranean and Ukrainian cuisine.

The Winery at The Long Shot Farm: Offers more than ten wines, all made from grapes grown, processed, and bottled on-site.

Grand Illusion Hard Cider: Features its own line of delicious ciders plus a selection of Pennsylvania's hard-to-find craft alcohol and soda. Or spice up a cup of coffee from their coffee bar with your choice of 8 liquors, six flavors, and two whipped creams.

The Watershed Pub: Located in a renovated building that dates back to the 1830s, diners will enjoy delicious artisan cocktails, craft beer, and a thoughtfully-crafted menu with items made from the freshest local ingredients

Check out a complete list of restaurants or read more about Romantic Dining Spots for the perfect date night.

La Bella SiciliaHighlighted Shops

Massimo's Italian Bakery: Customers will find made-from-scratch pastries and more baked using traditional techniques and the finest imported ingredients from Italy.

Kitchen Shoppe: A gourmet superstore with over 20,000 items; offers over 200 cooking classes annually.

Mummert Chocolates: Gourmet milk and dark Swiss chocolate using only the highest quality ingredients.

Exquisite Chocolates of Carlisle: A chocolate boutique featuring some of the finest artisan chocolates from around the world.

West Shore Farmers Market: Tempt your taste buds with a vast selection from over 50 vendors who sell the freshest vegetables, fruits, seafood, meats, cheeses, dried foods, candies, plants, and baked goods.

Gilded Door Pantry: Situated in a Victorian-era building in historic downtown Carlisle, this store sells unique flavors of oil and vinegar, plus fun and tasty foods for your pantry.

Simply Flavorful: A specialty food store carrying carefully curated products, including a wide assortment of olive oil and balsamic vinegar, spices, pasta, bread, and kitchen accessories.