Cumberland Valley is the perfect spot for those travelers looking to try a new dish or flavor. Our restaurants offer delicious international cuisine as well as fresh and local fare straight from the heart of central Pennsylvania. Paired with our 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.

Trip 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 at each other in Carlisle. Pick a few of your favorite from the list of 20 restaurants and go on a foodie adventure.

Fresh-Picked Fun: Spend a day enjoying some fresh-picked fun in Cumberland Valley.

Things 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.

New Cumberland Apple Festival: Held annually on the last Saturday of September in New Cumberland Borough Park.

PA Greek Fest: Held annually in mid-May at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Camp Hill.

Pomfret Street Champagne Stroll: Held in early September along Pomfret Street in downtown Carlisle.

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Highlighted Restaurants & Wineries

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. Two locations: Carlisle & New Cumberland

Tatiana’s Restaurant: Mediterranean and Ukrainian cuisine

Smoke & Pickles Artisan Butcher Shop: More than just a butcher shop, the menu is rooted in local and sustainable food and offers Old World charm with a refreshing twist of modern culinary artistry. 

Larsen Meadworks: A delicious line of innovative honey wines.

The Winery at The Long Shot Farm: Offers more than 10 wines all made from grapes grown, processed, and bottled on-site.

Grand Illusion Hard Cider: The first cidery in Pennsylvania to have 100% of its front-of-house staff qualified as cider certified professionals.

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Highlighted Shops

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

Smoke & Pickles Artisan Butcher Shop & Kitchen: Combines the best of a traditional hometown butcher shop with the modern locally-sourced food movement.

Brittle Bark: Their most recent brand, Cocoa Creek Chocolates, offers unique truffles and bars made by hand in small batches using premium, globally-sourced chocolates.

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

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.

Nothing Sweeter: Don't be fooled by the size of this small bakery. You will find a variety of delicious handmade baked goods including cruffins, gourmet cupcakes, eclairs, and more.

Tastealotta: Try, taste, and enjoy the finest olive oils and vinegars from around the world. You'll also find flavored salts, pepper blends, rubs, and -- of course -- olives. The tantalizing and mouthwatering flavors will inspire you to take your cooking to the next level.