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 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 Generic PixabayCoffee & 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.

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. 

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.

Things to Do & Events

Generic Cooking Image UnsplashCooking 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.

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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 located in the heart of historic downtown Carlisle.

Tatiana's RestaurantTatiana’s Restaurant: Mediterranean and Ukrainian cuisine.

Smoke & Pickles Artisan Butcher Shop: Combines the best of a traditional hometown butcher shop with the modern locally-sourced food movement. The menu is rooted in local and sustainable food and offers Old World charm with a refreshing twist of modern culinary artistry. 

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: Features their 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.

Watershed Pub-WEB-4The Watershed Pub: Located in a renovated building that dates back to the 1830s, diners will enjoy delicious artisan cocktails, craft beer, and a menu that focuses on sustainably-sourced seafood from the Chesapeake Bay. 

Cork & Fork Osteria: This restaurant offers an Italian-influenced cocktail and wine bar with pasta, pizzas, and small plates!

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Highlighted Shops

La Bella SiciliaLa Bella Sicilia: This authentic Sicilian bakery and gelateria uses the highest-quality ingredients to make items fresh daily, including homemade croissants, tiramisu, cannolis, beignets, cream puffs, eclairs, fresh bread, and more. A selection of gelato by the pint, quart, or gallon is also available. They also sell meats, cheeses, sauces, pasta, olive oils, spreads, and other foods imported 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.

Nothing Sweeter: You will find a variety of delicious handmade baked goods including cruffins, gourmet cupcakes, eclairs, and more.

Cocoa Creek ChocolatesBrittle Bark: Their most recent brand, Cocoa Creek Chocolates, offers unique truffles and bars made by hand in small batches using premium, globally-sourced chocolates. Shop at Brittle Bark's Mechanicsburg location or stop by Cocoa Creek Chocolates' new location in Camp Hill.

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.