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The Dobbin House Tavern, known also as Dobbin House, on 89 Steinwehr Avenue in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania is a tavern which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.Plan to visit Dobbin House Tavern and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Gettysburg attractions using our Gettysburg road trip app.
It was established in 1776, making it the oldest standing structure in the town limits of Gettysburg. It was built to be a home for Reverend Alexander Dobbin and his family. The building may have been a first stop on the Underground Railroad north of the Mason–Dixon line, although this has not been substantiated. During and after the Battle of Gettysburg, the house served as a temporary field hospital.
During the latter half of the 20th century, the Dobbin House was home to a large Civil War diorama and a gift center catering to battlefield tourists. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973.
Today, the house is a popular tavern and restaurant.
Dobbin House Tavern reviews
It's simply the best. Food, service and ambience are just perfect Please call a week or so in advance to make sure you you can get a reservation!
It's simply the best. Food, service and ambience are just perfect Please call a week or so in advance to make sure you you can get a reservation! more »
Excellent wait staff and the food was superb! Built in 1776 and full of period antiques. Full bar and local favorites. Highly recommended!
Excellent wait staff and the food was superb! Built in 1776 and full of period antiques. Full bar and local favorites. Highly recommended! more »
Great old place with plenty of character and atmosphere! They have ample parking! Had reservations seated quickly even though we were early! The food was outstanding! Service was good server friendly and helpful quick and professional! Very good meal and time here! Sorry not to many photos of food! The carrots very good!
We had an early dinner here in the tavern. We both had the daily special “Beef Stroganoff”. It was DELICIOUS!!! It’s a very cute, quaint old tavern. Friends went yesterday. They had a 1-hour wait to be seated and that and the slow service caused them to have a 2 ½ hour lunch. WE were seated in about 10 minutes and didn’t have slow service at all. We liked the place and I would recommend it. Cute, fun, and terrific food!
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