Sidney

4.8
1152 Reviews
$30 and under
Contemporary American
If you treasure Fine Dining, Restaurant Sidney is fast becoming considered the most unique restaurant experience in the area. Featuring Modern American cuisine, an historic tavern, fresh seafood, top quality steaks, homemade desserts, outdoor seating and a full bar.
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Noise · Moderate
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Louise
1 review
Dined on September 11, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience3

It was great to eat outdoors, great weather, but we experienced a lot of road noise, trucks braking, motorcycles revving up, etc. Not exactly relaxing dinner music!

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Lesfancy
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on September 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Short ribs were perfect. Service was very good The chef’s tasting sample was awesome. Need to be on the menu

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vipJosephB
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on September 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Another wonderful dining experience.

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StevenF
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on August 20, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience4

It was a nice evening but their credit card machine broke and we still have an outstanding bill without any understanding of the final amount

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shorthair
Baltimore
19 reviews
Dined on August 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I ordered
EAST COAST HALIBUT

cannellini beans, chanterelle mushrooms, cherry tomatoes, red pepper broth

And it was as good as you can get. The food is as always fabulous. I can't wait to go again.

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KBrum
1 review
Dined on August 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our experience was amazing! The food was to die for and the service was wonderful!

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vipJohn
Philadelphia
223 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Were seated in tavern - same menu. Oysters were cold and fresh. Shirmp/avocado salad was terrific. Prime rib came as ordered - med rare and very tender. Halibut was properly done and well presented with cannelini beans/tomatoes. Will go again soon.

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ArtR
1 review
Dined on August 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Unique meals which are outstanding. Enjoyed the creamy cold corn soup.

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ReidW
1 review
Dined on August 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Short Ribs were marvelous, as was the Halibut.
Malbec was a perfect paring to the short ribs, and my significant other thought the Chardonnay paired quite well the Haibut.
The Terrace was comfortable; service was marvelous.
I’d compare the quality of Sydney to that of Lancaster’s Belvedere!

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RichardS
1 review
Dined on August 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

oysters and the angus steak were very good, highly recommend.

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DougB
Baltimore
3 reviews
Dined on August 6, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Our server was delightful; very efficient time wise. Food was very good & she made great suggestions

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NedL
Philadelphia
7 reviews
Dined on August 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Nice outdoor seating and good food! A little pricey.

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CarolK
1 review
Dined on August 5, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Lovely patio area. Street noise was loud at times.

Food was excellent.

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VeronicaS
1 review
Dined on August 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

OMG!!! Best kept secret. Sooooo fortunate to have a restaurant like Sidney!!

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KRC1234
Washington DC
13 reviews
Dined on August 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Delicious food--very high end (especially for Central PA). Our server was fantastic--knowledgeable and engaging. Host and table side service was on point. A tiny bit noisy when the dining room filled out, but otherwise a great experience.

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Kara
Philadelphia
8 reviews
Dined on July 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Sidney has the best oysters we have ever eaten. The food is always excellent and the service is so good. We have been going there for years and love it!

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DebH
Baltimore
5 reviews
Dined on July 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love everything about this restaurant!

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on July 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious dinner. Lovely service.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We’ve been going there for years and it is still our favorite place in the area. The food, the service, the atmosphere-everything was amazing. I try to tell everyone in the Harrisburg area about it.

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KatL
Orange County
1 review
Dined on July 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food portions are just the right size. Everything was delicious! Worth the money. Service was excellent.

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ThomasT
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on July 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service in a relaxing historic atmosphere. Food was beyond our expectations.

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Shane
Baltimore
2 reviews
Dined on July 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love this place!

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vipmlc104
Philadelphia
64 reviews
Dined on July 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Favorite Central PA restaurant. Only negative was despite not being extremely crowded, it was hard to hear our waitress.

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lmmg
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was great. Food was delicious. Good portion sizes. Great drinks. Great service. Would definitely return when we are in the area again.

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JaredF
1 review
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience5

The overall feel and comfort of the restaurant was refreshing and delightful. The service and the interaction with the waitress was pleasant. She was very embracing and nice. Extremely helpful and was consistently checking on how we were and if we needed anything. The food was fantastic with flavor and amount. I had a steak sirloin and my wife had free range chicken. Extremely flavorful and juicy. Both my wife and I had one alcoholic drink, an appetizer, two main course meals and two desserts. Without tip our bill was $150. With tip it was $191 so make sure you bring your wallet. We tipped well above the 20% mark as our waitress was great. I would recommend Sidney Tavern to people but I wouldn't recommend going often as it would break the bank.

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k9sheriff
Washington DC
19 reviews
Dined on July 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great little restaurant,service is great,the food is incredible.This restaurant is a little bit of heaven in East Berlin Pa.

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RichardB1
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on July 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good and service was outstanding! We will be back.

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MichaelC
Pittsburgh
4 reviews
Dined on July 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Main dining room is pleasant. Optional seating in tavern section and patio (weather permitting). Nice selection of first course and entrees. Desserts excellent as well. In all a pleasant dining experience.

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OpenTable Diner
Baltimore
2 reviews
Dined on July 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We go here several times each season. The menu is always changing we find that to be wonderful. Never dull dining like many other places in the area. This is a old colonial home restored to beauty with a top notch Chef thats right, not a cook, but a top culinary school Chef. Everything from the drinks to dessert were amazing. Even our youngest girl tossed back the oysters on the half shell looking fir more, haha. We can’t wait for another occasion to come back. The service is spot on. What a wonderful birthday for my step father.

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shorthair
Baltimore
20 reviews
Dined on July 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was fabulous. Great variety of first courses. The calamari was wonderful. Service was on point. Its a restaurant you cant miss.

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OpenTable Diner
Baltimore
11 reviews
Dined on July 1, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Experience was awesome after we moved from the bar area to main dining room.

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RichP
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on June 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our second visit and was as good as the first. 5 star restaurant!

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JuWo
1 review
Dined on June 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was amazing! Loved it. Highly recommend it. Have been there 3 times now and the food and service have been perfect!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
6 reviews
Dined on June 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food was excellent a great place to dine. Service was great.

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TomG
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on June 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Our request for special seating needs were immediately and considerately provided. The meal, as always, was excellently presented. The special flavors in the curry char dish and the free range chicken were awesome. The wait staff provided excellent care and attention.

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JEH123
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was up to usual Sidney standards. Great service, great food, great ambience.

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vipJohnS
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on June 4, 2021
Overall4food3service4ambience3

First experience at this restaurant. Awesome appetizers. Prime rib was cooked properly at medium rare but “chewy”. Desert was great. Will look forward to going back to try another main course. Waitress attentive and helpful. Should have gone with her seafood suggestion.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on May 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Friends outing

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MarkH
Oklahoma City
1 review
Dined on May 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic food and great atmosphere. They tried to keep couples and small groups away from the louder parties.

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Craines
1 review
Dined on May 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Sydney Tavern is a gift! You simply can't find food like this elsewhere in the Gettysburg area. My husband and I dined at Sydney for our anniversary, so it was a bit of a splurge. Superb food, tremendous wine selection, extremely attentive service, and lovely historic setting. My favorites were the pate and the creme brulee.

FAQs

Sidney is rated 4.8 stars by 1152 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.