Yes we have a famous battlefield to tour by car, bicycle, horseback, and even on foot but we boast a wealth of activities beyond those historic acres.
From historic taverns to ethnic cuisine, farm-to-table dining to unique edibles, the tastes of Gettysburg are sure to please every palate.
With adventures to suit every budget, Gettysburg and Adams County businesses offer plenty of packages to help visitors create their dream vacations.
It’s no secret that Gettysburg has some amazing restaurants. From comfort food, to homestyle cooking to original gourmet creations, there’s something for everyone’s palate. Many of our restaurants feature a variety of traditional sandwiches made to perfection and one-of-a-kind sandwich creations only found at their place of business. We asked you, our visitors, to submit your favorite epic sandwiches in Gettysburg. Here is a list of five of your favorites!
Submitted by Douglas G., Facebook
Served at The Springhouse Tavern at the Dobbin House, Mason’s Mile High is for the true meat lover! Choose a combination of smokehouse ham, roast beef or turkey to be piled high on this epic deli sandwich. You get your choice of Hearth White, Rye or Whole Wheat bread and it’s topped off with mayonnaise, lettuce and tomato. Find a combination that you love, or mix it up with a different variation each visit.
Submitted by Suzie S., Facebook
If you’re anything like us, it will be love at first bite with this monster of a Reuben from O’Rorke’s Family Eatery & Spirits. Thickly stacked between two pieces of rye you’ll find corned beef, swiss cheese, thousand island dressing and sauerkraut. And don’t forget to leave room for their delicious kettle cooked chips!
Submitted by Melissa C., Facebook
Chez Cheri Café puts a bit of a twist on their 8 oz. Beef Burger. Choose to have yours grilled in EVOO, BBQ sauce, peanut sauce or Asian sauce. Piled high on top of the juicy burger is lettuce, red bell pepper, raw onions and grilled onions. Not only does it make for a beautiful presentation, but it adds amazing flavor to every bite! To make it even better, Chez Cheri uses Non-GMO, 95% lean beef.
Submitted by Charlie J., Facebook
This one had us drooling as soon as it came out! The Antrim Sandwich from Garryowen Irish Pub tops a chicken breast grilled to perfection with Dubliner cheese, lettuce and tomato on a ciabatta roll lathered with garlic mayo. And the free-range chicken they use is hormone and antibiotic-free! Try the Antrim Sandwich this time, but check out their menu and you’ll be coming back to try more of their tantalizing dishes!
Submitted by @mama_cellucci, Instagram
You won’t want to miss the Avocado Tartine at Gettysburg Baking Company. Creamy avocado, roasted marinated tomato, a medium boiled egg and lemon mosto oil are all loaded onto toasted plain sourdough bread. Take a bite and savor the delicious flavors of this epic sandwich for breakfast, lunch or dinner. The smells of other freshly baked pastries and breads inside will tempt you with some extra treats to take home with you and savor later!
Thank you to our Facebook, Instagram and My Gettysburg app users who submitted their favorite sandwiches. Our mouths were watering reading through your selections! Gettysburg has so many amazing sandwiches and dishes to try at its restaurants, pubs and cafes. What epic sandwich is your go-to in Gettysburg?
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