2018 Dining Guide for Hanover, PA


1. Clair’s Family Restaurant
With classics like biscuits and gravy, creamy chipped beef, omelets, and more, you can’t go wrong with this Hanover staple. Try Clair’s for lunch and dinner too—they’re famous for their broasted chicken!
1486 Grandview Rd., Hanover | 717-632-2077

2. Dutch Country Restaurant
Locals love the angel food french toast, homemade belgian waffles, signature redskin potatoes, and of course, scrapple!
946 Baltimore St., Hanover | dutchcountryrestaurantpa.com | 717-632-1616

3. Perkin’s
Perkin’s has something for everyone; build your own omelet, or try one of their many platters and skillets.
300 Eisenhower Dr., Hanover | perkinsrestaurants.com | 717-630-2990


4. Daughter’s Café
Enjoy a delicious panini, turkey club, or bacon cheeseburger. Pair it with a cup of soup, and you’ve got yourself a filling lunch!
1155 Carlisle St., Hanover | 717-630-0033

5. Famous Hot Weiner
With two locations in Hanover and one in York, you’re never too far from the Famous’ hot dogs topped with chili, chopped onions, and mustard. Still hungry? Try a burger, breakfast sandwich (served all day), or salad. Whatever you choose, be sure to end things on a sweeter note with a creamy and cool sundae or shake.
101 Broadway, Hanover | famoushotweiner.com | 717-637-1282
160 Dart Dr., Hanover | famoushotweiner.com | 717-632-3434
2179 York Crossing Dr., York | famoushotweiner.com | 717-430-4949

6. Reader’s Cafe
Half-bookstore, half-cafe, the Reader’s Café is full of ambiance and history! Try their famous tarragon chicken paired with a cup of soup or a salad. And don’t forget to try one of their many espresso drinks and smoothies!
125 Broadway, Hanover | 717-630-2524

7. Warehouse Gourmet Bistro and Brewpub
Seafood lovers, Warehouse Gourmet makes the BEST Cream of Crab soup in town! This cozy bistro is stocked with a variety of savory soups, salads, and sandwiches. Warehouse Gourmet also serves scrumptious dinners, so be sure to check them out in the evening as well!
7 Pennsylvania Ave., Hanover | warehousegourmet.net

8. Dona Mary: Tacos Y Tortas
Looking for an authentic Mexican lunch? From chilaquiles, to tamales, to fajitas, Tacos Y Tortas will have your taste buds tingling and ready for more!
43 E. Walnut St., Hanover | facebook.com/DonaMaryTacosYTortas 717-646-8222


9. Altland House Grill & Pub
Just a few minutes away from downtown Hanover, the Altland House is famous for their chicken and waffles—the recipe is over 100 years old! The Altland House also serves delicious seafood, including oysters on the half shell, cedar plank bourbon salmon, and turtle soup. Be sure to try their in-house craft brewery as well, Center Square Brewing.
1 Center Square, Abbottstown | altlandhouse.com | 717-259-9535

10. Bay City Seafood Restaurant 
If you like seafood, Bay City is a must! We recommend the crab cakes, crab legs, and shrimp salad.
110 Eisenhower Dr., Hanover| baycityrestaurant.com | 717-637-1217

11. Big Mike’s Crab House & Grill
Locals love Big Mike’s steamed crabs, oysters (fried or on the half shell), crab soup, and hush puppies. Not feeling seafood? Big Mike’s also serves burgers, paninis, subs, and broasted chicken.
100 High St., Hanover | bigmikescrabhouse.com | 717-632-1733

12. Buffalo Wild Wings
Love your meal with a side of sports? Buffalo Wild Wings has you covered! Toss your favorite wings in one of sixteen different sauces—and don’t forget to try the cheddar cheese curds!
81 Wilson Ave., Hanover | buffalowildwings.com | 717-630-8056

13. Genova’s To Go
Looking for great pizza, pasta, or subs? Genova’s will not disappoint! Our editor highly recommends the Italian sub—the bread is homemade and so fresh!
1446 Baltimore St., Hanover | genovastogo.com | 717-634-5383

14. Hoss’s Steak & Sea House
Locals enjoy this steakhouse and its well-known salad bar and buffet. Come hungry if you choose to eat at Hoss’s!
1180 Carlisle St., Hanover | hosss.com | 717-630-0848

15. La Cucina Restaurant
Gnocchi, bruschetta, and pizza are just a few of the dishes that La Cucina cooks up daily. Stop by their new location to taste your old favorites!
490 Eisenhower Dr., Suite 4, Hanover | lacucinaitalian.com | 717-633-5700

16. The Markets at Hanover
Eat and shop! From Vietnamese pho to brick oven pizza to tacos, the Markets at Hanover truly does have it all.
1649 Broadway, Hanover | marketsathanover.com | 717-646-1649

Fast Food

17. Chick-fil-A
Kids eat free on Mondays at this local hot-spot. Be sure to try cheese sauce with your waffle fries—it’s a great combo!
340 Eisenhower Dr., Hanover | cfarestaurant.com/hanover | 717-630-2775

18. Dickey’s Barbecue Pit
With seven different smoked meats and a full array of sides including fried okra, baked potato casserole, creamed spinach, and mac & cheese, Dickey’s will stuff you full without breaking your wallet.
30 Wilson Ave., Hanover | dickeys.com | 717-698-1063

19. McDonald’s
Need a snack while in a rush? Stop by McDonald’s for a snack wrap, famous french fries, or hot fudge sundae with peanuts! There are three locations in Hanover, so McDonald’s is always close enough for convenience.
991 Carlisle St., Hanover| mcdonalds.com | 717-632-7531
1448 Baltimore St., Hanover | mcdonalds.com | 717-630-0337
350 Eisenhower Dr., Hanover | mcdonalds.com | 717-632-0005

20. Tropical Treat
Home of the “fat boy” sandwich, Tropical Treat is a retro drive-in serving burgers, subs, pizza, and more. Locals flock here in the summer—and for good reason!
2279 Carlisle Pike, Hanover | 717-632-3977


21. Adams County Winery
Adams County Winery is one of the oldest wineries in Pennsylvania and voted best winery in Gettysburg! Pair your glass with one of their wood-fired pizzas from their Terrace Bistro, open April through October, Friday-Sunday. They even have live music on Sunday afternoons July through September!
251 Peach Tree Rd., Ortanna | adamscountywinery.com | 717-334-4631

22. Miscreation Brewing Company
Try some of the best beer in Hanover without ever leaving downtown! Located in the town square, Miscreation is a major favorite of craft beer novices and experts alike. A pub menu is available Monday through Saturday.
6 Center Square, Hanover | miscreationbrewing.com | 717-698-3666


A full version of this article is available in the 2018 Discover Hanover Magazine. For a digital version, click here.