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Sidney at Willoughby Run

4.3
582 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Contemporary American
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Chef Annis brings his culinary skill to an ever-changing menu with a focus on fresh, local products. Only two miles west of the square along route 30, Sidney Willoughby Run serves elegant fare with an expansive view and outdoor seating directly on the grounds of the first day of the Battle of Gettysburg. An elegant ballroom awaits your next function with on- staff event planners catering to your every need.
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Contemporary American, Vegetarian / Vegan, Tapas / Small Plates
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Hours of operation

Lunch: Tuesday - Friday 11:30am - 2:30pm
Dinner: Tuesday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
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Phone number
(717) 334-3774
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Payment options
Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Neil Annis
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Private party facilities
Located in Gettysburg, PA, Sidney Willoughby Run offers several locations for your event. Whether it is a small gathering of 12 or a large group of 200, our Chef/Owner Neil Annis, culinary staff, and event planner can create a menu to fit your needs. Sidney Willoughby Run is about an hour from Harrisburg, Baltimore, Shippensburg and less than 45 minutes from York, Carlisle, Frederick, and Westminster.
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Private party contact
Amanda Small: (717) 334-3774
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Catering
We are privately owned and managed by Chef Neil Annis. Chef Neil and his culinary team create amazing dishes using fresh, local, clean ingredients. Much of what we create is "farm to table", based on season, market, and what is the best of local ingredients. Every event menu is customized, therefore, we do not have "packages" like most other venues. Chef and the event coordinator work closely ensure each host is receiving what they want at an affordable and fair cost to them.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Route 30
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Parking details
Ample parking for up to 300 cars.
Valet parking option available for private events.
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Special events & promotions
Whether you're hosting an intimate holiday celebration, wedding, rehearsal dinner, bridal shower, baby shower, birthday party or corporate event, we have multiple spaces to fit your needs. For more information: http://restaurantsidneyevents.com/
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 582 People Are Saying
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food
4.4
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3.9
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3.9
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86% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined 6 days ago

Our dinner was excellent at Sidneys and I would recommend it to anyone who like great food and does not mind the price.

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4.0Dined on June 12, 2018

Lunch menu is somewhat limited but enough choices. I think the "fit for foodies"
choices are more on the dinner menu. Looks like a beautiful spot to hold a catered
event.

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3.0Dined on June 3, 2018

We ended up at the Sidney at Willoughby Run somewhat inadvertently, as lightning knocked out the power to the restaurant my wife had selected for my birthday getaway to a B&B and dinner. A quick search on Yelp uncovered the Sidney and the 4 1/2 stars it received convinced us to give it a try. We were a little surprised to find it was essentially the equivalent of a country club restaurant. The food was okay, but nothing memorable. I had the Cesar salad and a steak, while my wife had a cheese plate and the seared ahi tuna. It may well be the best in the area, particularly if you're looking for a step up from the national chain restaurants, but it seemed to be trying too hard and just didn't hit the mark. The service, however, was very good.

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5.0Dined on June 2, 2018

Best restaurant in Gettysburg. Well worth the short drive outside of downtown. Fine dining, elegant setting. We sat outside on the covered porch right as a summer rain shower hit and it was beautiful. Food was delicious. Would definitely return if back in the area.

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5.0Dined on June 2, 2018

We had the most amazing meal! We are pretty critical but from the welcoming ambiance and lovely service to one of the best fish dishes I’ve ever had, this was quite the special night. I definitely recommend the halibut and sitting outside. If we had any complaint, my husband’s steak was a little over cooked but it was still delicious.

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5.0Dined on June 2, 2018

Great food. Awesome ambiance. Loved it!!!

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5.0Dined on May 26, 2018

Wonderful will come back again new found favorite resturant

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5.0Dined on May 25, 2018

Excellent atmosphere, very peaceful surroundings when seated outside, previous country club location. Excellent gourmet food and drinks. Variety of food, most with Mediterranean touch. Had very tasty crispy spinakopita amuse buche as compliments of chef. Best restaurant in Gettysburg if you want quality food and quiet surroundings away from the touristy crowds and touristy run of the mill food!

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5.0Dined on May 19, 2018

We are from out of town, and we have been here three times, every time we come to Gettysburg. We have enjoyed every meal and the exceptional service.

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5.0Dined on May 15, 2018

Usually, I'd give Sidney at WR 6 outta 5 stars. Only gave it 4 for Tuesday evening as I tried something new on the menu (proscuitto and something with two tiny pieces of crustini) and it just was not to my taste. Not Chef's fault, it just was not the right thing for me to order on this particular evening. My husband's meal was stellar, as was my dessert. Sidney is our all -time favorite restaurant, and Gettysburg is SO LUCKY to have this gem right on the edge of town.

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4.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Very expensive buffet and foods that should have been hot were only warm. Dessert table was messy. Tables placed very close and made for increased noise -- I now know all bout 2 couples kids' infertility issues and another table's church. The carving chef was very personable. This was for our 40th anniversary which also happened to be Mother's Day.

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3.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Mother’s Day brunch was reasonable. Food was ok, not great, but good for a brunch. Golf course dining room.

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4.0Dined on May 13, 2018

I came here with my parents for their special Mother's Day menu. The menu online was well marked with what was gluten free, dairy free, etc... However the food at the event was not labelled at all. The food itself and the service was great - I would recommend they put little note cards (especially for a special menu like this) noting what the food is and its dietary offerings. I've been here once before and sat outside and that was great. This time it was rainy so we were inside, but it was still pleasant.

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4.0Dined on May 12, 2018

We have eaten a Sidney's several times. The food is absolutely fantastic and we always make a reservation. With that said, I was little disappointed with the cocktails this time around. And sadly, my guests and three other parties waited almost ten minutes at the podium before we were even acknowledged by the staff. When we were seated we did not receive menus, nor were we acknowledged for another ten minutes or so. This has happened once before, and on both occasions, our dinner took place on the eve of a special event that the club was preparing for. This time it was a Mother's Day brunch and the last time was for a wedding. I believe that the service suffers when they are trying to multitask. On that note, our waitress was extremely polite and pleasant and did apologize for the delays. And I know that we will dine there again because the food is exceptional.

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1.0Dined on May 12, 2018

We made a mother’s day dinner reservation for my wife on Saturday night. We waited for almost 15 minutes in the lobby with two other groups of guests. I called ahead so they knew we were coming. When the staff realized we were all waiting the hastily came out to seat us. They brought my family to the back room where other guests were dining and we sat there for another 10minutes with no drinks and no menus....watching other people eat. So we got up and left. Staff was useless and unprofessional. No hostess or greeter. One waitress was shocked that we were leaving because she was clueless to why we would be upset. Complete waste of time. Next time we come to Gettysburg, this will be the last place we go. Save yourself the trouble and make a reservation someplace else.

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5.0Dined on May 11, 2018

We always enjoy our meals and celebrations at your establishment. Whatever you serve is excellent; however, your vegetarian choices are getting slimmer.

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5.0Dined on May 11, 2018

Our visit to this restaurant is always a great experience.

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2.0Dined on May 10, 2018

Food was wonderful, service very good. But we sat outside and the lawn people just kept mowing and
Blowing their machines we could not even hear our selves talk.
VERY DISAPPOINTED and we brought friends and they were unhappy

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4.0Dined on May 5, 2018

We gave this a try while in town for my birthday. It was a little challenging to find the correct parking lot, but managed. We sat in the dining room at the rear of the building, it was nice enough. Most tables had cloths, but some were bare - found that a bit different. The food was excellent, the service was good, and the prices were fair. The only critique I have is regarding the paper menus - they are not reflective of the vibe of the place. We would not hesitate to return.

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5.0Dined on May 3, 2018

Always a pleasure and never disappointed. Always something very special and enjoyable.

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2.0Dined on April 27, 2018

This is our second visit.
The service was great but the main courses disappointed.
The steaks were below average and the salmon was just average as well.
The menu has not changed in quite a while.
Its a pretty setting and i suspect the chef is talented but the quality of the cuts of beef and fish were just
Mediocre. Considering the price, it should be better.
Food 101 is of better quality and value.

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4.0Dined on April 26, 2018

The food was very good; obviously a great chef in the kitchen! The waitress was very awkward—not approachable. The restaurant is a prior country club, with a setting on the golf course. There is very little traffic at this restaurant, and apparently there’s only one or two Uber or lift drivers in town. It took us 45 minutes just to catch a Uber driver back to Gettysburg. The night was very enjoyable though, nice evening, good weather and we did not mind sitting outside and waiting for the driver.

Although it was a quiet place with low energy, the food was top notch which is why we came.

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5.0Dined on April 21, 2018

Food was novel and deliscious. I had salmon. My friend had brisket. Both deliscious. Chef brought a small appetizer out on a complementary basis. The soup and the Brussels sprouts appetizers were to die for. Need reservations.

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5.0Dined on April 18, 2018

Had a great dinner. Food and ambiance was excellent. Great fine dinning place.

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4.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Service was spotty with rather long absences throughout the evening. Diners were split between the outside porch and the bar area. The friendly and apologetic wait staff was too few to handle all the tables in two locations. Service is the difference between an extraordinary evening and an OK evening. That said, the food and wine were awesome.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Excellent time but had to ask for basic table offerings like salt and pepper

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4.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Went for Easter brunch and the buffet was very good with lots of food options. Our only complaint was that we were charged for a bottle of water when we said still instead of sparkling. Guess we should have indicated "tap"...

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5.0Dined on March 28, 2018

It’s a lovely setting, near the former golf course, serving creatively presented and delicious food. Nice service. A favorite, for sure!

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

Our first time at Sidney will not be our last. The service we received at the bar was superb, and the food was just as phenomenal. We can’t wait until our next dinner at Sidney.

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4.0Dined on March 24, 2018

We’ve been to Sidney numerous times and have had a great time at each. As usual, the service was stellar with real heads-up attention. Only real issue was that a serving of monkfish was somewhat overcooked and wound-up a little dry and didn’t really pick up on the seasonings in the dish. Peta and hummus, along with Brussel sprouts and mushrooms were all to share and everyone fought over the last bits. My Pekin Duck was absolutely the best I’ve ever had — tender, flavorful, and just the perfect temperature, on the rare side. My whipped potatoes we so perfect, I almost thought they were fake! My wife’s serving of swordfish with white beans was superb, I was told. The fish was moist and picked up the light seasoning very well. A generous piece of Black Angus sirloin required a serious “doggie-bag”, and a serving of Coho salmon was nicely paired with spaghetti squash and a thyme au-jus. Everything was washed-down with a wonderful, modestly priced bottle of brut sparkling wine. Perfect! No desert at Sidney, however. We retired by my place for some fruit and glasses of Taylor Fladgate. Happy-happy!

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5.0Dined on March 22, 2018

Always a wonderful experience. We always come back every year for our anniversary, we we're so spoiled when we lived in the neighborhood and could have more often. We look forward to the drive up and the meal every year. We are never disappointed and service is always incredible, as with the meal!

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5.0Dined on March 16, 2018

Sidney at Willoughby Run is a best of class restaurant with veteran culinary Master Chef Niel Annis at the helm. The inventive seasonal menu never fails to impress. This trip I tried the 8oz sirloin with a bacon and potato gratin, winter greens and burgundy wine sauce. The steak was perfectly cooked medium rare the way I like it. Dessert was double chocolate cake. Another winner! I have eaten here at least 10 times since the restaurant opened and the quality, presentation and service are always exemplary. 👍🏻🥇Highly recommend!

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5.0Dined on March 2, 2018

Sidney's at Willoughby Run is always a wonderful experience. With it being on the outskirts of Gettysburg you can enjoy a quiet evening, food prepared to perfection, presentation is very eye appealing and service is never rushed.

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

Birthday dinner

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4.0Dined on February 23, 2018

It was our first time there. Food and service were excellent.

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3.0Dined on February 15, 2018

Greeted warmly at the door. Seated immediately. Took a long time to get started with drinks. Much longer to get our food ordered. Food took so long contemplated leaving. Maybe 2 servers for 10 tables.

Manhattan pricey for Makers Mark. Martini was was fine. Roasted Brussel sprouts were excellent. Monkfish main dish way over cooked. Seared tuna salad was very good.

Overall, disappointing.

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5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Food was excellent!!! Top notch one of the better fine dining experiences in Gettysburg

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3.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Service was extremely slow and at times seemed non existant

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4.0Dined on February 10, 2018

Our son goes to college in the area and when we visit we look for new dining options on the area- this is a great find, good food in a pleasant setting. We all liked the lobster ravioli!!

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2.0Dined on February 10, 2018

What a disappointment! This restaurant came highly recommended from friends and I thought it would be a lovely pre-Valentine dinner. Not so. I questioned why we were seated in the informal bar area (placemats instead of tablecloths) and I was told that "the servers like to fill up the bar tables first." What happened to the customer's preference?
We are an elderly couple, obviously dressed for a special evening out, and we were given a bar area table seated next to a two-year old!
The service was generally fine and the food was reasonably good (not extraordinary as I had expected), but this was not fine dining. For the money, the Inn at Herr Ridge is preferable in every way, including food.

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