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  1. Distance: 2.76mi
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  3. Distance: 6.90mi
  4. Distance: 10.59mi
  1. Distance: 2.76mi
  2. Distance: 5.67mi
  3. Distance: 6.90mi
  4. Distance: 10.59mi

About Sidney

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.

101 E King Street
East Berlin, PA 17316
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
Contemporary American

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Tuesday - Friday: 11:30am - 5:00pm; Dinner: Tuesday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm

Cross Street:
Routes 234 and 194

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(717) 259-1319

Website:
http://www.restaurantsidney.com/

Executive Chef:
Neil Annis

Private Party Facilities:
Three separate dining rooms with working fireplaces are available for private parties.

We work with you to customize the menu for your celebration and budget.

Private Party Contact:
Ruth: (717) 259-1319

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Beer, Corkage Fee, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Sidney Ratings and Reviews

5
4
3
2
1

4.7

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.7

service

4.8

ambience

4.8

value

4.6

Noise

Quiet

100% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (12)
Neighborhood Gem (12)
Special Occasion (12)
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Romantic (12)
Good for Anniversaries (11)
Creative Cuisine (10)
Local Ingredients (8)
Quiet Conversation (8)
Worth the Drive (8)
Cozy (8)
Fit for Foodies (7)
Good for Birthdays (5)
Great Beer (5)
Notable Wine List (5)
Authentic (5)
Bar Seating (4)
Handcrafted Cocktails (4)
Healthy (3)
Great for Outdoor Dining (3)
Business Meals (2)
Happy Hour (2)
Great for Lunch (2)
Tasting Menu (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Casual (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Great for Brunch (1)
Tapas (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Good for Groups (1)
Hot Spot (1)
Organic (1)
Pre/post Theatre (1)
Scenic View (1)
Seasonal (1)
Fun (1)
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Excellent Food as always. Have spent many special occasions at Sidney.

Tags: Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Halibut and shrimp dish was delicious. And a really great Cosmo!

Tags: Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Very enjoyable. Everything was great. Service was excellent and the food was super.

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on November 3, 2017

Great food. Great service. It's nice to have dinner with no salt or pepper on the table. Shows confidence in the food. Great place.

Tags: Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on October 24, 2017

Sidney is consistent. The menu has delicious options and they change up some of it with some regularity. There's a bar area and a more formal area, as well as separate rooms in case one has a large private party.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on October 15, 2017

It was okay.
Given the location, it might as well be the Garden of Eden!
Ambiance was a neat, an 18th Century town-square home.
Food was decent with nice presentation. Staff was relatively inattentive, but to be fair, we were one of the last tables for the evening.

Tags: Romantic, Business Meals, Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem
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food3
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service3
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·Dined on September 30, 2017

Great experience. Everything was wonderful. The whole experience allowed for my wife and I to have a wonderful anniversary dinner

Tags: Cozy, Good for a Date, Seasonal, Hot Spot, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Fun, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 29, 2017

Perfect pumpkin soup, always good burgers, great quiche, recommend the chopped salad and locally brewed hard cider.

Tags: Scenic View, Great Beer, Special Occasion, Tasting Menu, Local Ingredients, Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive, Tapas, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Healthy, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Cozy
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food5
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on September 23, 2017

The atmosphere is excellent and the food matches the atmosphere. We totally enjoyed our meal.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Mobile)·Dined on September 22, 2017

As always, never fear to try something new. Seafood is always a strong option.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Great Beer, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Authentic
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 15, 2017

Always love it - will go back as often as possible. Our absolute favorite place to go out to eat.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Happy Hour, Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Good for a Date
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·Dined on September 5, 2017

Sidney never disappoints. It is always good, every time!

Tags: Romantic, Great for Lunch, Business Meals, Creative Cuisine, Bar Seating, Local Ingredients, Happy Hour, Authentic, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on August 26, 2017

We have a wonderful dinner Friday night on the porch outside. The atmosphere was perfect and the food was delicious. Loved it!!!

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on August 23, 2017

The special was our 48th wedding anniversary. The food was outstanding as always. Sydney's is one of our favorite restaurants.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Casual, Notable Wine List, Great Beer, Great for Outdoor Dining, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy
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food5
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on August 18, 2017

Table for 4. Appetizers, salads, main courses and desserts for all. Delicious and beautifully presented. Definitely will go back.

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·Dined on July 29, 2017

It was a nice atmosphere. Pricey. Plan on spending $50 -100 per person. Great food and desserts.

Tags: Special Occasion
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food4
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on July 21, 2017

Met friends here for dinner--one of our favorite spots and their first time. They loved it. They are revamping menu and didn't have everything (I was especially disappointed they were out of the octopus--it is excellent!) Still food is always superb!

Tags: Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on July 21, 2017

Very nice place. The food was great. Friendly staff. Will be back

Tags: Special Occasion, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Romantic
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food5
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 (Pittsburgh)·Dined on July 19, 2017

Food and service are great as always. It is a great atmosphere. Only negative is it is expensive for East Berlin. The food is definitely worth the expense...great, but the drinks are not. Go and eat great food, but say no to the second drink.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on July 18, 2017

The charred calamari appetizer with polenta was amazing...great char but very tender. The 10 oz, sirloin with chimichurri on a bed of grilled Heirloom tomatoes and roasted potatoes was outstanding. The halibut filet with a sweet corn sauce was one of the top 3 sauces I have ever tasted. The service was attentive We went on a Tuesday evening.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine
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 (Pittsburgh)·Dined on July 15, 2017

I have been here a number of times. Always very pleased. The service and food are always the best. Although the high end food is well worth the price.....the wine is pricey. Had a great night!

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on July 15, 2017

This place is awesome!

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 (Charleston)·Dined on July 14, 2017

Sidney never disappoints. The food is always on point and the waitstaff is always first rate. We appreciate the pace of the courses, and the care they take with each ingredient in each dish.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on July 7, 2017

One of our favorite places on the planet. We love the food, the location, the staff are excellent. The pace of serving is wonderful...helps us slow down.

Tags: Casual, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Authentic
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on July 7, 2017

Sidney has a wonderful ambiance to go along with their fantastic food! The only recommendation would be to add more selections to the entre section.

Tags: Worth the Drive
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food5
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on June 30, 2017

Always a great meal and service. Menu and wine list are quite interesting for a small town in Central PA.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Quiet Conversation, Authentic, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Romantic, Fit for Foodies
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on June 24, 2017

Excellent food. Good wine. Lovely outdoor seating although the exhaust fans could be better located. Very good service

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on June 24, 2017

We enjoyed our wedding anniversary dinner here. From the appetizers to dessert, we received a great experience of sights, sounds, tastes, and best of all, couple time to enjoy a fine dinner in an inviting atmosphere. The waitstaff provided excellent service. The food was superb, enjoyed every bite.

Tags: Special Occasion, Fun, Romantic, Comfort Food, Authentic, Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on June 23, 2017

Hats off to RJ😉-excellent service, excellent food & drinks too!! Can't wait to return!

Tags: Cozy, Casual, Quiet Conversation, Great for Brunch, Authentic, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Great Beer, Fun, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on June 20, 2017

Attentive, friendly service. Great wine and excellent dinner.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on June 20, 2017

We were greeted inside the main door by Sarah. She then seated us for outside dining as requested. She served us a glass of champagne for our Anniversary night out. The service was excellent, the foods were superior as always, the noise was very low outside and easy to enjoy conversation. This is one of our very favorite places for special dining as well as casual drop ins. I highly recommend Sidney. We look forward to a return trip soon, perhaps my birthday.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Notable Wine List, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Mobile)·Dined on June 17, 2017

As always, this is our go-to restaurant while we are still in withdrawal from Philly restaurants. Chicken liver and Foie gras was light, and fresh. And the salmon was perfect, as always. Ballaast Point Grapefruit Sculpin IPA from San Diego was unexpected, and right up there with east coast IPAs.

Tags: Authentic, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on June 17, 2017

Six of us (all women) had a lovely evening celebrating the birthday of a dear friend. Following a long day of antiquing in nearby towns, we arrived tired and hungry but were immediately perked up by the wait staff and hostess who were exceptionally accommodating. We had our drinks on the outdoor deck where we enjoyed the delightful garden, flowers and water feature. Some of our drink requests were not on the menu but that did not deter the hostess from going the extra mile; finding the ingredients and providing some beautiful and unusual cocktails. We then made an effortless move indoors for dinner - again thanks to a very attentive wait staff. Our table waiter was most helpful in providing answers to questions about the selections and efficient when taking our orders . As he brought more drinks and appetizers to our table, we were updated on the status of our expected entrees. Everything seemed to move in a timely manner and when served, our dinners were absolutely delicious! Food portions were very adequate and the presentation was well above average. Each of us enjoyed a luscious dessert and agreed that we could not have chosen a better restaurant in which to celebrate and enjoy a wonderful and festive evening. We hope to return soon for another pleasurable dining experience.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on May 27, 2017

Overall a very good experience. This was our first visit to Sidney. High marks for food, service and ambiance. our 2 minor complaints. despite the virtually empty dining room at 5pm the host seated a couple with an infant at the table right next to ours...why? also our server responded to every single menu selection we made with "excellent choice" making it sound a bit boilerplate. but the flawlessly prepared dishes and cocktails certainly outweighed those concerns. we will definitely visit Sidney again and recommend it to others.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Cozy
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on May 26, 2017

Consistently fantastic food and service! Always a pleasure dining at Sydney's.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on May 24, 2017

Drove to Sydneys while visiting Gettysburg. It was well worth the drive!!
Great burger and crisp potato appetizer was amazing!!!!

Tags: Special Occasion, Worth the Drive
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on May 18, 2017

Sidney in East Berlin is the best kept secret in the south central Pennsylvania area. The food is amazing and the service is a step above in every aspect. Not only do you get an amazing experience but the food makes it worth any kind of distance you might have to travel to get there. Sidney is a step above.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Fit for Foodies, Fun, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Great for Outdoor Dining, Pre/post Theatre, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on May 17, 2017

Sidney is consistent in that the food is always well prepared, and the menu is interesting and creative. Service is usually pretty good.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on May 14, 2017

We are very fond of this lovely place. The food and drink is always top-notch and service very good. Mother's Day prix fix menu was very nice. I recommend the bar or fireplace room for less quieter dining.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Bar Seating, Good for Birthdays, Healthy, Notable Wine List
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 (Birmingham)·Dined on May 14, 2017

I took my mother to Sydney's for Mother's Day. I typically love their menu options, but I was not happy with the choices for Mother's Day. The gorgonzola cheese with dates appetizer was very heavy and tough to chew and the swordfish was very heavy on the pepper. The brisket and desserts were delicious. There was a lot of wait time between courses. The atmosphere was wonderful and we had a great server.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic
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