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Avenue Restaurant
21 Steinwehr Ave,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Welcome to The Avenue Restaurant and to Our Family!

 

“We Are Happy To Be Here, Proud To Serve”

The Avenue “Diner” was established in 1958 by Grover “Doddie” Thompson. Please feel free to take a look at the framed tribute to our Founding Father who now spends his winters in Arizona & summers in Gettysburg. The Original Home was built & occupied by the George Washington Grant Heagey family early in the past century. We enjoy meeting his Family, Grand and Great Grandchildren, Nieces and Nephews and hear the stories they tell of the family & home the restaurant once was. The second story of the building remains intact to this day.

I am Tammy Keplinger Hughes and together with my youngest son Ryan Hughes we became the fourth owners of this fabulous eatery since 1958. Our History with The Avenue Restaurant began in the Spring of 1995 when my oldest son Brad Hughes began working for Frank Herring, the second owner of this great home-style restaurant. Brad's brother Ryan did a brief stint at a distributor of cleaning supplies, where he learned the ins and outs of janitorial maintenance - very valuable knowledge for any business serving the public. He was offered an executive position there, but the pull of a family enterprise was strong and Ryan joined his brother working at the Avenue the Summer of 1997. Mark Cropp was the owner during Ryan’s employment; Ryan served Mark with Great dedication during this time. Ryan and I purchased The Avenue Restaurant in May of 2005. With Ryan’s years at The Avenue and knowledge of the property as well as his expertise in cleaning products, and my extensive background in Store Management, we looked at ourselves as a matched set.

Our Staff about 35 of us all together bring with them Management, Cooking, Serving and Friendly Customer Service Skills that match our desire for fresh, quality foods as well as great leadership skills and a willingness to develop our staff and so begins a new generation.

My oldest son Brad joined the Military in 1998 and is currently still serving Our Country. Brad would say to me "Mom, We Are Happy To Be Here, Proud To Serve!" which became our Motto. We at The Avenue Look forward to Serving You! We are so very proud of our friendly, hard working staff, some family, some friends all “great” people with the desire to prepare the best quality food for you and to serve you with our friendly hometown kindness.

 



 

YELP REVIEWS

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Megan C.
New Oxford, United States
4.0 star rating
2/18/2012
Great local diner.. and it definitely beats out the more popular Lincoln Diner in Gettysburg by far. Very clean, nice servers and great/fast service to go along with it.

My friend and I stopped in for lunch, we both had a tuna melt with fries. Our food was really good.. no complaints here! We were really happy with our experience. Probably the cleanest diner I have ever been in.. it was a nice change :)

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Josh V.
Knoxville, United States
5.0 star rating
2/7/2014
Good down home cookin' I always love going here on my visits to Gettysburg. I wouldn't recommend for a romantic dinner, but definitely a good place to eat, breakfast lunch and dinner (casual)

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Andrea m g.
Richboro, United States
1.0 star rating
11/27/2011
Unless you like the flavor of tasteless cardboard save yourself the indigestion.
We landed here only because it was across from our hotel. Once was enough to know we are not returning.

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Jeff F.
Mechanicsburg, United States
1.0 star rating
9/6/2013
This place is scary.  The first place they sat us the table and floor was filthy.  The second table was fine at first until something started dripping from the ceiling on my daughter plate.  We finally moved to a suitable table but when I looked up to check the ceiling there was mold growing on the ceiling tiles.  Food wasn't great either.  Stay away.

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Laura And Kyle D.
Spring Arbor, United States
4.0 star rating
6/24/2011
The dinner was very good with large portions.  The fries were excellent while the other sides were average.  The entrees were very good and very big.  They also have great milkshakes after a hot summer day in Gettysburg.
The service was friendly and fast.  A very good dining experience.

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Melissa P.
Shaftsbury, United States
4.0 star rating
9/6/2012
Another great breakfast.  This is my go to breakfast place when ever I get to be in Gettysburg for a few days.  This is just plain good old dinner food.  The waitresses are friendly and amazingly remember you after just a couple of visits and even after six months of not making down.
Really is a good place to fuel up before heading out for a long day on the Battlefield.

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Ed S.
Bulverde, United States
4.0 star rating
5/16/2012
Still going strong. The Locals go here for good reason. Good food. Good prices. Not fancy, but well done. Tried the turkey, open hot beef sandwich, soup, pie. All good.

 

Our Menus

Breakfast Hours are 7AM until noon.

Our Homemade PanCakes and French Toast
~ Willie’s Choice ~
PanCakes ~Stack of Three or PanCakes ~Stack of Two
French Toast ~Stack of Three or French Toast ~Stack of Two
Add Blueberries, Apple Topping, Strawberry Topping, Sausage Gravy or Chipped Beef Gravy
Fresh Strawberries available in Season


Mix of Peanut Butter Chip and Chocolate Chip PanCakes
Chocolate Chip PanCakes
Yummy Large Cakes Loaded with Chip
Three PanCakes or Two PanCakes

Southern-Style Sweet Potato PanCakes
Three Large Sweet Potato Pancakes served with Maple Syrup
And a Side of Our Own Delicious Brown Sugar Sour Cream Topping
Three PanCakes or Two PanCakes

 

The Avenue’s Awesome Three-Egg Omelets
Served with Home Fried Potatoes, With or Without Cheese, Toast, Butter and Jelly
*Plain or with Cheese
*Ham or Bacon or Mushroom
*Western Style Omelet Stuffed with Your Choice of Cheese with Grilled Peppers, Onions and Ham
*Special Request Omelets
Chicken Cheese Omelet Omelet Stuffed with Your Choice of Cheese and Grilled Chicken Breast Strips Served with a Side of Salsa
*Chili Cheese Omelet Omelet Stuffed with Your Choice of Cheese; Topped with Our Signature Homemade Chili *Prime Rib Omelet Omelet Stuffed with Prime Rib Steak and Your Choice of Cheese and Mushrooms
The “Crab Cake Omelet” by Willie A Three-Egg Crab Cake Omelet made with One Signature Crab Cake which is Grilled and Chopped, Then added to the Egg Mixture and Folded into an AWESOME Omelet. Served with Home Fried Potatoes, With or Without Cheese, Toast, Butter and Jelly (Hollandaise Sauce Available Upon Request) Our Crab Cakes are Made with Jumbo Lump Crab Meat, Seasonings, Very Little Filler.
Fresh Local Eggs at The Avenue Restaurant
*Two Extra Large Eggs Served with Toast, Butter and Jelly
*One Extra Large Egg Served with Toast, Butter and Jelly
*Two Extra Large Eggs with Ham or Sausage or Bacon Served with Toast, Butter and Jelly
*Steak and Two Eggs Served with Toast, Butter and Jelly
Our Frequent Diners are Rewarded for Dining with The Avenue Restaurant
See Your Friendly Server for a Membership Form

Muffins

Our Mega-Muffins Served Warm with Butter & Jam
Raisin Bran
Corn Bread
Cranberry
Blueberry
Banana
Chocolate
Peanut Butter
Our Newest Muffin “Sweet Potato Muffin”
Bread and Pastry
~ Served Warm~~
Cheese Danish
Apple Cinnamon Danish
Cherry Cheese Danish
Bear Claw Danish
Bagel & Cream Cheese
English Muffin
Buttered Toast
Two Biscuits

Favorites À la Carte
Grits ~ Cup
Country Scrapple
Grilled Ham
Grits ~ Bowl
Crisp Bacon (4)
Sausage (2)
Home Fried Potatoes
Corned Beef Hash
Tammy’s Choice~ Chipped Beef Gravy or Sausage Gravy Over Biscuits
Nona’s Choice~ Chipped Beef Gravy or Sausage Gravy Over Toast
Steve’s Choice~ Chipped Beef Gravy or Sausage Gravy Over Home Fries

The Avenue Breakfast Sandwiches
Choose from White, Wheat, Rye or English Muffin; Served With or Without Cheese
*Fried Egg Sandwich
*Fried Egg Sandwich with Ham or Sausage or Bacon
The “Cook’s Special” Sandwich by J.R. J.R. says…
“It’s a Breakfast Monster!” Served on Texas Toast with Ham, Bacon, Sausage, Egg and American Cheese

 



 

LUNCH

 

The Avenue “Signature” Burgers

*Six Ounces of Ground Steak, Your Choice of Toppings Served with French Fries
Toppings: Lettuce, Tomato, Onions, Cheese Mayonnaise & Relish
The Avenue Burger
The Avenue Mushroom Burger ‘Papaw’s Favorite’
The Avenue Bacon Cheeseburger ‘Michael’s Choice’
The Avenue Garden Burger 'Gayle's Favorite' (Quarter Pound Vegetable Pattie)


NEW The Avenue Haunted Burger‘Bob and Bonnie’s Choice’
(Free “Haunted Gettysburg Tour” Ticket with Purchase ~ Compliments of Bob and Bonnie)
*Six Ounces of Ground Steak topped with Thick & Hearty A1 Steak Sauce, Hot Pepper Cheese, Pepperoni Slices, Onion Straws, Lettuce & Tomato;Served on a Toasted Bun with a side of French Fries

 
 

Between Breads “Traditional” Sandwiches

Your Choice of White, Wheat, Rye or Pumpernickel Bread
Choose From Cheese, Lettuce, Tomato or Onion
Served with Potato Chips and a Pickle


Grilled Cheese
Grilled Cheese with Ham or Bacon
Quarter Pound Hot Dog
“BLT” Bacon Lettuce Tomato
Cold Ham
Sliced Roasted Turkey
Sliced Roasted Beef
Egg Salad
Chicken Salad...“Mary Norwood’s Favorite”
Tuna Salad

 

 
The Avenue “Club” Sandwiches

 

Choose From: Ham, Roast Turkey, Roast Beef or Tuna Salad
Made with Lettuce, Tomato, Bacon, Cheese and Mayonnaise, Served on Toasted Bread with Potato Chips and Pickle


The Avenue Sandwich “Melts”
Served on Grilled White, Wheat or Rye Bread With Your Choice of One Side

Patty Melt”
*Six-Ounce Ground Beef Burger, Melted Cheese and Sautéed Onions

Crab Melt” ‘Kayla’s Choice’
Our Famous Crab Cake Topped with Melted Cheese, Tomato and Lettuce

Tuna Melt” ‘Mr. Potter’s Choice’
Tuna Salad, Cheese, Tomato & Lettuce

Turkey Melt” ‘Briana’s & Kierstan’s Choice’
Turkey Breast, Cheese, Tomato & Lettuce

Rodeo Melt”‘Jean’s Choice’
* Six-Ounce Ground Beef Burger, Cheese, Bacon, Sautéed Onions & BBQ Sauce

 

 

 

The Avenue “Specialty” Sandwiches
All Specialty Sandwiches are Served with Your Choice of One Side
Potato Salad, Tossed Salad, Applesauce, Mashed Potatoes,
Vegetable of the Day, Dutch Lettuce, Corn Fritters, Cottage Cheese, Coleslaw, French Fries, Rice Pudding, Sweet Potato Fries,
Sliced Peaches, Tapioca Pudding, Chocolate Pudding
 
The Avenue Cheese Steak ‘Shirley’s Choice’
Grilled Chopped Beefsteak Hoagie with Cheese, Peppers & Onions

French Dip Supreme ‘Brad’s Choice’
Roast Beef, Swiss Cheese & Mushrooms on a Hoagie Roll

Grilled Chicken Breast Deluxe‘Willie’s Choice’
Grilled Chicken Breast, Topped with Ham, Swiss Cheese, Tomato, Lettuce & Mayo

Southwest Chicken Sandwich ‘Katrina’s Choice’
Grilled Chicken Breast on a Toasted Bun with Cheddar Cheese, Bacon,
Grilled Peppers and Onions; Served with BBQ Sauce

Grilled Reuben ‘Andrew’s Choice’
Corned Beef on Grilled Rye with Swiss Cheese, Sauerkraut & 1000 Island Dressing

Grilled Rachel ‘Laura’s Choice’
Turkey on Grilled Rye with Swiss Cheese, Sauerkraut & Thousand Island Dressing

Chief Boehs’ Coleslaw Reuben (Note to Server’s: The Chief gets a Pickle with his order)
Corned Beef on Grilled Rye with Swiss Cheese, COLESLAW & 1000 Island Dressing

Hot Roast Beef or Hot Roast Turkey ‘John & Jennifer’s Choice’
Served Between Two Slices of Bread with Gravy

Our “Signature Crab Cake” Sandwich ‘McKenna & Camille’s Choice’
Our Famous Crab Cake Served on a Toasted Bun

Fried Fish Sandwich‘Willie’s Choice’
Breaded Cod Fillet served on a Toasted Kaiser Roll

 

 



DINNER

 

Our Roast Beef Dinner over Filling (aka “Stuffing”) ~JR’s Choice~
Roasted Sliced Roast Beef Served over Filling and Ladled with Gravy, Served with Your Choice of Two Sides

 

Spaghetti with Meat Sauce ~Dustin’s Favorite~
Spaghetti Noodles Ladled with Our Homemade Meat Sauce, Served with Tossed Salad and Garlic Bread

 

Tender Beef Liver and Onions ~Tammy’s Choice~
Two Large Portions of Tender Grilled Beef Liver Topped with Grilled Onions, Served with Two Sides of Your Choic

 

Cincinnati Chili ~Favorite~
Tender Spaghetti Noodles Ladled with Our Delicious Chili, Topped with Cheddar Cheese, Onions, Two Bacon Strips with Sour Cream on the Side, Served with One Side of Your Choice

 

*Rib-Eye Steak ~Ryan’s Choice~
Twelve-Ounce Cut, Grilled and Served with Your Choice of Two Sides

 

*Steak and Crab Cake Combination
Twelve-Ounce Rib-Steak Grilled; Paired with One Signature Crab Cake, Served with Your Choice of Two Sides

 

 
 

Chicken Tenders ~Brooke’s Choice~
Four Deep Fried Breasts of Chicken with Choice of Honey Mustard or Barbeque Sauce and Your Choice of Two Sides

Our Own Chicken Cordon Bleu ~Nona’s Choice~
“NEW” Homemade Grilled Chicken Breast Topped with Ham and Melted Swiss Cheese Served with Your Choice of Two Sides

Chicken Parmesan ~Brittany’s Choice~
Grilled Chicken Breast Topped with Provolone Cheese & Tomato Sauce; Served over Spaghetti Noodles with Your Choice of One Side and Garlic Bread

Chicken Reuben ~Johlene “Spooky” Riley’s Recipe~
Grilled Chicken Breast Topped with Swiss Cheese, Sauerkraut & 1000 Island Dressing Served with Your Choice of One Side and a Slice of Grilled Rye Bread Visit “Spooky” and Our Friends at Gettysburg GhostTours, Candlelit Walking Tours & Ghost Hunts

TURKEY over FILLING
Our Turkey is Served over Filling (aka “Stuffing”) and Ladled with Gravy Served with Your Choice of Two Sides

BROASTED CHICKEN ~Sergeant Molloy’s Choice~
Our Broasted Chicken is Lightly Breaded and Deep Fried in Canola Oil
Please allow 25 Minutes when Ordering Broasted Chicken
One Piece Meal (Breast)
Two Piece Meal (Breast & Leg)
Three Piece Meal (Thigh, Leg & Wing)
Four Piece Meal (Breast, Thigh, Leg & Wing)
Served with Your Choice of Two Sides

 

The Avenue Signature Crab Cakes
Made with Jumbo Lump Crab Meat, Seasonings and Very Little Filler If You haven’t tried them We Believe it is Well Worth the splurge to do so!
Two Broiled or Fried Crab Cakes
One Broiled or Fried Crab Cake

Served with Your Choice of Two Sides ~Enjoy!

Fish & Chips ~Mr. Potter’s Request
Two Breaded Deep Fried Cod Fillets Served with French Fries

Jumbo Shrimp Platter ~Ryan’s Favorite
Six Breaded Jumbo Fried Shrimp; Served with Your Choice of Two Sides

Crab Cake and Jumbo Shrimp Combination
One Signature Crab Cake Paired with Four Breaded

Jumbo Fried Shrimp Served with Your Choice of Two Sides

*Steak and Crab Cake Combination
Twelve-Ounce Rib-Steak Grilled; Paired with One Signature Crab Cake Served with Your Choice of Two Sides

‘Willie’s’ Seafood Trio
Yuengling® Brewers Choice 8oz.. Deep Fried Beer Battered Haddock Fillet, One Signature Crab Cake and Four Breaded Deep Fried Jumbo Fried Shrimp Served with Your Choice of Two Sides

 

Eggplant Parmesan
Sliced, Battered, Deep-Fried Eggplant, Served over Spaghetti Noodles Topped with Tomato Sauce and Provolone Cheese; Served with Your Choice of One Side and Garlic Bread

Vegetable Lasagna ~Nona’s Favorite~
Lasagna Noodles Layered with a Blend of Cheeses, Carrots and Spinach Topped with Our Vegetarian Red Sauce Served with Tossed Salad and Garlic Bread

Spaghetti with Red Sauce ~Dustin’s Choice~
Spaghetti Noodles Ladled with Our Lightly Seasoned Red Sauce Served with Tossed Salad and Garlic Bread

Veggie Side Dish Platter
Choose Four Vegetable Sides

The Avenue Garden Burger ~Gayle’s Favorite~
Your Choice of Toppings; Served with One Side (Quarter Pound Vegetable Pattie)

 

 

Potato Salad “Homemade” Tossed Salad Applesauce
Vegetable of the Day Mashed Potatoes Dutch Lettuce
Corn Fritters Cottage Cheese Coleslaw “Homemade”
French Fries Rice Pudding Sweet Potato Fries
Chocolate Pudding Tapioca Pudding Sliced Peaches 'Papaw’s Choice’
  French Fries ‘Jeremy’s Choice’  

 



 

 

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