Each year, readers of Harrisburg Magazine cast their votes for the region’s best places to eat, stay, and play! The result is a roadmap of must-see destinations approved by locals who experience our area day in and day out. Big winners include Arooga’s Grille House & Sports Bar, medaling for best sports bar, best wings, and best kid’s menu, and Harvest Seasonal Grill & Wine Bar for best overall dining, best organic restaurant, and best wine list. Add these places to your to-do list on your next visit to the Hershey Harrisburg Region!

Art Gallery

The Millworks

Bed and Breakfast Inn

City House Bed & Breakfast


The Hershey Pantry

Brewery / Brew Pub

Tröegs Brewing Company


Home 231

Downtown (Harrisburg) Restaurant

Café Fresco Center City


Kipona (Labor Day)

Free Entertainment

Kipona (Labor Day)


The Hotel Hershey®

Independent Bookstore

The Midtown Scholar Bookstore

Independent Movie Theatre

Midtown Cinema

Kids’ Menu

Arooga’s Grille House & Sports Bar


El Sol Mexican Restaurant


Café Fresco Center City

Mexican Restaurant

El Sol Mexican Restaurant


The State Museum of Pennsylvania

Organic Foods Restaurant

Harvest Seasonal Grill & Wine Bar

Overall Dining (East Shore)

Harvest Seasonal Grill & Wine Bar

Performance Hall

Hershey Theatre

Power Dinner

1700° Steakhouse

Romantic Dining

Alfred’s Victorian Restaurant

Romantic Getaway

The Hotel Hershey®

Sports Bar

Arooga’s Grille House & Sports Bar

Tourist Attraction


Vegetarian Restaurant

The Vegetable Hunter

Wine List

Harvest Seasonal Grill & Wine Bar


Arooga’s Grille House & Sports Bar


Spring Gate Vineyard

View the runners up and additional categories of the 20th Annual Harrisburg Magazine Reader's Poll.