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Peter Herdic House Restaurant

407 W 4th St, Williamsport, PA 17701-6001
+1 570-322-0165
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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407 W 4th St, Williamsport, PA 17701-6001
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is always great here. It is a nice friendly and quiet atmosphere. The service is always good. I have never gotten a bad meal. Wednesday you can get a house special for $10.00. If you go to there website you can see what...More

Thank Jo-Ann G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I celebrated our wedding anniversary with a sumptuous dinner at the Peter Herdic House. From appetizers to salads to entrees and desserts, almost everything except the seafood was locally sourced and fresh. The preparation and presentation was excellent. The service could not...More

Thank David G
Reviewed 4 June 2018

We went for the Tag's Night Special on a Friday night. The restaurant was full and "Tag's" favorite recipes were featured. Six of us and we all ordered different main courses. Staff was excellent, food fantastic Can't wait to go back

Thank lionlady7146
Reviewed 31 May 2018

The small bar was beautiful and intimate, and the drinks were great. Our table for 2 was perfect ! the furnishings were lovely in this turn of the century home, and the food was to die for !

Thank 2014HappyTravelers
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

We visit the Peter Herdic House for special occasions. The food is very good, not inexpensive, but worth the cost when celebrating a special event. They have regular blue plate specials throughout the weeks. Everything is homemade and from local farms. The Herdic House is...More

Thank Deborah K
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Went to this restaurant for our anniversary Saturday night. This used to one of our go to places for special occasions. This past Saturday we were disappointed. Waitress made a subjection if one her favorites but if I did not like it it they would...More

Thank greatfood4
Reviewed 13 March 2018

You won't be disappointed - great creative and fresh food - lovely location. Emphasis on farm to table and locally sourced. Lots of well prepared food and good prices for the value.

Thank alexis a
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Had a great dinner with friends. We were given a historic tour and had a great dinner. The building is magnificent. The food delicious, and the staff incredibly friendly. We really enjoyed ourselves.

Thank Jim B
Reviewed 4 March 2018

A guaranteed romantic evening if you can't decide. By far the most impressive place in the area. Hours and seating availability are the biggest drawback. Quality food and a decent yet somewhat limited menu.

Thank scottandlily
Reviewed 9 February 2018

The restaurant is in a graceful Victorian house built in the mid-1800’s, with elegant rooms and table settings (actually setting the place rather than rolling the silver up in the napkin- yeah!). It has more seating capacity than you would think, yet the noise level...More

Thank DT25
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JoAnn C
22 January 2016|
Response from pghprof | Reviewed this property |
They take reservations. Have no idea if they are open on Tgiving.
Diane R
11 April 2015|
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Response from Christine E | Reviewed this property |
I've been here many times and would say the dress is "casual dressy" or "dressy." I would not feel comfortable going here in jeans because it is such a beautiful setting. A suit and tie is not required though if that's... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$55
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 407 W 4th St, Williamsport, PA 17701-6001
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Williamsport
  • Phone Number: +1 570-322-0165
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Peter Herdic House is an elegant gourmet restaurant in a beautifully restored Victorian mansion situated on Williamsport, Pennsylvania's Millionaires Row. This fine dining restaurant specializes in serving sustainable, locally-grown produce and meats, in the picturesque environs of a beautifully restored Victorian mansion. Built in 1854 as a residence for Peter Herdic, a Williamsport lumber baron, the house was restored in the early 1980's. Sisters Marcia and Gloria Miele opened the restaurant doors in 1984. From the beginning, they combined a respect and love for Williamsport's historic heritage with a passion for fine food. Now in their 27th year in business, "the Miele girls" (as they're known locally) have built a strong family connection to the restaurant, incorporating their mother Daisy, as the pastry chef, and Gloria's daughter Liz, as the executive chef, into the business. The Miele family feels lucky to be able to combine their hospitality with historic preservation. The Herdic House is among the finest examples of Italian Villa architecture in the state, and guests are welcome to tour the restaurant. Its distinctive features include ornate plaster moldings and arches, and a mahogany stairway that curves three floors to a cupola. The ornate first floor moldings and the acanthus-leafed fluted columns on the porches are original to the building, and the intriguing three-story chandelier has captivated many visitors. The bar, in the rear of the building, was created from the witness stand of the demolished county courthouse, and the fan was taken from the same building. The property includes a beautiful wisteria-covered patio lit by Venetian lanterns for outdoor dining and cocktails, a lounge with a fireplace, and an intimate bar with an excellent selection of wines and spirits. The Mieles have a love of fine wine, and have traveled to Burgundy, Tuscany, and California tasting wines. The 75-bottle wine list offers a wide range of American wines, as well as wines from France and Italy. After appreciating the beautiful surroundings, diners can also tour Pennsylvania gastronomy. The restaurant kitchen strives to use the best and freshest ingredients available-which usually means buying from the central Pennsylvania community. Liz and the kitchen staff use sustainable produce and meats whenever possible. They start with the freshest, locally grown ingredients and present each item artfully. To stay in keeping with the seasons, the menu changes monthly, but one classic appetizers which can always be found on the menu is shad, locally smoked by Helmrich's Seafood and served with capers, onions and a horseradish dill sauce. Shad once ran in the Susquehanna River and was featured at the original Herdic House, Peter Herdic's restaurant at the Park Hotel, in the 1870s. In the pastry kitchen, Daisy makes perfect creme brulee and chocolate mousse cake, as well as her signature apple cinnamon bread pudding. The restaurant also offers housemade ice creams and rotating dessert features. And Daisy and Liz are happy to collaborate on specialty cakes for larger parties or special occasions.
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