While on vacation, it’s essential to treat yourself to a nice meal. Harrisburg, PA, dishes out some of the best meals in the country, many of which are close to Best Western Premier: The Central Hotel & Conference Center.

Fine Dining

If you’re looking to celebrate something special…Bricco is the restaurant for you! Bricco is known as one of Harrisburg’s best fine dining restaurants. The menu offers Italian-inspired dishes crafted from only authentic ingredients. Be sure to taste the Lamb Milanese or Sweet Potato Ravioli from the dinner menu. Another wonderful fine dining option is Char’s Tracy Mansion. Char’s celebrates great food and fine art while providing breathtaking views of the Susquehanna River.


One of the longest traditions in America is Sunday brunch. At Home 231 and Millworks, brunch is served every Sunday until 2 pm. Before ordering your buttermilk pancakes, consider adding some cinnamon butter. Home 231 also has its fair share of sweets ranging from Cinna Mini Buns to House Donuts. If your Harrisburg visit doesn’t include Sunday, try dining with Tomato Pie Cafe. Here, brunch is served every day until 2 pm. Be sure to try their signature Tomato Pie! This dish includes seasoned red tomatoes baked in a flaky pie crust, covered in a cherry topping. You can’t go wrong with any of these hot spots!


Bacco Pizzeria and Wine Bar invites guests to indulge in their authentic Sicilian cuisine, including exotic wine. The menu includes brick oven pizzas and Sicilian pizzas. A classic example, La Nonna, has crushed tomato, mozzarella cheese, and garnished with fresh basil. Cork & Fork serves a little bit of everything. Guests can pick from their list of pasta, pizzas, meats, and cheeses. Some of their most popular dishes are Soppressata Pizza (Red wine salami, crushed tomatoes, mozzarella, red onions, chili flakes, and parmesan) and Nutella Pizza.

International Cuisine

Guests looking for an authentic Mexican fiesta must try El Sol Mexican Restaurant. They’re best known for their carnitas, sopes, and fried fish tacos. Another great international eatery is Bangkok 56 Thai Cuisine. Guests who frequent Thai food spots claim this is one of the best around. Some popular dishes include Tom Yum and Tom Kha Gai. After finishing your meal, you’ll already be planning your next visit!

The Central Hotel & Conference Center

After overindulging at the best restaurants in Harrisburg, head back to our Best Western Premier hotel. No need to go straight to bed when our onsite O’Reilly’s Tap Room & Kitchen is home to one of the best beer lists in the Harrisburg area. O’Reilly’s also frequently hosts live performances and trivia nights. Whatever your Harrisburg adventure holds, we promise to provide an unforgettable experience with our outstanding guest service and full-service amenities. Our onsite amenities include pet-friendly rooms, dry cleaning facilities, complimentary shuttle services, electronic game room, central market, and more! Learn more about booking your stay by calling 800-644-3144 or visiting our website.