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Susquehanna Harvest Seasonal Grill & Wine Bar – 11/09/2016

Great farm to table restaurant in the Harrisburg area!


Hello friends and family!

Time to check back in with our status,  as we’ve been quite busy for the past few weeks while visiting home with family and friends, medical appointments and procedures.   It is certainly a most beautiful time of the year to visit in PA.  Vibrant leaf colors, cool crisp evenings with roaring campfires and waking to frosty mornings.  Observing wildlife such as squirrels gathering nuts (and driving Stella crazy – squirrels to her are the enemy), whitetail deer and an occasional black bear who wonders through the campground foraging through the dumpsters looking to pack on those extra pounds prior to hibernation.  This is PA in its finest attire!

Totally in the “Fall season” mood and already in the Harrisburg area, we decided to have lunch at the “Susquehanna Harvest Seasonal Grill & Wine Bar”. fullsizerenderWe’ve dined here maybe 2 times before, and enjoyed the ambience and decor of the restaurant with it’s upscaled yet casual environment.  The menu is seasonal and offers steaks, poultry, fish and vegetarian dishes prepared with local and organic foods.  They also have a seasonal changing wine and beer list which adds to the flare of the total restaurant experience. 585c58d5-e606-424b-a140-0e9390baee0e On this particular day I unfortunately, for whatever reason, did not imbibe in a wine with my meal (Ok, ok, for those of you who know me know this doesn’t happen to often, you can pick yourselves off the floor).  However, I enjoyed the meal none the less. Mr. Wike of course had his usual, “what do you have on tap” craft or other seasonal beer.

Casey, our server!

The menu is varied and the description of each appetizer, salad, sandwich and main dish makes it very difficult to choose what to order. We both like everything and anything, especially if it is creatively and uniquely prepared which then makes it equally difficult to choose. Our server was Casey,  a pleasant young lady and very helpful in providing us specifics of each dish. This is why we enjoy Harvest Grille. Classy ambience and service with a creative menu and quality food.

Fennel Crusted Tuna

We both enjoyed their signature butternut squash soup as an appetizer.  Mmmmmm…seductively creamy and flavorful.  For the entree we both chose from the fish and seafood list.


I fancied my palate with the Fennel Crusted Tuna served with Organic Cranberry Brown Rice, Brussels Sprouts, Cranberry-Pear Sauce, Toasted Pumpkin Seeds.

Spicy Shrimp Noodle bowl

Kevin enjoyed the Spicy Shrimp Noodle bowl with Ginger Soy Chuka Soba Noodles, Shiitake Mushrooms, Asparagus, Snow Peas, Toasted Cashews, Cilantro, Scallion, Thai Chili Oil, Sriracha Salted Lotus Root Chips.  Of course we always taste each others dish, and we both agreed that each dish was prepared to perfection and tasty.

Now who wants dessert? img_4618 Of course we do!  Harvest Grille desserts are “delectably rich”, but so worth every calorie.  What we both like about the desserts at Harvest Grille is the serving size.  They are served in a small serving dish/cup.  Just enough to get a good taste and plenty enough to round out the meal.  Kevin the ordered the pecan pie and me the chocolate salted caramel mousse.  We swapped halfway through each one so we could enjoy decadent deliciousness of both.  Again, worth every bite!

Most of you, I’m sure are wondering about the prices of all this glamour, class and taste that I mention.  Prices at the Susquehanna Harvest Grille are higher than some can or may want to pay.  If that is the case, save the visit for a special occasion.  However, the price for the quality of food and dining experience is well worth it!

Do we suggest you give Susquehanna Harvest Grille a visit? You betcha we do! 5 RV’s up baby! Bon appétit!

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