Feed your curiosity…

Hidden within The Clarion Hotel and Conference Center is The Garlic Poet Restaurant & Bar, located centrally between Harrisburg and York, PA. At The Garlic Poet you enter a literary world full of stanzas and poems written in our from-scratch kitchen. Here, our Executive Chef, Kurt Wewer, allows you to feed your curiosity with his culinary creativity and Chef’s Daily Features made with ingredients from a variety of local purveyors around Harrisburg, York, and Central PA. The list of 18 daily changing menu items allow you to venture from a Local Farm Entrée to our Vegan Entrée, Daily Snack to Chef’s Burger, and so much more, ensuring you’ll be craving more.

Possibly the best restaurant we’ve ever ate at! I loved it and will be back ANY time we’re within 100 miles!



“Truly inventive menu with an exciting twist on flavors. The cocktails are terrific, and the food combined in delicious ways. Worth a stop!!”

Jennifer S


“I cannot say enough good things about this wonderful restaurant. There were fabulous gluten free options prepared with the best ingredients and served with style. Loved the chef’s choices sourced from local farms, the vegetables grown aquaponically just up the road and the truly creative use of herbs and spices. So much flavor combined with so much freshness! I will definitely make it a point to visit again when in the area. Well done Garlic Poet!!”




CHEF’S FEATURES 07/16/2017

SOUP: Harissa Grilled Chicken and Vegetable BISQUE: Carrot, Ginger, and Miso SEASONAL VEGETABLE: Fire Salt Grilled Star Fruit AQUAPONIC GREENS: Aquaponic Baby Kale and Frisee ANCIENT GRAIN: Goose Berry, Cardamom, Scallions, and Citrus Bulgur MUSHROOMS: Cultivated:...

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Chef’s Features for 06/09/2017

SOUP: Curried Chicken and Miso BISQUE:  Beef, Tomato, Red Wine SEASONAL VEGETABLE: Grilled Leeks and Garlic Scapes Spritzed w/Soy and Sesame Reduction AQUAPONIC GREENS: Escarole ANCIENT GRAIN: Rainbow Swiss Chard Stem, Parsley, and Scallion Farro MUSHROOMS:...

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100 Days of Summer at The Garlic Poet

Food. Friends. Summertime. Cool off from the summer heat at The Garlic Poet with chances to win special prizes and enjoy food & drink specials during a #poeticsummer. This summer we’re treating you to a new and exciting special offer each week! Here’s...

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