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!!”




Love Fest: Valentine’s Day at The Garlic Poet

Fall in love at The Garlic Poet when we team up with our sister restaurant, Grain + Verse Bottlehouse to bring you a one-of-a-kind LOVE FEST!   Starting on Tuesday, Februrary 14th, we’ll be bringing you the best specials inthe Harrisburg, York, and Central, PA...

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12/31/2016 – New Year’s Eve

SOUP: Bacon, Greens, Veggies, and Lager BISQUE: Beef, Tomato, and Red Wine SEASONAL VEGETABLE: Lemon and White Wine Roasted Baby Rainbow Carrots AQUAPONIC GREENS: Kale and Frisee WINTER SQUASH: Maple Roasted Butternut ANCIENT GRAIN: Lemon and Fresno Chili Bulgur Wheat...

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Don’t Miss Out on New Year’s Eve Dinner Features

If you’re looking for a dinner experience on New Year’s Eve, you won’t want to miss out on our hand-crafted New Year’s Eve Dinner Menu Features.  New Year’s Eve is the perfect time for a celebration and we can’t wait for you to join...

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