Things to do in Mechanicsburg, PA
Fueled by the Best Southern Comfort Food in Town
A lovely borough in eastern Cumberland County, Mechanicsburg is just 30 minutes from Harrisburg and the resort town of Hershey. Named for a settlement of mechanics who repaired wagons here in the 1800’s, Mechanicsburg’s motto is “A Good Place to Live.”
Mechanicsburg is also home to Jubilee Day, the largest and longest running one-day street fair on the east coast! The event attracts nearly 70,000 visitors and features more than 300 vendors offering arts & crafts, carnival rides, live entertainment and more.
More activities near Mechanicsburg:
- Paulus Farm Market
- The Mechanicsburg Museum
- Williams Grove Park
- Oakes Museum of Natural History
- Williams Grove Speedway
- West Shore Farmers Market
- Adventure Park
- McCormick Park
- Williams Grove Farmers Flea Market
Before or after you’ve had your fill of exploring, know that Metro Diner has your comfort-food cravings covered. Are you hankering for pancakes or eggs? We serve breakfast all day! Our Bissell Breakfast, Biscuits & Sausage Gravy or Cinnamon Roll Pancakes taste even better with a cup of good coffee.
Is a sandwich on your mind? Order up a French Dip, triple decker Metro Club Sandwich or a juicy 100% Angus Classic Burger with a tall glass of sweet tea (you can even make that burger gluten-friendly!). Whatever you’re hungry for, Metro Diner will leave you with a satisfied smile.
The Best Place for Family Dining
From Kids’ Menu to Family Meals to Go
Just down the road from Mechanicsburg, you’ll find Hersheypark, Hershey’s chocolate-themed park that’s home to thrilling roller coasters, water rides, live shows & all-things cocoa. Don’t miss a visit during November and December for Christmas Candylane, when the park is filled with 5 million twinkling lights, visits from Santa and holiday fun.
After all that fun, bring the kids in for a taste of our diner favorites in kid-sized portions! The Metro Diner Kids’ Menu includes Fried Chicken & Waffles topped with sweet Strawberry butter, Chicken Tenders, Silver Dollar Pancakes and Grilled Cheese.
Our family-friendly Fish Fry Friday means plates overflowing with crispy, wild-caught North Atlantic cod and a pile of seasoned fries at a special Friday-only price. Planning a picnic or no time to cook? Metro Diner Family Meals to go offer menu favorites portioned for 4 – we’ve got something for everyone: from our signature Chicken & Waffles or Iron City Meatloaf, to our Bissell Breakfast Platter and even Boneless Wings!
In fact, Metro Diner offers all our breakfast, lunch and dinner menus to go via pick up or contactless delivery. We also cater! We offer business meeting catering, graduation catering, wedding catering, corporate event catering and more.
About Metro Diner
Serving the Best Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch and Dinner since 1992
Officially opened in 1992, our original Metro Diner location in Jacksonville, Florida, quickly became the go-to local restaurant for comforting classics and reimagined favorites.
Over the years, we’ve continued to share our southern hospitality, big, bold flavors and passion for integrity, familiarity, comfort and community by bringing in new partners across the country.
Today, Metro Diner has over 50 locations in 12 states. Our diners have earned a number of awards for our mouthwatering, home-style comfort food cooking including: Best Breakfast, Best Diner and Best Burger.
We welcome you to visit us and try our award-winning food for yourself! Learn more about Metro Diner