Giuseppe’s proves to be one of Mechanicsburg’s hidden culinary treasures

Gracen Shepps, Journalism I student

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When driving down Simpson Street in Mechanicsburg, one will see Giuseppe’s Pizza Cantina, a small, but hard to miss restaurant. From its huge, bright sign, to usually filled parking lot, you can clearly tell that Giuseppe’s is a place you want to eat at. Located at 600 East Simpson Street, in Mechanicsburg, PA, this restaurant is a delicious Italian eatery.

Upon walking in, you are greeted by their friendly staff, who are dedicated to serving you the best homemade food possible. You may walk up to the front table and then order your food from their vast menu. They specialize in Italian food, like their delicious pizza, but offer other food offerings too. Some of the items on the menu are chicken parmesan and other pasta dishes, as well as subs and cheesesteaks of all kinds. They also have a children’s menu for younger family members. After ordering, you can take a seat down at their comfy and spacious booths or tables. You can also enjoy the company of your friends and family in the homey atmosphere while you enjoy your savory meal.

Giuseppe’s is a great place to bring the whole family; because of their large variety of foods, there is bound to be something for everyone. Fellow student, Sophie Blair, is a regular at Guiseppe’s. When asked about the restaurant, she stated, “I love to go there and hang out with my friends and family. It is close to my neighborhood, so it is a quick drive for great food. And the staff is very nice too; they will always make sure the food is top-notch. They are dedicated to making sure the customer enjoys their meal.”

Another student, Caitlyn Lauver, shared, “I have come here with my friends many times. They have good food for an affordable price. I especially like their pizza. They have so many kinds, and they all taste amazing!” When asked about the atmosphere she added, “It is a very calm and homey place. You can’t help but smile when the staff greets you in such a friendly manner, knowing your delicious food is coming.”

Speaking from personal experience, dinner at Giuseppe’s is a weekly occurrence in my family. The staff jokes around with us, and always puts a smile on our faces. When someone in my family got sick, they even sent them a get well soon cheesesteak. They strive to not only make delicious food, but also to provide impeccable service too. You definitely don’t want to miss out on the exceptional food and service at Giuseppe’s Pizza Cantina of Mechanicsburg.