Finer Dining

Lancaster offers so many finer-dining choices. The sophistication of these restaurants is apparent in the service, the ambience, and the food. Most offer cocktails and wine to enhance your dining experience.

Carr’s Restaurant & Crush Wine Bar

Carr’s Restaurant & Crush Wine Bar

Carr’s Restaurant is conveniently located behind Central Market. The décor is warm and inviting with an elegant sophistication. The food is simple and yet fine-edged with a healthy respect for local suppliers. Carr’s serves lunch and dinner. Sunday brunch is a special treat.

Carr’s Restaurant & Crush Wine Bar

50 West Grant Street
Lancaster, PA 17603
717-299-7090

Checkers Bistro

Checkers Bistro

Checkers Bistro is an enjoyable restaurant and bar that offers a fun experience for lunch and dinner. Checkers is on the casual side of fine dining. The menu includes, soups, salads, small plates, classic entrées, and delicious sandwiches.

Checkers Bistro

398 Harrisburg Avenue, Suite 700
Lancaster, PA 17603
717-509-1069

Citronnelle

Citronnelle

Citronnelle is a chic and intimate super club offering a stellar dining experience in the heart of downtown Lancaster. The cuisine is modern French. Dishes are classically prepared, yet modern, with Asian and African influences.

Citronnelle

110 West Orange Street
Lancaster, PA 17603
717-208-6697

Cork & Cap Restaurant

Cork & Cap Restaurant

The Cork & Cap Restaurant is located at the Cork Factory Hotel. It is a casual chic restaurant offering an inspired menu that includes contemporary comfort foods. The setting is historic, authentic, and welcoming.

Cork & Cap Restaurant

Urban Place
480 New Holland Avenue
Lancaster, PA 17602
717-735-2025

FENZ

FENZ

Fenz Restaurant and Latenight features fine dining in a casual bistro setting. The restaurant and its 2 bars are located in a 19th century factory building. The atmosphere is a bend of historic and sleek contemporary.

FENZ

398 Harrisburg Avenue #100
Lancaster, PA 17603
717-735-6999

john j. jeffries

john j. jeffries

John J. Jefferies restaurant, located at the Arts Hotel, offers farm-fresh fine dining. The menu is based on local, seasonal, sustainable, and organic ingredients. The result is one of Lancaster’s best and most enjoyable fine dining restaurants.

john j. jeffries

300 Harrisburg Avenue
Lancaster, PA 17603
717-431-3303

Lombardo’s Restaurant

Lombardo’s Restaurant

Enjoy an authentic Italian dining experience. This not-too-casual, table-service restaurant has been family owned and operated since 1946. They take pride in using the finest and freshest foods. There is a large selection of Italian and American specialties.

Lombardo's Restaurant

216 Harrisburg Avenue
Lancaster, PA 17603
717-394-3749

MA(i)SON

MA(i)SON

Maison Restaurant is an unexpected find in downtown Lancaster. It is described as an intimate, farm-driven, urban cookery. The attire is casual, the ambiance is trendy, and the food is amazing.

MA(i)SON

230 North Prince Street
Lancaster, PA 17603
717-293-5060

Penn Square Grille

Penn Square Grille

Penn Square Grille is located at the Lancaster Marriott hotel. Treat yourself to an elegant meal using local ingredients and enjoy inspired cocktails and wines. The food is fresh and the setting is refined. The contemporary American cuisine incorporates regional highlights.

Penn Square Grille

2 East King Street
Lancaster, PA 17602
717-207-4033

POUR

POUR

Pour represents a new concept restaurant, serving cosmopolitan cuisine and libations in the heart of Gallery Row. The menu is a unique blend of the simple and the sublime. The wine and beer list is superb.

POUR

114 North Prince Street
Lancaster, PA 17603
717-290-8080

The Belvedere Inn

The Belvedere Inn

The Belvedere Inn is an award-winning restaurant and lounge.  It offers lunch, dinner, 2 bars, live jazz, and both indoor and outdoor dining. You’ll find delicious contemporary American cuisine and elegant dining atmosphere.

The Belvedere Inn

401 North Queen Street
Lancaster, PA 17603
717-394-2422

The Horse Inn

The Horse Inn

Out of the way, the Horse Inn offers great food in a casual setting. Their tenderloin tips have been a hit with customers since the 1920s, when the building housed a speakeasy. Now, this family-friendly restaurant is a favorite place for locals to enjoy a night out.

The Horse Inn

214 North Marshall Street
Lancaster, PA 17602
717-392-5528

The Loft

The Loft

The Loft Restaurant is a popular downtown tradition; a culinary destination with an eclectic menu that offers something for every taste. The ambiance is warm and casual, the service is top notch, and the food is special.

The Loft

201 West Orange Street
Lancaster, PA 17603
717-299-0661

The Pressroom Restaurant

The Pressroom Restaurant

The Pressroom Restaurant - “where great food and drink make headlines” - is located in the historic Steinman Hardware Building just off Penn Square.  The newspaper motif makes it a unique setting for refined-casual dining. Enjoy lunch and dinner in Lancaster style.

The Pressroom

26-28 West King Street
Lancaster, PA 17603
717-399-5400