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Bully's Restaurant & Pub

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647 Union St, Columbia, PA 17512-2211
+1 717-684-2854
16:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Thu 16:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 23:00
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Mount Joy, Pennsylvania, United States
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I were looking for a new place to try out in our area. We had a local dining guide we had received in the mail, and decided on Bully's. I am so glad that we did. Our first visit was just for a nice evening out. We had the steak salad and the prime rib. Both were... More 

Thank Amber P
Dover, Pennsylvania
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185 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2017

This place is a very pleasant place to eat dinner where you can be sure of having a real superb meal in a real classy atmosphere. The food was second to none that you might expect and the staff all go over and beyond to make sure you have a perfect time.

Thank bosox_brit66
York, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Excellent food. Meats are specific to Bully owners and chefs specs. Produce is fresh. Many choices without trying to be everything to everyone. Plentiful and well priced. And, it really tastes good. Drinks? As good an assortment of beers as anywhere in a 50 mile radius--nice sampler available along with an excellent Beer Bible to facilitate selection. The building is... More 

Thank joecerv
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73 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

We have eaten at this restaurant twice now and it is a great find! The beer and wine menu is very impresive. The service is great also but the star is the food! Fresh and beautifully made from their burgers to also Vicki. Seafood is nice & fresh. Definitely worth a visit

Thank travel53NewJersey
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4 reviews
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

The seafood here was as good as any coastal restaurant. Loved the historical ambience. Nice wine list. Waiter was a bit inattentive but the restaurant was crowded so I'll give him a pass.

Thank Barbara T
York, Pennsylvania
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46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

This place is worth the drive from York. Interesting selection of beers and the cheese fries are THE BEST! The staff are always friendly.

Thank cornmanrichards
Aberdeen, Maryland
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45 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2016

My wife and I and another couple who are great friends of ours share wedding anniversaries that are only a few days apart so we often celebrate together. We were looking for a very nice place for an anniversary dinner but all of the places we called were packed full on a Saturday night. We originally had a reservation for... More 

Thank Bruce W
Hawley, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Was looking for a place to have a few cocktails and stumbled upon Bully's. What a nice place. Friendly atmosphere. we only had appetizers but they were well worth it. Pleasant conversation with the owner and another couple sitting next to us. Very clean! Absolutely would go again.

Thank ron600
Athens, Georgia
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Imaginative food, seasonal and fresh. Really nice cut of steak. Good service. Great atmosphere. Clean and congenial.

Thank marybethtawfik
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38 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

We heard about this place being a pub. On arrival, we liked the ease of parking and the location, but assumed a bar fare. The menu was terrific. The descriptions and variety just couldn't be right! Then we heard or a few specials. They had to be reaching! The food was incredible!!! Duck, Lamb, venison, burgers made with a blend... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
American, Bar, Pub, Seafood, International
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Parking Available, Television, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 647 Union St, Columbia, PA 17512-2211
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 717-684-2854
Completely restored railroad hotel built in 1903. Operating as a full-service Inn & Restaurant, Bully's has been described by many as one of the best-kept secrets in Lancaster & York. The Inn has 11 well appointed rooms all with private baths, iron beds, flat screen TV's, & WIFI. Great for weddings, long-term business stays & Get-a-way weekend specials. The Restaurant & Pub boast a hand-carved oak bar, tin ceilings & jazz music in the background. With over 200 different bottles to choose from we have one of the largest and finest selections of micro, craft, and import beers around that carter to the true beer connoisseur. We also offer fine wines & spirits with one of the best "Back" bars around, including an excellent selection of Single Malt Scotch, Bourbon Whiskey, fine Cognac, Brandy, Ports, & Sherry. Our American-style cuisine has been dubbed, “Upscale Casual” comfort food with a twist which includes a wide variety of light fare, soups, distinctive entrees, and fine desserts. Open Mon-Fri at 4:00 pm for dinner, Sat 1-4 pm for lunch and 4-pm for dinner. Closed Sundays.

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