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JB Dawson's Restaurant & Bar

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491 Park City Ctr, Lancaster, PA 17601-2711
+1 717-399-3996
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11:00 - 21:00
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Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been here many times over the years. Always a pleasant experience. We were here in January 2017 and again it was attentive service, food was cooked and prepared well. Overall a nice dinner out.

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Thank clzook
Pete D, Owner at JB Dawson's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

clzook, thanks for the very nice review. Glad to hear that you spent your birthday dinner at JBD's and we delivered on both the food & service. We pride ourselves on that! Sincerely, Pete DiCarlo. Director of Operations/Owner. More 

Yankton, South Dakota
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140 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I really liked how all the servers work together, and we were invited to stop any of them, if we needed anything at all - that was nice, and guaranteed excellent service, so that we never needed anything! The food was great - we had the fish, salmon, and steak, and everything was delicious, but I gotta say, my favorite... More 

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Thank ificouldonlyfly
Pete D, Owner at JB Dawson's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

ificouldonlyfly, thanks for the great review! So glad to hear that you loved everything and you have listed some great items. You should expect nothing less than the best each & every time you walk through our doors. We look forward to serving you again the next time you come to town. Sincerely, Pete DiCarlo. Director of Operations/Owner. More 

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48 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

My sister and I went to Dawson's for a special evening. The ambiance was cordial and upscale. The food was great the wait staff was excellent! The manager asked us how everything was. Perfect! It is on the expensive side about $24 for the Prime Rib. My sister and I shared an entree and each for a side. Out appetizer... More 

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Thank Debra B
Pete D, Owner at JB Dawson's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Debra, thanks so much for the great review! So glad to hear that you chose JBD for your sister bonding time. I can tell you that we are working on the wifi at this location. The mall has terrible wifi so we are actually getting our own additional wifi which will hopefully be done within a month or so. Thanks... More 

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60 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

I like this place in Park City mall. It's located around the posh shops of the mall; parking is a pain in this area. The place is classy with its decor. The food is also very good. I did not have a cocktail with my ribs, but enjoyed the flavor of the food with wine.

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Thank Mike S
Pete D, Owner at JB Dawson's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Mike S, thanks for the very nice review. You couldn't be more right about the parking but I'm happy to hear that you still came out even with the parking issues. Our cocktails are great so you will need to try them the next time you come out. We look forward to seeing you soon. Sincerely, Pete DiCarlo. Director of... More 

Ladysmith, Virginia
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69 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

Was a little disappointed.Recently went for dinner. Employees were friendly but never came to check on you. I had to ask someone to please bring me a refill. I kept waiting for the check and the server never came. I finally had to find the manager and ask him to help me. Food was ok. Not as good as hoped... More 

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Thank BBVacation2015
Pete D, General Manager at JB Dawson's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

BBVacation2015, my name is Ryan Lobo & I'm the general manager of this location. I'm sorry to hear about your recent visit. I would love the opportunity to speak to you and get you back in our doors because I know we are much better than what you received that night. If you would be so kind to either send... More 

Ickesburg, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We went here after a long Sunday of shopping at Park City. We stopped at around 4:30 for an early dinner. We were seated immediately. We were served with bread and some honey butter. We both opted for the Ribs; I went for Ribs with Tenders. The ribs fall right off the bone and are not totally slathered in sauce.... More 

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Thank Jessica F
Pete D, Owner at JB Dawson's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Jessica F, thanks so much for the great review! How about them ribs! Best around, hands down. So glad that you loved everything. We look forward to your next visit. Sincerely, Pete DiCarlo. Director of Operations/Owner. More 

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77 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Maybe my business associates and I were there on an off night. Although, I don't see how, as the restaurant was not busy. The Fresh Tuna appetizer looked as if it was thrown together by a child (disappointing) yet, it was delicious. The onion soup had some cheese melted on it - but nothing oozing over the sides!! Dinner was... More 

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Thank Maria A
Pete D, General Manager at JB Dawson's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Maria A, my name is Ryan Lobo and I'm the General Manager of this location. I wanted to thank you for the review and would love to talk to you in about your recent experience. There are some simple explanations to some of the things you have listed like the fact that we don't have a traditional "French Onion" soup... More 

Conestoga, Pennsylvania
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264 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

We went to J. B. Dawson's tonight to celebrate a family member's birthday. We had a reservation. When we checked in, they said that they were running about 10 minutes behind, and they were correct (it was a busy Friday night). We were seated, and our drink orders were taken rapidly. When the drinks arrived the meal orders were taken.... More 

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Thank Patrick M
Pete D, Owner at JB Dawson's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Patrick M, thanks for the very nice review. I am sorry to hear about the plate that you described but am happy we were able to take care of the mistake in a very timely manner. I hope the birthday person enjoyed the sparkler candle that was hopefully brought out for them. We look forward to your next visit. Sincerely,... More 

Burlington, Vermont
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Very busy place... Friday night there was a 45 minute wait at 8pm, but was able to be seated at the bar until a table became available. Large portions (I had the chicken wing appetizer which could have been a meal all on its own for example) and reasonably priced on-tap beers. Nice ambiance, dark in the table areas and... More 

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Thank Geoff S
Pete D, Owner at JB Dawson's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Geoff S, thanks for the great review! Glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit and we look forward to serving you again soon. FYI, we do take reservations so remember that next time you are thinking of coming out. Sincerely, Pete DiCarlo. Director of Operations/Owner. More 

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44 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Went to Dawson's on a Monday night and had a great burger. Service was a bit slow but food was very good

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Thank John C
Pete D, Owner at JB Dawson's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

John C, thanks for the very nice review. Sorry to hear about the service because the service should be as good as the food. As you can see from our reviews, we pride ourselves on great food and great service. We look forward to having you dine with us again in the near future. Sincerely, Pete DiCarlo. Director of Operations/Owner. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 491 Park City Ctr, Lancaster, PA 17601-2711
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  Lancaster
  • Phone Number: +1 717-399-3996
Description
LOCATED AT PARK CITY SHOPPING MALL

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