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Grand Central Bagel Cafe

245 Centerville Rd, Lancaster, PA 17603-4000
+1 717-299-0700
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
06:00 - 16:00 Hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
245 Centerville Rd, Lancaster, PA 17603-4000
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Cute coffee shop we heard about from a friend. Very busy on a Saturday morning. Nice assortment of breakfast items and coffee drinks. Seating available.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Catlvrpa
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We were quite surprised and impressed... great selection... long line but moved quick. Steak & Cheese Bagel was quite tasty. I’ll have to make this a regular spot!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank BernieD78
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

What an awesome little shop! They we're extremely busy, but handled the croud very efficiently. The food was so delicious. You must try the pumpkin roll. Out of this world.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank maryfranks47
Reviewed 2 October 2018

We get our bagels here all the time. The rye ones are especially good. The bagel sandwiches are delicious, as are the desserts. Its very popular, so is often crowded, but if its a line, it goes fast. Easy parking.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank AtlantictoPacific
Reviewed 23 June 2018

Popped in for a meeting and hoping for a great bagel. Underwhelmed. The coffee was harsh, the bagels were more of a bread consistency and there wasn't much cream cheese. The first person I spoke to was friendly, the second, not so much and there...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank katsamore
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Fresh brewed, yummy tasting coffee and other made-to-order beverages and menu selections behold the lucky traveler who enter this cafe. Enjoy the taste of tasty coffee brewed here. Never have I been disappointed. Thanks Grand Central.

Date of visit: November 2017
1  Thank DWYPYWD
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

I only had coffee, but it was good. Place was busy and other customers were enthusiastic about the place and said everything there is good. They have several kinds of coffees brewed in thermoses for self service. I generally think Dunkin and convenience mart coffees...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank robsG7378FC
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

The Grand Central Sandwich is phenomenal! I've actually ordered it at breakfast time before too which I love that you can do! My favorite bagels are Super Cinnamon, Harvest, and the Spinach. Perfect place to meet friends for coffee and just chat.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank vinellim
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

My husband grew up in New York City, and has complained ever since he left there some 40 years ago that no one south of Lady Liberty knows how to make a decent bagel. That may have changed today. A family member recently visited GCB...More

Date of visit: August 2017
1  Thank Patricia E
Reviewed 8 August 2017

I really enjoy the breakfast bagel sandwiches. When Deb is running the show, things happen quickly. Consistent quality and good coffee. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Mr Douglas W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 16:00
06:00 - 16:00
06:00 - 16:00
06:00 - 16:00
06:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 245 Centerville Rd, Lancaster, PA 17603-4000
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  Lancaster
  • Phone Number: +1 717-299-0700
Great for breakfast or lunch
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