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Grand Central Bagel Cafe

245 Centerville Rd, Lancaster, PA 17603-4000
+1 717-299-0700
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (9 reviews)
“sandwich” (4 reviews)
“great bagels” (3 reviews)
Closes in 20 min
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
245 Centerville Rd, Lancaster, PA 17603-4000
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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

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.

Thank Joseph N
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

Thank Rob S
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.

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

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.

Thank Mr Douglas W
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Excellent bacon, egg and cheese sandwich. Copious options for lunch. A must add if you are in the area.

Thank FrequentDiner011
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

I love Grand Central! Best bagels in the area, and wonderful coffee selection. Their specialty coffee drinks and pastries are great as well. Equally good for lunch or breakfast - even when it's very busy (which is often) the line moves fairly quickly and you...More

1  Thank JP M
Reviewed 10 April 2017

This is the first bagel place I have visited in the Lancaster area that has REAL NY style bagels - their menu is great and they are always busy which shows how good their food is. Would highly recommend

Thank lrusch2
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Grand Central is an absolute must for breakfast if you are in the area. Their bagels are extremely good and smoothies are awesome. If you have any doubts, the long lines are an additional testament of the treat you are in for. The friendly, helpful...More

Thank NinaMari222
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
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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