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The Pressroom Restaurant

26-28 W King St, Lancaster, PA 17603-3809
+1 717-399-5400
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good31%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible3%
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“pizza” (33 reviews)
“salad” (34 reviews)
“kimchi” (4 reviews)
17:00 - 20:00 Hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
26-28 W King St, Lancaster, PA 17603-3809
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in town for the weekend with friends of ours and this restaurant came highly recommended from a local artist we met. Sit outside if you get the opportunity, they have a waterfall that adds to the ambiance. The chips and guacamole are really...More

Thank Ron P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a $14 hamburger and fries for lunch. It wasn't awful but it wasn't great. The size was small (for the price) and the toppings added a sugary note which was not something you want on a burger in my opinion. The pluses of...More

Thank frantica
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

To the pressroom newbie, I came here to eat outside on a gorgeous day. It is not clearly explained so if you are confused, if you eat outside you have to order your food at the bar. The outdoor seating is beautiful and nicely shaded....More

Thank RueMU
Reviewed 2 April 2018

We dined here on a Saturday for the first time since they changed their format and decided there is no reason to hurry back. We had waited this long as the menu was not that appealing....and we were right. It is a very casual menu...More

Thank IrishFan-80
Reviewed 27 March 2018

The menu on a Sunday night was small, but I needed comfort food and found a burger on it. It was topped with cheddar, chimichurri and tomato confit -- an odd combination, and I didn't expect much. But Holy Cow -- what a flavor! I...More

Thank ConnecticutLocavore
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a nice meal at the Pressroom, glad we made reservations. If you follow our reviews you know we split a lot, no difference here. Started with a Frisée and Apples salad, plenty for both of us, then we split the fish tacos, surprised only...More

Thank Joe F
Reviewed 22 March 2018

While shopping in downtown Lancaster we were looking for a light lunch and two business owners recommended The Pressroom and a grea recommendation it was. The restaurant is roomy, the restrooms clean and the service warm and friendly. My Wife had a garden salad with...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 16 March 2018

We started our lunch sharing a frisee and apple salad, which was simply wonderful. The open-faced beef tips sandwich was very good; the beef came medium rare as ordered and was very flavorful. The pulled pork sandwich lacked true smoky flavor. The Asian slaw was...More

Thank EastVillageDenizen
Reviewed 27 February 2018

Had a great dinner the other night at the PR. Impressive bar with bartenders that know what they are doing, great pizzas, pasta, steak, etc. Everything well prepared and attentive unobtrusive service. Highly recommended!

Thank DanoNJ
Reviewed 19 February 2018

Located in downtown Lancaster, the Pressroom is a restaurant with great ambiance and wait staff. I asked our waiter if the tomato bisque was a baked tomato bisque - and described what I wanted with croutons and melted/baked cheese on top. He indicated they'd never...More

Thank Valerie S
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28 March 2018|
Response from PHWATKINS | Reviewed this property |
Sorry mate ,l was just a customer making a comment on the restaurant in general.You,ll have to call management for the answer.
20 March 2017|
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Response from Kurt W | Reviewed this property |
I don't know if they have a plasticized gift card, but I'm sure they can send you a paper gift certificate if you give them a call.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$30
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Television, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26-28 W King St, Lancaster, PA 17603-3809
    (Central Market)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  Lancaster
  • Phone Number: +1 717-399-5400
  • E-mail
Beautifully decorated restaurant in the heart of downtown Lancaster. Dine outdoors in our waterfall park in nice weather.
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