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The Pressroom Restaurant

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American, Bar
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26-28 W King St, Lancaster, PA 17603-3809 (Central Market)
+1 717-399-5400
Sun 10:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 21:30
Tue - Thu 11:30 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 00:00
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Reading, Pennsylvania
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35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Visited family in the area and needed good eats without a reservation. We were greeted like old friends and seated in the bar area at a high top table. Three TVs at the noisy bar allowed us to watch basketball. Nice choices of menu items (including Vegan and Gluten Free). My seared scallops on butternut squash was perfectly cooked. Our... More 

Thank 30yearRN
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Hard to judge. Menu is definitely either one you're going to love or hate. Went with my wife, 22 year old son and 13 year old daughter. We shared the alatkes with gravlax appetizer. Absolutely terrible. I had the salmon and was one of the best things I have eaten and because of my work I have eaten at some... More 

Thank LancasterDutchman
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We showed up at the Pressroom without a reservation on a Saturday night because we actually intended on going to another local restaurant, but did not plan ahead and could not get seating. At the Pressroom we were offered 1st come, 1st serve community tables set up in the middle of the dining room. We had the same seating during... More 

Thank moffam938
Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, United States
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sat at bar for a quick lunch. Promptly greeted by the bartender and very attentive throughout lunch. Good food great service. Overall good experience!

Thank Cheryl P
Newark, Delaware
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

I thought the quality of the food would match the sharp decor of the restaurant. The menu was pretentious, different just to be different. We had a lot of trouble finding something that we wanted to order.

Thank drr540
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

On a suggestion of a friend we tried the Pressroom had a wonder dinner my wife and kids also loved it. We had Jessica as our server and she was wonderful and friendly

Thank Jim H
Delray Beach, Florida
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54 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

We got lucky and walked in for a table for two on a Friday night. Great service... fresh specials. We were so surprised to find a table because the bar area was packed with regular after work professionals. We will return for dinner on our next trip to Lancaster.

Thank Eric W
Brooklyn, New York
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

A very nice restaurant for a drink or lunch. We have eaten here twice for lunch and we would highly recommend you give it a try. The portions are large and it is good to share an entrée if you are not a big eater. We have never had a disappointing meal. Very friendly staff and a relaxing atmosphere will... More 

Thank steve p
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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57 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

The menu was diverse but not over the top. Something for every taste. The staff is accommodating and friendly.

Thank Cathy W
Mannheim, Germany
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116 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

We came in for a late lunch. The restaurant was not very busy and we were offered a table at the window overlooking King Street. Our waiter Christopher was quick and attentive. The restaurant design is quite stylish and has an urban flair. The lunch menu is small but suits every taste. We ordered the burger of the day with... More 

Thank Anita O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$13 - US$30
American, Bar
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Television, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
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
Beautifully decorated restaurant in the heart of downtown Lancaster. Dine outdoors in our waterfall park in nice weather.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?