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General Sutter Inn

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American, Bar, Pub
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14 E Main St, Lititz, PA 17543-1900
+1 717-626-2115
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Today
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 20:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:30
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri 17:00 - 21:30
Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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Denver, Pennsylvania
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40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016

My family has visited "The Sutter" for generations and never been disappointed. My sister had her wedding reception here a few years ago and we could not have been more pleased! The food is good and the ambiance is great for history lovers and for those who just want to feel like you're going back in time.

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Thank mgroff912
paul p, Manager at General Sutter Inn, responded to this review

Dear mgroff912, We appreciate you taking time to review the General Sutter Inn. Thank you for your continued patronage and we hope to see you back real soon. Sincerely, Brittany Larzelere Front Desk Manager General Sutter Inn Bulls Head Public House More 

PA
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360 reviews
246 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Stopped by here and ate lunch on the patio. It was perfect patio weather. Service was a bit slow and lots of young families but a very enjoyable, delicious lunch.

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Thank Toadhollowtravellers
paul p, Manager at General Sutter Inn, responded to this review

Dear Toadhollowtravellers, Thank you for taking time to share your experience at the General Sutter on TripAdvisor. We're glad you enjoyed your lunch with us and we hope to see you back soon! Sincerely, Brittany Larzelere Front Desk Manager General Sutter Inn/Bulls Head Public More 

Maryland
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Lititz is a beautiful little town and the General Sutter Inn is the centerpiece of this wonderful area. Excellent food in an attractive dining room. A lovely outside garden area is also available during warmer weather. Lodging is also available in this historic tavern.

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Thank surferboyMaryland
paul p, Manager at General Sutter Inn, responded to this review

Dear surferboyMarlyand, Thank you for your wonderful review on Tripadvisor. We are happy to hear you enjoy our food, atmosphere, and hospitality. Please visit us soon! Sincerely, Brittany Larzelere Front Desk Manager General Sutter Inn/Bulls Head Public House More 

Hudson, New York
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2016

Stop in fora relaxing drink or cup of tea. You won't be disappointed. Sit in the parlor corthe full experience.

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Thank tmulligan2
paul p, Manager at General Sutter Inn, responded to this review

Dear tmulligan2, Thank you for reviewing the General Sutter Inn on Tripadvisor. We appreciate your kind words! Please come back and see us again soon. Sincerely, Brittany Larzelere Front desk manager General Sutter Inn More 

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Reviewed 19 June 2016

We made reservations for 7:00 p.m for June 18th. It was to be a farewell dinner for one of us. We arrived on time but had to track down someone to seat us. The place was total chaos...to make a long story short, after 90 minutes of waiting for our food, we left. Yes 90 minutes and no food!!! It... More 

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Thank Don C
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32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2016

A very rainy night can really start your dinner off on the wrong foot, especially when the parking at this place is so difficult! The folks at General Sutter warmed us all up! The friendly and warm atmosphere and the quiet and historic dining area was enough to offer the right amount of comfort. Plus, the food was delicious! I... More 

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Thank Michael O
paul p, Manager at General Sutter Inn, responded to this review

Dear Michael O, Thank you for taking time to share your experience at the General Sutter on TripAdvisor. We appreciate your kind words on the staff, atmosphere, and food. We hope to see you back soon! Sincerely, Brittany Larzelere Front Desk Manager General Sutter Inn/Bulls Head Public House More 

Tempe, Arizona
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48 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2016

Visited with friends and ate on the patio. Service was friendly and reasonably fast. Food was excellent and freshly prepared. The mushroom soup was extremely tasty, fish & chips were done just right, Korean bbq looked good ... Just a nice dining experience in a quaint setting.

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1 Thank bj8658
paul p, Manager at General Sutter Inn, responded to this review

Dear bj8658, Thank you for your wonderful comments about the food and service. We are glad to hear you had an enjoyable meal on the patio and we hope to see you back soon. Sincerely, Brittany Larzelere Front Desk Manager General Sutter Inn/Bulls Head Public House More 

Fort Myers, Florida
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93 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Parking is a problem in town but worth the effort. This really is a unique restaurant. Dining room done nice. Food was very good with a wide variety of choices, service was excellent. To appreciate this restaurant and it's charm dwell into the history of General Sutter. As strange a it may seem, men should check the men's room. The... More 

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Thank SeniorRW
paul p, Manager at General Sutter Inn, responded to this review

Dear SeniorRW, Thank you for your wonderful comments regarding the atmosphere, food, and service here at the General Sutter Inn. We are glad you enjoyed your experience with us and look forward to seeing you back. Sincerely, Brittany Larzelere Front Desk Manager General Sutter Inn/Bulls Head Public House More 

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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 May 2016

My wife and I made reservations for dinner on May 17 for Saturday night May 21 and specifically requested a table in the Dining Room, not the Pub. We arrived about 5 minutes early and waited about 10 minutes to be seated, but not in the Dining Room, but next to the upstairs bar. The noise level was so high... More 

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1 Thank Robert L
paul p, Manager at General Sutter Inn, responded to this review

Dear Robert L, Thank you for taking time to review the General Sutter on tripadvisor. I would like to apologize for your less than perfect experience Saturday night. I will be passing those comments along to the chef. I would like the opportunity to discuss your experience in more detail. Please call 717-626-2115 and ask for Brittany. We hope you... More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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39 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2016

So ,yes Tuesday evening Entered via the Pub site walked around found the front desk and asked the Young receptionist where should I eat. She explained well the Pub site or the dining room. Walked in the dining room where there was one table occupied and around the corner found this little bar. Reminded me of an old style Hotel... More 

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paul p, Manager at General Sutter Inn, responded to this review

Dear Denhaag62, Thank you for your wonderful review on TripAdvisor. We are very happy to hear you had an enjoyable evening with us. I will be sure to share your recommendations with the management team and we hope to see you back soon. Sincerely, Brittany Larzelere Front Desk Manager General Sutter Inn / Bulls Head Public House More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:00 - 14:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Saturday
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 E Main St, Lititz, PA 17543-1900
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  Lititz
  • Phone Number: +1 717-626-2115

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