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Checkers Bistro

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French, American, International, Contemporary
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398 Harrisburg Avenue, Champion Center - Suite 700, Lancaster, PA 17603
+1 717-509-1069
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4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri 4:30 pm - 12:00 am
Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Private Dining, Reservations
Description: Checkers Bistro has an eclectic menu, with American, French and Asian...
Checkers Bistro has an eclectic menu, with American, French and Asian infuenced dishes. We are passionate about Food, Wine, Craft Beers and Liquor. We purchase as many ingredients locally that are in season. Our goal is to deliver a fine dining experience in a friendly and consistent setting. We welcome your feedback through TripAdvisor and will respond to your comments.Live, Love, Eat at Checkers Bistro.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Triple Treat-Great Food, Nice Atmosphere and Wonderful Service

We went to Checkers Bistro for the first time to celebrate my husband's birthday, a day late. It was amazing and worth the wait. My husband especially enjoyed the Duck taco appetitzer. the roast chicken dinner was succulent and earthy with mushroom stuffing and tuna with frites was so fresh and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
PAHITTHEROAD
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PA
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
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PA
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50 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

We went to Checkers Bistro for the first time to celebrate my husband's birthday, a day late. It was amazing and worth the wait. My husband especially enjoyed the Duck taco appetitzer. the roast chicken dinner was succulent and earthy with mushroom stuffing and tuna with frites was so fresh and tasty. For dessert they brought him a special dessert... More 

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

I have enjoyed Checker Bistro many times. Last night was a special occasion so I enjoyed more plates than usual, which has lead me to write. Having enjoyed calamari all over Italy I rarely get it here in the USA as I do not trust the preparation. Last evening I was moved to try the calamari. It was so light... More 

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Lakewood Ranch, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Fine dining experience. Food and service was wonderful. Drinks were awesome. Don't miss the beet salad.

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York, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

I chose to celebrate my birthday here last night with family and I could not be more pleased with our experience. The food was delicious and our server was wonderful. She was friendly and very knowledgeable on the restaurant and its menu. The atmosphere of the restaurant is appealing as well-a classy yet comfortable feel. I will definitely be recommending... More 

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

One of the best restaurants in Lancaster. Checkers excels with consistent, great food and service. Have been going here for years and I don't think I've ever had a bad meal. My only complaint would be that since they moved to the new location it's a little dark and I just wish they would change the menu a little more... More 

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york, pa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We met friends here for dinner and were all thrilled. Apple salad was great and I love when restaurants offer half or full size options. The tuna frite was great. Crab cakes were small but no filler. Save room for the rhubarb gallete. Our server was knowledgeable and always there when we needed her. Only wish is that thy offered... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Took out of town guests to dinner at Checkers and couldn't have had a better experience. Our guests were very impressed with the food ,ambiance and level of service. This place is always good but I must say that Taylor and Emily helped make this a special night. I highly recommend!!!

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We love going to Checkers for both Lunch and Dinner. Food is always done as requested and service is smooth and attentive.

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Wonderful service, beautiful plating and delicious food! My favorite dish is the duck tacos. It is a small plate available at lunch or dinner. A close second is the sushi grade tuna sandwich from the lunch menu. Checkers is a wonderful treat for lunch or dinner. Do make reservations as this is a popular spot to be in Lancaster.

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Atglen, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I had lunch there for the first time. It looks brand new. Very attractive inside and the waiter was very professional and friendly. I am from the south so I was happy to find their fried green tomatoes and grits met my standards. Good variety on the menu.

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Additional Information about Checkers Bistro

Address: 398 Harrisburg Avenue, Champion Center - Suite 700, Lancaster, PA 17603
Phone Number: +1 717-509-1069
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  Lancaster
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  4:30 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 10 - 40
Cuisine: French, American, International, Contemporary

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 398 Harrisburg Avenue, Champion Center - Suite 700, Lancaster, PA 17603
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  Lancaster
  • Phone Number: +1 717-509-1069

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 40
  • Cuisine: French, American, International, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Doing business, Romantic, Special occasions

Description

Checkers Bistro has an eclectic menu, with American, French and Asian infuenced dishes. We are passionate about Food, Wine, Craft Beers and Liquor. We purchase as many ingredients locally that are in season. Our goal is to deliver a fine dining experience in a friendly and consistent setting. We welcome your feedback through TripAdvisor and will respond to your comments.Live, Love, Eat at Checkers Bistro.
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 12:00 am

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