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Fenz Restaurant

398 Harrisburg Avenue, Suite 100, Lancaster, PA 17603
717.735.6999
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Ranked #14 of 502 Restaurants in Lancaster
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: The restaurant features a contemporary bistro-style menu, formed from the idea that casual dining can be stylish, and that some of our favorite comfort foods can benefit with the remix of contemporary flair. In addition to revised classics, the menu includes small plate "tastes" to share or enjoy with a cocktail. Daily specials from Chef Daniella Ward complete the culinary scenario by offering inspirations of the moment, influenced by the season.
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Kanata, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

We went to this restaurant without a reservation after attending a performance at the local center of performing arts. The restaurant was reasonably full and we were seated fairly promptly. Our waiter was very friendly, knowledgeable and the service was prompt. I understand from a local that this is a great place for a "Happy Hour" - we hope to... More

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Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Whether you make the decision to belly up to the bar for a couple of well-made drinks or enjoy the taste and beauty of a full meal, grab a friend or significant other and get yourselves to Fenz to experience exquisite style and taste! For more insight, read our blog post > www.padutchcountryblog.com/fine-dining-downtown.

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Blue Ball, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Most of our dinner was a very pleasant experience. The waiter was knowledgeable and friendly, the food was excellent with great presentation. However the fellow at the door was strange. At one point he came to our table and loudly said hi and nothing else for a time. We finally figured out he was there to take our dessert order,... More

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Berkeley Heights, New Jersey
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46 reviews 46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The restaurant is in part of an old factory building in Lancaster. It has an interesting ambiance, simple but elegant for an old building. We were in Lancaster for a wedding and had the first night to ourselves and using Tripadvisor selected a couple of restaurants as possible dinner venues. Our first choice was not available till very late so... More

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Trumbull, Connecticut
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

During a week-long trip across Pennsylvania my wife and I were underwhelmed by the food we found, until we stumbled upon Fenz (because it happened to be within walking distance of the Lancaster Arts Hotel). They kindly fit us in without a reservation on a Friday night and then provided easily the best meal of our trip. The summer risotto,... More

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Fenz is - without question - 'Fine Dining Experience - interesting & palate tempting cuisine served by men & women who treat Quality Service - as the only service we may offer. 'Permit me to begin with the seating - to restore a manufacturing building into arte' is a challenge - to do so with great awareness & respect for... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We go to this restaurant 3-4 times a month and have never been disappointed ! Food and service always excellent and ambiance is great. One of lancaster's best !

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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39 reviews 39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

I took my wife here for her birthday last weekend. The food was great, the prices very reasonable (no alcohol, we got out for under $65 with appetizer, salads, and entrees), and the service was great. Just the right level of attentiveness without seeming pushy and little things like getting new silverware with each course really made the difference. My... More

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I was looking for something that could compete with the restaurants of .Philadelphia. On a Tuesday night in August, how crowded could this restaurant be? It was packed, so make sure you have reservations. And once you order, you will realize WHY it is packed - delicious, inventive menu; professional, friendly service; reasonable prices. Something for everyone on the menu.... More

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Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Dined with friends, and we know staff from the Donecker's restaurant days (one of our old stomping grounds for wine pairing dinners). Drinks are expertly dispensed, food carefully prepared, and served elegantly. On par with the Loft for fine dining, though a more formal feel than the Loft. I like both restaurants, however, there is nothing on the Fenz menu... More

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