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Fenz Restaurant

398 Harrisburg Avenue, Suite 100, Lancaster, PA 17603
717.735.6999
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Ranked #26 of 500 restaurants in Lancaster
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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English first
Trenton, New Jersey
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51 reviews 51 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Went there onFriday night. Food was excellent and service was the same. I had the meatloaf with snap peas and mac & cheese. The mac and cheese was excellent with the bread crumbs on top. We sat upstairs - the upstairs was extremely comfortable and chairs were relaxing to sit at! Thanks!

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Los Angeles, California
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63 reviews 63 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

This was my second visit to Fenz, which offers truly fine dining. You must try the pickles which are prepared french-fry style, but more elegantly of course. The dipping sauce the pickles are served with has a nice kick to it, but it might be too spicy for you if you have a low tolerance for spice. The salads are... More

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Yonkers, New York
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32 reviews 32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Glad we found this restaurant on Line. Four of us had wonderful dinners. The Pot Roast was very tender and tasty as well as the salmon. The chopped salad was delicious. Nice atmosphere and good service.

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Ephrata, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Had a great experience and a great meal. Had not been there for about a year. They have picked up their game.

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Pennsylvania
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

on recommendations from friends we tried this eatery last fall...we fell in love with the food..the freshness..the unique combinations..the variety..it can be a little noisy upstairs so we normally go for an early dinner. They make a chicken dish which is a staple on their menu and its delicious..we also liked the salmon and mahi mahi special we enjoyed on... More

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Pennsylvania, USA
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226 reviews 226 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

We went to Fenz for the first time in a few years for dinner with a large group of friends. Fenz is not a large place, but it feels warm and welcome and the bar was very comfortable. Dinner was delicious although the service seemed to lag at times. Overall, a place worth visiting again. TIP: While no coat rack... More

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Lancaster, PA
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245 reviews 245 reviews
196 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

We went there to celebrate our birthdays. The service was great. Bob makes sure that the servers know what they should do. I had the filet mignon, which was done perfectly, and my husband had the scallops, which he really enjoyed.

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PA
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4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

Drink prices too high...and to drink at the bar standing....no way. Plus the bartender could not stop talking about himself. When I'm paying for a drink I do not need to know a bartender's life story with out asking!

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USA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

Fenz wants to be hip. They market themselves as a latenight destination. In a laid back town like Lancaster PA that's probably something different and unique but might not seem like much to the tourist. Ignore the hipster vibe and dig into the very good menu. The meatloaf and fried pickles were especially good.

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Hilton Head, SC
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

My wife and I recently return to our home town of Lancaster, PA after a five week trip in Michigan and Wisconsin. Although we ate in some lovely restaurants during our trip, we missed Fenz which we consider by far the best restaurant in Lancaster. Thus, last night we once again enjoyed a fantastic meal at Fenz... seared scallops, steamed... More

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