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Gibraltar

931 Harrisburg Ave, Lancaster, PA 17603-2652
+1 717-397-2790
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Ranked #24 of 504 Restaurants in Lancaster
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $23 - $33
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Cuisines: American, Mediterranean, Seafood, Organic
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Race Avenue
Description: New American, Mediterranean Influenced, Locally Inspired... Gibraltar delivers an extraordinary dining experience for every occasion or no occasion at all. Casual elegance in a relaxed manner reminiscent of a seaside Mediterranean resort, spacious, window-lined dining rooms and a beautiful garden patio provide a perfect setting. Boasting a superior ZAGAT food rating of (26/30 - '13 Philly Survey) the cuisine is as beautifully presented as it is delicious. Inspired by the seasons, utilizing the best ingredients, at the peak of freshness, from the fertile PA Dutch Country and around the globe, line-caught, wild fish and shellfish flown in daily, prime beef, local organic poultry, lamb and fresh local produce, Chef Vitale and his staff create delicious and inspired dishes. An award winning wine list offers nearly 250 selections to further enhance your experience.
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English first
New York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Gibraltar has a variety of options on its menu. The bar is great and the overall atmosphere is a definite selling point along with the service of the staff. While the food was good it wasn't outstanding and that makes me feel that it is a little overpriced for the area.

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Stevensville, Maryland
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Had the loveliest time at Gibralter this weekend for my birthday. We ordered the mussels and were blown away! The broth and quality of the mussels were sooo tasty with extra bread from the waitress to sop up the juices! I ordered the sea scallops which were sweet and delicious and my husband ordered the whole fish (branzino or something... More

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Bridgewater, New Jersey
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57 reviews 57 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

(Just to build on the comment from "city2country") We arrived here without further recommendation than the one from .. TripAdvisor while we drived up North. Surprisingly, OpenTable did not show a table available for reservation before 7:30 but we tried it earlier and had no regrets at all !! First of all there is free parking 100 yards from the... More

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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47 reviews 47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

(07/09/14) Gibraltar was recommended by a friend for my wife and I to have her belated birthday dinner out. Easy to get to, it is right across the street from Franklin & Marshall College. This was the first visit for both of us. Other than the recommendation and checking the website in advance, we had no idea what our real... More

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Spring Grove, Pa
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65 reviews 65 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

If I had not had recommendations to try this place, I wouldn't have even know it existed. The location is convenient, and ample parking, but I wasn't sure I was at the right place when I arrived. Once inside the restaurant, it was lovely. Nice atmosphere and the hostess was friendly. Service was great and food was delicious and reasonably... More

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Southampton, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

This was our second visit to Gibraltar as we don't live in the area and it was even better than our first. Regina our waitress is the best! She gave us great suggestions from what to drink (loved the Sangria!) to dessert (we chose the chocolate cake). She went the extra mile and wrote "Happy Anniversary!" on it. For an... More

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GibraltarLanc, Manager at Gibraltar, responded to this review

Congratulations once again on your anniversary, and thank you for your visit! More

Tampa, Florida, United States
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Great service, great food. Try the Barcelona drink (warning one is enough). Seared yellowfin tuna, excellent. The atmosphere is "different" for a high end restaurant, sort of in a student union building. Ignore and enjoy the good food and service!

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Great food, service, and atmosphere!!! The prices were compatible with the quality and portion. Wine selection was good. Staff was very professional, yet friendly. Will return again!

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Lititz
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Perhaps because the sign is small or the fact that it is tucked away in a hidden location, we often forget about the best cuisine and service in Lancaster. It's been nearly 6 months since my husband and I have dined at Gibraltar, and we never fail to be blown away by the service and food. We had the most... More

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Spent the night of our engagement here; the staff had two tables ready so I could pick the one I wanted! The food was outstanding and the staff helped make our night even more memorable.

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pete717, Owner at Gibraltar, responded to this review

Congratulations again Justin, and thank you for celebrating your engagement with us! More

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