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Lombardo's Italian American

216 Harrisburg Ave, Lancaster, PA 17603
(717) 394-3749
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Ranked #146 of 513 Restaurants in Lancaster
Price range: $0 - $20
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Italian
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Dessert
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  • English first
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English first
Top Contributor
155 reviews 155 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Having established a Christmas Eve tradition several years ago of eating at Lombardo's, we took friends with us this year. It's not always easy finding a place open on Christmas Eve but Lombardo's traditionally has seating available until 6 p.m. Like we have for many years, our friends thoroughly enjoyed the food here. We enjoyed appetizers of mozzarella frittos (homemade),... More 

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Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

This type of Italian food is why the cuisine came to be known as heavy, and why the menu doesn't seem to have changed since 1946 when the restaurant opened. The veal in the Parmesan patty was hockey puck thick with a slice of cheese and a heavy red sauce. Others in our party had the osso buco special which... More 

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Millersville, PA
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Had dinner with friends last night at Lombardo's and thoroughly enjoyed the evening. The service was very good, the bread and salad top-notch, but the highlight was the lasagna. Every bite was scrumptious and surprising. Sometimes I would get sausage, sometimes pepperoni, beef, mushrooms and/or peppers.It tasted just as good the next day reheated in my microwave.There was a nice... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We were in Lancaster for a conference, hungry for Italian food. Lombardo's was recommended by the desk clerk at the Marriott. We are so pleased. Friendly, helpful staff. We were greeted by the owner, Mike Lombardo. He takes so much pride in his business. Food was excellent. Everything was homemade. Topped off my meal with lemon creme brûlée, outstanding. Wish... More 

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Yorkville, New York
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64 reviews 64 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Lombardos is an enjoyable restaurant to visit. The staff is very friendly and the italian food is authentic. The restaurant looks typical old school but we found it to be clean and comfortable. The bread is delicious and they have a house made sweet and sour dressing that is great. The fresh veal was so tender anjd tasty.

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Harrisonburg, Virginia
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106 reviews 106 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 via mobile

The hotel recommended this Italian restaurant. I consider myself an Italian food critic as I make so e good stuff and can usually tell if it's good or not. I always take negative reviews with a grain of salt, however, many are right on. The marinara sauce was not good at all. No flavor and was a thick tomato soup.... More 

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Lancaster, PA
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39 reviews 39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We've eaten here twice this year, both times the food was excellent, but the wait staff - who have probably been there forever - should take a course on how to be pleasant. Our waiter pretty much tossed our utensils at us, grumbled about tipping here via credit card and then threw after dinner mints on the table for each... More 

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Buford, Georgia
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102 reviews 102 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Came here based on recommendations from our in-laws. Décor could definitely use an upgrade as it's a somewhat depressing dining room with very outdated furniture and walls. Bad water stains on the ceiling are not very inviting either. All in all a very drab restaurant that could look quite nice with a renovation. The food was better than expected in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

The meal was awesome The atmosphere was awesome The service was awesome The Tiramisu was awesome This place is simply awesome We had a great date night there!!!

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Maytown, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

I am a part of a corporate group that meets and eats here weekly. The staff is very friendly, helpful, and customer oriented. The food is tasty and there is a good variety of options to choose from. I appreciate being able to meet here professionally with both groups (+/- 40 people), as well as for casual dining (2 or... More 

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Additional Information about Lombardo's Italian American

Address: 216 Harrisburg Ave, Lancaster, PA 17603
Phone Number: (717) 394-3749
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  Lancaster
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
Cuisine: American, Italian

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