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1655 Old Philadelphia Pike, Lancaster, PA 17602-2633
717-392-5943
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Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
First Timers Who Very Much Enjoyed Our Meal

My wife and I won a gift certificate at a fund raiser for two meals here some time ago and decided to use it last evening. The restaurant wasn't crowded at our 5:45 p.m. arrival time and overall the décor and feel is minimalistic but overall it was very clean. Our server was very friendly and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 5, 2014
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PA
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182 reviews 182 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

My wife and I won a gift certificate at a fund raiser for two meals here some time ago and decided to use it last evening. The restaurant wasn't crowded at our 5:45 p.m. arrival time and overall the décor and feel is minimalistic but overall it was very clean. Our server was very friendly and attentive to our needs... More 

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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44 reviews 44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

The convenience of the location of this restaurant is what motivates me to visit it. I've had dinner there several times in the past 12 months, and while it's never been something to rave about, with the exception of their dessert pies (have tried several flavors, none were worthwhile), the food has always been what one would expect from a... More 

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

I read that someone complained about the serving staff yelling orders across the room. I've never witnessed that in over 6 years of eating there, but I usually go only for breakfast or lunch. Portions are large enough that I ask for reduced size because I'll never eat it all. It's one of the few places that has the kind... More 

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Pa
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66 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

There was eleven of us. Six adults and five children under the age of nine. The kids were hot because we had just come from trying to take family portraits. Plus we basically had just been turned away from the restaurant next door. When we told the young gentleman how many, he went immediately to get our tables put together.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013 via mobile

Five years ago, I used to be a "regular" for breakfast, often eating there several days a week. The food was usually good, although the eggs were sometimes undercooked. Coffee was good. What made me stop going regularly was the waitresses. The service was poor, and they wouldn't often "bark" your order across the room for all to hear. There... More 

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Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

My family had just finished a photoshoot and we were looking for a place to have a light lunch. There were 11 of us, including 5 children. We were seated promptly and drink orders taken very soon afterwards. Sunny, our waitress was very attentive and patient as she took our food orders. The food arrived quickly and it was hot... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

as i sat there and ate my food I was very dissapointed to see how this restaurant was ran. There were customers going behind the counter that clearly did not work there. That to me is a huge turn off The cooks yelling at the waitress to pick up food while she is extremely busy and taking orders. The food... More 

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Lancaster, PA
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37 reviews 37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

After a string of mediocre restaurant experiences, I promised myself I would not write another review until I found a restaurant that I could say nice things about. Wouldn't you know....I found it in the very next place I went to. ...The Bridgeport Family Restaurant. I try to evaluate a place for what it is...not what it wants to be.... More 

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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82 reviews 82 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

A very small salad bar was the best thing here. Food seemed like all pre packaged and heated up. The dinner rolls reminded us of those things you get in the school cafeteria.

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Sewell, New Jersey
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54 reviews 54 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012

This restaurant proved hard to find even with a GPS. We drove past it the first time since it sits back off the road and their sign is not directly on the road itself. Caution: Mondays hours are 6AM to 2PM; we drove there the first time on a Monday for dinner only to find it closed. We returned on... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1655 Old Philadelphia Pike, Lancaster, PA 17602-2633
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  Lancaster
  • Phone Number: 717-392-5943

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 8
  • Cuisine: American

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