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201 W Orange St, Lancaster, PA 17603-3747
717-299-0661
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11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 35
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 0
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  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Father's Day Treat!

So we found this place with a quick web search. We were going to visit our daughter in college...and take dad to dinner. It looks SO sketchy from the outside but it is SO worth the visit! We did need reservations. We had soup (Salmon Dill), frog legs and escargot for appetizers. All were... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 20, 2015
BlueGreenEyes76
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Dillsburg, Pennsylvania
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
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Dillsburg, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

So we found this place with a quick web search. We were going to visit our daughter in college...and take dad to dinner. It looks SO sketchy from the outside but it is SO worth the visit! We did need reservations. We had soup (Salmon Dill), frog legs and escargot for appetizers. All were excellent!!! Flavorful!!! They did not have... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Unbelievable prime rib, and many other great dishes. Servers are friendly and professional. Well worth the reasonable prices.

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Englewood, New Jersey
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234 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

A broad menu selection offers variety... The cream of mushroom soup was touted as "amazing" and I enjoyed it but was not amazed. Salad was unfortunately outer romaine leaves and I did enjoy or finish it. Entree was a special....pork loin steak was tender and I swapped stuffed shrimp for scallops due to an allergy and they were perfectly prepared.... More 

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Lancaster, Pa.
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358 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 223 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Once again the Loft lived up to its reputation as the "Prime" restaurant in Lancaster City! My wife and I, daughter and grandson ate at this lovely restaurant again and were in awe once more. Located one block west of South Prince street off of Orange St in the center of Lancaster City the upstairs ambience greets you with style.... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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87 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Located in downtown Lancaster, the Loft offers elegant dining in a quiet setting.As the name implies, you will need to climb a set of stairs to reach the restaurant. Our food was well prepared and served / presented in a simple manner, and the service was both excellent and friendly.

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Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

The food is always stellar Love the crab cakes and the service here. Great drinks too. Interior could used a face lift but we go for the food really

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New York City, New York
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

The Inn Keepers at the B&B we stayed at recommended the Loft and we were so happy they did! The Mushroom soup is Amazing!! Definitely get it!! Both the Filet and Mahi Mahi (special) were great with the crabmeat. It was not crowded on a Tuesday night.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

My wife and I ate here for the first time. Atmosphere was pleasant, with plain decor which may be expected in Lancaster County. Service was excellent. I had a special of Baked Cod, New England Clam Chowder and Lemon Cake with white icing. It was nicely presented and tasted delicious. My wife's meal was a Filet with the same soup... More 

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Lancaster, pa
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We tried the Loft based on a recommendation of a Foodie friend. We made reservations for Valentines evening dinner. We were seated promptly and had an attentive wait staff. The special menu was somewhat limited but enough selection to cover many tastes. The Fillet was ordered medium and was tender, great flavor, and cooked perfectly. My wife had Salmon and... More 

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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66 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Food, serious food. Don't judge this place by the trip up the dingy steps to get to the dining room or the bare bones decor upstairs. Come here for well-prepared, meals using fresh ingredients. The Loft is a chef-owner restaurant. The chef-owner was there in whites the Thursday we were there. The chef was able to answer questions on the... More 

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Additional Information about Loft Restaurant

Address: 201 W Orange St, Lancaster, PA 17603-3747
Phone Number: 717-299-0661
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  Lancaster
Open Hours:
Monday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 201 W Orange St, Lancaster, PA 17603-3747
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  Lancaster
  • Phone Number: 717-299-0661

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Romantic, Doing business
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?