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Central Family Restaurant

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400 N George St, York, PA 17401
+1 717-845-4478
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7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 am - 10:00 am
Dining options: Dessert, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Takeout, Waitstaff
Description: Central Family Restaurant is located 1 mile from Route 30 and is within...
Central Family Restaurant is located 1 mile from Route 30 and is within walking distance of Historic downtown York. We offer a variety of Homemade Specials and Desserts. From Hand rolled potpie, Steaks and Prime Rib, Award winning Cream of Crab Soup to a Spanish Omelet for Breakfast. Open for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner we cover all the meals even a late night snack.
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    Very good
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Breakfast favorite.

Enjoying one of the perks of retirement, we've had breakfast at the Central Family Restaurant several times. The food is pretty standard breakfast fare. It is the setting that we enjoy: an old fashioned, in-town, friendly place. We'll have to give it a try for lunch or dinner sometime.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
Deb G
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York, Pennsylvania
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York, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Enjoying one of the perks of retirement, we've had breakfast at the Central Family Restaurant several times. The food is pretty standard breakfast fare. It is the setting that we enjoy: an old fashioned, in-town, friendly place. We'll have to give it a try for lunch or dinner sometime.

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York, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

When I was a teacher in York I stopped here many times for breakfast before school. I knew I would be served quickly by a friendly and efficient staff. Central has one of the biggest breakfast menus around at very reasonable prices. This is not a gourmet restaurant, it is locally owned, serves good food at fair prices. Just what... More 

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York, PA
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

i've eaten here before and the food was fine. they need to remove the broiled seafood from the menu. the price was $17.99 so it wasn't cheap! The shrimp were tiny and tough. The fish was a small chunk of dried up haddock and the crabcake was not good at all! I was dissappointed. The baked potato was big and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Wonderful menu with different varieties of food mixed together that I've never seen before. I had the special ....a baked casserole with crab cakes and shrimp and some kind of stuffing on the top that was out off this world. You get a lot on your plate.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Tried a lot of restaurants and found this not only to be right around the corner but to serve the best, affordable breakfast in town. Wait staff is excellent. I've been enjoying this place and the family atmosphere for almost 10 years.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

This morning was my second-ever visit to this restaurant. It was just as good the second time as the first! I was visited promptly by my server (there's a sign that says to seat yourself) and quickly provided with a glass of water and the coffee I ordered. I ordered a breakfast special with eggs sunny-side up, hashed browns, and... More 

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york, pa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I stopped here for lunch. The meal started off well with some great chicken corn soup. But it went downhill from there. A horrible ham and cheese sandwich. One thin slice of ham. I think the cheese was Velveeta. The French fries were underdone. Nothing worse than raw-ish tasting French fries. My husband's club sandwich was huge... More 

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Warren, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 via mobile

Travel through York on my motorcycle spotted this little family restaurant. Great choice excellent service and food. I would definitely stop back here.

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Dundalk, Maryland, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

We ate here with a small group of friends, including a couple of kids. The restaurant is neat and clean, the staff is very polite and the food was great. I had a prime rib which was delicious. The place really is very family friendly and the kids enjoyed their meals too. Good selection at reasonable prices.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

I have been traveling to York twice a year for over 10 years and only tried this place now because of a group dinner meeting. The waitress was extremely attentive as well al the manager and other waitresses. The place was busy but extremely efficient. The menu is quite lengthy and diverse - over 15 sides alone. I feel that... More 

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Additional Information about Central Family Restaurant

Address: 400 N George St, York, PA 17401
Phone Number: +1 717-845-4478
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  York
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:00 am - 10:00 am
Tuesday 5:00 am - 10:00 am
Wednesday 5:00 am - 10:00 am
Thursday 5:00 am - 10:00 am
Friday 5:00 am - 10:00 am
Saturday 5:00 am - 10:00 am
Average Prices: USD 5 - 15
Cuisine: Diner, American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 400 N George St, York, PA 17401
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  York
  • Phone Number: +1 717-845-4478

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 15
  • Cuisine: Diner, American

Description

Central Family Restaurant is located 1 mile from Route 30 and is within walking distance of Historic downtown York. We offer a variety of Homemade Specials and Desserts. From Hand rolled potpie, Steaks and Prime Rib, Award winning Cream of Crab Soup to a Spanish Omelet for Breakfast. Open for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner we cover all the meals even a late night snack.
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 am - 10:00 am
Tuesday
5:00 am - 10:00 am
Wednesday
5:00 am - 10:00 am
Thursday
5:00 am - 10:00 am
Friday
5:00 am - 10:00 am
Saturday
5:00 am - 10:00 am

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