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Central Family Restaurant

400 N George St, York, PA 17401
717-845-4478
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Ranked #36 of 385 restaurants in York
Price range: $0 - $8
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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  • English first
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English first
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 NEW

Stop here almost every morning I work. Although I confuse my waitresses with coffee or tea each morning because I switch back and forth they always ask ! The food is great and the price is right, take the chance and stop in! While your at it, check out the history on the walls.

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Altoona, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

The outside of the restaurant is not very eye catching but it was close to our motel. It was a peasant surprise. The food was good (I had the buffalo burger and French onion soup, and my wife had the chicken stir fry). Too full for dessert but we did bring a piece of the homemade chocolate cake w/ peanut... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
129 reviews 129 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I was in the area for a tournament and tapped my old trusty tripadvisor for a breakfast spot. Found this place and stopped in on a Sunday. It was packed. This is a little old place with really good food. The service was prompt and courteous and the food was pretty good. I had the smothered turkey, bacon, cheese and... More

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York, Pennsylvania, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

This restaurant is my husband's favorite place to eat. The menu has standard items and then they always have specials. The specials are the way to go and keep in mind, this is in PA Dutch country so you'll find rare finds. A very friendly place with good food!

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York, Pennsylvania, United States
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41 reviews 41 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

The best thing about Central is the people period. Everyone is so darned friendly. Prices are too high on most items, so we don't visit as much as we did. Good crab cakes.

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York, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This restaurant has been open in York, Pa for many years. I go there frequently and enjoy the food and staff very much. They are willing to customize any meals. The staff is friendly and the owner is always available for conversation.Try it, you will like it !

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Charleston, South Carolina
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65 reviews 65 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Visiting York for two days, we liked the ads we read so decided to try it. Decor everything was like stepping back into 1950. Well maybe not the prices. We needed to celebrate a tough day and ordered big time ie the Prime Rib (not a real prime rib) and shrimp stuffed with something and cheese. The shrimp was good... More

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spry pa
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014 via mobile

We go to Central Family restaurant for breakfast often. The wait staff is so friendly. The are very engaged with their customers and make you feel that they enjoy being your server. Sometimes while we are seated or waiting for a table, the manager will bring around small cups of juice for free or even a sample of their delicious... More

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York, Pennsylvania
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

we used to go and get breakfast every sunday,but one day my son got sick and threw up,the waitress did not want to do anything for about 15 minutes and was discussing among other who going to clean it up,all we want is some paper and we, the parents will clean it up. we told them we will never going... More

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York, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

I had owned a business in downtown York and used to frequent Central Family Restaurant on a regular basis. I've only been back when I had business downtown since then. My wife and I went there on 11/20 and had a fantastic meal. I got the broiled haddock, and it was fantastic! My wife got the chicken pot pie, and... More

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