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Lantern Restaurant - CLOSED


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Reviewed August 5, 2017

I ordered gravy and biscuits there yesterday. The gravy was cold. The biscuits which use to be served cut in half were torn into pieces. My plate looked like someone else leftovers that had not even been reheated. I want go there again.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank bowmannicole
Reviewed April 1, 2017

I am more than a regular, as it is near my office and very easy to go for lunch, I find the food to be very good, seems the quality is better now, the service is always excellent, however I am a regular so hard...More

Date of visit: April 2017
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Reviewed February 20, 2017 via mobile

The seafood was obviously from frozen and I have never seen oyster stew that "broken." The salad bar was the only saving grace. Wouldn't really recommend but if you go just have salad and skip the seafood altogether.

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank BeC836
Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

Pretty much a basic, small town restaurant with decent food. Nothing worth a special trip, but it's food you can count on. Staff has been there for a long time

Date of visit: March 2016
Thank smithie17
Reviewed September 29, 2016

Ordered Baked Ham lunch. It was fried. The brussel sprouts were almost room temperature and the cheese sauce had not been heated. It looked like the goo that is put on nachoes at the ball park. The dinner roll was old and had been heated...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank Gina S
Reviewed July 13, 2016

My husband and I visited for breakfast. The service and food was good at a reasonable price. His pancakes were the size of the plate and the sausage was tasty. If you are in the area, give it a try. I wouldn't drive out of...More

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank Jennifer and Ke... W
Reviewed June 14, 2016

We visited the Lantern on advice of Hampton Inn staff. I noticed that our server addressed many of the patrons by name(obviously locals)I met the owner and there is a sign that says that gift cards are no longer accepted and the restaurant is up...More

Date of visit: May 2016
Thank bettyc670
Reviewed March 17, 2016 via mobile

The food was wonderful, as always. The service was great as well. This is our "place to go"! You can find something on the menu for everyone!

Date of visit: March 2016
Thank NanaShay
Reviewed February 24, 2016

The Lantern is a favorite among locals and features daily specials which vary from day to day. The restaurant has the only serve-yourself salad bar in the general area. No alcohol is served but the food is very good, though not fancy. The restaurant could...More

Date of visit: February 2016
Thank RJR1112
Reviewed October 10, 2015 via mobile

I waited for 15 mins. Never acknowledged by staff. Persons who arrived after us were waited on right away Would have liked to try lunch but was not given the opportunity. Left without anyone speaking to us

Date of visit: October 2015
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