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Shaw's Inn, 123 N. Broad St., Lancaster, OH 43130
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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All hours
Sun 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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365 reviews
271 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had been here for dinners and functions in the past and looked forward to a stop during our travels. While the service was great, the food we got was average at best. They seemed to feature breads and they were good, but ingredients in our dishes were ordinary and not especially well prepared. Each of our dishes were bland... More 

1 Thank PCmonkey
Lancaster, Ohio
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for great food....in Lancaster....this is the place to go!! Best prime rib on the planet!!

Thank Bowdett
Xenia, Ohio
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for 3 nights and ate breakfast every morning and had dinner one night. The breakfast choices were wonderful. I was not overly impressed with our dinner however. For breakfast we has Prime Rib Hash, Pumpkin Pancakes and the Cubano. All three were plentiful and delicious. Sat night dinner we both had the Chipolte ribs that came with mac... More 

Thank Jo R
Lakeland, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in town for 1 week, we booked the Milan Room, it was roomy, Beautifully decorated more than met our expetations in everyway! All staff that we encountered were warm and welcoming, and always available! Restaurant has a limited Lunch and dinner menu, however we were pleased with what we ordered, Breakfast was included in the price of the... More 

Thank ira4
Brookville, Ohio
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely restaurant in downtown Lancaster. Quiet, relaxing setting(no sports bar) to enjoy a wonderful dinner. My husband had the double pork chops. I have never seen porkchops that large and I had the ribs. Both were excellent. Friendly staff, great service. We have eaten here a few times and will return.

Thank Dianna E
Near Chicago, IL
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64 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A volunteer at a Lancaster museum recommended Shaw's for late lunch. 'Upscale,' he said. That was probably a bit of a stretch, but the food was good and served reasonably well. Ambiance proved dated with dark, dark interior though white tablecloths helped brighten the room, and the waitress was friendly enough. Soup-of-the-day was a solid and hearty ham and bean.... More 

Thank cmpoz
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Shaws has always been a go to place for a good meal with nice atmosphere but then things started to change. Good wait staff left, poor remained. One of few places that had Dover sole. Took it off the menu. Upon inquiry, no real answer other than maybe too expensive(then raise the menu price) and "we have salmon." Well so... More 

1 Thank huntley55
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38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

waitress was attentive, maybe too attentive. short wait for food attractively served. Food was well prepared and tasty.

Thank Phyllis H
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

We stayed at the Shaw's Inn for my wife's 50th birthday (reviewed elsewhere). Part of what I wanted to do was eat dinner at the restaurant because it seemed really nice and was highly awarded. This did not disappoint in any way! I eat out a lot, and I always enjoy a truly good meal, well-prepared. So, I am not... More 

Thank William F
Dublin, Ohio
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316 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

My friends and I had lunch this week at Shaw's restaurant in Lancaster. This is not my first time being there, we have met our family at Shaw's for brunch several times and it's always very good. Felicia was our waitress and she was very very sweet and did a very nice job with us. I ordered a cup of... More 

Thank Margaret B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $35
American, International, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shaw's Inn, 123 N. Broad St., Lancaster, OH 43130
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Lancaster
  • Phone Number: 17406541842

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