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T J Rockwell's

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American, Bar
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800 Mount Gretna Rd, Elizabethtown, PA 17022-1333
+1 717-367-5544
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Lancaster
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Service takes forever & manager is just as rude as his untrained staff. Took 20 minutes to get drink refills with no apology - just an "I forgot" from waitress. Someone from the kitchen brought out our appetizer after 45 minutes but took it away without any explanation and never returned. Complained to manager who again didn't apologize & said... More 

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Thank Momof3inPA14
Mount Joy, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food with a great wait staff. Even on a busy Friday night they were able to move people through.

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Thank gardillj
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food, great atmosphere, reasonable pricing. Service usually very good. A little off the beaten path, but well worth it. Amazing deck to sit on when the weather is good.

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Thank John L
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43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good beer selection and amazing onion rings. I think the bartender was overwhelmed with the workload but even so his lack of attention to detail like not giving us an extra spoon when we were sharing the soup and not offering a napkin, etc., gave us the feeling that he would have been just as happy if we were not... More 

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Thank Carol M
York, Pennsylvania
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51 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We tried this location for the first time last night and the wait was an hour long, dining area we sat in noisy but the food good and hot. We got the lobster bisque very tasty and hot. Also tried the captain krabby dip also very good. We chose the Rhino, which is an appetizer, as our meal. We had... More 

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Thank Gail M
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had high hopes based on recommendations and reviews. I was mostly let down, unfortunately. We shared the crab dip and rhino fries with friends. The fries were good but the crab dip was less than thrilling. It was served with soft pretzels which was nice but the dip was overpowered with some kind of spice and herb. Boyfriend got... More 

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Thank trw5099
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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54 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

We have been to Rockwells many times. We always seem to have a good experience! The salads are big, filling, and tasty.

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Thank singlejess1
Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

This one of the only restaurants locally that serves good food, Reasonably priced restaurants. They have a bar, and even an out door area in the warmer weather. Staff is friendly and service is good,

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Thank MARILU_HO
Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

good food, only problem is they changed their happy hour, i would reccommend there lunch specials over any restaurant

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Thank rallengar
Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2017

This is our family choice when all of us (14) get together for birthdays. They don't take reservations but phone ahead seating is highly suggested especially for large parties, weekend dining or summer time eating. Food is always great. Portions are worth the price, I always get to take some home. I haven't eaten on the deck during the summer... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Bar scene, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 800 Mount Gretna Rd, Elizabethtown, PA 17022-1333
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  Elizabethtown
  • Phone Number: +1 717-367-5544

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