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Lily's on Main

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124 E Main St, Ephrata, PA 17522-2773
+1 717-738-2711
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

Restaurant was very pretty, but difficult to find if you didn't know exactly where to go. The food was good, service was attentive. I Would return to this restaurant.

Thank Janet V
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81 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

Varied menu. Very helpful service, with good humor. Our selections were very well executed. Main course was a bit slow emerging from the kitchen, but it was worth the wait. Good Caesar salad had tiny flat breads with a slice of easy sausage with it; unique and well done.

Thank realdesertfox
Reading, Pennsylvania
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108 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

I enjoy the interesting menu filled with unexpected twists on standard fare and some very unexpected dishes as well. If you're hungry, you'll need to be sure you order more than just an entree. The portion sizes are small but tasty. The prices are upscale as well. The experience is upscale in the restaurant but the location and building are... More 

Thank hqueeniew
Lititz, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

We have been here before and needed reservations to get in. On a Saturday night last weekend, the place was almost empty. I'm not sure why as our meals were very good. The salad was fresh with several different greens. We had a stuffed chicken breast and it was well cooked and delicious. It came with mashed potatoes and asparagus.... More 

Thank CLM554
Willow Street, Pennsylvania
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51 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016

Whether for lunch or dinner one can always expect an above average meal with good service. Their menu is quite varied and enticing

Thank Alan17584
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

I have been to Lily's many times and have always thought that the price was just a bit too much. Don't get me wrong, the food is good, the service is excellent, and the cocktails and the wine list are extensive. The setting is also inviting, offering nice views of our little town of Ephrata. But I always keep returning... More 

Thank Richard K
Reamstown, Pennsylvania
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14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

Lily's continues to provide a solid dining experience and a great upscale option for folks in The Ephrata area who don't want to venture to Lancaster for quality dining. Jen has been our "family server" for years, and she always adds to our meals there. Love the asparagus with the entrees, and Steve's summer special of grilled shrimp with chickpea... More 

Thank bmagpa
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016

Taylor at Adamstown Inns in Adamstown PA suggested this restaurant and he was sure right. food, service were great only thing I felt they took me on was a slice of upside down pineapple pie to go. When I got the bill I saw $8.00 for a slice wow. It was good but pricey

Thank Sumitup J
Ephrata, Pennsylvania
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99 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2016

Great location for business lunch in downtown Ephrata. Good variety of luncheon selections and the service is great! Good view and very relaxing, not cramped at all.

Thank William H
Rocky Hill, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were here last weekend on the recommendation of the Bed and Breakfast we were staying at. Totally not what we expected, the restaurant is housed in a professional office building with a movie theater downstairs. The decor was art deco and upscale. Great menu choices and the food was delicious. The drinks were strong, definitely not... More 

Thank drdtaranto

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$35 - $45
American, International
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 124 E Main St, Ephrata, PA 17522-2773
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  Ephrata
  • Phone Number: +1 717-738-2711
Lily's on Main has become a Lancaster County favorite - featuring a warm, inviting atmosphere and fabulous dining at reasonable prices. Specializing in American fare with artistic flair, Lily's offers entrees and appetizers for those looking for classic American favorites prepared and presented in a unique and delicious way.

Located in the heart of downtown Ephrata, Lily's is decorated in the art deco style reminiscent of the 1930's and 40's, and the interior enhances the relaxed, yet sophisticated dining experience that is uniquely Lily's.

At Lily's a great meal is also a value. Whether you're looking to celebrate a special occasion, or to spend an enjoyable dinner out with family or friends, Lily's has the selection and price that's right for you.

Enjoy the experience that is Lily's... What dining out was meant to be.

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