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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
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4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Philadelphia, PA
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100 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had dinner with friends earlier this week and picked Lily's because the menu looked interesting. Food was indeed very good with a great mix of flavors and tastes that were really enjoyable right through to dessert. On the negative side, even though there were only 2 other tables with guests it took a long time - around 15 minutes -... More 

Thank BobandDebyT
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is amazing. The food is top notch, the cocktails are incredible, and the service is excellent. This combination is awfully rare for this area, so we try to go as often as we can.

Thank S O
Nashville, Tennessee
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went with two sisters. We LOVED the deviled eggs with seafood on top. The wines we chose were delicious. Two of us got the smoked salmon sandwich and found it delicious. The other sister got an apple and brie sandwich that she found just mediocre. The setting is luxurious in a genuine art deco building and the service was... More 

Thank Eloise H
Sinking Spring, PA
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58 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I went here for our special anniversary dinner. After waiting 5 minutes, the waiter came by to say he would be back in a few minutes. Several minutes later, someone brought us water. There was no question about drinks or anything. Finally, he came over and we ordered their "specialty" deviled egg appetizer, salads, and 2 filets.... More 

Thank jr4div2
Akron, Pennsylvania
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213 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have frequented this restaurant often. We have never had an unpleasant experience. In fact, to the contrary. Steve, the owner, and his Staff go out of their way to make sure that your visit with them is truly amazing! Ashley and Tyler will deliver service that is bar none! I rate both of them a 10+!!! And, I have... More 

Thank Dorrays
Lancaster, PA, United States
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

We are blessed with living close to this fantastic restaurant, and have the pleasure of dining here regularly. We never hesitate to bring family, friends and business associates to Lily's - no one we have dined with has ever had anything but a wonderful experience. We started a tradition of our family having dinner the evening after Thanksgiving following the... More 

Thank 668stephana
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016

My Husband and I have been going to Lily's for many, many years. We've always had fabulous food and the best service. We have been there when there was wait with a reservation and we still top notch service. On October 19, 2016 we went for our 36th Wedding Anniversary. There were no more than 6 tables full the entire... More 

Thank Ruth G
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2016 via mobile

Great food and wine..will always stop at this 4* restaurant in the middle of Ephrata...a great find!

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Ephrata, PA
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

...and that's where it stops. I had raspberry chicken, that was uninspired. Chicken was breaded and dry, as were the mashed potatoes and please don't serve asparagus if not fresh. The raspberry was overwhelming and I had to search for the brie. My hubby got the fish taco and although the fish was good the presentation , was lacking. The... More 

Thank Woodysmom
New Jersey
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6 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Food was very good. My husband loved the deviled eggs appetizer. Our salads were fresh and our entrees were very nicely presented as well as delicious. Service was a little slow but we were in no rush so we just enjoyed our cocktails. Prices were a little high but not out of order. Would definitely eat here again.

Thank zuzu6666

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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
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children
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?