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551 West

$$ - $$$, American,
551 W King St, Lancaster, PA 17603-3649
+1 717-208-3658
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good32%
  • Average18%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible0%
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“crab legs” (5 reviews)
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Bar, American, Pub
$$ - $$$
551 W King St, Lancaster, PA 17603-3649
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Reviewed July 21, 2018

551 was "recommended" by google maps AI as a 94% match to places we have gone to in the past. We thought, "why not try it?". Parking is limited but it is a "city pub". Service was quick and welcoming. We enjoy a new menu...More

Thank Matt J
Chuck T, Owner at 551 West, responded to this reviewResponded July 22, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to let us know of your recent experience. We appreciate when our guest take the time to let us know how we are doing. We always strive to have consistency in all we do. Please say hi next time...More

Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

I went to 551 West in Lancaster for a Mahi Mahi sandwich for lunch. Server was nice and got my order in right away. The place only had 5 customers, including me. While waiting for my order, the server had a visit and her 1...More

Thank AmishDan
Reviewed June 26, 2018

Great Burgers, ask for medium rare. Wonderful service from Jennifer even when we moved our group from the main dining area to the area with the excellent band.

Thank SamFarmer2014
Reviewed June 25, 2018

I can't say enough good things about this place! I came here with three other co-workers after a conference we were attending. We started chatting with the owner who was also our server that evening. What a great guy! Super laid back and you can...More

Thank EFoxx
Reviewed May 13, 2018

Went here today for Mother's Day. As always their beer choice is fantastic. All of us thoroughly enjoyed our food from burgers to salads to entree's! We split 2 desserts that we shared and they were huge! Leslie, our server was fantastic!!! Our only complaint...More

Thank michellelynnp
Reviewed January 26, 2018

551 is one of those places you leave full and happy. Most often, the owner will personally visit your table to make sure you are having a great time. It is clear that he loves his business and has a true desire to connect with...More

Thank James_SIII
Chuck T, Owner at 551 West, responded to this reviewResponded January 31, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to comment about your recent visit to 551 West. We truly love to connect with our guests and try and treat everyone like I would want to be treated. We appreciate the opportunity to serve you. I will pass...More

Reviewed October 30, 2017 via mobile

My husband loves all you can eat crab legs so I was googling to see if anywhere near us had them and came across this restaurant. They have all you can eat crab legs on Sundays (only)for $29.99. I did not have them but he...More

Thank Angela L
Reviewed October 21, 2017

I came here with my daughter to listen to a musician we had heard before. We drove 2 hours to come here and had looked at the menu and beer selection before coming. The neighborhood when we parked was a bit scary but it was...More

Thank MelGho
Chuck T, Owner at 551 West, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2017

I apologize for your service you received on this particular visit. If I remember correctly it would of been Friday night as we got a 20 top walk in that we were not expecting, which did take my servers attention away from the band room...More

Reviewed October 5, 2017 via mobile

Nice place in the bowels of Lancaster. Had the steak rare, which was rare to find a place that can do a rare steak well. Also had the mac n cheese. I hate mac n cheese but this was awesome. Nice selection of beers though...More

Thank alberttc2017
Reviewed October 1, 2017

We were visiting the Lancaster History Museum and looking for a late afternoon lunch. After reviewing several choices, we saw the menu for this pace and made a beeline. At 3:00pm, the bar was quite busy and the sound level a bit more than we...More

Thank 40n75w
Chuck T, Owner at 551 West, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2017

It was a pleasure meeting you and thank you for the great comments. We love to hear from our guests and appreciate the recognition. We hope when Lancaster is in your travel plans in the future, you stop in to see us again. Chuck

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $15
Bar, American, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 551 W King St, Lancaster, PA 17603-3649
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  Lancaster
  • Phone Number: +1 717-208-3658
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