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Lombardo's Italian American

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216 Harrisburg Ave, Lancaster, PA 17603-2937
+1 717-394-3749
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Glen Mills, Pennsylvania
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60 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I've enjoyed Lombardo's Italian restaurant for over 20 years. They have an excellent red sauce and were even willing to always accommodate special dietary needs anytime we went. The portions are large so there's plenty for a work lunch the next day. Prices are reasonable for the amount of food you get. Service any time I've been has been good,... More 

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Thank Kelley P
Lancaster
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

You think you are in Italy when you enter Lombardo's and the food scent hits you. Extremely good food and if you are not into Italian food, they have a great egg salad sandwich and the egg salad is made when you order. I would love to know the secret ingredients. Its a very friendly bar to visit as well... More 

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Thank Lynn K
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016 via mobile

This is by far my favorite restaurant in Lancaster city, old school Italian at its best! My family had been going here for 30+ years, never had a bad meal here, food is very consistently good, and the management always friendly as well as the servers, they always make you feel at home here, and I never leave hungry, usually... More 

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Thank kmntn
Philadelphia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016

Lombardo's is my families "go to" Italian restaurant in Lancaster. When the kids come home from college, Lombardo's is always on our short list. Drinks are icy-cold, She-Crab Soup is exceptional and salads are fresh. My family favors the Veal Parm. Patty, the Gnocchi and the Cheese Ravioli. We have never tried the desserts as we are always too full... More 

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Thank Taisia
Jeannette, Pennsylvania
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83 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

I ate here one evening since I was in the mood for Italian food. I ate in the bar area since I was dining alone. There were a lot of choices on the menu, both Italian and standard fare. I had a salad and the manicotti. Both were good, but nothing outstanding. The bar filled up pretty fast and it... More 

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Thank Billpa
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

not a place for a stirred martini;food good but nothing special. filling pasta, plate full;fresh but ok salad.

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Thank WistarHamilton
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
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36 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

Worst Italian restaurant experience of my life. I had chicken Parmesan; it wasn't bad but the sauce was atrocious - watery and flavorless. Girlfriend's spaghetti was also watery with odd tasting meatballs. Service was nonexistent. Not one dish was removed from our table during the entire meal. We had to stack our empty appetizer, soup, salad and entrée dishes up... More 

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Thank Paul M
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53 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

This place has been here for as long as I can remember having gone there throughout my childhood. The food is not like Olive Garden or other "chain" types it's fresh good down home Italian. We ordered the chicken Parmesan, veal Parmesan, spaghetti and beef ravioli and were served more than we could eat in 1 sitting. The bread and... More 

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Thank Heather D
lititz
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131 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2016

This is one of the "survivors". It has been a Lancaster fixture for decades, and still attracts a good following. While a few other Italian restaurants (not pizza places - true restaurants) have gone out of business (Italian Villa, for example), this place has stood the test of time. Also, it is one of the few places that serve shad... More 

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Thank rick d
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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308 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2016

Wow! We made reservations here for Mother's day and it was just perfect! Our food, the service and quieter atmosphere were wonderful! Cannot wait to go back again!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
Italian, American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 216 Harrisburg Ave, Lancaster, PA 17603-2937
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  Lancaster
  • Phone Number: +1 717-394-3749

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