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The Waterfront


Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017 Winner

Food and ambience

American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view, Large groups, Business meetings

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Steamed Mussels
White wine, garlic and herb broth
Grilled Elk
Dried cherry goat cheese wonton, pink peppercorn demi glaze reduction
Waterfront Crab Dip
Spicy blend‏ of crabmeat and cheeses baked in fresh ciabatta bread
Braised Short Rib Strudels
Spicy southern‏ fried floured calamari with a sriracha horseradish dip
Braised Short Rib Strudels
Served with coconut basil rice and spicy asian peanut sauce
Local Artisanal Cheese Plate
Our cheeses are made with raw milk and aged 60 days in lancaster county. Served with seasonal chutney, crostini and nuts
Rice Floured Curry Scented Calamari
With coconut lemon grass srirachi crème
2.95 each
Jumbo Shrimp
Colossal shrimp chilled and served with lemon and cocktail sauce
Raw Bar Seafood Sampler
Cherrystone clams, 2 long island oysters and 2 jumbo shrimp
Raw Bar Oysters
1/2 dozen oysters
Beef Tower
Grilled twin petit filet mignon with panko crusted potato cake on roasted portabella, with danish blue cheese crumbles and fried spinach 28.95 short tower with one filet
Grilled New York Strip Loin
12oz with garlic mashed yukon potatoes, wilted spinach, caramelized onions and mushrooms
Pork Tenderloin
Asian marinated with roasted fingerling potato salad with bell peppers and orange BBQ sauce
Grilled Maple Leaf Duck Breast
Ginger jasmine‏ rice, sautéed asparagus and spring strawberry horseradish coulis
Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes
Panko crusted crab cakes on dill couscous, with sautéed spinach and roasted bell pepper coulis
Grilled Virginia Quail
Semi boneless, wild mushroom, wild rice pilaf and autumn chutney with roasted butternut squash
Sautéed Free Range Chicken
Sweet potato‏ sticks, soy orange reduction, sautéed napa cabbage
Southern Spiced Seared Jumbo Scallops
Sweet potatoes mashed, lime jalapeño jerk paste, and orange reduction with tempura asparagus
Oven Roasted Wild Boar Rack
Fall risotto, cinnamon apple reduction, sautéed spinach
Oven Roasted Wild Boar Rack
Fall risotto, cinnamon apple reduction, sautéed spinach
Tempura Beer Battered Bri Salad
Baby spinach, julienne cucumbers, smoked salmon, apricots, orange poppy seed vinaigrette
Anti Pasta Salad
Parma prosciutto, kalamata olives, roasted peppers, pesto, bread sticks and arugula, balsamic vinaigrette
Roasted Beet and Apple Salad
Goat cheese, mixed greens, hazel nuts, apple cider vinaigrette
Caesar Salad
Romaine, parmesan cheese and croutons with house caesar dressing
Crab Penne
Prosciutto, pine-nuts, roasted pepper cream with spinach
Pepper Crusted Tenderloin Tips
Pepper crusted tips flavored with jack daniels double cream, with caramelized onions and bell peppers served over mashed potatoes
Thai Chicken
Sautéed organic free range chicken, thai curry cream sauce with coconut basil rice
Tempura Chicken
Orange soy sriracha with coconut basil rice
Crab Wellington
Wrapped in a puff pastry with cabot cheddar, sundried tomato cream sauce
Crispy Panko Crusted Pork Tenderloin
Honey mustard glaze and pumpkin risotto
Homeade Meatballs
Pasta with san marzano tomato sauce, and parmigiano regiano
Roasted Pork Shoulder
Slow braised‏ with apple and wild boar bacon with mashed potatoes
$15 - $20
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
American, Bar, Seafood
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available, Table Service
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Reviewed April 16, 2019

Our work group went there one night, and nobody was really familiar with what you would get on the menu. Some of the items served a lot of food, others very little. I wish I had waited to order, because when I saw the dishes...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Avidove
Reviewed March 5, 2018

We decided to eat here based on the outside seating. First mistake. As the sun sets bring a flashlight because it gets pretty dark along the waterfront edge of the patio. As for the meal, the fried mozzarella was bland, the lettuce wraps were not...More

Date of visit: September 2017
1  Thank DMSMD64
Reviewed February 19, 2018

Our family ate here and it was horrible, we had 5 ppl and not one meals was good, the flies were horrible, the serves was bad, food was the worst, and yet we so looked forward to going out together as a family, how disappointing...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank LindaNewHolland
Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is currently closed however trip advisor shows that they are open, their website shows they are open and the website even allows you to make dinner reservations. Amazingly when we arrive and find out it's closed until April. Update your website!

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank corylisa22
Reviewed December 21, 2017

Sorry to say that I haven't been here at more normal times but it's an excellent place to stop by later at night. The super friendly staff such as Shannon might even find you something tasty to eat when the kitchen is officially closed. This...More

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank ItsNotMyFault
Reviewed October 27, 2017

I would like to start by saying that we have been to The Waterfront a few times and enjoyed our meals. This past time however, was horrific and we will not return. We went this past Saturday with a group of friends. Not only were...More

Date of visit: October 2017
2  Thank vacationgirl62
Reviewed September 9, 2017 via mobile

We haven't been to the Waterfront since last summer. Found out there's a new owner and chef. The menu was limited and expensive. Average price of entrees was upper twenties and didn't include a salad, which started at $6. The food was good, however, my...More

Date of visit: September 2017
1  Thank sdoobie
Reviewed August 24, 2017 via mobile

Sunday evening out and I love outdoor seating so we stopped in at the Riverside. The deck along the river is a relaxing venue. The food was ok nothing outstanding. It was an ok evening.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank geogfan
Reviewed August 17, 2017

Very nice pleasant setting along the river, probably the best waterfront setting in town (not that there are many), enjoyed outdoor patio table mid-day, adequate brunch menu of very tasty entrees, reasonably priced, very good service. Did not check out the dinner menu nor indoor...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank zerman17604
Reviewed August 16, 2017

This scenario does not happen often so, we were looking forward to a good experience all around. I felt sorry for our server as the first thing he had to tell us was they were out of their top three entrees.(crab cakes, tuna and chicken...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Linda M
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