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Great American Saloon

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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20 Dairyland Sq, Red Lion, PA 17356-1801
+1 717-246-9548
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Red Lion, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We always enjoy our visits to Great American Saloon. The food is always fresh and very good. The only true " fancy" place to eat in Red Lion

Thank LCB50-16
York, Pennsylvania
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place just keeps getting worse. The food is a really bad try at fine dining. Its overpriced and unimpressive. A lot of our food came out cold but we were so hungry from waiting we ate it anyway. Our server was the one bright spot on our visit. I was going to complain until I noticed the servers were... More 

Thank beachsidechick85
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Let me tell you something this place has gone down hill we came in with a reservation and they said they never had it so we waited for 25 mins to get seating. Next we sat down for 20 mins waiting for somone to come over to take our drink orders and other orders. We waited 1 and 1/2 hours... More 

Thank TibialPrune9549
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106 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ate at the Great American Saloon and I'm not certain that I'll return. I called ahead to see if they were busy around 5:30 pm and the host stated they were not busy. Since we live about 5 minutes away, we hopped in our vehicle and headed over. When we arrived, the hostess informed us we had to wait over... More 

Thank Corey B
York, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had a really terrible experience here the soup had shell in it, the waitress wasn't attentive, the food was cold, I told the waitress and she just said wow I'm sorry and didn't do anything about it, I asked her 3 times. They changed the gravy recipe and it tastes cheap. I was just really let down by this... More 

Thank aubreyscores
York, Pennsylvania
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34 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I received a gift card for Christmas for the Great American Saloon. We had never been, and being our weekend was open, decided to pay a visit. The atmosphere was warm and friendly. The various décor along the walls and above added to the new experience we were enjoying. Our service was great - we didn't wait... More 

Thank 925CountryEd
Lewes, Delaware
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199 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

We went to this restaurant for dinner tonight and, although the service was good and the venue was busy, the food was just so so. I had a beef dish and my wife had a chicken dish. Neither were very good. It surprised me based on what many have written in their reviews of this restaurant. Maybe it was an... More 

Thank 57RRoberts
York, Pennsylvania
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49 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016 via mobile

Love this place, it's our favorite local restaurant. The calamari is to die for, delicious, light and fried to perfection. Tonight he had steak Chesapeake, NY strip or rib eye covered in a crab wine sauce and served with scallops. She had chicken medeira, Sautee chicken breast, asparagus, mushrooms and melted mozzarella cheese with mushroom medeira sauce plated with red... More 

Thank Gail M
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240 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2016 via mobile

I've never been here with the exception of the Thanksgiving Buffet. There were simply masses and we were a part of a 30 person party. Service was slow but the servers were nice. The Buffet was better than expected and well stocked. I would say that's the food was the equivalent of Cracker Barrel.

Thank Danainfranklin
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2016 via mobile

This was our go to place whenever we went out to dinner. Our experience has been getting worse each time we go, tonight was the icing on the cake we will not be going back. Prices have increased over time, service is slower, and the food is poor. We ordered a medium steak and when it got to our table... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Dairyland Sq, Red Lion, PA 17356-1801
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Red Lion
  • Phone Number: +1 717-246-9548

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