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John Wright Store & Restaurant

234 N Front St, Wrightsville, PA 17368-1327
+1 717-252-0416
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good26%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (49 reviews)
“asparagus soup” (12 reviews)
“pizza” (40 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
234 N Front St, Wrightsville, PA 17368-1327
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Reviewed 1 week ago

So my hubby took me to The John Wright Restaurant for the Sunday Brunch for my Anniversary Gift today and I must honestly say, neither of us were impressed one bit! Food was cold if not empty on the buffet. Carving station consisted of 1...More

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Words cannot express how wonderful our experience was with John Wright Restaurant. The restaurant is special to my son and his bride. This was the only option for their rehearsal dinner. Now I know why!!! The customer service with Molly Cook to the waiter staff...More

Thank janet n
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had an excellent experience, starting with our coordinator, Molly Cook. An hour before 25 of us were to arrive at the restaurant, I had to call to push the reservation up due to an accident the Bride and Groom were caught up in, making...More

Thank Flyer402576
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I along with 16 of our closest family members celebrated our wedding dinner here last week. We selected a few entrees from the dinner menu and offered them to our guests on a personalized menu; all of which were absolutely delicious (especially...More

Thank CoachStevesGirl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to try the pizza patio on Friday. The view is very nice of the river. The service was very good but the pizza was just okay. My husband and I got 2 different pizzas an d neither of us were impressed with our...More

Thank Kim E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was expecting a decent meal, but received an outstanding one. We sat on the outside patio overlooking the river which in and of itself was beautiful/enjoyable. I decided to have the daily special of striped bass. It was delicious! The seasoning and cook were...More

1  Thank Jonny D
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

The view was the best part. Attentive service, pleasant setting where little ones can run around outside. I had applewood smoked salmon, green beans and yellow rice. The green beans were plain, rice was not flavorful and the salmon was interesting. Will try something else...More

1  Thank Jeanne G
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant was suggested to us by staff, after we left a local museum. It did not disappoint us! Beautiful old building redone with the right amount of charm! We did not visit the store and it was closed after our lunch, until they reopened...More

Reviewed August 6, 2018

Very nice restaurant with a good menu selection. We sat outside with friends for lunch. The view of the river is very peaceful and the food was excellent.

Thank Lynn6265
Reviewed August 4, 2018

We've eaten at the John Wright restaurant several times now, and it's always been very enjoyable. The views of the Susquehanna River, the old foundry building, and the really tasty food always make lunch here special. Highlights - the sweet potato chips, and the orange...More

Thank jannwillie
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May 28, 2018|
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Response from Aileen H | Reviewed this property |
Yes, in Columbia right across the river. About 15 minutes at the most.
November 29, 2017|
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Response from Patti C | Reviewed this property |
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Response from janetD | Reviewed this property |
I believe you can, but just call to make sure.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Bar scene, Families with children, Business meetings, Kids, Scenic view
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 234 N Front St, Wrightsville, PA 17368-1327
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Wrightsville
  • Phone Number: +1 717-252-0416
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Enjoy casual dining in a restored silk mill along the Susquehanna River. Our four seasons Dining Room, a timbered structure that extends from our building and is enclosed on three sides with glass, has a breathtaking view of the River at one of its widest points. The menus include fresh, locally produced foods which vary with the seasons. In the summertime, some are grown on the premises. The temperature controlled dining room is open for lunch, dinner, Saturday Breakfast, and Sunday brunch. If you are looking for a banquet facility for an event, please conside our newly renovated, River Room located on the second floor. Our seasonal Pizza Patio restaurant is open from May until September featuring Wood Fired Pizza's!
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