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The Cove

American, Bar, Pub
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1500 S George St, York, PA 17403-4506
717) 854-1714
11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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York, PA
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ordered typical bar fare...sandwiches and wings. The wings were meaty but not very crispy. I ordered the burger medium-rare--it was medium, and not very beefy tasting. It was below average. They had a full beer selection, but I wished that they had a couple decent wines by the glass as well.

Thank yopatastebud
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They have a great beer selection including rotating taps and bottles. As for the food, everything my family and I have had was excellent but it doesn't get any better than the crab on crab!

Thank Mead M
Williamsburg, Virginia
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66 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

while visiting the area, we had dinner here. it was too hot to eat out on the deck, but it was a very nice looking area with water running from a creek I guess. the inside felt like the locals place, bar area, Televisions with sports playing. upon walking in they told us to sit any where, but then it... More 

Thank Carrie T
York, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016

This was our first visit to The Cove. We & our friends were quite impressed with the service, the atmosphere & the food. The only down side of the experience was the timing of the food delivery. Everything came at basically the same time (drinks, appetizers & entrée). Our server was pleasant & attentive. She also took a photo of... More 

Thank Carlton T
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

Love going here. My husband and I eat here at least once a month, and have never been disappointed with our meals. Wide selection of beer on tap. Food is always hot and fresh, and the portion sizes never disappoint! The waitresses and the bartenders are fantastic, they always make you feel welcome :)

Thank Kristi V
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

Awesome staff!!!! Great food!! I looked to see a great restaurant in York and found the Cove. So glad I went. Try the Poolside tea!

Thank Kristin T
York, Pa
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64 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016

We love The Cove's food and their beer selection. We eat there every once in a while. I've reviewed it before. But I simply have to add a warning about the music videos. I am no prude, in fact, I think I'm pretty tolerant. But the last time we visited, I was quite simply disgusted by the videos playing on... More 

Thank Cheryl D
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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73 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

Just left there and it was an amazing place just outside York proper. We ate on the deck and the sound of the gently running water was very relaxing , perfect weather conditions, very pleasant evening. The staff is right there for you and very friendly, Jackie and .Dana are awesome. Our food was not only delicious, but served beautifully... More 

Thank Patricia Y
York, Pennsylvania
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

We've eaten here twice in just the last couple of weeks & both times it was excellent. Last time the weather was nice enough to sit outside on the deck. The food was marvelous as well as the mixed drinks. Definitely will be back & going to try & make bike night on Thursdays as well.

Thank Kimberly J
Chicago, Illinois
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57 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

Four of us had lunch here after a nearby meeting. While it is definitely a bar, the food was surprisingly good and fresh. The staff was very hospitable but the lunch itself was a bit slow, despite that we were the only people there for about 10 minutes. It would be a fun venue after hours (I assume).

Thank Matt C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1500 S George St, York, PA 17403-4506
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  York
  • Phone Number: 717) 854-1714

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