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“Great Meal and Location”
Review of Checkers Bistro

Checkers Bistro
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Tue, 6/18
8:00 PM
Ranked #11 of 669 Restaurants in Lancaster
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $25 - $50
Cuisines: American, French, Contemporary
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Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Bar scene, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Breakfast, Private Dining, Reservations
Description: Checkers Bistro has an eclectic menu, with American, French and Asian influenced dishes. We are passionate about Food, Wine, Craft Beers and Spirits. We purchase as many ingredients locally that are in season. Our goal is to deliver a fine dining experience in a friendly and consistent setting. We welcome your feedback through TripAdvisor and will respond to your comments. It's always a beautiful day at Checkers Bistro.
Reviewed May 11, 2019

If you travel to Lancaster PA and do not want to stay at a tourist hotel and eat at a chain restaurant, then the Arts Hotel and Checkers Bistro are made for you. While the Arts Hotel tries to be eclectic, Checkers delivers. The food and service are both worthwhile experiences. Do make a reservation; this restaurant is quite close to Franklin and Marshall College, which means that there are plenty of people hungry for a good meal. Checkers does not disappoint!

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed April 29, 2019 via mobile

The restaurant has a lovely interior: a good mix of modern and classic. The ambiance was quite romantic. The service could have been better. One waiter was really good and friendly, the waitress was forgetful and looked harried. The food was tasty and well presented. I liked my Apple Salad, the Calamari appetizer and the Diver Seared Scallops were delicious! My husband did not love the raspberry reduction sauce on his Coffee Cured Petit Filet, it was overwhelmingly sweet. He let the waitress know that and we received complimentary Mango Apricot Sorbet. It’s a great place for a date night!

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed April 14, 2019

Nice quiet restaurant to sit and enjoy the excellent service and food. We were able to talk and enjoy ourselves without feeling rushed. Added bonus, there is decent parking.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank sabgkids
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Reviewed March 31, 2019

There are so many places the Lancaster is hard to choose one. We decided on checkers and we’re very happy that we did. Service is phenomenal, food is a great quality and lots of options. The really nice thing about it is although you’re in a nice atmosphere it’s also laid back.

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed March 21, 2019

We ate at Checkers Bistro for the first time last week. The ambiance, service and food were excellent. It was pricey, as expected, but well worth it.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Joel S
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