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“a delightful surprise all around - food, service, atmosphere”
Review of Fenz Restaurant

Fenz Restaurant
Ranked #43 of 594 Restaurants in Lancaster
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Bar scene, Romantic, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: The restaurant features a contemporary bistro-style menu, formed from the idea that casual dining can be stylish, and that some of our favorite comfort foods can benefit with the remix of contemporary flair. In addition to revised classics, the menu includes small plate "tastes" to share or enjoy with a cocktail. Daily specials from Chef Daniella Ward complete the culinary scenario by offering inspirations of the moment, influenced by the season.
Reviewed January 22, 2010

Our party of four was warmly greeted by both the hostess and an attentive bartender. The atmosphere is comfortably sophisticated without pretension.
Our server was efficient and knowledgeable and we appreciated his suggestions. The timing of the courses was spot on. The table setting was beautiful - hammered silver cutlery with nice weight, fresh flowers, modern, woven place mats on crisp , white tablecloth - easy elegance. The presentation of the food was creative and impeccable. Sizes of each course were just right - as each bite was saturated with flavor we were not left wanting, and we felt comfortably full and satisfied. We especially recommend the spinach salad and the steak Diane. We will definitely be back with more of our friends.

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Thank bermudamom
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Reviewed January 18, 2010

Very nice restaurant. Portion sizes are very small for what you are paying. And... Really... $7.00 for a bed of salad??? Couldn't that be included??? Overall, good food, the tables are very close so you better enjoy the person sitting beside you. Would I go again - probably.

Thank PaHouston
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Reviewed January 2, 2010

This spot is long overdue. After living in NYC & Philadelphia, it was hard to find comparable restaurants. When Fenz opened, we felt right at home. Cool city vibe, excellent service, and a nice variety of fabulous fare. Don't miss out on the fries with truffle oil, the salmon with burre blanc sauce, the steak diane or Annie's famous cheesecake for dessert (reserve a slice early as they run out quickly!)

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Thank knkbrz
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Reviewed September 13, 2009

Lancaster dining has always been a bit of a challenge, but Fenz is another great find in this small city. The staff really goes out of their way to accommodate any special requests, and are very willing to go the extra mile. We had a wonderful meal - the fried pickle appetizer and the salmon entree was delicious. I am not a desert fan, but tasted a bite of a friend's cheesecake. An employee named Ann makes it, and it's the truly the best! All six of us loved our meal and the atmosphere was relaxed and friendly. Would definitely return!!

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Thank OutNextWeek
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Reviewed May 22, 2009

We travel alot, and love to try new restaurants in new locales. Tonight we had some great food with a terrifice server, Kenny. This restaurant is wonderful, and so is the food. Really, really good.

However, it's pretty clear that the restaurant caters to locals first. That's OK, unless your not a local. We were not.

Locals are seated upstairs, non locals downstairs, even with reservations. I wish I was a local because this place has a great feel ,its eclectic, and the food is wonderful.

I can't wait till next year when we return. We'll see if there is a difference then. I completely understand who butters your bread, but Fenz simply has to make it less obvious.

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Thank c44me
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