We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Lombardo's - nothing to write home about”

Lombardo's Italian American
Ranked #149 of 578 Restaurants in Lancaster
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: American, Italian
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
South Carloina
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Lombardo's - nothing to write home about”
Reviewed July 7, 2009

Advised by the staff of a local hotel we visited Lombardo's. The service was prompt and friendly. The Salad and garlic bread were tasty but that was the end of anything with a flavor. My wife had a pasta dish with hot sausage and I had a New York Strip neither of which had much flavor (we expect an Italian tomato sauce to have a rich garlic flavor). My experience with Italian food (which Italian cuisine is by far my taste of choice) of all sorts is richness and this food was just bland. After having the opportunity to explain this to the waitress and sending three quarters of each meal away i was really disappointed when the bill arrived reflecting the full charge.

    • Value
    • Atmosphere
    • Service
    • Food
Helpful?
2 Thank olesouthernboy
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

145 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    56
    25
    24
    25
    15
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Lancaster
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Food Ok, but the atmosphere...”
Reviewed July 3, 2009

My wife and I went to Lombardo's not too long ago after I've been hearing about this place for YEARS, but never went. It was "ok." My wife and I place ATMOSPHERE heavily. When I say "atmosphere" I mean the actual interior designing...the walls were blah...no mood lighting, etc. I felt a little "packed in." It sort of took away from the food. I say "eh" at best.

    • Value
    • Atmosphere
    • Service
    • Food
Helpful?
1 Thank lancguy1
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Connecticut
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Fine for family style Italian...”
Reviewed August 10, 2008

...but if you're looking for haute cuisine, this is not the place. Menu is simple and most entrees are very good. Very reasonably priced. Friendly service, as they're into the 7th decade of family ownership.

Helpful?
Thank shanksmd
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
El Paso, Texas
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“OK”
Reviewed April 5, 2008

The baked lasagna resembled a haphazard mixture of pasta, sauce, and meat, while lacking any sign of cheese; it was uninspiring. I must say that the tiramisu was quite good.

Helpful?
1 Thank FedTraveller
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
A TripAdvisor reviewer on Facebook
“Tried my first escargo here!!! Nice for an "adult only" night out or birthday!”
Reviewed December 14, 2007

Tried my first escargo here!!! Nice for an "adult only" night out or birthday!

Helpful?
1 Thank A TripAdvisor reviewer on Facebook
This review is the subjective opinion of an individual contributor and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Travelers who viewed Lombardo's Italian American also viewed

Lancaster, Lancaster County
Lancaster, Lancaster County
 
Lancaster, Lancaster County
Lancaster, Lancaster County
 

Been to Lombardo's Italian American? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing