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“Fresh and flavorful”
Review of John J. Jeffries

John J. Jeffries
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Ranked #3 of 594 Restaurants in Lancaster
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $30 - $30
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Good for: Bar scene, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Mullberry St.
Description: During renovations, workers found in the floor beams a signed inspection stamp--November 5, 1890--with the name of tobacco inspector John J. Jeffries. We named the restaurant after him. We’ve designed our menu based on local, seasonal, sustainable and organic agriculture and delicious recipes. Please join us and taste the difference of local farm-to-table sustainable cuisine in one of Lancaster's best fine dining restaurants. As the Chefs and Owners of John J Jeffries, we believe you will find our passion for supporting local businesses and preserving the land we live on, to be contagiously obvious in how we run our restaurant. All of our meats are raised locally, confinement-free on fresh green grass pastures. No hormones, antibiotics, steroids or forced-fertilization occurs. Our produce is local organic or chemical free. We use local grass fed cream, butter and eggs. We also provide sustainable seafood and support sustainable fisheries.
Reviewed July 9, 2013

We had a wonderful dinner here. Service was on time but unobtrusive. I had a salad with local berries and a subtle vinagrette that featured the freshness of both the greens and the berries.

We both had a dry aged steak--very nice cut, really good quality meat. We had a creme brulee for dessert, also very good.

Nice ambiance in a pretty renovated building.

Thank WineloverVirginia
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Reviewed July 8, 2013

Haven't been to this restaurant in a few years. The menu selection and seasonality has greatly improved, along with the food quality, I will definitely go back sooner rather than later. The portions are still rather large but if you know that in advance you just adjust your ordering accordingly.

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Thank Scott M
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Reviewed July 8, 2013

Love this place. Creative, terrific ambiance, fun bar, wonderful staff. A high end restaurant without any attitude and plenty of gourmet selections.

Thank Brian236
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Reviewed July 8, 2013

Best food i have in years. Farm to Table...so fresh, so tasty...just wonderful. From appetizer to dessert, very complex tasting, simple dishes that will make u make another reservation b4 u leave.

Thank plysy
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Reviewed July 4, 2013

Food service ambiance. It has it all. Plus being part of the Arts Hotel complex. This is one of my favorites in Lancaster. The outdoor seating is especially nice and has been part of many special occasions for us.

Thank Don M
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