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124 E Main St, Ephrata, PA 17522-2773
+1 717-738-2711
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
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Lititz, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

We have been here before and needed reservations to get in. On a Saturday night last weekend, the place was almost empty. I'm not sure why as our meals were very good. The salad was fresh with several different greens. We had a stuffed chicken breast and it was well cooked and delicious. It came with mashed potatoes and asparagus.... More 

Thank CLM554
Willow Street, Pennsylvania
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101 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

Whether for lunch or dinner one can always expect an above average meal with good service. Their menu is quite varied and enticing

Thank Alan17584
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

I have been to Lily's many times and have always thought that the price was just a bit too much. Don't get me wrong, the food is good, the service is excellent, and the cocktails and the wine list are extensive. The setting is also inviting, offering nice views of our little town of Ephrata. But I always keep returning... More 

Thank Richard K
Reamstown, Pennsylvania
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Lily's continues to provide a solid dining experience and a great upscale option for folks in The Ephrata area who don't want to venture to Lancaster for quality dining. Jen has been our "family server" for years, and she always adds to our meals there. Love the asparagus with the entrees, and Steve's summer special of grilled shrimp with chickpea... More 

Thank bmagpa
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

Taylor at Adamstown Inns in Adamstown PA suggested this restaurant and he was sure right. food, service were great only thing I felt they took me on was a slice of upside down pineapple pie to go. When I got the bill I saw $8.00 for a slice wow. It was good but pricey

Thank Sumitup J
Ephrata, Pennsylvania
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101 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

Great location for business lunch in downtown Ephrata. Good variety of luncheon selections and the service is great! Good view and very relaxing, not cramped at all.

Thank William H
Rocky Hill, New Jersey
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were here last weekend on the recommendation of the Bed and Breakfast we were staying at. Totally not what we expected, the restaurant is housed in a professional office building with a movie theater downstairs. The decor was art deco and upscale. Great menu choices and the food was delicious. The drinks were strong, definitely not... More 

Thank drdtaranto
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

Visited Lily's during a birthday weekend. The service was excellent, and the atmosphere - though truly elegant - was very warm and inviting. Raspberry Chicken was exceptional!!!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

I've given this place plenty of chances and think their quality of food isn't good. We ordered a cheese plate and the bread was very stale and the plate was $11. There is this older lady who is a hostess and she is not friendly at all. Bar staff is pleasant though so I would go there for cocktails only

Thank Sandra M
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88 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

We had heard some good things about this from our B&B, so we tried it. The last time we were here we'd eaten elsewhere b/c we didn't see this restaurant (located on the 2nd floor). My tablemate enjoyed a delicious cocktail (some sort of lemon flavored drink) and I also thought it was good. He had the house salad which... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 35 - USD 45
American, International
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 124 E Main St, Ephrata, PA 17522-2773
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  Ephrata
  • Phone Number: +1 717-738-2711
Lily's on Main has become a Lancaster County favorite - featuring a warm, inviting atmosphere and fabulous dining at reasonable prices. Specializing in American fare with artistic flair, Lily's offers entrees and appetizers for those looking for classic American favorites prepared and presented in a unique and delicious way.

Located in the heart of downtown Ephrata, Lily's is decorated in the art deco style reminiscent of the 1930's and 40's, and the interior enhances the relaxed, yet sophisticated dining experience that is uniquely Lily's.

At Lily's a great meal is also a value. Whether you're looking to celebrate a special occasion, or to spend an enjoyable dinner out with family or friends, Lily's has the selection and price that's right for you.

Enjoy the experience that is Lily's... What dining out was meant to be.

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