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Olde Lincoln House

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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1398 W Main St, Ephrata, PA 17522-1312
+1 717-733-3490
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11:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Clarksville, Tennessee
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98 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This quaint former boarding house converted to a restaurant offers turn of the century construction coupled with amazing cuisine. I had the crab dip for a starter and it was outstanding. For dinner I chose the Pan-Seared Scallops with risotto complimented with 3 Pound IPA from local St. Boniface brewery. Two craft beers, the crab dip and the main course... More 

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Landisville, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A group of us got together for a working dinner meeting. We were seated upstairs in a private room. Well appointed with some antique pieces and old books. The food was presented, along with some very nice bar beverages, in a timely manner by a very pleasant server. The evening was capped off by a nice selection of desserts.

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Beautiful PA
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92 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Boneless Short Rib is the best you will ever have. Don't miss Prime Rib either. Every visit we were impressed with excellent quality of food. This is simply the best in Ephrata. Unfortunately the services are just OK. The wait staff sometimes are not very attentive or caring. One young hostess is so inexperienced that the host job looks very... More 

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ephrata
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Sat at the bar this evening. Barmaid was courteous. Had the pulled pork sandwich. Very good. Very nice place for either a big meal or just a sandwich. Nice atmosphere.

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Lancaster, PA
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169 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Love the burgers. Great place for a meal and a beer. If you are looking for a nice dinner, the scallops are fantastic. Prices are fair.

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Gansevoort, United States
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

I got to eat crab legs for the first time in years and not just crab legs but fries with crab on top! Wow! I love it!!! The staff was great, and the atmosphere was nice too... I will definitely go back next time I am in town.

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Lititz, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

We were at the Lincoln house for food and drinks. Everything was just right and our waitress Bethany did a great job. Everyone was pleased with the food and service.

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PA
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352 reviews
239 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Stopped in here for lunch. We ate in the cozy bar area although the several dining rooms also looked very nice. A nice selection of sandwiches to choose from.

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Brooklyn, New York
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356 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

We shared an appetizer of short rib ragu over pumpkin bread, which was delicious and unusual! Both entrees, steak and a chicken dish, were well prepared and excellent! We shared a bottle of wine, which was moderately priced. Atmosphere, service plus, combined to make this an excellent dinner. Would definitely return when in the area,

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Ephrata, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

The food and atmosphere is great; never had a bad experience. The staff is attentive and service is exceptional. Live nearby and we often walk to the Olde Lincoln House during the warmer weather and have lunch/dinner in the outdoor-seating Tiki Barn. One of my favorite places to dine inside or outdoors.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1398 W Main St, Ephrata, PA 17522-1312
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  Ephrata
  • Phone Number: +1 717-733-3490

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?