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Shank's Tavern

) #4 of 15 Restaurants in Marietta $$ - $$$ American, ,
36 S Waterford Ave, Marietta, PA 17547-1541
+1 717-426-1205
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good41%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Open Now
11:30 - 23:00All hours
American, Bar, Pub, International
$$ - $$$
36 S Waterford Ave, Marietta, PA 17547-1541
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Shank's is such a cozy place! The food is simple, yet yummy - try the beef on weck! My daughter loves the Friday night sushi events. Great beer selection, and the take out beer cooler has stuff that's very hard to find.

Thank Ed K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Shank's has been for years my favorite place to eat lunch in Marietta. I love sitting by the gas fireplace in the winter and on the patio in the summer. Although I don't generally frequent bars, I often enjoy a sample of one of their...More

Thank Valkyrie48
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

I went to Shanks for the very first time and Tina made me feel special... like family... like i belonged there.... Please Mr. Shank... give her a raise... i will definitely tell others to visit and eat and drink... have fun e joy the Shanks...More

Thank LanaAngelWings8
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Since we had nothing planed for the day and seeing an ad for the "oldest tavern in the USA" we took a side trip from Lancaster to visit this tavern. It was well worth the trip. food was great staff was very willing to give...More

Thank kathymickey
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Biking the NW Susquehanna trail - passed this inviting tavern. After ride, returned to check it out and enjoy a cold adult beverage. Advertised as oldest continually run tavern in Lancaster county - great history and ambiance. Warm, friendly staff - ask about the ghosts...More

Thank Dan K
Reviewed 19 September 2016

It was super to get to stop in a bar I have enjoyed before but is not usually an option on Sundays TILL NOW! Happened to be pedalling up a thirst on the railtrail and stopped in to quench it. Besides their Blue Point Armchair...More

Thank gail-baby55
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This is a great local tavern! Historic, friendly atmosphere. Unique beers on tap. Well priced, good food too!

Thank FPWalters
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Today I went to Shanks for the first time in about 5-6 years. I went in for lunch with a friend, and while we ate our appetizer and waited for our meals, I saw two dogs walking around in the kitchen. I commented on what...More

1  Thank remkfs
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for a beverage after a long bike ride. This was my first visit. The place is very small and the bar was full so we opted for an outside table which is in a lovely court yard. It was a great place...More

Thank Kim E
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

History in a still vital and interesting setting is very cool in my opinion. That is Shanks. Different specials and lots of good music. A small town local watering hole in the best way possible. Note: not open on Saturday and Sunday except for special...More

Thank dougriley
Tina G, Manager at Shank's Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2016

Thanks Doug! Always a pleasure having you around! Can't wait to tap you an IPA!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub, International
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 S Waterford Ave, Marietta, PA 17547-1541
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  Marietta
  • Phone Number: +1 717-426-1205
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