Posted: 01/22/2021

New Restaurants in Lancaster, PA

Tasty new spots to grab a bite to eat in Lancaster

As part of your planning during this time, please call or check the website & social media of these properties for their most current operational information.

New restaurants and delis are popping up across Lancaster County, offering up tasty bites and drinks to sip. While we’ll always have our go-to spots, it’s exciting to branch out and try something new. Next time you’re in town, be sure to try one of these new hot spots that will tickle your taste buds and show you the newest side of Lancaster.

Blackworth Live Fire Grill
52 North Broad St, Lititz
Gather with your family and friends at this new spot in Lititz. Dishes are fresh, rustic and wholesome, many of which are prepared over an open flame. Craft cocktails and delicious desserts round-out the unforgettable meal.

Blazin J’s

15 E King Street, Lancaster & Park City Mall Food Court
This Home of the “Hot Chicken Sandwich” has been a hit with Lancastrians since it opened late last year. It’s a fast-casual spot that’s serving up fried or grilled chicken sandwiches, chicken tenders, fries and even waffles, spiced up with their homemade hot sauce.

Café 1832
305 Gap Road, Ronks
Located on the property of Strasburg Rail Road nestled right on the platform of America’s oldest operating railroad, this historic atmosphere is the perfect setting for lunch, dinner, or just a quick bite.

C’est La Vie
18 North Market Street, Lancaster
Right across from historic Central Market, C’est La Vie is a bistro-style eatery serving up brick oven pizzas, sandwiches, amazing entrees and delightful small plates. The offerings are as delightful as the views from the windows of our historic little city.

Cartoon Kitchen

2285 Lincoln Highway East, Lancaster
If you’re traveling with young foodies, Cartoon Kitchen is the spot for you this year. Open to the public and location in the Cartoon Network Hotel, their menu is filled with cartoon-inspired creations like Sausage Breakfast Party Pizza and Lady Rainicorn Grilled Cheese.

Conway Social Club
28 East King Street, Lancaster
Adding to the Annie Bailey’s Irish Pub experience, Conway Social Club offers speakeasy vibes above the pub locals already know and love. This intimate space offers cocktails crafted to perfect using the freshest ingredients and fare that elevates the art of eating.

Double C
220 North Prince Street, Lancaster
Double C introduces “Keystone Casual.” The first of its kind in the nation. The casual neighborhood spot that defines Pennsylvania Farm to Table. The menu offers a variety of burgers, tacos, seasonal salads and rice bowls. Head to their bar for fresh squeezed margaritas, interesting wines, bourbons and 16 Pennsylvania craft beers on tap.

El Mariachi
2 North Market Street, Elizabethtown
Located in the square of Elizabethtown, El Mariachi is the happening Mexican Restaurant where the locals go to dine, and socialize. The menu features dishes assembled from the freshest ingredients, sure to bring bold and inspiring flavor into your life.

Fireside Cafe at Keystone
158 Toddy Drive, East Earl Township
This adorable cafe has a variety of ways to pick up their delicious coffee and food - whether go to the drive-through or request curbside pickup or sit outside on their beautiful patio and walk up to the window, the food tastes great all the same!

Hillside Public House
333 N. State Street, Ephrata
Stop by for craft beer and great food! Hillside Public House is partnered with Brewster's BBQ and offers a full menu of delicious plates. Take the edge off with one of the featured Hillside Spirits and other local distillery specialties.

Josephine’s Downtown

50 West Grant Street, Lancaster
Inspired by the local harvest, this fine dining spot is a date night must! Located next to Central Market (and right below C’est La Vie mentioned above), this spot is cozy and elegant with a menu to match – think escargot, risotto and a beautifully done rack of lamb.

Lancaster Pickle Company
318 North Queen Street, Lancaster
This family owned business in Downtown Lancaster offers all of your favorite bites. Come grab Hammonds pretzels, cheese, meats, olives and of course, all natural pickles with no preservatives. They carry a myriad of flavors from horseradish & honey to lemon & pepper.

25 South Queen Street, Lancaster
Plough is a new spot that’s reimagined a classic Downtown Lancaster space. This is one of two new restaurants located in the Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square, offering guests and the public a modern-American dining experience. You’ll find dishes inspired by the best local ingredients, with Penn Square views.

Scratch Bakes
11 West Chestnut Street, Lancaster
This long-time favorite bakery in Ephrata has opened a new spot in Downtown Lancaster. Scratch Bakes is great spot for lunch with coffee drinks, sandwiches, wraps, salads and soups that are homemade and fantastic! Don’t forget to grab a cupcake for dessert.

Tied House
27-31 East Main Street, Lititz
Enjoy locally brewed beer, PA wine & spirits and a menu that features house-smoked and roasted ingredients right in Historic Downtown Lititz.

The Exchange
25 South Queen Street, Lancaster
The second new spot at Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square, the Exchange is a hip roof-top bar that is serving up drinks and fare that are just as good as the views of the city. Don’t worry about the weather – this roof top space offers seating for all four seasons.

Zoetropolis Cinema Stillhouse
112 N Water Street, Lancaster
Catching an indie film at Zoetropolis just got tastier. Before or after the film, grab a bite to eat and a cocktail made with liquor distilled on site. Tapas, sliders, and other shareable bites make for a great place to meet up with friends.



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