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Lily's on Main

124 E Main St, Ephrata, PA 17522-2773
+1 717-738-2711
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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American, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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124 E Main St, Ephrata, PA 17522-2773
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61 - 70 of 252 reviews

Reviewed 5 November 2015 via mobile

Wonderful meal with attentive waitstaff and friendly hostess. Amazing filet mignon and asparagus for me and delicious salmon cooked perfectly for him at a table by the window. We had never been there before but came on a recommendation and are so glad we did....More

Thank Judy C
Reviewed 28 October 2015

We tried Lily's on Main on our first night in Ephrata and thought it was just so-so. First thing, it was difficult to find as we were unfamiliar with the area. I thought the atmosphere was very nice and loved the art deco decor. I...More

2  Thank Linda P
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Lily's on main offers a nice clean atmosphere for date night or small groups. While we were there, there was a birthday party going on, so it got a little loud, but overall it was a great experience. They offer a seasonal menu as well...More

Thank CHH91187
Reviewed 22 October 2015

Borh my wife's (raspberry chicken) and my entree (scallops with risotto) were barely lukewarm; part of my risotto was in fact plain cold which suggested that it had been reheated without stirring. The problem may have been understaffing; only one waitress and an assistant for...More

2  Thank Konstantin G
Reviewed 21 October 2015

We found this restaurant one year on a B&B weekend in Lancaster County and have returned several times in other years. Our dinner here is always a happy occasion. The service is very good, the food is well presented, although the portions seem a little...More

Thank kirish_12
Reviewed 19 October 2015

At Lily’s on Main, one can find representations from each of the last four decades worth of menus in middle-upper end local restaurants. From the 1970’s (Chicken with Brie and Raspberries) to the 1980’s (various Cajun touches and vegetarian options) to the 1990’s (Stuffed Portabellos,...More

Thank Katherine M
Reviewed 30 September 2015

Amazingly wonderful food! Loved our anniversary dinner on a quiet night where the staff was at our beckon call.

Thank JM17522
Reviewed 28 September 2015

Nice atmosphere. Fine service. Very good food. Worth the stop for sure! Conveniently located on the main thoroughfare.

Thank Joan G
Reviewed 23 September 2015

Lily's on Main is always good food - good service. Lily's also has a stand at the local Ephrata Fair and their rib eye steak sandwiches are very good. They also have portabella mushrooms. Everything done on the grill right in downtown Ephrata - Fair...More

Thank Bluebirdsinging
Reviewed 15 September 2015

A very nice and deliberate meal. Food was very good and the timing of the delivery of the food was spot on and made for a very nice paced meal.

Thank Glenn L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 35 - US$ 45
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
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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
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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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