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Shank's Tavern

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, ,
36 S Waterford Ave, Marietta, PA 17547-1541
+1 717-426-1205
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good37%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“beef on weck” (5 reviews)
“sushi” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, International
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36 S Waterford Ave, Marietta, PA 17547-1541
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Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

Nice selection of beers. Went on local talent night. Nice atmosphere. Can be a bit tight with big crowd. Nice relaxing place for a friendly night out with something for everyone on menu.

Thank Steven C
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

Wondering why it took a recent article about old taverns in Central PA Magazine for us to visit this cozy, charming spot. The food was yummy and the service was great. We loved chatting with owner Bob and will definitely be back soon!

Thank Nonni911
Tina G, Manager at Shank's Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2018

Thank you so much for stopping by. Shank's in celebrating their 204th anniversary in 2018, and is the oldest continuously operating tavern in the area. Old world charm and fresh fare in a comfortable atmosphere. Cheers!

Reviewed 28 December 2017

A great place - homey, great selection of beer, surprisingly good food and friendly staff. We go to Shank's frequently for dinner and always enjoy it.

Thank clgs1
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Went here for the Beef on Weck and it was everything promised, old Irish Pub atmosphere, fire place,dart board, not sure of the story yet, but there’s a life size skeleton bride on the roof. Will be visiting again to find out the story.

Thank delisaallen
Reviewed 23 September 2017

It was my 1st time hear in a long time . I came for the Beef on Weck on a Thursday night. The sandwich was great ! I had 2 beers that both were warm.....not sure if there system was down or if this was...More

Thank FamilyTime23
Reviewed 10 July 2017

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 6 July 2017

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 24 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub, International
Dinner, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
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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