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124 E Main St, Ephrata, PA 17522-2773
+1 717-738-2711
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
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16:00 - 21:00
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New Castle, Delaware
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477 reviews
325 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2014

Last week my wife and I were looking for a nice restaurant in the Ephrata, PA area. The one we were planning to eat at was closed for some renovations. We strolled the streets of the city and found this gem. The food, service, and atmosphere was excellent. Their seasonal menus change every 2 to 3 months to provide a... More 

2 Thank Curt K
Hershey, Pennsylvania
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497 reviews
304 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2014

OK, we arrived at 1:30 on a Friday afternoon. We did not see a sign in front but the Garmin told us we were there. We parked in back and as approaching a theatre we saw" Lily's on Main" on the Marque. So, we went in and found a sign that said second floor. And there it is and it... More 

2 Thank Richard D
Pottstown, Pennsylvania
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80 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2014

We stopped here after a visit to the Cloisters for lunch. This restaurant has a very nice atmosphere, with open space and plenty of light. We enjoyed the Manhattan Clam Chowder, spinach salad, tuna melt, and Margarita flat bread pizza, these were all excellent with delicious fresh tomatoes. Big heat was the crab meat soft pretzel. We will take a... More 

Thank ondlinks
Pasadena, Maryland
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109 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2014 via mobile

With an Art Deco atmosphere we had a very enjoyable experience. When the salads arrive the first thing we do is take pictures. They look like works of art. You almost don't want to eat them. But believe me that is the best part. There is always a dish made up to welcome the season or holidays. The same can... More 

1 Thank Verna S
Falls Church, VA
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2014

I called ahead and made reservations to celebrate a special anniversary. We were greeted and seated promptly. Our waitress was very attentive and knew the menu well. Her recommendations were all on point. We had the seasonal offerings -- tomato & mozzarella salad (the mozzarella was grilled) and the stuffed flounder. The pace of the meal was slow -- more... More 

Thank jackl52
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61 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2014

Lily’s is an attractive restaurant done in an art deco style with a terrific view over the town and countryside. Our waitress and the staff were friendly, helpful and attentive. The menu is varied with a wide selection of appetizers and entrees. The restaurant has a good selection of wines and advertises its wide variety of cocktails and a whiskey... More 

Thank BobandRena
Mobile, Alabama
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2014

So many locals raved about Lily's and my travel guide recommended it but I just wasn't thrilled. My mom and I ate lunch there--mom had a burger which was fine. I had the recommended rasberry chicken which was thick and a little dry. It wasn't a bad place, just not a thrill.

1 Thank 1970kat
Denver, Pennsylvania
1 review
Reviewed 12 May 2014

Today was Mother's Day and my husband chose Lily's for our family. We were immediately seated for our 1 p.m. reservation. They did not seem very busy, but it took a long time before a waitress took our drink and food order. The wait for our dinner was almost 1 hour! The food arrived and the mash potatoes were hard... More 

Thank golfnow
Telford, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 April 2014

4 of us went for dinner sunday night, lily's was empty( 2 other tables of diners)- but it was early and sunday. service was prompt and pleasant. all our food was well prepared and very good. we ordered from both the lite fare and regular menu and everyone enjoyed their choices. the salads were fresh- the calamari crisp and very... More 

Thank telforddiner
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 April 2014

Excellant location, food selection, and service. Delicious food from start for finish. Highly recommended!

Thank Allison B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$35 - US$45
American, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
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
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?