Iron Hill Brewery - Lancaster
Iron Hill Brewery - Lancaster

Iron Hill Brewery - Lancaster

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.ironhillbrewery.com/lancaster/
  • Phone: (717) 291-9800
  • Hours of Operation:
    Monday-Saturday: 11:00 AM- 12:00 AM
    Sunday: 11:00 AM- 9:00 PM
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Burgers, Brewery
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: College Avenue
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Ample parking available in front of the restaurant.
A word from Iron Hill Brewery - Lancaster
Welcome to Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant in Lancaster, where you'll find fresh handcrafted beers, creative yet informal New American Cuisine & friendly & attentive service in a casual, upscale atmosphere.
We've been voted Best Brewpub by Philadelphia magazine, Best Bar & Grill/Microbrewery by the readers of Chester County Daily Local & Best Brewery/Restaurant by the readers of Main Line Today.


Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant is a non-smoking environment with smoking allowed in designated outdoor areas only, however cigar & pipe smoking is prohibited. Reservations & "Call Aheads" are accepted for lunch & dinner seven days a week. We accept all major credit cards & are handicapped accessible. The cock tail and bar area is not available for online reservations it's first come first serve.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerFit for Foodies
  • Diners' Choice WinnerNeigborhood Gem
  • Diners' Choice WinnerMost Booked
Iron Hill Brewery - Lancaster reviews from OpenTable diners
208 reviews since July 29, 2014
Overall Rating4.2
  • Food4.3
    Service4.4
  • Ambiance4
    Noise LevelModerate
97% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
good for groups (114)neighborhood gem (90)fit for foodies (86)great for lunch (74)hot spot (63)special occasion (62)kid-friendly (49)vibrant bar scene (48)great for outdoor dining (34)late-night find (22)romantic (16)great for brunch (15)scenic view (9)notable wine list (9)Show More
  • go for the beer and enjoy the meal
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 11/23/2014
    everything is brewed fresh so it couldn't taste any better with tons of choices. The menu was diverse and the food we ordered was great. Service was friendly, thoughtful and quick. A great experience for families.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • 11/21/14
    Naomi
    Dined on 11/21/2014
    When I called for a reservation, Sarah was very polite and helpful. I booked a table for 4 and was seated quickly on arrival. While my party took a little bit to order, our server was attentive and made sure we were ok with drinks. We ordered and our food came very quickly. We received the Tuna Steak Salad, Medeterranian wrap, Chili Rubbed Steak, and Jaegerschnitzel. I personally had the $23 steak, and was not pleased with the portion size. The steak was also tough and had a lot of grisle. My dish also came with a side of Mac and cheese that was not nearly enough (only 1/2 cup of noodles). I was actually still hungry after my meal and ate a little of my husband's Medeterranian wrap which was good. Our friends both liked their food, and we all loved the look and feel of the restaurant. I feel that the staff is polite and courteous and the ambiance is perfect, but the cost and qualify of food should be looked at.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • 60th birthday
    Lucca7006
    Dined on 11/21/2014
    Food was great as was the service. Only complaint was our drinks. Every drink was returned(3) just plain bad. Our fault i guess, when your at a brewery drink beer!!! Larry b
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Just OK this time
    JohnG
    Dined on 11/21/2014
    Restaurant was very loud and service was slow. Very busy this evening,. Ordered medium steak and it was served medium rare.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Awesome seasonal brews with seasonal food options.
    Out4grub
    Dined on 11/17/2014
    Quite a variety in house brews, including the award winning Abbey Dubbel, which pairs perfectly with so many of their amazing menu options. The area around F&M is quaint and will appeal to the pickiest of diners and sight-seers. Try the roasted beets with haricot vert, vinaigrette and goat cheese for a great small plate and go for the barley dough if you opt for the pizza!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Jzdancer
    Dined on 11/15/2014
    We arrived just on time for our 7:30 reservation to find a lobby packed with people waiting for tables. We were seated in less than 5 minutes at one of two very cozy and private booths. (We had requested a booth as it was a birthday celebration.) Service was friendly and prompt. We travel to Lancaster 2x/year and never miss the chance to dine at Iron Hill. Food never disappoints. And while my husband is there for the beer, I find their cocktails to be above par. Can't wait to get back there!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Service!
    NOMNOM15
    Dined on 11/10/2014
    Great Service! Our server was very friendly! We had a reservation and go seated very quickly upon arriving.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Beer and food
    Cassman
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    The seasonal beer being made now is great. Dark beer went with the Sweet Potato fries.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Nice dinner out.
    picktpickypicky
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    Making reservations online is very helpful. They sat us exactly at our reservation time. Walk ins appeared to have a wait of 30-45 min, but is was a Saturday night. Most of the party enjoyed their meals. Chicken pot pie was not all white meat chunks...enough said. The naked burger was good though. The place is known for their beer, so try the sampler. Location is great, being across the street from Franklin and Marshall. Staff was very nice and accommodating. Atmosphere was great. Would definitely return. A nice alternative to the more common chains.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • food delivery timing
    SGB123
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    we ordered appetizers/salads. Meals came out well before we were through our salads. No apologize or anything. Our meals were just pushed onto us leaving little room for our salads/appetizers to be placed. Waiter wanted to take my salad that was not nearly finished.. six adults placed in a booth with little room to move. I had made a reservation but failed to ask to be seated at tables instead of a booth. God forbid we had all been six large people....
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Good Food - a little Pricey
    Vogs
    Dined on 11/6/2014
    Food was good, service was great. price was a little high. Beer was wonderful!! We will definitely come back.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A favorite spot in Lancaster!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 11/5/2014
    I live outside of Lancaster but when entering Lancaster, of course the first place I think of to eat is Iron Hill. The food is GREAT. I don't eat meat but I do eat seafood and I can always find a nice dish on the menu. From soups to desserts and wines, Iron Hill always leaves me satisfied. Caitlyn (my server) was extremely helpful with menu items and was always available to freshen my drink.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Friday night dinner
    Bob13wVIP
    Dined on 11/1/2014
    Restaurant was busy. The service was OK but we received cold fries with our burgers. The beer was good but expensive. This is an OK place but for the prices they charge the food and service should be better.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Count on a good night
    Maddie
    Dined on 11/1/2014
    Been plenty of times, always good beer and great food!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • unsatisfactory
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    We go to Iron Hill a lot and this is the first time that the service just wasn't what it should have been. The waiter got our drinks and then never came back to the table until it was time to bring the check. Also, they missed our 2 orders of sweet potatoe fries so we had to ask a gentleman (not our waiter) to get them for us.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great place for fun occasions
    every1sacritic
    Dined on 10/24/2014
    We have found the food consistently good, interesting beers (brewed on site with a constantly changing selection), a very lively atmosphere. We definitely plan to go back when we're next in Lancaster.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, kid-friendly, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good food but the portion was small
    Foodie4life
    Dined on 10/23/2014
    Good food but not excellent and a bit overpriced. Small portions . I've been to iron hill a few times this time they akimped on the fries. Sad.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always really good!
    DeanB
    Dined on 10/19/2014
    Been here 4 or 5 times. Beer is excellent. Food is comfort-plus. Staff is really friendly. Will definitely return.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great place
    Satisfied2VIP
    Dined on 10/19/2014
    We return here regularly as we have never been let down, no matter what choice from the menu we make. It's a favorite!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Prime rib
    Greatdays
    Dined on 10/19/2014
    disappointed no prime rib on menu. elena ,waitress ,a keeper. Very good service.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Cam
    Tammie
    Dined on 10/19/2014
    A wonderful experience. The food was wonderful and the service was great! The only negative was the noise level. Very hard to have a conversation . Would go back.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Iron Hill
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    Good beer, and decent menu. Had signature egg rolls- buffalo chicken and cheesesteak ones were good, but sausage one was not that great. Also had a flatbread pizza. Overall, good spot to grab a good brew, snack and people watch.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Terrific
    happynoncamper
    Dined on 10/15/2014
    We went here for our anniversary dinner. Although it was a little pricey, it was a wonderful meal and we had great service. We would definitely go here again for a special occasion meal.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great evening
    Rixreviews
    Dined on 10/13/2014
    We took our son out to dinner on his fall break and chose Iron Hill. We had a great evening, server was fantastic!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, kid-friendly, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great beer, great food!
    TTinLeola
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    Went for the beer - every flavor tried was great! The surprise was the quality and variety of the food, from fine dining level to great companion sides and sandwiches for the great beer. You won't be disappointed.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always a Winner!
    Loveacat
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    Iron Hill Brewery in Lancaster is always an enjoyable night out. The seasonal Oktoberfest menu offers nice additions to the many great options in the regular menu. The restaurant has many tables to accommodate groups larger than 4.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Had a great time!
    Oldie
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    We chose options from the Oktoberfest menu and enjoyed them very much.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Consistently Good
    journeymeister
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    Service, menu variety and quality of food are consistently above average. A great local pub/restaurant
    Special Features:
    hot spot, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 10/8/2014
    Went on a busy Wednesday night, had great food and even better service. Our server, Jeff, was outstanding and we will ask for him by name next time.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Pinerguy
    Dined on 10/8/2014
    The service was poor at best. We had to wait over 30 minutes for salads and almost one hour for our food to arrive. We had to ask for rolls with butter more than a few times.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Place
    hungrysteve
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    Always enjoy the food - wide variety - fresh ingredients. There is something on the menu for everyone - a cut above the other "chains" like Ruby Tuesday, TGI Fridays or Chile's. Specials are always good - very popular place, especially being across from F & M College.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, kid-friendly, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    We have been to a few Iron Hill Brewery's now and I would say that our waiter here in Lancaster was the best. The food was delicious and the host staff even apologized for the long wait (3 minutes). They were already crowded and they were able to seat us right away. I would definitely recommend to go here.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lots of choices
    luv2eatout
    Dined on 9/29/2014
    Great evening spot for dinner with lots of choices for beverages, meals, salads, etc. Extensive menu. We went during a German theme night and everything was delicious. A very comfortable dining experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great place to get together!
    Scotty
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    Met up with some friends and had a great lunch. Our host was very outgoing and a pleasure to speak with. Our server was equally engaging. Took the time to explain the menu and recommend some beer to taste. We had no trouble finding the restaurant, even though we had never been to that part of town before. And the same can be said of our friends, who were driving in from out-of-town. I just wish we lived closer so that we could frequent this location more often.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent choice
    lancasterdiner
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    The food was delicious! We really enjoyed sharing the sweet potato fries and sampling all of the sauces. I would also recommend the sweet potato soup, which is fantastic. The atmosphere was a little loud, but it would be the perfect place to go with friends or for a casual date night
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Awesome place!
    foodhawk84
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    This restaurant will knock your socks off!! This is not just a brewery but a restaurant of class and elegance that just happens to be a brewery as well. We were astounded by the service and they offer to give a portion of your check to a local charity.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Suprised
    JohnG
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    Food was excellent and server was prompt and courteous. Will definitely return..
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fit the Bill
    Bobbie
    Dined on 9/25/2014
    Needed a restaurant near Lancaster Seminary where we could park and could buy a good meal. This hit all these marks. We had a good meal and an enjoyable time and could make our meeting on schedule.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Beyond Excellent
    FancyNancyVIP
    Dined on 9/24/2014
    This is ,by far, one of the best restaurants in Lancaster and one of the best restaurants I've been to in a very long time. My server was excellent, courteous, and attentive and knowledgeable of the menu and the beers (I forget his name, but said he was 20 and recently started working there). He suggested I get the Grilled Ahi Tuna that was served with basmati rice in a wasabi butter soy sauce which was EXCELLENT and I also got a Pumpkin Ale. My friend got the Petite Filet Mignon which was tender and cooked to perfection and one of the Porter beers that was brewed in house. I would recommend this place to anyone! Will be returning very soon!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The food is excellent!
    camper4everVIP
    Dined on 9/24/2014
    I so love the food here. It is the best. We ate around 3 pm and it was so quiet since there were just a few people in there. That was really nice. The servers are great.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet