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1796 Room at Bedford Springs

750 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Named for the year that Dr. John Anderson purchased the land upon which the resort now stands, 1796 Room has now been re-launched as a signature steak and chophouse, serving steaks, chops, fish and poultry of the highest quality.

1796 uses only the highest quality 21-day aged USDA prime beef. Our meats are prepared at 1700° on our infrared broiler ensuring juiciness, tenderness and flavor.

All entrées are served with our signature grilled artichoke, and “shared” side dishes are available à la carte along with a tasty dessert selection freshly prepared in-house by our pastry team.

Our world-class wine list is designed to match the quality of our food selection, and our professional staff is trained to recommend the perfect wine pairing with your meal.

Creating a relaxed yet upscale atmosphere of warm sophistication, the new 1796 Room is a dining experience not to be missed.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Steakhouse, Seafood, American
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Hours of operation
Dinner: Monday through Saturday - 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm
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Phone number
(814) 624-5633
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
David Noto
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Parking details
Complimentary valet parking is available for all resort & restaurant guests.
Banquet, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 750 People Are Saying
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91% of people would recommend it to a friend
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bahbah814 (Pittsburgh)
4.0  Dined a day ago

Known for steaks, but seafood offerings and specials were equally well prepared and delicious.

MAS1086 (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

Excellent! Michelle is a great server! We always look forward to seeing her! Try the pork chops, awesome!!

OpenTable Diner (Pittsburgh)
4.0  Dined 4 days ago

We love the seafood tower and have had it several times. Unfortunately, the lobster was not great this time. We told our server and they did discount the meal for us. We were both sick that night.

OpenTable Diner (Pittsburgh)
5.0  Dined on February 6, 2018

Shout out to Chef Aaron for some amazing food. Proteins prepared to perfect temperatures.

5.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

Fantastic service, great atmosphere. We will be back!

HerandI (Philadelphia)
3.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

Appetizer, Tuna Tartar, bland.
Entree, Filet Oscar, ordered medium - got well done.
Dessert, chocolate cake & espresso.

Overall I must say, I was mildly disappointed with dinner. I understand volume was high because because of a conference. But, the wait between courses was long and food execution was subpar. I will be reluctant to eat here again.

GaryM (Pittsburgh)
5.0  Dined on February 1, 2018

Great meal, great ambience, waiter was outstanding

BrianandVickie (Pittsburgh)
5.0  Dined on January 26, 2018

Made this reservation for the purpose of proposing to my girlfriend, and the 1796 Room did not disappoint. When I made the reservation I requested a quiet romantic table and tipped off the staff about what I intended to do. We were given a nice corner table where we were seated beside each other on a small loveseat, our server was wonderful, highly attentive, and served as our iPhone photographer. The food was fantastic, my fiancée (she said yes) had the salmon, and I had the New York strip. We will definitely return for special occasions.

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 25, 2018

The maple glazed duck breast was one of the best things I have eaten anywhere.

Jason (Pittsburgh)
4.0  Dined on January 5, 2018

The 1796 Room has a very beautiful atmosphere, it is cozy and romantic but as more tables filled up it got rather loud and started losing appeal. Then, as the food started to arrive, all being very nicely presented and some of which was outstanding, things took a turn. While my dates steak was prepared perfectly and proved to be delicious, mine was very overcooked and very tough. Lacking complete flavor. Had it not been such a special occasion that i didn't want to risk ruining, would have definately sent it back. And while having a very professional waitress who also had an assistant, never once was i asked if my steak was properly prepared. Overall, for a $225.00 dinner for two, i was disappointed very much. However, we had a great eavning and enjoyed strolling through and taking in the scenery of the very beautiful hotel. Just disappointed in some of the food.

MMHM (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on January 4, 2018

We were staying at the Omni Bedford Springs for our mini-moon and booked 1796 as our fancy dinner the second night of our stay. The setting is cozy - it is a small dining room that occupies the oldest part of the resort from the early 1800s where the old Stone Inn used to stand. The doorways into the restaurant are charmingly uneven to match the original structure's quirks. We were sat at a romantic booth where both parties are seated on the same side of the table in a huge sofa with high back. It was perfect. Our server, Lisa, was extremely warm and congratulatory regarding our recent marriage. She was also super knowledgeable and helped us pick the best meals for us. We got the lobster mac and cheese and scallops along with the filet mignon. Everything was delicious. We finished our meal with port and through Lisa, ordered an off-the-menu dessert of donut holes to go (they are on the Frontier Tavern's menu, but 1796 made it work!). This was a lovely, romantic, cozy winter celebration meal and 1796 gets the highest marks from us across the board!

vipOpenTable Diner (Pittsburgh)
3.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

New Years Eve

vipOpenTable Diner (Pittsburgh)
5.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

Prix fix was overpriced with no other offerings on New Year’s Eve.

LocalTraveler (Chicago)
1.0  Dined on December 28, 2017

Kelli, our server, left a lot to be desired. It took awhile for us to be greeted, and each round of food took a significant amount of time. We were seated for 70 minutes by the time we received our entrées (awkwardly with our salad and bread plates still on the table, so nowhere to put the entrée plates). My husband ordered the Ribeye medium rare, and it was medium. I ordered my filet medium and it was extremely purple upon arrival. I cut into it with Kelli there and asked her to take it back. She asked me how long I thought it needed. I told her that I was unsure, just to bring it back as medium. I found it a bit ridiculous that she was asking me how to cook my steak! The manager delivered my filet and had me cut into it. Again it was rarer than I would have liked, but I was starving at this point, and just ate around the center. I ordered the Botanical Martini, which I had the night before at the Crystal Room and loved. She brought out the Botanist Gimlet. I was already unhappy with our service and meal, so I didn't mention anything... It was extremely bitter, and I just didn't drink it. We were staying at the resort celebrating our three year wedding anniversary, and had heard wonderful things. We were extremely disappointed, and left with a bad taste in our mouth (literally and figuratively).

Fish (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on December 28, 2017

Very nice and historic place. Casual but great food.