Loxley's in East Petersburg, Pennsylvania is more than just a patio and a deck outside of the historic Lancaster hotel. While its location definitely gives Loxley's a unique ambiance and guests a great view, it�s an institution all its own.
The menu at Loxley's definitely helps. For an appetizer, consider the black and bleu Kobe beef sliders, the shrimp cocktail or crispy calamari. Even the chips and homemade salsa are incredible. If you have a big appetite, the Angus burgers here will fill you up. You can build your own or order a specialty version like the upper house burger which is made with smoked bacon, cotton fried onions, mushrooms, Swiss cheese and aged cheddar.
There were many delicious choices on the menu, it was actually difficult for my group to decide! All entrees were very tasty so nobody was disappointed with the final decisions. The outdoor dining space was full, so we ate inside. While the view wasn't as nice, the area will still comfy. Our server was sweet, but a little flaky. Overall, it was a nice evening out for our group of six.
The day was beautiful for an outdoor lunch. When we got there our table was waiting. Our server promptly greeted us and served us our drinks. The selection of food was great and the food we selected was very good. The atmosphere was so relaxing, we ending up spending two hours having lunch, sitting on the deck, enjoying our conversation and our wine. I will make it a point to go there again. I have already recommended the place to other people. Thanks Loxley's for a lovely experience.
We were looking for casual dining. This could have been better. We got the impression that they have great objectives, but have not been able to deliver.
The entire dining experience was outstanding...from the recognition of our anniversary to the service and food. We were treated to an exquisite salmon appetizer along with our order which included a delicious crab corn soup and a buttery lobster tail. The server was extremely attentive and complimentary.
My boyfriend and I went for dinner on a Wednesday night and were not super impressed with the food, but our server was friendly and the atmosphere was very pleasant. We would have sat outside except it was still a little too humid. Dining outside is much more fun. Try it for yourself!
In my second time visiting I was looking forward to dine in Loxley. I had a wonderful experience last year and this time was absolutely amazing
My 4 year old daughter had an amazing time.
Our waitress Ashley was fantastic and I can't wait to visit again. Great food and drinks at a very reasonable prices.
We had a great time with another couple. Loxley's is an hour away for both of us, so it's a perfect place to meet old friends. We don't like outside whe it's summer, so being inside, it was like we were the only one's there. The service was great,. We stayed for hours and just had a really great evening with close friends. Almost forgot the food...Four different meals - Each very different, but each one was prepared perfectly. Our Waiter was personable and gave us our privacy and at the same time was right there when our drink glasses were ready for refills. We'll be back!
We've visited this restaurant several times, so maybe this is a "collective review." We've never had any "bad" food here. There's always plenty of great-tasting food, nicely plated. We've enjoyed taking and sending several of our friends there. (We live about 90 minutes away, so it's not just a "neighborhood" spot for us.)
However, if you are one who likes a relatively quiet place to eat, this isn't that unless you get there at a very off=peak hour. I love going there for an early lunch, for instance.
Finally, we've never had surly wait staff. Sometimes, however, even some of the most pleasant people seem to act like they're just now getting over a rough "night before."
But, don't miss the food!
We had a fantastic Saturday lunch outside at Loxley's. It was wonderful weather and we really enjoyed sitting outside. The waitress was great and the food was served efficiently and was wonderful. From previous visits Loxley's there was a definite improvement; they did a great job! Thanks for a wonderful lunch experience!
Had reservations for 8 PM, but tables outside are first come, first serve. Since it was a beautiful night, my wife and I decided to wait. And wait. And wait. Ninety minutes later we were seated in the bottom half of the tree house. This is a circular area underneath the tree house, surrounded by a low stone wall and is open to the outside, but is roofed and isn't truly outside and certainly not the table in the tree house I imagined. The hostesses were rude, waiter was good, the food OK, the bar noisy, prices were about what I expected. If you go, it’s OK, but don't wait for an "outside" table - it's just not worth it.