Arthur's Terrace Restaurant

3.7
48 Reviews
$30 and under
American
Welcome to Arthur's Terrace Restaurant!

Relax in a Casual but Elegant Atmosphere.

Arthur’s Terrace offers delicious à la carte menus for breakfast. lunch, and dinner.


Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 48 people are saying
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3.7based on recent ratings
3.6
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3.9
service
3.7
ambience
3.5
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60% of people would recommend it to a friend
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NatashaH
1 review
Dined on July 27, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Good breakfast, nice waitress, decent buffet. Will come again.

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Lancaster
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on July 25, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

In fairness, I can only comment on the service because it was so bad that we left before we had an opportunity to eat anything. Clearly we made a reservation and we showed up on time and were seated by a pleasant young hostess with a great attitude.
We were walked to our table and given menus.

There were 4 other seated tables in the main dining room, and one large party in a separate room. Initially, we only saw one waitress, running drinks and delivering food to one of the other tables. Once their food was delivered, we were the only table left, not greeted, or serviced. We sat for 15 minutes before our young hostess came by to ask, "has anyone been with you or taken your drink order?" To which we answered, "no".

10 more minutes went back and we slowly started to count the number of employees dressed in all black coming out of the kitchen area. We counted at least 7. Because they were all dressed the same it was impossible to know who was a server and who wasn't. There was a gentleman making drinks, slowly, in shorts and a Hawaiian shirt.

Finally, a group of servers and the hostess gathered by the kitchen door and started whispering and pointing to our table. The only one not serviced, without water, without cocktails, and not greeting whatsoever. We later found out that the man we witnessed on the floor was a supervisor, who went to EVERY table in the dining room and asked how they were, except ours.
After the whispering and pointing, no drinks, no server, no manager. The group of employees then gathered to whisper and point at us again from the bar. Finally, the man in shorts and the hostess returned with our drinks. I asked for the manager. The hostess apologized and explained she was underage and couldn't serve us, which made perfect sense.

A woman walked by and said, "I'll take your order" and kept walking as if she was doing us a favor. Finally, the supervisor came to take our orders at which point I spoke to him about our experience and left.

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HumamA
1 review
Dined on July 25, 2021
Overall4food1service1ambience1

Need more options of food. Maybe something more vegetarian

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on July 18, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Very attentive staff and nice environment, however the kitchen was a little slow.

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MargaretH
1 review
Dined on July 18, 2021
Overall1food2service1ambience3

Had a reservation for 6:00. Arrived about 10 minutes early and were seated right away. Menu options are limited. Alfredo pizza was pretty good. Fried Mozzarella was greasy and bland. Entrees didn’t arrive until 8:15 as our order was never received in the kitchen. Half of our party already gave up and went back to the room as we were dining with a two year old. Toddlers can’t possibly be expected to sit still for over 2 hours waiting for dinner. The waiter was inattentive during this whole process. When the food finally did arrive it was not great. Not much in the way of an apology from either the waiter or management. Would never go back to this restaurant.

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DanM
1 review
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall2food1service2ambience2

Food was bad. 👎 Hostesses need a little training, overpriced for bad diner food. Ambience was pleasant.

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SunnyMallick
Caribbean
15 reviews
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very impressed with the service and the meal. We can't after a long day at dutch wonderland. Kids were still running on high adrenal. We had a wonderful time.

Staff was kind, helpful and empathic.

Food was excellent. Get the 16 oz prime rib medium rare and share it with someone.

Dessert was great. Went with coconut cream pie and apple pie a la mode.

No leftovers

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Salena0774
Chicago
27 reviews
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall3food4service5ambience2

The food was good and my server was engaging, however i did have two constructive comments: I ordered a beverage that had a particular alcohol in it. Instead of telling me that it was not available, the bartender created the beverage with something else. This is poor bar etiquette. I know this alcohol, so I should have been advised, so I sent it back. Additionally, this brunch has potential to be a good location for families to dine, but is under-utilized. The management should do a better job to advertise brunch.

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Louis
1 review
Dined on July 11, 2021
Overall3food4service3ambience4

Convenient. Food is good. Service was a little slow.

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Plaza1
1 review
Dined on July 11, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

The young hostesses, waiters, and bussers are really responsible, work hard, are focused on their jobs, polite, and friendly. Professional work ethic is quite evident. Tim, my waiter, is exceptional!

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JeffE
1 review
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Sat at our table for an hour. Never got food. Other tables that came in after us got their food. Paid for our drinks and left

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GaryN
1 review
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Food was good. Service was friendly but slow. We had an enjoyable evening

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vipNathalieE
New York Area
17 reviews
Dined on July 5, 2021
Overall4food3service4ambience2

The restaurant was lackluster overall. Needed an upgrade as it looks dirty. The table was sticky with maple syrup so it’s not very clean. The coffee was so weak and the food served at breakfast was just edible.

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ALYSSAK
1 review
Dined on June 27, 2021
Overall2food1service2ambience2

Buffet was horrible. Pancakes were hard as a rock. Eggs were runny and the bacon wasn't cooked

Arthur's Terrace Restaurant
Responded on June 30, 2021

Alyssa, thank you for taking the time to leave feedback about your recent exerience here. We sincerely apologize that you did not have a 5-star meal here. We appreciate your feedback; it has been addressed with our team members. We hope that you will return to have a 5-star experience. -Chuck Cobb, Director of Food & Beverage

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kathyl
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 13, 2021
Overall1food1service2ambience1

Food was undercooked and tasteless. Very expensive for breakfast. $3 for a cup of coffee!!!

Arthur's Terrace Restaurant
Responded on June 16, 2021

Kathy, thank you for your review. We are sorry to learn that you did not enjoy your meal with us; we sincerely apologize. We hope that you will return and give us an opportunity to provide a 5-star dining experience. - Chuck Cobb, Director of Food & Beverage

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vipMinions
Philadelphia
21 reviews
Dined on May 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We go for breakfast every Sunday. Always very good food, very good service. What a great find. We will be returning very soon.

Arthur's Terrace Restaurant
Responded on May 25, 2021

Minions, thank you for your comments and for being a Sunday regular. We're glad that you always have a 5-star dining experience. We look forward to your next visit. - Arthur's Terrace Team

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Mrscountess
Baltimore
17 reviews
Dined on May 20, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Enjoyed our lunch. I ordered the pigs in a blanket and the chef may be a special order because they were out. Great service. Very good food.

Arthur's Terrace Restaurant
Responded on June 1, 2021

Thank you for your review and comments. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed your lunch. We hope that you can return soon. - Arthur's Terrace Team

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AlisaS
Orlando
8 reviews
Dined on May 16, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Overall good experience!

Arthur's Terrace Restaurant
Responded on May 21, 2021

Alisa, thank you for your review. We're glad that you had an overall good dining experience with us, and we hope that you will return to have a 5-star experience. - Arthur's Terrace Team

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PamelaL
1 review
Dined on May 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server Jill was fantastic. Super friendly and just overall wonderful personality. Every server should be like her!

Arthur's Terrace Restaurant
Responded on May 17, 2021

Pamela, thank you for your review and comments. We're glad that you had a 5-star dining experience with us, and we appreciate your recognition of your server, Jill. We hope that you can return soon. - Arthur's Terrace Team

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HeatherMay
Philadelphia
11 reviews
Dined on May 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Service for dinner was top notch, breakfast not as much but the food & atmosphere was great!

Arthur's Terrace Restaurant
Responded on May 17, 2021

HeatherMay, thank you for your review. We're glad to hear of your experience here, and we hope that you will come again soon. - Arthur's Terrace Team

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LizaB
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall1food1service4ambience3

I usually try to never comment badly regarding an experience in a restaurant. I am a chef & unfortunately the food was absolutely tasteless & very poor. We have been there on vacation before & the food was good, but this time around, which was for only breakfast, it was a bad experience. I know things are bad in these times, so I truly hope that someone trained can figure out what can be fixed there. It is not very difficult, it just takes commitment & desire. Good luck & I am sorry for such a poor review.

Arthur's Terrace Restaurant
Responded on May 21, 2021

LizaB, thank you for taking the time to leave feedback about your dining experience. We sincerely apologize that we did not provide a 5-star meal, and we appreciate your candid feedback. We hope that you will return to have the quality meal that you have had in the past. - Chuck Cobb, Director of Food & Beverage

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BrianP
Orlando
1 review
Dined on May 2, 2021
Overall3food4service1ambience2

Extremely slow service. We were there for almost two hours. Went for Sunday brunch, the buffet is closed so we ordered from the menu. The restaurant was not at all crowded. Took a very long time to get served even our initial drinks. The waiter was nice and apologetic. The food was good. If you’ve got a lot of time, this is fine.

Arthur's Terrace Restaurant
Responded on May 17, 2021

Brian, thank you for your review. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed our food. We sincerely apologize for your wait, and we hope that you will return to have a 5-star dining experience. - Arthur's Terrace Team

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Chambersburg1
Philadelphia
7 reviews
Dined on May 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and great service. Will definitely go back.

Arthur's Terrace Restaurant
Responded on May 17, 2021

Chambersburg1, thank you for your review. We're glad to hear that you had a great dining experience with us and that you will return. We look forward to it. - Arthur's Terrace Team

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on April 24, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience4

Dirty cup, dirty cloth napkin, waitress was probably dealing with too many tables and not able to check in on us often. At least she was very friendly and I think doing her best. My wife’s Mac and cheese was cold.

Arthur's Terrace Restaurant
Responded on April 25, 2021

Thank you for your review. We sincerely apologize for the issues that you encountered. We appreciate your recognition of your server. We hope that you will return soon to have a 5-star dining experience. - Arthur's Terrace Team

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on April 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food & service!

Arthur's Terrace Restaurant
Responded on April 25, 2021

Thank you for your review. We're glad that you had a 5-star dining experience, including our food and service. We hope to serve you again soon. - Arthur's Terrace Team

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LindseyT
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on April 17, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Our food took a long time. They offered us free dessert due to the delay. The food was delicious.

Arthur's Terrace Restaurant
Responded on April 19, 2021

Lindsey, thank you for your review and comments. We're glad that you found the food delicious. We apologize about your wait. We hope that you will return to have a 5-star dining experience. - Arthur's Terrace Team

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vipLyndsay
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on April 11, 2021
Overall1food2service1ambience3

We were a party of 9 who booked the reservation 2 weeks earlier. Arthur's Terrace was not busy upon our arrival. Maybe 10% occupied. Our table was not ready. Our food, which were simple breakfast items, came out very late and in stages. One crab cake meal never came out at all, until everyone was finished and we were leaving 1 1/2 half hours later. This was the WORST dining experience we had in 40+ years!

Arthur's Terrace Restaurant
Responded on April 17, 2021

Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback about your recent dining experience here, Lyndsay. Your wait time and not receiving one meal are unacceptable, and we sincerely apologize. I can assure you that these issues have been addressed with the entire team. We hope that you will consider returning to have a 5-star experience. Sincerely, Chuck Cobb, Director of Food & Beverage

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ScottN
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on April 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A very nice restaurant and bar! Top self spirits and descent menu! Our meal was wonderful!

Arthur's Terrace Restaurant
Responded on April 17, 2021

ScottN, thank you for the 5-star rating. We're glad that you had a wonderful meal here, and we hope that you will return soon. - Arthur's Terrace Team

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KristenB
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 4, 2021
Overall2food1service4ambience2

Went on Easter Sunday. Could only get a 4pm reservation. They were out of both soups and didn’t have the ingredients to fulfill all of the orders (husband ordered beef with mushroom sauce and there was no more sauce) I ordered lamb with mint aioli and received lukewarm lamb with mint jelly. Salad and salad dressing seemed like it was sitting out all day—- limp lettuce and warm blue cheese dressing. Our waiter was good, but there wasn’t much he could do to salvage that meal.

Arthur's Terrace Restaurant
Responded on April 17, 2021

KristenB, thank you for taking the time to leave feedback about your recent dining experience here. We are sorry to learn of the issues you encountered, and we appreciate your candid feedback. These issues have been addressed with the entire Arthur's Terrace team, and we all hope that you will return to have a 5-star meal here. Sincerely, Chuck Cobb, Director of Food & Beverage

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Meggie
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on April 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Made reservations at Arthur's Terrace Restaurant for Easter Sunday. All of the staff were welcoming and attentive. The menu was limited although there was a nice selection, except for vegetarian entrees. However, upon request the waitress provided options which worked out well. The food was very good and there were generous portions. No one in my party left room for dessert. The restaurant was clean and all staff were following safety precautions. Would definitely return on my next trip to Lancaster.

Arthur's Terrace Restaurant
Responded on April 17, 2021

Meggie, thank you for the 5-star rating. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed your recent dining experience here, including the food and service, and we appreciate your recognition of our staff. We look forward to your return. - Arthur's Terrace Team

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on April 3, 2021
Overall1food1service4ambience1

No other way to put it, this place was just so bad. The food was on the bleeding edge of unacceptable, and the restaurant was outdated dusty and smelly.

I really hate giving bad reviews, especially when we had a very nice and attentive waiter. But despite management maybe wanting to try for some semblance of quality, it was just awful. I only ever give bad reviews when it’s so bad that I feel an obligation to warn people. This is one of those instances.

Arthur's Terrace Restaurant
Responded on April 17, 2021

Thank you for your review. We are glad that you had a good service experience, but we are disheartened to learn about the issues with your food. I can assure you that we are addressing these issues, and we are excited about the changes we will be making as we revisit our menu. - Chuck Cobb, Director of Food & Beverage

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Mike
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on March 28, 2021
Overall2food1service3ambience3

Although the service was good, the food quality was very disappointing for a restaurant that wants to provide a 5-star dining experience. Most of the items we ordered for our brunch tasted like they were prepared the night before and then heated up in a microwave before serving. The homefries were nearly burnt and chewy, the pancakes had a thin crust on top and were also chewy, and the sausage had an unusual flavor to it. Only the eggs and bacon seemed to be fresh. Additionally, we asked our server about gluten free options and after checking with the Chef he told us the only option was a pizza. We were a bit surprised that gluten free bread was not an option and the omelets were not gluten free. I've read several responses from the restaurant stating they would review the complaints with the team, but it doesn't appear to be doing any good. Unfortunately, we won't return to Arthur's and won't recommend it to our friends and family.

Arthur's Terrace Restaurant
Responded on April 5, 2021

Mike, thank you for taking the time to leave feedback about your recent dining experience here. We are disheartened to hear about the issues that you encountered. We are currently revisiting all of our menu options so that we can reflect the latest in food trends while at the same time bringing back our guests' favorites. We are sorry to learn that you will not return, and we hope that you will reconsider. Sincerely, Chuck Cobb, Director of Food & Beverage

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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on March 21, 2021
Overall2food2service5ambience5

We visited during brunch hours on Sunday and they were out of several items. Server was friendly but service was very slow.. took almost an hour to get our food. They did comp dessert for the anniversary couple

Arthur's Terrace Restaurant
Responded on March 23, 2021

Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback about your recent experience here. We appreciate your recognition of your server. We apologize that we were out of a few items and for the timeliness of your service. I have addressed this issues with the Arthur's Terrace team so that we can provide a 5-star dining experience to all of our guests. We hope that you will give us the opportunity to do so for you. - Chuck Cobb, Director of Food & Beverage

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MercedesN
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent dinner and private atmosphere. Will be back!

Arthur's Terrace Restaurant
Responded on March 23, 2021

Thank you for the 5-star rating, MercedesN. We're glad to hear that you had an excellent dining experience with us. We look forward to your return. - Arthur's Terrace Team

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AmyN
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on March 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and excellent service from our waitress Jill.

Arthur's Terrace Restaurant
Responded on March 17, 2021

Amy, thank you for the 5-star rating. We're glad that you had great food and excellent service here, and we appreciate your recognition of Jill. We hope that you can dine with us again soon. - Arthur's Terrace Team

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on February 27, 2021
Overall1food2service4ambience3

Breakfast buffet is closed, but that’s not obvious from advertisements

Arthur's Terrace Restaurant
Responded on March 9, 2021

Thank you for your feedback. Since the pandemic began, our buffets have been suspended. We have posted this information on our website, and our buffets were removed from our menus. Before another visit, you can check these source, or please don’t hesitate to reach out to us directly to inquire about our buffets. – Chuck Cobb, Director of Food & Beverage

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LisaS
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience3

The dinner wasn’t enough for the money. At breakfast (9am), food was already running out. The kitchen was backed up.

Arthur's Terrace Restaurant
Responded on March 9, 2021

Lisa, thank you for leaving feedback about your recent experience here. We apologize that you did not have an exceptional experience and hope that we have an opportunity to provide such an experience for you in the future. – Chuck Cobb, Director of Food & Beverage

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Bscarpenter
Wilmington
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We went to Arthur's for valentines dinner and everything about the evening was perfect!

Arthur's Terrace Restaurant
Responded on March 9, 2021

Thank you for the 5-star rating. We're glad that you had the perfect Valentine's dinner here, and we hope that you can come back soon for another such experience. - Arthur's Terrace Team

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience3

The food tasted like it was reheated about 4 times and served to us. Took about 30 minutes just to get our drinks. I asked the waiter for a part of my meal that was not given to me. Stated that he would go and get it. I never received it. Also, on the menu it stated we would be getting hash browns. We received our food and got French fries. Will never come here again.

Arthur's Terrace Restaurant
Responded on March 9, 2021

Thank you for taking time to leave feedback about your recent experience here. We apologize for the issues you encountered; I have addressed these issues with the entire team to ensure that they do not occur again. We hope that you will reconsider returning so that we have another opportunity to provide a 5-star meal and experience. – Chuck Cobb, Director of Food & Beverage

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vipTimothyQ
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience4

Multiple 86'ed items in the kitchen, inattentive waitstaff, and slow service.

Arthur's Terrace Restaurant
Responded on March 9, 2021

Timothy, thank you for your feedback about your meal here. We apologize that you did not have an exceptional service experience. I have discussed these issues with the entire team to ensure that we are attentive to our patrons needs and that we provide timely service. We hope that you will visit us again. – Chuck Cobb, Director of Food & Beverage

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FAQs

Arthur's Terrace Restaurant offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (717) 569-6444.

Arthur's Terrace Restaurant is rated 3.7 stars by 48 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.