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JB Dawson's Restaurant & Bar

491 Park City Ctr, Lancaster, PA 17601-2711
+1 717-399-3996
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (30 reviews)
“steak” (31 reviews)
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CUISINES
Steakhouse, Seafood, Barbecue, American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
491 Park City Ctr, Lancaster, PA 17601-2711
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a fantastic dinner at JB dawson parkcity branch.The servers were nice and polite.The steak also good.

Thank Bruk A
Pete D, Owner at JB Dawson's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Bruk, thanks for the awesome review! So glad to hear that you loved everything. We look forward to your next visit. Sincerely, Pete DiCarlo. Director of Operations/Owner.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Return shopping trip to Lancaster and JB Dawson's is on the list for food!! Arrived Friday evening at 6:00p, and just had a small 10 to 15 minute wait. The Service was good, but I think the waitress didn't realize, she(he) should have taken our...More

Thank wvshopper
Pete D, Owner at JB Dawson's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

wvshopper, thanks for the very nice review. So glad to hear that we are on your go to restaurant list when you come to Lancaster. Sorry to hear that the service may not have been up to par because we pride ourselves on great food...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for a late lunch and had a delicious filet of beef. Restaurant is lovely, service was excellent as was our dinner. Creamed spinach was superb! We both had the mashed potatoes and only though they were fair but my partner loved them. We...More

1  Thank Kathleen U
Pete D, Owner at JB Dawson's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Kathleen U, thanks for the wonderful review! So glad to hear that you loved everything on your recent visit to JBD's. We look forward to serving you again next time you are in town. Sincerely, Pete DiCarlo. Director of Operations/Owner.

Reviewed 3 October 2018

The food and service is very good here. The parking is excellent, and you can shop in the large mall before or after eating.

1  Thank AtlantictoPacific
Pete D, Owner at JB Dawson's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

AtlantictoPacific, thanks for the very kind review. So glad to hear that you loved everything. We look forward to your next visit. Sincerely, Pete DiCarlo. Director of Operations/Owner.

Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Dined at JB Dawson's last night. Overall, I was disappointed. I had the Caesar salad which was very good, next the lobster bisque which was not very good..lobster chunks were a pleasant surprise however. Next I had the rib eye steak....$25 dollars for at best...More

Thank Bill K
Pete D, General Manager at JB Dawson's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Bill, my name is Robert Lautenbacher and I'm the General Manager of this location. I would love the opportunity to speak with you about this visit. I'm very happy to hear that most of your party had a great meal but I would love to...More

Reviewed 28 August 2018

We have eaten here several times, but this time we were very disappointed. My husband ordered the pulled pork sandwich. It was so dry that it was hardly eatable. We should have complained then but we didn't. My salmon which is usually good was very...More

Thank MARILU_HO
Pete D, General Manager at JB Dawson's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2018

MARILU_HO, my name is Robert Lautenbacher & I'm the General Manager of this location. I want to apologize for your recent visit to JBD's. I can promise you that the service that you received is not the norm. With that being said, I would love...More

Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

We used to eat here 2-4 times a month but it seems like every time we come we have issues. I get same meal almost every time...Filet Oscar. Last time here they waaaay over cooked my steak. They re-cooked my steak to a medium-rare how...More

Thank PaHOBO
Pete D, General Manager at JB Dawson's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2018

PaHOBO, my name is Robert Lautenbacher & I'm the General Manager of this location. I'm embarrassed by this review. I would love the opportunity to speak with you about this visit because it’s alarming to hear that you think things have been worse recently. If...More

Reviewed 15 August 2018

This is a sister place to Austin's in Reading, Pa, I specifically go here just for the "babyback ribs" which are second to none. One negative; The music is always to loud which gives the place a bar atmosphere, but the servers and the food...More

1  Thank ashirk2018
Pete D, Owner at JB Dawson's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

ashirk2018, thanks for the great review & spending such an important date with us! I will make sure that I speak with the management team about the level of music. It should be just some background music and not a rock concert. I can tell...More

Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

While visiting Lancaster, my wife and I went to JB Dawson's for dinner. We ordered the crab dip and chips for an appetizer and it was delicious. My wife ordered the crab cake and ribs and I ordered the 8 oz. filet mignon for our...More

1  Thank Arnold W
Pete D, Owner at JB Dawson's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

Arnold W, thanks for the very nice review and for coming out to JBD's. So glad to hear that you enjoyed everything on your recent visit. Hope to see you again soon. Sincerely, Pete DiCarlo. Director of Operations/Owner.

Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

I saw a great review for this place on Trip Advisor so I called to make sure reservation for our large party. We were greeted warmly, seated promptly band the service was excellent. We had several small kids with us and the attention was terrific....More

Thank jennifer821
Pete D, Owner at JB Dawson's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2018

jennifer821, thanks for the great review! I'm so happy that you gave us a chance and that we delivered on both great food & great service. Expect nothing less each time you come to JBD's. We look forward to serving you again soon. Sincerely, Pete...More

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Response from Cindy M | Reviewed this property |
I don't think there is any outdoor place to sit and I would think there would be no dogs as well.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 491 Park City Ctr, Lancaster, PA 17601-2711
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  Lancaster
  • Phone Number: +1 717-399-3996
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Description
Located At Park City Shopping Mall
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