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7 Romantic Restaurants in Lancaster County, PA

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Depending on who you ask, what a romantic restaurant looks like can be somewhat subjective. Sometimes the best date nights can be the most unexpected. However, if you’re looking for the traditional idea of romance, Lancaster has many restaurants for you. Check out this list of some of our favorite romantic restaurants in Lancaster County.

The Log Cabin

With a legacy of fine dining dating back to 1933, The Log Cabin offers a mix of distinguished classics like steak and lobster and new dishes, including various vegetarian options. Once serving as a speakeasy during Prohibition, the restaurant features brown-and-white log-cabin walls that are sure to set the mood for your date night.


Want to surprise your date with a sophisticated evening? For a modern twist on American classics, head to Plough, located at the heart of the city of Lancaster.

Burger at Plough in Lancaster, PA

Enjoy a Plough signature burger entree with a side of French fries and a drink.

Plough prepares creative dishes with local ingredients, tapping into a vibrant community of local farms, as well as the restaurant’s neighbor, the longest-running farmers’ market in the country. Gather with your loved one and enjoy delicious food and drink that pay homage to Lancaster’s rich cultural roots.

Cameron Estate Restaurant & Inn

An intimate evening can be found in the peaceful Lancaster County countryside at the historic Cameron Estate Restaurant & Inn. The restaurant offers an eclectic menu of chicken and pork mainstays as well as the atypical duck and lamb. This sprawling landmark estate is Zagat-rated and a winner of the 2010 Silver Spoon Award.

Greenfield Restaurant

Take your pick of romantic rooms at Greenfield Restaurant to enjoy a dinner for two: cocktails in the piano lounge or dinner in the beautiful wine cellar. Recognized by Wine Spectator magazine, not only does the restaurant have an impeccable wine list, but a classically-trained chef prepares delicious meals.

Loxley’s Restaurant

Loxley’s is a go-to date night restaurant, unlike any other in Lancaster County. Where else can you feast on an extensive menu surrounded by a tree growing through the center of the restaurant? Make a stop at the impressive tree house and experience Loxley’s for yourself.

Arthur’s Terrace Restaurant

Casual yet elegant, Arthur’s Terrace Restaurant features food from an award-winning chef. Menu highlights include hazelnut-crusted salmon, filet mignon, and the restaurant’s renowned prime rib dinner buffet. Arthur’s Terrace offers a bountiful breakfast buffet, as well.

Salad at Arthur's in Lancaster, PA

An Arthur salad can feature mixed greens, fruit, and eggs.

Per Diem

Per Diem at Hotel Rock Lititz offers a unique space to eat and drink, capturing the essence of touring musicians. This casual, eclectic restaurant sources its ingredients from Lancaster County farms. It includes dishes like pizzas featuring local sausage, country pasta, or tuna taki taki appetizer. Reservations are strongly encouraged.

Incredible meals and romantic settings are a great way to someone’s heart and to make memories together. Whether you’ve been together for years, a new restaurant can make your next date night. Cozy up with your special someone at one of the many romantic restaurants Lancaster County has to offer.

Although we curated a smaller list of our current favorites, you don’t have to be limited to these seven options. If you want an experience that is more unique to the character of Lancaster County, then browse here. Otherwise, book your next reservation to one of these fun locations and have a nice time with the person you love the most.