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Shaw's Restaurant and Harry's Bar

123 N Broad St, Lancaster, OH 43130-3702
+1 740-654-1842
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good28%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“crab cakes” (7 reviews)
“pork chop” (10 reviews)
“bread” (15 reviews)
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American, International, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
123 N Broad St, Lancaster, OH 43130-3702
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ok I gave them two chances. I really wanted this to be great as Lancaster is such a nice launch point for Hocking activities such as zipping or hiking. It was going to be great to have a restaurant that offered higher quality food. Sigh....More

Thank AmericanExplorer8500
Reviewed 1 week ago

We are so glad Shaws is back! I have gone in the evening with my husband and a group of twelve. Excellent both times. My husband has been to Shaws for multiple lunches as well. The food is very good as always. The wait staff...More

Thank 222KLS222
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family of eight decided to try Shaws since had been recently remodeled plus they take reservations which is important for a large group. We were a little early so we were directed to the bar which was very busy; it was comfortable and serving...More

Thank clc1597
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant has been a mainstay in Lancaster for probably 50 years. We have been going there for 40. We have had birthdays, anniversaries and Christmas parties all there. It was top notch before. It reopened Oct 4th. We went there tonight for the new...More

2  Thank susan r
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great bar. Really open and sunny and bright unlike the old Shaws. Had a bloody mary which had homemade bloody mary mix. Probably one of the best I've ever had. Also had an apple/lettuce salad which had candied pecans and was wonderful. Burger looked average...More

Thank cindya23
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful building, great food and Katie and Misty did a great job as our servers. We had supper and went back for breakfast. My wife ordered scallops, which were excellent, and I had a very good filet. We each had Eggs Benny for breakfast....More

Thank Steve P
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Met at Shaw's with friends. Newly renovated, nice clean appearance. Good menu selection, food quality very good and reasonably priced. Wait staff needs training on how to open and present a bottle of wine:).

Thank I7931EBgregf
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Shaw’s has been our go to place for years to meet friends and relatives from Columbus.Lancaster is a half way point for us and Shaw’s offered a quiet place to visit. It always was a bit pricey but the quiet atmosphere and complimentary cinnamon rolls...More

Thank Hannah D
Reviewed 16 October 2017

We visited with friends shortly after the restaurant was reopened. The facility is clean and well lighted. It has a fresh, new look. We tried the first night without reservations and would have had a 45 minutes wait. We made reservations for the next evening....More

Thank FredL757
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

We have been waiting for Shaws to reopen after months of closure to remodel. It has been Lancaster's place for elegant dining since we have lived in the area (45 years). When we entered the restaurant, there certainly was a totally new atmosphere. There are...More

Thank nigmal
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123 N Broad St, Lancaster, OH 43130-3702 (Formerly Shaw's Restaurant)
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Lancaster
  • Phone Number: +1 740-654-1842
  • E-mail
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