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El Serrano Restaurant INC

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3410 E Market St, York, PA 17402-2629
+1 717-757-4963
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

First time going to a Peruvian restaurant in a long time. Expectations were high. first I ordered a Pisco Sour, sadly that was the first problem, the drink was 8 dollars and came a little cup, mostly foam. Then as an appetizer we ordered Papas a la wancaina, it came only 5 or 6 pieces of potato, with a nice... More 

Thank Fernanda M
York, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

I have eaten at El Serrano many times and have always had an outstanding meal. The wines I have had have been exceptionally good. The service is very good and sometimes they have live music, which provides a nice touch. This is my favorite restaurant in town!

Thank Patricia H
York, PA
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45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

We often dine at the York El Serrano's restaurant ... they have one in Lancaster, also. Having been to Mexico about ten times, we love the fajitas here better than most places in other cities and countries. The service is very good and we continue to go back to this place. Great eats!

Thank KateYork_PA
Dover, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

One of my favorite places to eat in York. I'm never disappointed when I go here. The atmosphere is very nice and the food is out of this world. I love their chicken chimichangas and they don't fry them, which is different from most places. I also love the Lomo Saltado... just amazing! If you like heat, ask for the... More 

Thank Teri17315
York, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

El Serrano is so consistently good. The food is always cooked to your preference. The bar area is so relaxing the the drinks are outstanding. The best Sangria.

Thank bartadvisor
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

A wonderful small restaurant with different food. The Peruvian food is wonderfully flavorful and full of steamed vegetables and seasoned rice. The seafood was delicious, with unusual seasonings that brought a sweet heat. The atmosphere is lovely, we were in a small alcove, private and quiet, yet fully part of the restaurant. Service was prompt, friendly and courteous. Will be... More 

Thank btr2nd
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Victor is the chef who started the restaurant. He is an excellent chef and he is from Peru and for this reason the taste of the food is different but remindful of Mexican food but not South-West food.

Thank Thomas R
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

My daughter recently got married and her now mother in law had the rehearsal dinner at el Serrano I had been here several times in the past and enjoyed it very much initially, then in recent years not so much. The food quality just hadn't been the same, service was slower. Maybe we were just getting there on bad nights?... More 

Thank Angela L
York, Pennsylvania
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45 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Nice relaxed atmosphere and great Mexican and Peruvian food. Staff are always accomadating and the portions are generous.

Thank cornmanrichards
York, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This restaurant was always one of our favorites. My husband and I would always come here for things like our anniversary or to celebrate Valentine's Day because it was always very quaint and not quite as busy as the one in Lancaster. But the past couple of times you could tell that the food did not seem as fresh. It... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Peruvian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3410 E Market St, York, PA 17402-2629
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  York
  • Phone Number: +1 717-757-4963

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?