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Elegant dining meets Lancaster Tradition

With 92 seats in the dining room, 12 seats in private dining, and 54 seats in the Rendezvous Lounge, you will find the space and the vibe for every occasion. Valet parking is available. So join us for your most memorable dining occasions, whether a business meal, a lovely breakfast downtown, a romantic dinner for two, or a special time with family and friends.

With seating for up to 14 people, our private, glass-enclosed dining room is most perfect for business meals, holiday parties, and the most special occasions. While enjoying this intimate and elegant space, you’ll also have the expert attention of our sommelier Bill Gaines for some very smart suggestions on wine pairings.

With its remarkable presence on Penn Square and its name evoking fond memories of the restaurant that was part of the former Watt & Shand Department Store, this contemporary gathering spot offers a unique connection to a treasured past. The approachably elegant Rendezvous Lounge, with its marble bar and fine appointments, provides a hip ambiance and the very finest in beverages and light fare for a memorable experience.

our specials

specials change with the seasons

daily specials

Happy Hour

Every Monday – Friday. 5pm – 7pm. Half Price draft beers + $3 Jack Daniel’s/ Smirnoff Vodka/ Bacardi Rum/ Captain Morgan Rum/ Jose Cuervo Tequilla/ Beefeater Gin/ Jim Beam Bourbon + $4 Glasses (6oz pour) of Canyon Road Wine (Chardonnay/ Cabernet/ Merlot)


$2.50 Blue Moon Draft till Midnight + 1/2 price Farmer’s Burger 5PM – 10PM


$2.50 Stella Draft till Midnight + $5 One Topping Pizza 5pm -10pm


1/2 price Dogfish Head 60 Minute IPA till Midnight + $2 Crab tots 5pm – 10pm


Extended happy hour 5pm – 9pm + 1/2 Price Yards Pale Ale + 2$ Yuengling Bottles till Midnight + $5 Dozen Wings 5pm – 10pm


Live Acoustic Acts 10pm – 12am/ Never a Cover $2.50 Sam Adams Boston Lager Draft till Midnight


Live Acoustic, 10pm – 1am $2 Coors Light Bottles till Midnight


SIN Night, Live DJ from 10pm – 1am $2 Miller Lite Draft till Midnight+ $2 philly cheesesteak croquettes + Happy Hour Specials 9pm – 11pm

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about us

Historically Inspired with Modern Advancements

The Grille offers approachably elegant dining in an incomparable setting amidst the energy of historic Penn Square in Downtown Lancaster. Glorious floor-to-ceiling windows of the boldly reused Beaux-Arts façade provide remarkable street presence at this landmark setting of the former Watt & Shand Department Store.

Taking its position among a growing roster of fresh and refined dining options in Lancaster, the Penn Square Grille and Rendezvous Lounge by design is a place and an experience that affords the celebration of connections –– to a region through its offering of fresh local bounty, to a city via remarkable presence on Penn Square, and to a treasured past with the reemergence of this landmark gathering place.

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news & upcoming events

Friday/ Saturday/ Sunday Nights @ The Rendezvous Lounge


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