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our specials

specials change with the seasons

Our Seasonal Specials
See all below.


Join Us For Lancaster Restaurant Week Monday September 19th through Sunday the 25th

Express Lunch $10

During Restaurant Week Get a Double Punch on Your Penn Square Grille Loyalty Card

Dinner 5pm – 10pm

$10 Small Plates and Signature Burger


Cured Meats & Salami, Crostini, Seasonal Garnishes


Port Poached Grapes, Candied Nuts, Stockin’s Honey, Crostini


Mixed Mushroom Farrotto, Shaved Fennel, Blood Orange-Balsamic Vinegar


Black Bean Pico de Gallo, Avocado, Chili-Lime Aioli


Caramelized Onions & Peppers, Horseradish-Brie Spread, Brioche Bun, Fries


Tuesday Night Pizza Special

$5 One Topping Pizza’s – 5pm to 10pm


Wednesday Night Special

$2.50 Sam Adams Boston Lager Drafts all day

$7 Warm Crab & Artichoke Dip with Warm Pita – 5pm to 10pm


Thursday $7 Wing Night

Our Jumbo House Spiced Wings

Wings $7 from 5pm to 10pm as well as extended Happy Hour till 9pm


Friday Surf & Turf Night – $27.00


Round Hill Merlot $5 a glass/ $20 a bottle all day

$27 Surf and Turf Special – 5pm to 10pm

Thyme & Garlic Marinated 10oz Flat Iron Steak & Sugar Cane Shrimp Skewer Combo, Truffle Grits, Arugula Pesto, Warm Greens tossed with Baby Heirloom Tomatoes & Red Onion

Saturday Steak out Night – $29.00

21 Day Dry Aged Boneless 12 oz New York Strip Steak – 5pm to 10pm

Bearnaise Butter, Pan Seared Roasted Garlic Potato Cake, Roasted Asparagus


daily specials

Happy Hour

Every Monday – Friday from 5pm – 7pm. Half Price All Draft Beers $3 Jack Daniel’s/ New Amsterdam Vodka/ Bacardi Rum/ Captain Morgan Rum/ Jose Cuervo Tequila/ Beefeater Gin/ Jim Beam Bourbon $4 Glasses (6oz pour) of Canyon Road Wine (Chardonnay/ Cabernet/ Merlot/ Pinot Noir)


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


$3 Stella Draft till Midnight, $5 One Topping Pizza 5pm – 10pm


$2.50 Sam Adams Boston Lager Draft till Midnight, $7 Warm Crab & Artichoke Dip with Warm Pita 5pm – 10pm


Extended happy hour  from 5pm – 9pm, 1/2 Price Craft Bottled Beer from 5pm – 9pm, $2 Yuengling Draft till Midnight, $7 Dozen Wings 5pm – 10pm


$27 Surf & Turf Special 5pm-10pm, Round Hill Merlot $5 a glass/ $20 a bottle till Midnight


Live Acoustic Music from 10pm – 1am, $29 12oz 21Day Dry Aged NY Strip Steak Special 5pm-10pm, $2 Coors Light Bottles till Midnight


SIN Night, Live DJ from 10pm – 1am, $2 Bud Lite Draft till Midnight, $12 Miss Nikki’s Meatloaf Dinner 5pm – 10pm, Happy Hour Specials 9pm – 11pm

event specials

dining & events

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 have the opportunity for some very smart suggestions on wine pairings from our experienced team..

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.

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.

A graduate of the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, NY, Benjamin Ash brings bold leadership to The Penn Square Grille. His expertise includes incorporating current trends and fresh regional ingredients into changing seasonal menus and developing a strong culinary team. Ash is renowned for building inspiring menu elements with a creative use of ingredients, such as his exquisite scratch sauces.

Prior to joining the culinary team at the Penn Square Grille, Ash most recently served as executive chef at Black Horse Restaurant and Tavern in Denver, PA. Additional experience includes The Restaurant at Doneckers in Ephrata, PA, American Seasons in Nantucket, MA, and Le Bec Fin in Philadelphia.

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.

Thank you for your interest in becoming a member of our team! To apply for positions, visit the Interstate Hotel Job Portal. Read through and select the desired position and click "Apply Now"!

news & upcoming events

Friday/ Saturday/ Sunday Nights @ The Rendezvous Lounge


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