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Shaw's Restaurant and Harry's Bar - CLOSED

123 N Broad St, Lancaster, OH 43130-3702
+1 740-654-1842
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good27%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“cinnamon rolls” (15 reviews)
“pork chop” (9 reviews)
“salad” (17 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, International, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
123 N Broad St, Lancaster, OH 43130-3702
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Reviewed March 26, 2018 via mobile

We wanted to go for dinner; however, the restaurant closed without warning. The New management ruined the atmosphere and menu. Sad, sad. We live in Columbus and loved driving to Shaw’s for a special experience. So much for ideas from the younger generation.

Thank Karen P
Reviewed March 16, 2018

According to a front page article in todays Lancaster Eagle Gazette, Shaws closed abruptly and is now closed permanently. According a named source the closing was the result of financially issues. Shaws was in business for seventy years, however after the death of Bruce Cork,...More

5  Thank Donald R
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

After hearing so many negative comments, we ate in the renovated bar. The bar was very open with large windows. The food was delicious and the service was excellent.

Thank barrywaller
Reviewed February 16, 2018

My boyfriend took me there for Valentines Day and were seated in a row of tables for 2 people each. We were so close, I could reach over and get food off the next tables plate! It wasn't like it was packed and for a...More

2  Thank Bboo18
Reviewed February 14, 2018 via mobile

Not the Shaw’s of old. The atmosphere is of a bar and grill not fine dining has once was. The main complaint I have is where we were seated. We were coming to have a nice quiet valentine dinner. Upon arriving the hostess seated us...More

Thank Jeff A
Reviewed January 13, 2018

My grandparents have been coming to Shaw's for 45 years. Finally, the stars aligned and we were finally able to check it out - well worth the wait. The food was fantastic. The smoked pork chop was as big as my head! Everyone in our...More

1  Thank Kevin F
Reviewed January 8, 2018

My husband and our friends are long-time patrons of Shaw's and are pleased the tradition continues. We recently visited the remodeled and updated Shaw's and like the new bakery and cozy Harry's Bar. We preferred bar seating for dinner as it seems more intimate than...More

Thank malesick
Reviewed December 31, 2017 via mobile

Disappointed in the food. My husband had the lobster tail and he said it was good. I ordered the filet medium. The first one they brought was well, so Lucy took it back. The second one was rare when I cut into it, so she...More

Thank carolX9481SR
Reviewed December 31, 2017

Dinner was great. There were four of us and everyone felt full . The first impression was not enough on the plate but that was not the case. Two of us had crab balls with a mustard aioli , so light, flavorful and no filler...More

Thank potters65
Reviewed December 1, 2017 via mobile

Food was just ok service was good. Not sure I’ll go back. Ordered the burger for the price it was nothing special.

Thank kleenc2002
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
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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