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Bill Bateman's Bistro

985 Far Hills Dr, New Freedom, PA 17349-8432
+1 717-235-2500
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good17%
  • Average30%
  • Poor25%
  • Terrible7%
10 Jul 2017
“Bad impression”
30 Jun 2017
Closed Now
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
985 Far Hills Dr, New Freedom, PA 17349-8432
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Stopped in for a late lunch on a Saturday afternoon to have a meal and a draft beer. Sat at a table off the bar area, the food was good and came out quickly, the service was good and the price was mid range.

Thank caglackin67
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

I’ve seen some bad reviews on here before going but I figured I give it a shot anyway.. I am so glad I did ! Beer was cold, food was good & service was awesome! I always get crappy service & I was very pleased...More

Thank Angela M
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

First, their one small TV wasn't showing sports during baseball play-offs and Monday Night Football. They eventually got around to changing it to ESPN per my request. Monday is All You Can Eat Wings. You know how you should wait 20 minutes between servings so...More

Thank Melody S
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Not the greatest ambiance in the world, but the service is good, the meals better than average and the prices reasonable. Usually I have a coupon to use that helps. Love their steaks and hamburgers.

Thank pdfero
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

The food was so-so. Pretty much bar food. The crab dip was okay, pretty generic. Not worth the $12 price tag. Hubby and I both had crab dip topped burgers which were cooked a bit too long and lacked flavor. The French fries were plain...More

Thank Lyn N
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Why lately do these Millennial hostesses always start you out negatively. We walk in. Bar area loud, noisy, loud music. Dining area crowded. One table available. Can we sit out front, wide open, 4 tables . No, that's for overflow. Ok, squeeze us in a...More

Thank Bill S
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

The food was good. Service was good. Drinks we not bad but nothing great. The seating was aweful. You should be comfortable when eating a $75 meal.

Thank Treva23
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

This place is good for food and atmosphere along with seafood and other foods that are priced very well.

Thank denise c
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Bill Bateman's was recommended by a local person as having cheaper drinks than the nearby Ruby Tuesday restaurant/bar. We did not find this to be true; quite disappointing. Yes, it's not all that far from Philadelphia, or Baltimore, for that matter, but the brutal prices...More

Thank Porkloin
Reviewed 4 February 2017

We have eaten here several times. Normally after a Ravens game. While the restaurant has been open several years, they are still working to fine tune the food and service.

Thank Kelly B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 985 Far Hills Dr, New Freedom, PA 17349-8432
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  New Freedom
  • Phone Number: +1 717-235-2500
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