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How many restaurants opened or closed in Lancaster County in 2019?

Decades Restaurant, Bar, Arcade and Bowling Alley

Lesli Corbin, right, and Decades partner Bri Callahan, both of whom work for Stoudt Advisors in Lancaster, enjoy some food at the bar at Decades.

At the beginning of every month, the staff at LNP + LancasterOnline compiles a list of restaurants that have opened and closed during the previous month.

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There are 60 restaurants that have opened in 2019.

Seventeen restaurants have closed in 2019.

Note: These numbers are based on the stores that writers from LNP + LancasterOnline have reported on. If you know of any we missed, let us know in the comments.


Here are the restaurants that have opened in Lancaster County in 2019:

New Holland Coffee Co. (moved), 836 W. Main Street, Earl Township

Domino's Pizza, 834 W. Main Street, Earl Township

Donut Break (has since closed), 142 Park City Center, Lancaster

Stefano Versace Gelato (has since closed), 142 Park City Center, Lancaster

Szechuan Gourmet, 1930 Columbia Avenue, Manor Township

Cocina Mexicana (moved), 112 N. Water Street, Lancaster

Brewster's Bar-B-Que Trailside, 1121 Steinmetz Road, Ephrata

Piccola Italian Bistro (has since closed), 3572 Lincoln Highway, Paradise Township

Hearth and Harrow, 544 N. Penryn Road, Penn Township

The Pressed Plate, 52 E. Main Street, Ephrata

Mill 72 Bake Shop & Cafe, 45 N. Main Street, Manheim

Two Cousins Pizza, 155 E. King Street, Lancaster

Westwind Cafe, 245 Bloomfield Drive, Suite 100, Manheim Township

Tipsy Boar Tap and Grill, 380 Centerville Road, East Hempfield Township

Lemongrass, 603 N. Prince Street, Lancaster

Senor Hoagies, 47 N. Prince Street, Lancaster

Decades, 438 N. Queen Street, Lancaster

Hubub World Market, 257 W. King Street, Lancaster

Breakaway Farms, Lancaster Marketplace, 2084 Fruitville Pike, Manheim Township

Empanada Gourmet, Lancaster Marketplace, 2084 Fruitville Pike, Manheim Township

Oola Bowls, Lancaster Marketplace, 2084 Fruitville Pike, Manheim Township

Mountville Family Restaurant, 350 Highland Drive, West Hempfield Township

SoBol, 210 Rohrerstown Road, East Hempfield Township

Zoetropolis Cinema Stillhouse, 112 N. Water Street, Lancaster

Sheetz (expansion), 701 Furnace Hills Pike, Warwick Township

Dozo by Issei Noodle, Lancaster Central Market, 23 N. Market Street, Lancaster

Fox & Wolfe Farm, Lancaster Central Market, 23 N. Market Street, Lancaster

The Kabab Station, 247 N. Queen Street, Lancaster

Micks All American Pub, 2428 Willow Street Pike, West Lampeter Township

El Toro Barbacoa, 14 Blue Rock Road, Millersville

Grape Leaf Cafe, 30 W. James Street, Lancaster

Lancaster City Nutrition, 307 N. Queen Street, Lancaster

El Cubano Restaurant, 33 Ranck Avenue, Lancaster Township 

Sheetz, 518 Greenfield Road, Lancaster

KC's Italian Ice, 617 W. Orange Street, Lancaster

Hinkle's Restaurant (expansion), 261 Locust Street, Columbia

Dutch Country Hand-Rolled Soft Pretzels, 26 W. Main Street, Mount Joy

Lancaster Cheesesteak Co., 43 W. King Street, Lancaster

Plough, 25 S. Queen Street, Lancaster

Tony G's American Diner & Pizza Kitchen, 18 Copperfield Circle, Warwick Township

Noodle Shack, 1032 Lititz Pike, Warwick Township

Josephine's Downtown, 50 W. Grant Street, Lancaster

Passenger Coffee Roasters, 131 N. Plum Street, Lancaster

Donnie's Ice Cream Shop, 323 Main Street, Denver

- Cafe di Vetro (reopened), 400 N. Prince Street, Lancaster

Melissa's Country Grille, 1426 Lancaster Pike, East Drumore Township

Nonna Rosa Italian Restaurant

Vitina Pizza from at Nonna Rosa's Traditional Italian Kitchen in Akron.

- Nonna Rosa's Traditional Italian Kitchen, 363 S. Seventh Street, Akron

Casa Carlo Italian Market, 101 N. Queen Street, Lancaster

- Yahi Poke, 101 N. Queen Street, Lancaster

- Lancaster Downtown Deli, 45 N. Market Street, Lancaster

- EVO 205 Coffee Co., 206 S. Market Street, Elizabethtown

- Blazin' J's, 15 E. King Street, Lancaster

- Pop, 144 N. Prince Street, Lancaster

Whisk Cafe Etown-What's in Store

An employee prepares a table at Whisk Cafe in Elizabethtown. 

- Whisk Cafe, 98 Masonic Drive, Elizabethtown

- Conway Social Club, 28-30 E. King Street, Lancaster

- El Rincon Ponceno, 255 N. Queen Street, Lancaster

- C'est La Vie, 18 N. Market Street, Lancaster

- BrickHouse Coffee & Kitchen, 53 Refton Road, Strasburg

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The new Dunkin' west of Mountville was renovated from a former Rita's. 

- Dunkin, 3929 Columbia Avenue, West Hempfield Township

- Paradise Junction Cafe, 3373 Lincoln Highway East, Paradise Township


Here are the restaurants that have closed in Lancaster County in 2019:

Grub 'N Stuff, 247 N. Queen Street, Lancaster

Characters Pub, 38 N. Christian Street, Lancaster

Pizza Hut, 2 Trolley Run Drive, Warwick Township

The Rabbit and Dragonfly, 51 N. Market Street, Lancaster

Pour Craft Food & Drink, 114 N. Prince Street, Lancaster

Carr's Restaurant, 50 W. Grant Street, Lancaster

Cafe di Vetro, 400 N. Prince Street, Lancaster

JoBoys Brewpub, 27-31 E. Main Street, Lititz

Piccola Italian Bistro, 3572 Lincoln Highway, Paradise Township

Hubub World Market, 257 W. King Street, Lancaster

- EAT, 600 Richmond Drive, Manheim Township

- Goldie's Bakery, 170 E. King Street, Lancaster

- Limerick Neighborhood Delicatessen, 601 N. Lime Street, Lancaster

Goldie's

In this March 2018 photo, owner Mitch Rae sits inside the soon-to-be opened Goldie's Bakery at 170 E. King St. 

- Tsunami Express, 255 N. Queen Street, Lancaster

- Gypsy Kitchen (planning to reopen), 555 W. James Street, Lancaster

- Isaac's, 1559 Manheim Pike, Manheim Township

- Rendezvous Steak Shop (at the end of the month), 242 W. King Street, Lancaster