Best 24-Hour Restaurants

It’s the wee hours of the morning. The evening’s entertainment is over and you and your friends are starving. Most restaurants around Lancaster have long since finished serving for the night. Fear not. There are several restaurants in and around Lancaster that cater to the late-night appetite.

Columbia Diner

Diners say they’ve enjoyed the blueberry pancakes, scrapple, French toast, sausage, baked oatmeal, Greek salad, crab cakes, chicken croquettes and homemade pies and cakes.

1725 Columbia Ave, Lancaster, PA 17603

(717) 392-8371

Jennie’s Diner

Jennie’s serves hearty breakfast, lunch and dinner items around the clock. Recent patrons have enjoyed the pancakes, fried chicken and hearty soups.

2575 Lincoln Hwy E, Ronks, PA 17572

(717) 397-2507

Knight & Day Diner

Patrons who’ve visited recently like the steak Caesar wrap, the varied omelets, the chicken parmigiana and the triple-decker club sandwiches.

3140 Lititz Pike, Lititz, PA 17543

(717) 490-6198

Lyndon City Line Diner

In addition to a large menu of varied dishes, this restaurant also serves beer, wine and spirits. Recent diners at the Lyndon said they’ve enjoyed the numerous breakfast specials, the sausage, ham steak, chicken parmigiana, pot roast sandwich and crab cakes.

1370 Manheim Pike, Lancaster, PA 17601

(717) 393-4878

Mount Joy Diner & Family Restaurant

This popular place, known locally as the “MoJo,” serves up hearty plates of American-style food. Recent diners have enjoyed the grilled meatloaf, sausage gravy over biscuits, bacon cheddar fries, crab cakes and chicken fried steak.

307 W Main St, Mount Joy, PA 17552

(717) 653-5357

Park City Diner

Dishes diners have enjoyed include gyros, the Greek salad, burgers and onion rings, French toast, ham steak, stuffed flounder, cream of chicken soup and eggs Benedict.

884 Plaza Blvd, Lancaster, PA 17601

(717) 435-8512

— Mary Ellen Wright