Day 15: Isaac's Pickle Bar in Downtown Lancaster

31 Days of Decks in Central PA

Day 15


Less than half a block from center square in downtown Lancaster sits Isaac’s Downtown, which not only boasts one of the chain’s few liquor licenses – The Pickle Bar is a great spot for a craft brew, Bloody Mary and everything in between – but also a remarkably discreet urban dining setting.

Nestled next to the Fulton Bank building and set back beyond a brick courtyard and bubbling fountain, the patio area at Isaac’s is just close enough to Queen Street for you to hear the cars and busses pass by, but still far enough away that it won’t impede your conversation. (Or, if you’re dining alone for a quick midday lunch, it won’t break your concentration on Isaac’s famous pepperjack tomato soup or bird-inspired deli sandwiches.)

Tonight, if you’re heading downtown for Music Friday, make sure you stop by for the official opening party for the patio starting at 5 p.m., complete with a tap takeover featuring Flying Fish Brewery and live music from Lancaster’s Meg & The Right Sound. And if you’re a fan of Flying Fish brews, mark your calendar for May 30 for this month’s Brew Review, featuring four courses paired with Flying Fish beers.
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