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Yellow Dog Lantern

218 Elm St, Oil City, PA 16301-1413
+1 814-676-1000
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good39%
  • Average0%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible1%
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“prime rib” (7 reviews)
“salad” (5 reviews)
“steak” (5 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
218 Elm St, Oil City, PA 16301-1413
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

A very nice dining experience for this small town. A bit pricey but the food is usually very high quality.

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 29 June 2017

My wife and I found a Days Inn hotel in Oil City, PA as our need to spend the night an travel on the next day. We arrived late - tired and hungry and a clerk at the hotel advised the "Yellow Dog Lantern" a...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Last Thursday we went to the Yellow Dog for dinner. We enjoyed buffalo chicken taquitos as an appetizer - delicious alone and terrific with the ranch dressing dip. The salads were fresh and crisp, with the dressing on the side. Nice since some use all...More

Thank JLMacTripFun
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Three words "blackened prime rib". Great atmosphere, like an old school Italian restaurant. Never had a bad experience.

Thank Bsbarnhill
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Took Mom. First time she had been there. She had the Steak Salad, my husband the pork chops and I had the Shrimp and Scallops. Everything was delicious. One thing I highly recommend is the French Onion Soup as your starter. It is WONDERFUL!!!

Thank Sheshw
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Do not let the plain -- rather ordinary -- exterior of this place deceive you! Inside it's charmingly decorated and comfortable, whether at booths or at tables. The menu is not large but offers plenty of variety. Most importantly, the food is excellent, the service...More

Thank Barry C
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Ate here while visiting Oil City for work purposes. A bit pricey and over the top gourmet for the area, but everybody's meal was beautifully presented and we all thought everything tasted delicious. I would recommend any of the desserts. They were incredible.

Thank hicknik
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The food was great! and the service too. Very friendly people. Eggplant Parmesan was wonderful! but get it to share, it's a very large portion!

Thank AnthonyandCindy E
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Loved the food. The soups are awesome, the blackened prime rib is always great and the service is always top notch

Thank Bsbarnhill
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Made reservations the day before, which that was very nice they accept them. The place has a very rustic feel for a small town gem. I ordered a drink called "the lantern" from their menu, and it was excellent. They offer a large wine menu,...More

Thank Kevin C
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6.03 km away
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  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 218 Elm St, Oil City, PA 16301-1413
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Oil City
  • Phone Number: +1 814-676-1000
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