About 1796 Room at Bedford Springs
Sure to be included among the Mid-Atlantic's most celebrated steak and chop houses. Enjoy prime beef, veal and fresh seafood paired with exceptional wine and spirits.
Steakhouse, Seafood, American
Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Monday through Saturday - 5:30 pm to 10:00 pm
$31 to $50
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Complimentary valet parking is available for all resort & restaurant guests.
Banquet/Private Rooms, Beer, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
1796 Room at Bedford Springs Ratings and Reviews
Everything a la carte, including any sau ...
Everything a la carte, including any sauce you might want. Felt cheap being " nickle and dimed " to death. Just charge a little more for the entre. Food ok. Large servings. Ground up red peppers all over the $22 scallop appetizer. Uncooked onions in risotto. Service was very good. Not interested in returning.
We had a fabulous dining experience! Se ...
We had a fabulous dining experience! Service was great, ambiance and decor were historic and lovely. Food was exceptional! Best steak my husband has had in a long time. Wish we had room for dessert! Can't wait to come back!
Its employees are competent, unobtrusive ...
Its employees are competent, unobtrusive, and quite helpful when asked for suggestions.
Entrees are ALL delicious, as this is my fifth experience, and neither I nor those with whom I "broke bread" had any complaints whatsoever. My mother enjoyed her well grilled encrusted pork chop, and was overwhelmed by the size of it. The garnish vegetable for the summer is the artichoke, and those are prepared flawlessly. Everything is so very tasty, well seasoned, and perfectly presented.
Although the acoustics are not the best, it is easy to overlook this with the delightful menu and great service.
This is a fine restaurant; I recommend it to all.
The restaurant's name is rich in history, and this is well explained on the website and on printed materials throughout the resort.
We went to celebrate our anniversary. I ...
We went to celebrate our anniversary. I had the shrimp which were superb.
My wife ordered crab cakes which were served black on the bottom. Sent them back and
got second 2 crab cakes-also burned on the bottom. I had shared my entree and so we
just cut off the bottom and ate the cakes-crab was great. But they should be able
to cook them w/o burning the bottom.
Very disappointing. Talked to manager who said he would talk w/chef. But we
were stuck with a disappointing expensive meal!!
This is a high end restaurant-they should do better!!
I whisked my husband away for a weekend getaway at Bedford Springs - which we loved. I booked this restaurant because I thought it would be elegant and cozy. It was very, very noisy. The waiter we had was very inattentive and waited quite a bit when first seated to have someone come to the table. I ordered Lamb which was very tough and the knives that they gave my husband and I were horrible. When I told the waiter that the cutlery was terrible, he laughed and said 'we get that a lot'. Seriously, might want to do something about that.
Service was great!! Steak was ok but sal ...
Service was great!! Steak was ok but salmon was terrible. Asked for it medium and came well done and very dry. When you pay that much for an entree you expect it to be cooked properly. Side of mushrooms was very greasy.
Very average food and very high priced.
The atmosphere itself was great. I loved the room. The food was very average and the cost was extremely expensive. Everything was a la carte and very pricey. After paying $40+ for the entree, $12 for salad, $10 for mashed potatoes, $14 for a standard glass of wine we didn't even entertain dessert. The food was just average and definitely not a $200 meal. I've had a much better dining experience elsewhere.
Mediocre at Best
It's very sad that I had a mediocre time at 1796. It was a beautiful restaurant, but the food was just OK and the service was the same. I found that our bill became much higher because the server did not disclose certain information to us, for example that water cost us money (he could have mentioned that when I was questioning about the different types he offered) and splitting a salad between two would cost more. We had to eat fish as it was a Friday during lent and were not at all pleased with the choices or the taste of the salmon or halibut. It cost way more than the worth of the food and service. I can say that the drink choices were wonderful. I enjoyed a cocktail during dinner and an after dinner martini and was very pleased with both. I would like to try it again as it may have been a one-time issue, but I can't say that I'd venture back any time soon.
Another Springs Winner
My wife and I enjoyed another wonderful meal at the 1796 room at Omni Bedford Springs. Great service, great menu, excellent steaks, all in an incomperable setting. The whole experience of this resort is unique in that you are surrounded by history, luxury, and quality. We have entertained several groups here and all have been impressed with all aspects of the facility. I would encourage travelers and locals to eat in any of the restaurants at the Springs.
I had high hopes for the restaurant because I was told by several friends how good it was. The prices were really steep. I don't mind paying high prices if the quality of the food justifies it but unfortunately it didn't. My girlfriends salmon was fair, nothing special, but my steak was really disappointing. It was very peppery and had too much seasoning. I couldn't really enjoy the steak because the seasoning was so overpowering. Also it didn't come with a side so I ordered a side of asparagus which I believe was somewhere around 12$ and I got 10 pieces. The waitress said the sides were big enough for 2 and she was right. 12$ for asparagus though? Just plain asparagus. I understand charging more because it's a high end restaurant but that is insane. I guess they figure since you're spending $50 on a steak you won't mind paying 12 more for a side. The place wasn't terrible overall but I probably won't be back
My husband and I recently had dinner here while on our "babymoon." Both of our meals were perfect and the setting was very romantic, but not too uptight. We are already planning our return to Bedford Springs, and one of the main reasons is 1796 Room!
Superb Food, Service Slightly Underwhelming
It took roughly 5 minutes after being seated to be offered water. Both the hostess and the person who brought us water said our waitress would be over soon. You should note this is a very small place, and if our server couldn't come right away then another server should have handled our table. There were almost as many servers as tables. I had to ask for the cocktail menu. The service was only OK which is disappointing because this is supposed to be the top tier restaurant at the resort. Moving on, the food was excellent. Filet perfectly seasoned and cooked with that beautiful pink center, I didn't use any sauce. And, notable for rural Pennsylvania, the tuna steak and scallops were also delicious. Step up the service, lower the price a few bucks and you'd have 5 stars.
This has been one of our favorite places to eat and once again, it did not disappoint. No problems with HVAC as we were seated more toward the center of the restaurant. Other times it can be chilly if you are near the vents. Our server was knowledgable, friendly and unobtrusive. We had seafood as a starter with wine ...all excellent quality. There is nothing especially innovative or unique about the menu. It is basic, excellent, food quality, executed very well. Quality is consistent. This restaurant will please a wide variety of people because of this, so it's ideal for large groups. A bit noisy and crowded in the beginning, but quieted down as the crowd thinned out. I felt that some of the entrees were overpriced given that they come only with a grille artichoke. We were seated for almost three hours as we purposely took our time, yet everything was well-timed and the evening just flew by. I love the decor; very relaxing, yet historical and interesting. Love, love this place!!
Awkward dining experience
While the dining room is lovely, we endured the most awkward meal in our experience there due to the bizarre positioning of tables. The restaurant offers love seats and tables for two, so that diners can sit next to one another, rather than across the table from each other. A lovely idea, and quite romantic. However, a number of these love seats and tables directly face traditional tables of two, at which we were seated. So, we spent our meal with an unknown couple just a few feet away, who sat in their love seat and watched our entire evening meal unfold as if we were actors in an Ibsen play...
Were management to simply rearrange the love seats to face out into the room rather than aiming them toward tables just a few feet away, it would be a much more enjoyable experience for all.
Special night out
Wonderful meal, scallops are wonderful, main coarse and sides were prepared to perfect temperature and taste. Staff very attentive and the environment at Redford Springs allows you to feel special for the evening. your dinner can be expensive but it will be worth the time spent together with loved one or close friends. The only downfall can be the noise level as the restaurant gets crowded or there is a group of people in their own world.
Perfect place for a special meal
The dining experience was top notch and the ambiance created by the decor and lighting was ideal for a romantic evening with my spouse. The food and wine accented the experience. Our server was very good too. I highly recommend.
The attention to detail was so refreshing.
Thank you for a wonderful dinner. We werent that hungry so we actually ordered a whole bunch of appetizers so we could try as many things as we could. The staff was warm and never intrusive. I wish I lived closer so that I could go there for dinner more often.
Very disappointing! Both of our steaks w ...
Very disappointing! Both of our steaks were overcooked, so we filled up on our side dishes while they prepared our steaks again. By the time our steaks came out we weren't really hungry. Beware steaks are dry aged and lack a lot of flavor other than the extremely salty spice they load them up with. Would not go again.
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