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
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.
Steaks!!! They sure know how to do them ...
Steaks!!! They sure know how to do them.
Always a pleasure to stop there when I a ...
Always a pleasure to stop there when I am in town. My steak was perfect, the atmosphere so special.
Have eaten here many times. Very good steak and very pricey like most steakhouses, as everything is ala carte.
The wine selection was great
The wine selection was great
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
Our food was outstanding and the portions were large. We met other diners sitting near us mainly because closeness of tables left little conversation privacy. We made the most of it and our service was top notch. Will certainly return.
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.
The seafood platter for two is a treat unto itself! It is complimented by the wonderful wine list. Great experience.
Celebrating our 35th wedding anniversary ...
Celebrating our 35th wedding anniversary. Our server, Justin, was great! Dinner was delightful, and the other diners were very pleasant. We would definitely go back!!
we had an amazing meal. the atmosphere is great and the service impeccable. it is expensive but worth every penny. the meat that they serve is unbelievable. not your average steakhouse
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.
Great steaks, great service.
Great steaks, great service.
Steak house superb
Very good steak house in an historic setting. Very attentive service, steaks cooked to perfection and accompaniments well served.
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.
1796 Restaurant at Bedford Springs
Great food and service but the acoustics needs some work it was a bit loud and I decided to have coffee out in the tavern where I could hear myself talk to my mother.
Top Notch Service
The good is very good the attention to details excellent. Service is the best in the business. You will feel like a VIP at the entire resort. Was a great overnight get away. The restaurant worth every penny
The steaks were cooked to perfection and our waiter was very knowledgeable about the wine list and the menu. I never finish my meal and my plate was spotless!
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.
Mediocre at best
My wife and I had dinner on Friday night. The decor was less than impressive. It was not dated and quaint; it was dated and tired. Our server was nice enough but she was in training and forgot to bring any bread to us until half way through the meal. We had a seafood tower as an appetizer which was fine, although the shrimp were not jumbo sized. We also had the filet mignon as our main course. The steak was adequate but not spectacular. We receive better steaks at the high end chains such as Ruth's Chris and Morton's. My wife did enjoy the "monkey pie" as a dessert. In sum, I was expecting a wonderful meal; it was not that.
A dining experience
My husband and I had an overnight stay at the Omni so we made dinner reservations at this restaurant. It will not disappoint. The quality of the food was excellent and our waiter Michael, was very attentive. It is quite expensive but the food was so very good, you know it will be pricey at a place like this. It was a little noisy but we attributed that to a table of 10. Otherwise I don't think it would have been too bad.
Fabulous restaurant! Best steak dinner I have ever had! Highly recommend!
Service, food, decore are great! Good place to enjoy a slow pace meal with family and friends
Delicious as always...
My husband and I enjoyed yet another great dinner at 1796. I had the tuna poke for an appetizer. Devine! My husband had the delicious chopped salad. We both had the aged steak. I had the chimichurri sauce and my husband had the blue cheese crumbles. We shared the mashed potatoes. You will not be disappointed elsinong here!
Food and service were excellent. The desserts were out of this world.
Great place for a marriage proposal!
Unusual setting that comes off as surprisingly romantic, especially the sofa seating. Food, oriented to carnivores, is very good even if not quite up to 10/09 in town, with friendly, professional and prompt service. Downside: Woefully pricey -- you pay roughly double for its Springs location. Too, they were out of a number of listed wines during our last visit.
Solid good food but loud
Food was good, steak was good but was served warm, not hot and it then turned room temperature as you ate it. But it was well prepared food in general. It was really loud with a lot of people in the dining room. Hard to hear your table mate. Service was great though.
Enjoyed everything tonight
Not even in the mood for a big dinner tonight, I thoroughly enjoyed our evening. Server Mary was perfect, attentive, not too hovering. My steak was excellent, husband's lamb chop looked wonderful. I ate the entire creamed spinach (enough as a side for 3-4 people). I just couldn't stop. Caesar salad only ok except Mary had nicely plated in half ( at no charge like some places do) and it had boquerones (white anchovies) on it. Yum! I even ordered -and ate- a wonderful lemon pistachio cheese cake. One of the best cheese cakes ever. Wine list average, but good variety In Price range. Best of all, it was fairly busy but noise never was an issue, which has been a problem in my previous experiences.
Food was fantastic, our server was very good with suggestions for wine and food.
Excellent food and terrific service!
I chose this retaurant based on reviews by others on Open Table and because we were staying at the BedfordSprings Resort. Food was outstanding and the service was second to none. I was a little skeptical since this restaurant is on the resort but the reviews convinced me to give it a try. Glad I did!
Incredible steak & seafood and excellent service!
We decided to go back to Bedford Springs to celebrate my husband's birthday after celebrating mine there a few years ago, and we knew we wanted to dine at the 1796 Room. It was as delicious this time as it was the first time, and we will certainly be back again. The resort is impeccable, relaxing and it is just a wonderful destination all together!
Always enjoy a wonderful meal here when ...
Always enjoy a wonderful meal here when staying at the BFS Resort! Never disappointed.
When we dined at this restaurant 3 years ago on our anniversary, we were treated special by our server who asked us immediately if we were celebrating anything. The server then suggested extras like fresh strawberries to have with our champagne and also suggested other mixed drinks we liked that were not on the menu. She also suggested menu items that we liked and suggested the homemade steak sauce for our steaks which was delicious. We felt special because of that server. On this recent anniversary dining occasion, Jason didn't ask us if we were celebrating anything until we had paid. He said he forgot to ask. Jason was attentive but didn't make us feel special. Our seared scallops appetizer was tough and tasteless except for the sauce on it. Our steaks were good but a bit undercooked. The mashed sweet potatoes were unremarkable. The 2 choices of bread were very good. Overall, for the high-priced food and its lack of incredible taste we give it a 7 out of 10. We do not plan to return.
Great Dinner at 1796
We had a great night at 1796. The restaurant has a nice atmosphere, service was wonderful and the food delicious. Our waitress was friendly and did a great job with service throughout the night. All of our steaks were cooked to our liking, mashed potatoes were to die for, and dessert was the perfect ending. They also had a great wine by glass selection and gave the option of a 6 oz or 9 oz pour. I would recommend this restaurant for anyone staying at the resort or just in the area.
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