The Left Bank Restaurant & Bar for sale, realtor says

The Left Bank Restaurant & Bar has been an award-winning fixture on the regional casual fine dining scene for more than 30 years. It's for sale for $395,000.

YORK, Pa. — One of downtown York's most iconic restaurants is up for sale.

The Left Bank Restaurant & Bar, an award-winning casual fine dining establishment that has been part of the regional dining scene for more than 30 years, is on the market and looking for new ownership, according to ROCK Commercial Real Estate.

The asking price of $395,000 includes the business, furniture, fixtures, equipment, and beverage management assignment of use of the H (Hotel) liquor license, as well as all intellectual property, marketing assets, recipes, and goodwill.

“As I plan for a relocation out of the market, the announcement is bittersweet," Sean Arnold, the restaurant's owner said. "We are very proud of what we have built in York since taking ownership five years ago, achieving numerous regional and national awards for our menu, cocktails, wine selection, and service. Our established restaurant team has consistently delivered a five-star dining experience and are excited for what the future holds with a new owner." 

Located at 120 North George Street, the Left Bank Restaurant & Bar was a Wine Spectator Award of Excellence winner this year that also received accolades in Susquehanna Style (2017 to 2021), Best of York Fine Dining and Cocktails (2017 to 2020), and Open Table (Diner's Choice Award, 2018 to 2019).

John Birkeland, of ROCK Commercial Real Estate, represents The Left Bank ownership.

“The Left Bank has been an icon of fine dining in the area for years,” Birkeland said. "This is a tremendous opportunity for a culinary professional or restaurant operator to take the reins of a renowned establishment and continue the tradition.”