White Rose Bar & Grill has been open in downtown York and family-operated for more than 80 years, beginning in 1933 as The Beaver Inn. The grandparents of current owner Tom Sibol opened the restaurant, located on North Beaver Street where our smoking lounge, Stoagies, sits today.

In 1944, Sibol’s grandparents sold it to his parents, who ran the restaurant for four decades before selling it on to Tom.

We expanded to our current spot on the corner of North Beaver and West Philadelphia streets in 1999, and have since renovated our Philadelphia Street bar and the indoor/outdoor patio on Philadelphia Street.

In 2013, we celebrated 80 years of business with a community-minded event that offered specials and prices reminiscent of our first meals served in 1933.

Now, we’re ready for the next 80 years, offering a unique escape from the ordinary dining experience.


White Rose Bar & Grill has been the recipient of several awards, including:

  • Best Bar Food, Best Brunch, Best Burger, Best Business Lunch Spot, Best Casual Date Spot and Best Happy Hour Spot in Susquehnanna Style’s Best of York
  • York Sunday News’ Best Bar in York County
  • Best Independent Restaurant in York County
  • Best Bar in York County
  • Central Penn Business Journal’s 50 Fastest Growing Companies
  • Downtown Inc’s Outstanding Merchant Award
  • York County Chamber Small Business of the Year Award
  • Downtown Inc’s 50 Years in Business Award


At White Rose Bar & Grill, we are serious about creating a productive working environment for our staff and maintaining the highest levels of quality, service and attention for our guests.

Want to work with us? Apply here.


As you’re out and about in York, don’t miss these offerings:

Just Brenda Art Gallery

Artist Brenda Wintermyer is taking her hometown of York, Pa., by storm. Her vibrant, high-energy art has become popular in the York art scene, making Brenda’s art one of York’s most recognizable. Brenda is the artist behind The White Rose Collection, the walking tour of York art scene, which has been on display in the White Rose Bar and Grill dining room since 2005. The collection features a total of 25 large format canvases depicting various recognizable locations in York City. In March of 2016, the three newest pieces, located on the back wall of the dining room, were added to complete the collection in its entirety.

Old Republic Distillery

Old Republic Distillery in Seven Valleys, Pa., celebrates the art of making spirits as flavorful and unique as York County itself, where the fertile grounds give life to some of the worlds finest agriculture, and the people and history are rich with pride and strength. York County’s first distillery since prohibition, it produces handcrafted, small-batch distilled spirits utilizing as much local agriculture as possible.

The Pullo Family Performing Arts Center at Penn State York

The Pullo Family Performing Arts Center at Penn State York (The Pullo Center) is a state-of-the art facility featuring audience amenities and technical capabilities not normally found in such an intimate environment. From cutting edge audio, video, data and lighting systems to fully adjustable acoustic curtaining to luxurious interior accouterments, The Pullo Center serves as an ideal venue for a wide variety of entertainment, educational, and social events.

The Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center

Located at the corner of George and Philadelphia Streets in historic downtown York, the Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center is Central PA’s premier venue for dynamic live entertainment, presenting an array of Broadway productions, comedy performances, live music and family shows. The facility encompasses five buildings, including two historic theatres: The Capitol, built in 1906 and the Strand, which opened in 1925.

Lower Susquehanna Riverkeeper

The Lower Susquehanna Riverkeeper program focuses on identifying sources of pollution and enforcing environmental laws. We actively educate the public on current issues, work with decision-makers to emphasize the economic and social benefits of protecting our watershed, and when necessary enforce laws protecting communities and natural resources of the Susquehanna Watershed.


Located on North Beaver Street, Kimman’s offers a fine selection of gifts including women’s accessories, candles, greeting cards, and engraved stationery, jewelry, gourmet food and home decor.

Flying Feet Sport Shoes

Founded in 1975, Flying Feet Sport Shoes is a local athletic outfitter that offers high-quality footwear and apparel, without the specialty store prices.