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Local Pennsylvania Dutch Food Restaurant Authentic Amish Homestyle Breakfast Lunch Dinner County PAWhen it comes to eating in Lancaster County, you cannot get any more authentic than Pennsylvania Dutch food, and there are a number of local restaurants that ensure an authentic and memorable experience.  Of the traditions in Lancaster County, food is the one that is most shared and enjoyed.  Made from scratch, homemade PA Dutch and Amish homestyle food ties the generations together…from scrapple at breakfast to chicken pot pie for dinner, there are very few areas of the country that have so many favorite recipes that are time-tested and “approved.” Remember to save room for dessert…always available at any meal!

White-Horse-LuncheonetteWhite Horse Luncheonette
5562 Old Philadelphia Pike
Gap, PA 17527
(717) 768-8566

Nestled at the crossroads of Rtes 897 and 340 in the heart of PA Dutch Country, White Horse Luncheonette is the quiet, unassuming gathering place of this idyllic Lancaster County community.  For locals, it is their hometown kitchen where they are known by name.  For visitors, it is a refreshing step back into time in a captivating diner.  White Horse Luncheonette is known for delicious home cooked foods that are enjoyed in a warm, welcoming atmosphere.  Open daily for breakfast and lunch, White Horse Luncheonette is famous for their signature homemade steak sauce which is lavished on delightful cheesesteaks more info...sandwiches, wraps, and even cheesesteak salads!

Jake & Leona’s Restaurant Jake & Leona's Restaurant
Green Dragon Market
955 North State Street
Ephrata, PA 17522

Enjoy great food in a welcome home environment, when you discover Jake and Leona’s Restaurant, one of Lancaster County’s most authentic PA Dutch Restaurant. This hidden gem is located in Building 1 at the famous Green Dragon Farmer’s Market in Ephrata. Even though they are open only on Fridays……it’s worth the wait for their delicious home cooking!!  Every Friday, since 1955, Jake and Leona’s has offered quality food and fast friendly service to their loyal regulars and many appreciative visitors. All of their soups, gravies, puddings and seasonal desserts are homemade.  Come and visit Jake and Leona’s children and grandchildren to get a delicious PA Dutch meal…Jake & Leona'sand walk away satisfied!

Hometown Kitchen PA Dutch Restaurant Lancaster County PAHometown Kitchen Family Restaurant
18 Furnace Road
Quarryville, PA 17566
(717) 806-5188

Distinctly local and uncommonly authentic, Hometown Kitchen is an Amish-style family restaurant where you can watch you food being prepared…featuring Amish servers, making Amish recipes in the heart of Amish Country in beautiful Lancaster County.  With a popular special featured each day and a full menu of favorites to choose from, you can always satisfy your appetite with the best in PA Dutch cuisine.

Dutch Country Soft Pretzels Dutch Country Soft Pretzels
2758-1 Division Highway (Rt. 322)
New Holland, PA 17557
(717) 354-4493

Located in the heart of Lancaster County, Dutch Country Soft Pretzels is a hidden gem that awaits discovery by those who appreciate authentic culture and enjoy delicious tastes.  Join with the locals who routinely stop by this aromatic store for their weekly supply of mouthwatering fresh baked pretzels.  Whet your appetite as you observe your pretzels being made, from the mixing and twisting to the baking and cooling. To the delight of many, Dutch Country specializes in gluten-free pretzels that have been created for those who enjoy a good soft pretzel but have special dietary needs. more info...

HomeGrown Cannery HomeGrown Cannery at Green Dragon Ephrata
at Green Dragon Farm Market
955 North State Street
Ephrata, PA 17522
(717) 354-4472

Customers enjoy the best in small batch canned goods when they discover HomeGrown Cannery at the Green Dragon Market. Using fresh picked homegrown produce in Lancaster County, the Fisher Family cans all varieties of vegetables and fruits in their home kitchen.  From savory pickles to succulent peaches, from homemade ketchup to stuffed peppers and herb infused oils…everything featured by Benuel & Fannie Fisher adds easy additions and extra goodness to your meal planning.  HomeGrown Cannery is your destination for special local PA Dutch foods gift buying seHomeGrown Cannerylections.

 

Yoder’s Restaurant & Buffet Yoder's Restaurant Buffet Lancaster County PA
14 South Tower Road
New Holland, PA 17557
(717) 354-4748

Specializing in fresh and delicious homestyle foods at reasonable prices, Yoder’s Restaurant & Buffet is one of Lancaster County’s favorite destinations for local PA Dutch foods and casual cuisine.  Their famous buffet is offered at every meal and includes a grill station, featuring made-to-order options. Their salad and dessert bars feature over forty different items including fresh fruit and homemade desserts.  From a leisurely meal with just a few friends in the dining room to banquets that can accommodate up to 800 people, Yoder’s is LancasterYoder's Restaurant’s go-to-spot for good eating.

Good Food, Inc. Outlet Stores Good Food, Inc. outlet stores
388 East Main Street Leola, PA 17540
(800) 633-2676
4960 Horseshoe Pike Honey Brook, PA 19344
(800) 327-4406

Specializing in The Sweet Taste of Tradition, Good Food Outlet Stores are your destination for the wholesome goodness of Golden Barrel Baking Products. Featuring a variety of syrups, molasses, and cooking oils, as well as pancake and shoofly pie mixes, they have the ingredients for a full range of time-honored PA Dutch recipes.  In addition to their famous baking products, they offer an amazing seleGood Food Outlet Storesction of local candies, bulk food items, and homestyle canned goods, including Jake and Amos products.

Countryside Canned Goods Countryside Canned Goods
Bird-in-Hand Farmers Market
2710 Old Philadelphia Pike
Bird in Hand, PA 17505
(717) 393-1061

Locally owned and family operated for over 30 years, Countryside Canned Goods is located at the Bird-In-Hand Farmer’s Market.  This hidden gem offers a diverse supply of canned goods from different producers around the county, including Jake and Amos, Fisher’s Hot Pepper Sauce, Grandma’s Jam House, and Olde Dutch Jams.  From jams, sauces, and fruits, to a variety of vegetables, pickles, relishes, salsas, and morCountryside Canned Goods Birdi in Hand PAe…everything is flavorful & authentic.

Screen Shot 2015-11-27 at 2.00.42 PMOlde Mill Restaurant 
9 Queen Road
Intercourse, PA 17534
(717) 768-3637

Located in the Village of Intercourse, Olde Mill Restaurant is an idyllic gathering place where locals and visitors alike, enjoy an eclectic menu of traditional PA Dutch favorites and casual fare cuisine.  Whether you are hungry for a hearty breakfast or looking for a relaxed setting for dinner, you will appreciate their ambiance and tastes.  Their extensive menu has something for everyone’s appetite and includes daily “All-You-Can-Eat” specials that will satisfy the hPicture 4ungriest traveler.

Bird-In-Hand-Bake-ShopBird-in-Hand Bake Shop
542 Gibbons Road
Bird-in-Hand, PA 17505
(717) 656-7947

Located in the heart of PA Dutch Country, Bird-in-Hand Bake Shop has been satisfying their customers with special recipes of made-from-scratch goodness since 1972.  From their freshly baked breads, buns, and rolls to their famous wet bottom shoo-fly pies, the wafting smells and delicious tastes of Bird-In-Hand more info...create a must-experience destination for every visitor who wishes to experience authentic Lancaster County.

Ephrata Cloister Restaurant Lancaster County PACloister Restaurant   
607 West Main Street
Ephrata, PA 17522
‎(717) 733-2361

Locally owned and family operated by the Stauffer family, Cloister Restaurant has been Ephrata’s gathering place for good eats, loyal friendships, and enduring memories for 40 years.  Specializing in the best of authentic traditional PA Dutch cooking, their famous sign invites everyone to “come vunce in and eat yourself full!”  They specialize in homestyle cooking, featuring seasonal favorites that keep their loyal customers coming back, day after day and year after year.

Town Hall Restaurant pa dutch foodTown Hall Restaurant
4315 Division Highway
East Earl, PA 17519
(717) 354-4056

If you are looking for a place where the locals go to eat authentic home cooking in the heart of PA Dutch Country, then your next destination is Town Hall Restaurant.  Enjoy favorites that are always on the menu of delicious comfort foods, from cream chipped beef over home fries at breakfast to the iconic meatloaf platter served for lunch and dinner.  Every meal at Town Hall is accompanied by uncommonly friendly service more info...in a warm and inviting atmosphere that has appreciative guests entering as strangers and leaving as friends.

Intercourse Canning Company Intercourse Canning Company lancaster county pa
13 Center Street
Intercourse, PA 17534
(717) 768-0156

Offering the best culinary traditions of Lancaster County, Intercourse Canning Company welcomes those who are on a search for the authentic and unique tastes of local Pennsylvania Dutch country.  With plenty of free samples to tempt your taste buds, this hidden gem offers the area’s largest selection of pickles & preserves, jams & jellies, and so much more…all bursting with the favorite flavors of each local growing season.  Learn the history of canning and watch live demonstrations from the newly constructed gallery in the store’s kitchen.  Replenish your pantry on your next visit to Lancaster County or have your favorite selections shippIntercourse Canning Company ed to your home.

Gene Wenger's Meats Elizabethtown PAGene Wenger’s Meats & Fine Foods
935 Groff Avenue
Elizabethtown, PA 17022
(717) 367-8864

Since 1986, Gene Wenger’s has been establishing a brand of valued tradition. Their name has become synonymous with their famous ham loaf and is a favorite in Lancaster County and beyond. Their store features a full range of frGene Wenger's esh meats, homemade frozen dishes & casseroles, delicious bbq, and a fully stocked deli.

New Holland Family Restaurant-1New Holland Family Restaurant
624 W. Main Street
New Holland, PA 17557
(717) 355-2600

If you appreciate homestyle cooking in a relaxed family atmosphere, you will enjoy discovering New Holland Family Restaurant. Join with the many locals who return to this friendly gathering place, day after day and week after week for their traditional and authentic favorites. From hearty country breakfasts to savory dinner specials, every meal at New Holland Family is prepared fresh and delicious.  Stop by anytime for freshly brewed coffee and try one of the tasty made-from-scratch more info...desserts.

Country Meadows RestaurantCountry Meadows Restaurant
81 Hershey Road (2 minutes from Rte 283)
Elizabethtown, PA 17022
(717) 367-0346

Hungry for homestyle cooking that goes beyond the ordinary?  Then consider this your invitation from Country Meadows Restaurant to come relax and enjoy, while they do the cooking and cleanup. Any time is a great time to discover Country Meadows. Stop by for a hearty start your day breakfast. Treat a business associate to a quick soup and salad lunch. Meet up with a friend and reconnect as you linger over a leisurely dinner date. No matter what the occasion may be, your made-to-order food selections are prepared fresh with authentic recipes and will most assuredly be savorily delicious. Make sure to Picture 4save room for the freshly prepared dessert that are made on location.

Uncle Henrys Pretzel bakery pa dutch authenticUncle Henry’s Pretzel Bakery
115 West Maple Grove Road
Denver, PA 17517
(717) 445-4690

Located at an unassuming spot off-the-beaten-path, in the heart of PA Dutch country, Uncle Henry’s Pretzel Bakery is a hidden gem that awaits your happy discovery.  The distinctive crunchiness and mouthwatering tastes of hand rolled and twisted pretzels are made from the finest sourdough ingredients, baked in a genuine hearth oven, and carefully dried for optimal freshness.  Locally owned and family operated for the past 30 years, Uncle Henry’s is a place of captivating, old-fashioned authenticity that Picture 4still engages the old-fashioned pretzel making process.

Lititz Family Cupboard Lancaster Country PALititz Family Cupboard Restaurant & Buffet
12 West Newport Road
Lititz, PA 17543-8019
(717) 626-9102

At Lititz Family Cupboard you will find a unique blend of authentic PA Dutch Cuisine along with a sophisticated fare of delicious entrees, wraps, and specialty salads.  Conveniently located near historic Lititz, Family Cupboard is a preferred dining destination for those with discerning tastes.  Save room for delightful and delectable made-from-scratch desserts from the  Bakery At The Cupboard.

Katie's Kitchen Ronks Lancaster County PAKatie’s Kitchen…Authentic Amish Cooking
200 Hartman Bridge Road
Ronks, PA 17572
(717) 687-5333

Whether you are a Lancaster County local or a PA Dutch Country visitor, an authentic amish cooking experience awaits you at Katie’s Kitchen.  When  you stop by for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, your appetite for good home cooking will be fully satisfied until you next visit.  After you finish with desert, if the weather is suitable, take a few minutes to stroll through the kitchen’s adjacent grassy knoll with full grown willow trees.  Are the kids along?  Let them work  off some of their energy at the playground area.

Dienner's Country Restaurant Ronks Lancaster County PADienner’s Country Restaurant
2855 Lincoln Hwy East
Ronks, PA 17572
(717) 687-9571

If you like local PA Dutch cooking that is authentic, you will be thrilled to experience Dienner’s Country Restaurant.  Whether you stop by for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, the food is always fresh-made and delicious.  You can choose from their reasonably priced buffet or order from their choose-what-you-like menu.  Savor your food in the down-home peaceful atmosphere that is hosted by the Dienner family and keeps both the locals and visitors to Lancaster County coming back again and again.

Terre-Hill-Restaurant Lancaster County PATerre Hill Family Restaurant
213 East Main Street
Terre Hill, PA 17581
(717) 445-4755

With an invitation to “Kumm Esse” (Come Eat), you are invited to enjoy the best in PA Dutch favorites and casual fare varieties at Terre Hill Family Restaurant.  This hidden gem was recently renovated and opened under new ownership in July of 2014 and has quickly assumed the role of local gathering place for friends and families from the surrounding communities.  Those who appreciate good food, made fresh and delicious, have discovered a new preferred spot for eating with family, friends, and neighbors. Serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner every day of Picture 4the week.

Fisher's-Amish-Restaurant Gordonville PAFisher’s Amish Restaurant
3364 Harvest Dr
Gordonville, PA 17529
(717) 847-4993

Surrounded by Amish farmlands, you are invited to Fisher’s Amish Restaurant, Lancaster County’s newest PA Dutch restaurant.
This hidden gem is located close to the idyllic villages of Intercourse and Bird-in-Hand, adjacent to the Harvest Drive Family Inn.  From Barb’s famous cinnamon buns, made fresh every morning, to Mom’s specialty meatloaf…everything served at Fisher’s is always made fresh and sure to be absolutely delicious!  Their menu includes breakfast platters, soups, salads, sandwiches, wraps, burgers, cheesesteaks, ham steak, chicken parmesan, sFisher's Amish Restaurant Lancaster County PAeafood, roast beef, spaghetti, smoothies, and more.

Zook's-Homemade-Chicken-PiesZook’s Homemade Chicken Pies
3194 Harvest Drive
Ronks, PA 17572
(717) 768-0239

Surrounded by Amish farmlands in the heart of the PA Dutch countryside, Zook’s Homemade Chicken Pies uses special mouth-watering recipes that are making their beef, chicken, and sausage pies more famous with each passing year.  You are always invited to stop by the Zook’s retail store to stock up on these quick and easy meals that are tasty and nutritious more info...too!  In addition to meat pies, Zook’s has a nice selection of specialty food items, including beef and chicken stock.

 

Spring Glen Fresh FoodsSpring Glen Fresh Foods
314 Spring Glen Drive
Ephrata, PA 17522
(717) 733-2201

Started by the Sensenig family of Ephrata in 1942, Spring Glen Fresh Foods is a tried and true Lancaster County Original that still uses many of their original recipes to create the absolute finest in fresh refrigerated foods.  From chow chow and chicken pot pie to pepper cabbage and tapioca pudding…you will appreciate the homestyle varieties and comfort food tastes of Spring Glen Fresh Foods. Hearty soup lovers will never be disappointed with Spring Glen’s choices that include beef noodle, broccoli cheese, chicken corn, ham & bean, Maryland crab, vegetable, and several others.  Make sure to visit the Spring Glen Fresh Foods stand at Spring Glen FoodsLancaster’s Central Market on Tuesdays, Fridays, and Saturday.

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