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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!

The Village Farm Market 
1520 Division Highway
Ephrata, PA. 17522
(717) 733-5340
Do you prefer homemade baked goods?  Do you enjoy locally grown produce?  Do you appreciate homestyle deli recipes?  If so, come visit The Village Farm Market and discover “The Best-Tasting Food in the Village.”  From soups to deserts, from casseroles to sandwiches, you can always shop at Village Farm knowing that there are always enough selections to satisfy any taste on every occasion.

Zerbe’s Snack Stand  Zerbe's Snack Stand Green Dragon Market Ephrata PA
Green Dragon Market
955 N State Street Ephrata, PA 17522
Root’s Country Market
705 Graystone Road Manheim, PA 17545
Featuring their signature brand potato chips, Zerbe’s Snack Stand is Lancaster County’s destination for authentic savory snacks.  Zerbe’s Homestyle potato chips, which have been kettle-fried in small batches since 1947, are available in 10 varieties.  For the old-fashioned hard pretzel lover, Zerbe’s features hand rolled pretzels by Rocky Road Pretzel Bakery, Old Fashioned Hammond’s Hand Made Pretzels, Martins Hand Made Pretzels, and Uncle Henry’s Pretzel Bakery.  In addition, this hidden gem also features chocolate and yogurt covered pretzels, mini animal crackers, Emma’Zerbe's Snack Stands Gourmet Popcorn and much more.

Kauffman’s Fruit Farm & Market
3097 Old Philadelphia Pike
Bird-in-Hand, PA 17505
(717) 768-7112
Kauffman’s Fruit Farm & Market is a Lancaster County Original that has been serving appreciative customers since 1915.  Easily recognized  as an enduring landmark in the heart of Amish farmlands, the market is located on historic Old Philadelphia Pike.  Nearby, the farm grows over 135 varieties of tree fruits on 92 bountiful acres, which are well-known for their “Bird-in-Hand Brand” orchard harvests.  From their signature apple products (butters, ciders, snitz) to a comprehensive line of homestyle products, Kauffman’s is the community’s local source for affordable
market fare shopping and a must-visit destination for PA Dutch Country visitors.

Zook’s Roadside Stand 
3916 Old Philadelphia Pike
Gordonville, PA 17528
(717) 768-7119
A wide range of authentic tastes and unique varieties, original to PA Dutch Country, are found at Zook’s Roadside Stand.  This hidden gem is an enduring landmark on the famous Old Philadelphia Pike in the heart of Amish farmlands.  Featuring the old-fashioned canning and homestyle baking of Daniel & Martha Zook, first-time visitors mingle with loyal customers as they stop in to buy traditional market  fare creations and comfort food favorites.  From canned stuffed peppers and corn relish to shoe fly pies and angel food cakes, the fresh and delicious tastes experienced at Zook’s is Picture 4a memorable moment.

Immergut PretzelsImmergut Pretzels
3537 Old Phila Pike
Intercourse, PA 17534
(717) 768-0657
Located on Old Philadelphia Pike in the idyllic village of Intercourse, since 1998, Immergut Hand-Rolled Pretzels has lived up to the PA Dutch meaning of their name, ALWAYS GOOD!  The mouthwatering menu at Immergut is delightfully simple and incredibly delicious, featuring regular pretzels, specialty pretzels, and pretzel wraps.  Each pretzel is hand-rolled and baked to perfection with just the right amount of butter and salt, unless otherwise requested.  Try their quality-made pretzel dips and savor their fresh squeezed lemonades, blended ice coffees, and more info...fountain drinks.  Stop by this hidden gem for an extraordinary snack or enjoy a quick and tasty lunch.

Welsh Mountain Canning  
(Wholesale Only)
5384 Meadville Road
New Holland, PA 17557
(717) 354-3941
Located near New Holland, Welsh Mountain Canning offers wholesale distribution of naturally preserved foods made in small batches at their state inspected commercial kitchen. From start to finish, everything they produce gets cleaned and cut by hand. Each jar is processed without any artificial ingredients in a hot water bath, which preserves food naturally. NOTE>>>all varieties are available for retail purchase at nearby Beiler’s Fruit Farm at 383 Springville Road, New Holland.

Dutch Haven Shoo Fly Pie Bakery 
2857A Lincoln Hwy, Rte. 30 East
Ronks, PA 17572
(717) 687-0111
As the “place that made shoo-fly pie famous,” Dutch Haven Shoo Fly Pie Bakery & Gift Shop welcomes visitors to its historic landmark destination.  Join with the generations who make sure to stop by for a pie (or two) every time they visit PA Dutch Country. Browse their gift and furniture shop for a wide selection of authentic and unique Screen Shot 2016-02-04 at 3.35.27 PMLancaster County made products that make perfect keepsakes and gifts for friends and family.

White 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 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.

Olde 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 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
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.

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
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 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 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…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 
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 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.

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.

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