Nothing beats a home cooked meal. But, life’s pretty hectic for most of us and those homemade meals are sometimes little more than a distant yet happy memory. Enjoy a good old-fashioned meal with family and friends at one of these 11 mom & pop restaurants in Pennsylvania that serve home cooked meals to die for.
1. Sandy's, Philadelphia
Stop by Sandy's in Philadelphia for breakfast or lunch where you'll find traditional, delicious diner meals and friendly service. Breakfast meals range from egg platters and omelets to pancakes and breakfast sandwiches while the lunch menu features hoagies, grinders, burgers, steak, and a generous listing of side orders. Sandy's is at 231 S 24th St, Philadelphia, PA.
2. Kuppy's Diner, Middletown
has been a Middletown traditional since 1933, serving breakfast and lunch seven days a week. The family-owned restaurant promises a welcoming atmosphere and delicious food. The menu features such home cooked meals as eggs Benedict and home fries, hot roast beef sandwiches, gravy fries, and chicken pot pie. Kuppy's Diner is at 12 Brown St, Middletown.
3. Non & Pop's Place, Waymart
Sit back, relax, and enjoy a scrumptious home cooked meal at
Non & Pop's Place
in Waymart. The friendly, family-owed restaurant serves breakfast and lunch during the week and on the weekends and dinner from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. Non & Pop's Place's menu includes such home cooked favorites as chicken tortellini soup, burgers, turkey pesto paninis, and patty melts. Non & Pop's Place is located at 698 Roosevelt Hwy, Waymart.
4. Neptune Diner, Lancaster
Turn back time when you go to the
in Lancaster. The old-fashioned diner promises an extensive menu of such delightful dishes as burgers, spaghetti and meatballs, broiled chopped beef sirloin, crab cakes, and fried chicken. The Neptune Diner serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner seven days of the week. Neptune Diner is at: 924 North Prince Street, Lancaster, PA
5. Lou's Sandwich Shop, Norristown
Only the friendliness at
Lou's Sandwich Shop
rivals the mouthwatering food. A community staple since 1941, Lou's Sandwich Shop promises good food served in generous portions. The menu features what patrons call the area's best zeps, cheese steak, and burgers (and, of course, much more). Lou's Sandwich Shop is at 414 E. Main Street, Norristown, PA.
6. Front Street Diner, Harrisburg
Eat breakfast any time of the day or treat yourself to lunch or dinner at
Front Street Diner
in Harrisburg. Front Street Diner's extensive menu features something for everyone: from burgers and Italian dishes to steaks and stir fries. Seafood lovers will find such scrumptious entrees as haddock, flounder, homemade salmon cakes, and fish and chips. Front Street Diner is at 4003 North Front Street, Harrisburg, PA.
7. Gettysburg Family Restaurant, Gettysburg
Enjoy a hearty home cooked meal with family and friends at Gettysburg Family Restaurant. The family-friendly restaurant features old-fashioned, delightful diner food such as omelets, pancakes, scrapple, broasted chicken, and apple fritters. Gettysburg Family Restaurant – which serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily – is located at: 1275 York Road, Gettysburg, PA.
8. Glider Diner, Scranton
Generations of Pennsylvanians have made
in Scranton a part of their family traditions since 1945. Satisfy your craving for good home cooked food at Glider Diner 24 hours a day, seven days a week, choosing from a menu packed with such hearty meals as hamburger steak, roasted turkey, broiled cod, and burgers.
Glider Diner is located at: 890 Providence Rd, Scranton, PA.
9. Tom's Diner, Pittsburgh
Dine on authentic American and Greek cuisine at
in Pittsburgh. The family friendly diner, which first opened in 1980, features an eclectic, delicious array of meals, including gyros, hot sausage, burgers, Greek God sandwiches, and hot meal loaf. Top off breakfast, lunch, or dinner with a homemade dessert of ice cream, pie, or cake. Tom's Diner is at: 2937 W Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA.
10. Virgil's Plate, Erie
Nothing is quite like pizza made with homemade sauce and homemade dough. That's exactly what you'll get at
, a family-friendly restaurant in Erie that serves square pizza and ice cream for dessert. Choose from individual slices of pizza or a whole pie and add a house salad or pepperoni balls for the perfect, home cooked meal.
Virgil's Plate is at: 1001 W 6th St., Erie, PA.
11. Anne's Kitchen Table, Glenside
Indulge in fresh, home cooked food at Glenside's popular Mom & Pop restaurant,
Anne's Kitchen Table
. Soak up the sun with outdoor seating or head inside to eat. Anne's Kitchen Table, which features daily specials, boasts an extensive menu with such dishes as Anne's House Salad, Whistle a Tuna Wrap, and the Reuben Grill. Anne's Kitchen Table is at: 11 Wesley Ave, Glenside, PA.
Okay, fellow Pennsylvanians, what’s your favorite mom & pop restaurant in Pennsylvania? Share your thoughts in the comments!