Going out to restaurants is fun not only for the food and company, but also for the ambiance. That goes beyond just the sconces and light fixtures selected by the restaurant owner… it also can include the view you get from the restaurant. Here are some restaurants in Pennsylvania with truly scenic and incredible views.
1. Boulder View Tavern, Lake Harmony
Boulder View Tavern is located adjacent to Boulder View Lake and is the perfect place for waterfront dining. It was also recently renovated.
2. Monterey Bay Fish Grotto, Mount Washington, Pittsburgh
See that, in the foreground? That's a delicious martini. See that, in the background? That is the city of Pittsburgh. Enjoy.
3. R2L, Philadelphia
Another jaw-dropping cocktail! ... I mean, view. This one of Philadelphia. R2L is located on the 37th floor of Two Liberty Place.
4. Summit View Restaurant & Pub, Schuylkill Haven
Check out that stunning view of the Blue Mountains. Summit View is a tradition, as it's been in operation for almost 40 years.
5. Moshulu, Philadelphia
Like ships? Like amazing views? Moshulu, located near Penn's Landing, is just the place for you.
6. Mountain View Dining & Terrace Lodge, Hollywood Casino at Penn, Grantville
The Mountain View Dining Room within the Hollywood Casino at Penn overlooks one of the most exciting things ever... a horse racing track! Munch on biscuits while watching Seabiscuit! (Disclaimer: Seabiscuit most likely will not ACTUALLY be present, though that could also depend on how many beers you've had.)
7. Plain & Fancy Farm Restaurant, Lancaster
Do you like food? Do you like looking at farms? If so this place is a win-win.
8. Asiago's Tuscan Italian, Johnstown
The amazing food at Asiago's is the only thing that will prevent you from running to find the pot of gold at the end of that rainbow.
9. Miller's Smorgasbord, Ronks
Pennsylvania is known for its vast farmlands... Settle into the state's most famous scenery while enjoying the smorgasbord at Miller's.
10. Top of the 80's, Hazleton
Top of the 80's offers fine dining in a casual atmosphere, with a stunning view of Hazleton sprawling beneath the restaurant.
Any restaurants you’d add to this list? Share in the comments below.