Pull up a chair, sit back, and enjoy an old-fashioned home cooked meal. The best part? You don’t have to do anything except face the delightful challenge of deciding what to order. These 11 hometown restaurants in Pennsylvania will take you back in time.
1. Hometown Kitchen – 18 Furnace Road, Quarryville, PA 17566
Discover delicious, homecooked Amish food at Hometown Kitchen in Lancaster. Run by the Amish, the delightful restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily. Stop by for one of the daily dinner specials, most notably the Amish Wedding Meal on Friday, which consists of chicken with homemade bread filling, mashed potatoes, and pepper slaw.
2. Country Junction Restaurant – 81 Eileen Drive, Smicksburg, PA 16256
Savor a tasty home cooked meal at Country Junction Restaurant in the quaint Amish community of Smicksburg. The charming restaurant welcomes diners for breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily and has received rave reviews for its mouthwatering homemade pies.
3. Lititz Family Cupboard – 12 W Newport Road, Lititz, PA 17543
Opt for the buffet or order from the tantalizing menu at Lititz Family Cupboard. The impressive menu features a long list of scrumptious meals, including homemade chicken pot pie, homemade chicken and waffles, liver and onions, and meatloaf. A special kids menu is also available.
4. Olde Mill Restaurant – 9 Queen Road, Intercourse, PA 17534
A home cooked meal awaits at Olde Mill Restaurant, which serves Amish and Mennonite dishes. Whether you visit for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, you'll find hearty menu items, including homemade crab cakes, chicken croquettes, chicken and waffles, and grilled liver and onions. Cap off your meal with a traditionally Pennsylvanian dessert: shoo fly pie or apple dumpling.
5. The Tavern on the Square – 108 N Market Street, New Wilmington, PA 16142
Step into a simpler time when you visit the Tavern on the Square. A family-owned restaurant, the Tavern on the Square welcomes guests for lunch and dinner seven days a week. Choose from such dishes as chicken and biscuits, ham loaf, and home made pierogies. Don't forget to order the restaurant's famous sticky buns.
6. Dienner's Country Restaurant – 2855 Lincoln Highway East, Ronks, PA 17572
Dienner's Country Restaurant makes it easy to satisfy whatever dish you're craving with its generous buffet and individual platters, the latter includes fish fry platters, turkey platters, and ham platters. Visit Dienner's Country Restaurant for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
7. Deitsch Eck Restaurant – PA-143, Lenhartsville, PA 19534
Deitsch Eck Restaurant - or Dutch Corner - promises a cozy atmosphere and a delicious meal that you won't soon forget. Open for lunch and dinner, the quaint restaurant features an expansive menu with such entrees as grilled ham steak, pork chops, liver and onions, and scrapple. A children's menu is also available.
8. The Kling House Restaurant – 3575 W Newport Road, Gordonville, PA 17529
Go for the delicious food at The Kling House Restaurant but leave with the savory taste of the restaurant's famous coconut cream pie still lingering in your mouth. Serving both breakfast and lunch, the Kling House Restaurant offers a generous menu with such entrees as pancakes, French toast, skillets, and baked oatmeal.
9. Sugar 'N Spice Inc. – 32 High Street, Waterford, PA 16441
Enjoy comfort food when you stop by Sugar 'N Spice Homestyle Restaurant, which serves such traditional entrees as crispy fried chicken, clam strips, roast beef, liver and onions, and homemade meatloaf. If you like pairing your meal with an alcoholic beverage, be sure to bring your favorite as Sugar 'N Spice is BYOB (Bring Your Own Beer).
10. Katie's Kitchen – 200 Hartman Bridge Road, 17572 Ronks, PA
An authentic Amish restaurant owned and run by an Amish Family, Katie's Kitchen serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and features an eclectic menu that includes Amish dishes. Save room for one of the charming restaurant's homemade desserts - apple dumpling, turtle cheesecake, and Whoopie pies, to name just a few.
11. Brickerville House Family Restaurant – 2 E. 28th Division Highway, Lititz, PA 17543
Satisfy your breakfast craving any time of the day at Brickerville House Family Restaurant. The old-fashioned restaurant serves breakfast (all day), lunch, and dinner and features a kids menu. Among the many entrees offered on the menu are the home style dinners, such as baked meat loaf, fried chicken, and sugar cured baked ham.
These 11 hometown restaurants in Pennsylvania all offer delicious food in a comfortable homey atmosphere.
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