The Oldest Restaurant In Pennsylvania Has A Truly Incredible History
By Beth Price-Williams|Published July 31, 2016
A professional writer for more than two decades, Beth has lived in more than half a dozen states – from Missouri and Virginia to Connecticut and Vermont – and Toronto, Canada. In addition to traveling extensively in the U.S. and the U.K., she has a BA in Journalism from Point Park University (PA), a MA in Holocaust & Genocides from Stockton University (NJ), and a Master of Professional Writing from Chatham University (PA). A writer and editor for Only In Your State since 2016, Beth grew up in and currently lives outside of Pittsburgh and when she’s not writing or hanging out with her bunnies, budgies, and chinchilla, she and her daughter are out chasing waterfalls.
Much of Pennsylvania’s storied history remains alive in the state’s museums, landmarks, inns, and even restaurants. Pennsylvania has no shortage of historic restaurants but one is said to be the oldest, opening its doors in 1860. McGillin’s Old Ale House claims to be the oldest continuously operating restaurant/tavern in the state. The oldest restaurant in Pennsylvania has certainly seen a lot during its history.
The oldest restaurant in Pennsylvania oozes charm and history. You’ll also discover, ironically in the same city of Philadelphia, one of the most unique restaurants in the state. Click here to read more about how you can dine in a bank vault.
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