The Oldest Restaurant In Pennsylvania Has A Truly Incredible History

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.

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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.