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Pennsylvania Dutch Country Visitors Center       501 Greenfield Road, Lancaster, PA 17601       717-299-8901

Places to Eat

Lancaster PA dining – Pennsylvania Dutch Style Restaurant

Lancaster, PA dining is home to Pennsylvania Dutch style cooking.

Local restaurants, local recipes and local ingredients in Pennsylvania Dutch Country.

The names alone often get a second glance – dried corn, whoopie pies, schnitz und knepp – but these unusual delicacies are an everyday affair in Pennsylvania Dutch Country.  Made from scratch with tender loving care, treats like apple dumplings and shoofly pie are staples in local bakeries, and no Pennsylvania Dutch restaurant is complete without an offer of chicken pot pie and a side of chow chow.

Visitors to Lancaster, PA can sample these and other homemade Pennsylvania Dutch favorites to get a taste of the cooking traditions passed from generation to generation – and kitchen to kitchen – among the locals of Lancaster County.

To help you plan your trip, we’re assembled some of the best Lancaster, PA dining for you to explore in our Pennsylvania Dutch Restaurant directory below.

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1899 Olde Mill Restaurant

1899 Olde Mill Restaurant

9 Queen Road, Intercourse, PA

(717) 768-3636

Home cooking served for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Park City Diner

Park City Diner

884 Plaza Boulevard, Lancaster, PA


Expect friendly and prompt service and great food at this 24-hour restaurant.


Dienner's Country Restaurant

2855 Lincoln Highway East, Ronks, PA

(717) 687-9571

Great Pennsylvania Dutch cooking for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

Hershey Farm Restaurant & Inn

Hershey Farm Restaurant & Inn

240 Hartman Bridge Road, Route 896, Strasburg, beside Millennium Theatre, Ronks, PA

(717) 687-8635

A full-service family restaurant offering a scrumptious breakfast, lunch and dinner smorgasbord or extensive menu.

Shady Maple Smorgasbord

Shady Maple Smorgasbord

129 Toddy Drive, East Earl, PA

(717) 354-8222

The taste of Lancaster County. Two-hundred feet of deliciously authentic Pennsylvania Dutch cooking!


Miller's Smorgasbord

2811 Lincoln Highway East, Route 30 one mile east of Route 896, Ronks, PA

(717) 687-6621

Award-winning lunch and dinner smorgasbords.  New ala carte features from $8.95.  PA Preferred, ServSafe & Reader’s Choice awards.  AAA recommended. Minutes from Sight & Sound Theatre.  Click thru for online coupons.

Oregon Dairy Country Restaurant & Buffet

Oregon Dairy Country Restaurant & Buffet

2900 Oregon Pike, 5 miles N. of Lancaster on Route 272, Lititz, PA

(717) 661-6804

Serving tradtional Pennsylvania Dutch cuisine along with many contemporary favorites.

Lititz Family Cupboard Restaurant & Buffet

Lititz Family Cupboard Restaurant & Buffet

12 West Newport Road, Lititz, PA

(717) 626-9102

Authentic PA Dutch cooking at it’s best with a touch of flair!

Bird-in-Hand Fire Company

Bird-in-Hand Fire Company

313 Enterprise Drive , Bird-in-Hand, PA


We offer a modern facility in our picturesque village where groups can feel the intimacy and warmth of the surrounding Pennsylvania Dutch culture. An authentic small town, experience!

Plain & Fancy Farm Restaurant

Plain & Fancy Farm Restaurant

3121 Old Philadelphia Pike, Route 340 one mile east of Bird-in-Hand, Bird-in-Hand, PA

(717) 768-4400

Choose Lancaster’s Original Amish Farm Feast, as enjoyed by Adam Richman on Travel Channel’s Man v. Food Nation.  Or, select from our expanded Ala Carte menu.  Theater, lodging & buggies on-premise. USA Today award winner.  Click thru to coupons.


Yoder's Restaurant & Buffet

14 South Tower Road, New Holland, PA

(717) 354-4748

Casual dining with a varety of foods to please everyone's appetite. Pennsylvania Dutch speciaties always featured.

Bird-in-Hand Family Restaurant & Smorgasbord

Bird-in-Hand Family Restaurant & Smorgasbord

2760 Old Philadelphia Pike, PO. Box 402, Bird-in-Hand, PA

(717) 768-1550

Experience our genuinely friendly atmosphere and homemade recipes, and our Noah’s Ark Kid’s buffet!

Hometown Kitchen

Hometown Kitchen

18 Furnace Road, Quarryville, PA

(717) 806-5188

The drive to this restaurant is beautiful! Our Pennsylvania Dutch dishes made by Amish cooks are delicious.


Good 'N Plenty Restaurant

150 East Brook Road, Smoketown, PA

(717) 394-7111

Good 'N Plenty has been chosen one of AAA's top 10 best down-home dining restaurants in North America.