Dining in Lancaster County

Lancaster County is the birthplace of the Whoopie pie, and is famous for traditional homemade Pennsylvania Dutch style cooking. But the hearty and welcoming cuisine that we're known for now proudly shares the stage with an eclectic collection of casual eateries, quaint cafes, unique international restaurants and fine dining in Lancaster, PA.

Each takes pride in providing the highest quality Lancaster County dining experience with sensational food and original recipes. And many places to eat in use locally-grown ingredients from the heart of Lancaster County.

No matter your tastes, when you are our guests, you're sure to be treated to an incredible meal and warm hospitality.

Scroll down the list below to check out your options, and click on individual restaurants to learn more details.

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264 W Main St., Leola, PA 17540

(717) 556-0004

Gracie's on West Main is one Lancaster, PA's newest diners serving Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Sweet Treats with an authentic Dutch Country taste. 

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2350 Lincoln Highway East #530, Mill Creek Square, Lancaster, PA 17602

(717) 208-3595

Make any meal an occasion with our delicious take-home foods, stop by for lunch at our cafe, buy a gift card, or let us cater your next event!

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302 North Plum Street, Lancaster, PA 17602

(717) 391-6258

Enjoy Lancaster’s freshest, handcrafted beers while dining in a working brewery.

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2323 Lincoln Hwy East, Lancaster, PA 17602

(717) 826-9555

Lancaster Brewing Company's newest location - The Taproom & Grill

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7 Marion Court, Lancaster, PA 17603

(717) 399-1970

We feature 3 main areas all open year 'round plus 3 decks, including a roof top deck, and a large courtyard open from April through October.

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14 South Tower Road, New Holland, PA 17557

(717) 354-4748

If the taste of “Lancaster County Cooking” is what you crave, then visit Yoder’s Restaurant & Buffet.

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312 Primrose Lane, Mountville, PA 17554

(717) 285-2055

Scoops Ice Cream & Grille offers a wide selection of food for the whole family.... plus cones, sundaes, splits and shakes made the old-fashioned way!

River Hills region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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201 N. Queen Street, Lancaster, PA 17603

(717) 490-6932

Come enjoy 100 craft draft beers, wood fired pizza, and live music.

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1500 Historic Drive, Strasburg, PA 17579

(717) 687-7979

Enjoy lunch or dinner in our cozy, comfortable bar and dining area located at the Historic Strasburg Inn.

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2760 Old Philadelphia Pike, PO. Box 402, Bird-in-Hand, PA 17505

(717) 768-1550

This family-owned restaurant takes the tradition of PA Dutch cooking to an all-new level with newly expanded facilities, fresh foods and homemade recipes! 

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312 Paradise Lane, Ronks, PA 17572

(717) 687-5000 (888) 687-5005

Family dining in a real rail car overlooking the heart of Amish Country.

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365 Route 41, Gap, PA 17527

(610) 593-6080

From the area known for its great home cooking, homemade soups, salads, entrees, pastries, breads and desserts made in the Dutch-Way kitchens by our Lancaster County staff.

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Fulton Steamboat Inn, 1 Hartman Bridge Rd, Strasburg, PA 17579

(717) 299-9999 (800) 922-2229

Dine aboard a replica steamboat in a unique restaurant atmosphere which combines the 19th-century charm of a Steamboat with fresh signature dishes providing a complete experience!

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595 Greenfield Road, Lancaster, PA 17601

(717) 393-0668

Built in 1780, but menus updated daily. A great example of a Pennsylvania stone farmhouse completely restored with a real wine cellar.

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1 West Main Street, Centre Square, Strasburg, PA 17579

(717) 687-0766

While visiting Lancaster County and the Pennsylvania Dutch Country, make one of your stops the Strasburg Country Store & Creamery.

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3121 Old Philadelphia Pike, Route 340 one mile east of Bird-in-Hand, Bird-in-Hand, PA 17505

(800) 669-3568

Plain & Fancy Farm
Featured on The Travel Channel and enjoyed by Man v. Food Nation’s Adam Richman. Located just 6 miles from the theater, we’re Lancaster’s original family style restaurant, serving farm-to-table since 1959. Our large group-friendly dining rooms feature hardwood floors, stone fireplaces, exposed beams and a warm atmosphere. Don’t miss our 6,000-square foot Country Store, Buggy Rides, Amish House Tour, Boutique Hotel, Farm Animals and more!


Average Travel from Sight & Sound Theatres™: 6 Miles
Average Travel from American Music Theatre®: 5 Miles
Average Travel from The Fulton Theatre: 9 Miles

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480 New Holland Avenue, Lancaster, PA 17602

(717) 735-2075

Fresh food & fresh vision come together at Cork & Cap Restaurant. 

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12 West Newport Road, Lititz, PA 17543

717-626-9102

Lititz Family Cupboard Restaurant & Buffet
At the Lititz Family Cupboard you can find a unique blend of true PA Dutch cuisine along with sophisticated fare of delicious entrees, wraps, specialty salads and delightfully made-from-scratch desserts.


Average Travel from Sight & Sound Theatres™: 21 Miles
Average Travel from American Music Theatre®: 18 Miles
Average Travel from The Fulton Theatre: 13 Miles

Small Towns & Northern Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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102 North Market Street, Mt. Joy, PA 17552

(717) 653-2056

Join us for a Feast!  These theatrical themed dinners are offered in the Catacombs and feature Medieval, Roman, Pirate, Halloween and Christmas Feasts and also Murder Mysteries!

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2811 Lincoln Highway East (Rt. 30), Ronks, PA 17572

(800) 669-3568

Family-owned tradition since 1929, featuring an extensive all-you-care-to-eat buffet with American favorites, Lancaster County heritage dishes and bakery-fresh desserts.

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