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Lancaster area cuisine should not be underestimated. Restaurants in the Lancaster County area have developed a reputation for quality food with that fresh-from-the-farm taste.

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“Farm to table” food has always been a thing in Amish Country PA! And there’s lots of restaurant options in Lancaster.

From smorgasbords and family-style dining, to fine dining, foodies of all sorts are satisfied at many local restaurants in Lancaster, PA. If you’ve already tried asking your smart phone or device about “restaurants near me” but would like more expert guidance, check out the restaurant category links below. Try visiting one of our local bakeries or farmers markets in Lancaster, PA for even more fresh food. When visitors are asked, “What brings you back to Lancaster County,” the answer is typically “the food!”

These Lancaster Restaurants are serving Take Out Meals and offer Outdoor Dining.

Scroll down (or click here) to see the complete list of our favorite restaurants in Lancaster (think of it as a dining guide to the best places to eat that our area has to offer). For the restaurants that have a menu posted on their website, we have included a menu button with their listing.

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List: Over 50 Top Lancaster, PA Restaurants & Places to Eat

Shady Maple Smorgasbord

Shady Maple Smorgasbord

Largest Buffet in the USA!   Enjoy our deliciously authentic Pennsylvania Dutch all-you-can-eat smorgasbord buffet, including a wide variety of grilled meats and seafood, unlimited drinks and homemade desserts.  Free meal on your birthday with the purchase of another adult meal, ID required.  Closed Sundays.

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The Restaurant at Oregon Dairy

The Restaurant at Oregon Dairy

Oregon Dairy is a family friendly restaurant on a real working Lancaster County PA farm. Choose our buffet to sample all of our wonderful PA Dutch items or choose one of our delicious menu items. Dine with us inside or outside on our beautiful deck overlooking the farm. Gluten menu available.

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Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre

Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre

Dutch Apple dinner Theatre allows patrons to enjoy both dinner and spectacular, live performances all in one experience. Head Chef, Alex Rosario, plans a wonderful buffet that corresponds with each show. On Thursday night, Alex and his staff prepare superb served-to-your-table dinners of soup, salad, entrée, and dessert.

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Fox Meadows Creamery

Fox Meadows Creamery

Cow-to-Cone! Fox Meadows Creamery features hand-crafted ice cream made on-site with milk from our small dairy farm. Enjoy lunch, taste our 24 flavors of ice cream, try the Baked Fox, browse our Market featuring local foods, jewelry and apparel, play on our playground and watch ice cream being made!

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Greenfield Restaurant

Greenfield Restaurant

The Greenfield Restaurant & Bar has something for everyone! Whether it's a romantic dinner, night out with friends, or a business lunch meeting, we create an experience like no other. Owner and previous White House Chef, John Moeller, selects only the finest ingredients to serve our customers!

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Harvest Cafe

Harvest Cafe

Delicious homemade soups, juicy burgers, french fries, roasted turkey and chicken salad sandwiches, fresh salads, and more. See our seasonal menu. Indoor and outdoor dining amid the charming atmosphere of Kitchen Kettle Village.  Online ordering and take out meals available.

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Hershey Farm Restaurant & Inn

Hershey Farm Restaurant & Inn

Restaurant Reopening Spring 2024 - Experience delicious PA Dutch favorites alongside modern flavors on the Grand Smorgasbord, featuring homemade soups, gourmet breads, freshly carved meats, scrumptious side dishes, bakery fresh desserts and more! A Full Breakfast Smorgasbord, Family Style Dining, and menu options are also available. Onsite Bakery, Boutiques, Inn, and Farm Animals. AAA recommended.

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Huckleberry’s Restaurant

Huckleberry’s Restaurant

Enjoy fine casual dining with affordable prices aboard the elegant Fulton Steamboat Inn! Enjoy Lancaster's Best Kept Restaurant Secret with our extraordinary and unique signature dishes made with fresh ingredients! Huckleberry's is open daily for Breakfast and Lunch. Huck's Tavern serves a Light Fare Menu daily.

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Miller’s Restaurant & Smorgasbord Since 1929

Miller’s Restaurant & Smorgasbord Since 1929

Miller’s buys locally grown foods, and cooks from scratch. They’re PA Preferred, a ServSafe and Reader’s Choice Award Winner, and voted best by Central PA and Lancaster County magazines. Miller’s features buffet dining, local wines, craft beers and signature cocktails. Reservations encouraged, and walk-ins are welcomed.

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Passerine

Passerine

Passerine is a seasonal neighborhood restaurant and bottle shop that showcases the regional producers of the Susquehanna River Valley and celebrates their hard work and abundance of fresh ingredients. Dive into the heart of our region with meaningful dishes, a curated selection of wine and spirits, and enriching conversations.

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FAQs

What kinds of restaurants in Lancaster, PA are popular?

What Amish restaurants are in Lancaster, PA?

While most restaurants aren’t actually owned by the Amish, you’ll find plenty of PA Dutch food in Lancaster, PA. Most of the popular PA Dutch Restaurants in the area either offer family-style (pass it around) or smorgasbord (buffet) dining options.

You’ll also find Amish/Mennonite cooking favorites at:

What are the best buffet restaurants in Lancaster, PA?

Lancaster County is known for its own unique buffet restaurant: the smorgasbord. It’s basically your typical all-you-can-eat restaurant with PA Dutch food. You’ll find delicious breakfast, lunch, and dinner smorgasbords in Lancaster… and don’t forget to leave room for dessert!

What Lancaster food do you recommend?

If you’re traveling to Lancaster from out of the area, we recommend starting off with some PA Dutch food. It’s part of what makes foodies and vacationers alike love the area.

Do we have the usual spots? Sure, we have your typical fast food spots and regional/national chain restaurants (in fact, there’s many of them), but when you’re visiting Lancaster, PA, we highly recommend enjoying a meal at a locally-owned restaurant. There’s plenty delicious Lancaster restaurants to choose from.

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