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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

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Bube’s Brewery Dining and Entertainment

102 North Market Street,    Mount Joy, PA 17552,    717-653-2056

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Good food, great atmosphere, and enjoyable entertainment!  Fine dining 43 feet underground in our Catacombs restaurant.  Casual dining in our Bottling Works, Cooper's Shed, and Biergarten restaurants.  Live Theatrical Feasts.  Murder Mystery Dinner Theater.  Ghost Tours.  Free tours of our 19th-century brewery.  Don't miss the good food and fun.

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Cameron Estate Restaurant & Inn

1855 Mansion Lane
Mount Joy, PA 17552
717-492-0111

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Historic (1805) fifteen-acre Country Estate Inn serving dinner Wednesday through Sunday. Fine dining in a casual relaxed upscale atmosphere. Enjoy our beautiful décor with fireplaces, antiques, gardens, patio, and trout stream. Fine Wines, Spirits, Lodging, Weddings, Receptions, Banquets.

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Greenfield Restaurant

595 Greenfield Road
Lancaster, PA 17601
717-393-0668

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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

3529 Old Philadelphia Pike
Intercourse, PA 17534
717-768-2751

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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

240 Hartman Bridge Rd. (Route 896)
Ronks (near Strasburg), PA 17572
717-687-8635
800-827-8635

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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

Fulton Steamboat Inn
1 Hartman Bridge Rd. (Rts. 30 & 896)
Lancaster, PA 17602
717-735-0803

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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. See Dinner Hours Schedule.  Huckleberry's Tavern serves Light Fare Menu.

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Imperial Restaurant

26 East Chestnut Street
Lancaster, PA 17602
717-394-0900

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Your culinary experience should leave you with lasting memories and tantalizing taste buds!  That is why we are proud to introduce our Executive Chef, Abou Kouyate who is affectionately referred to as The Imperial Restaurant’s “Signature Chef”.  He brings a skill set influenced from several key regions of the world!  

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Shady Maple Smorgasbord

129 Toddy Drive (7 miles East of Ephrata off Rt. 322), East Earl, PA 17519, 717-354-8222

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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.  To learn more visit!   www.Shady-Maple.com

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Miller’s Restaurant & Smorgasbord Since 1929

2811 Lincoln Highway E. (Route 30)
Paradise, PA 17572
717-687-6621

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Lancaster’s original, award-winning smorgasbord restaurant has been voted best, again! Miller’s excels at serving large groups, and is centrally located on Route 30, minutes from Sight & Sound, American Music Theater, Rockvale, Tanger and Amish attractions. Their smorgasbord features American favorites, distinctive Lancaster County heritage dishes, and bakery-fresh desserts.

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Strasburg Creamery & Café

1 West Main Street
Strasburg, PA 17579
717-687-0766

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Super creamy ice cream made onsite from the freshest ingredients. We feature a full breakfast menu, and handcrafted coffee drinks made with freshly brewed espresso. Our fresh lunch menu includes homemade soups, salads, and sandwiches, including local delicacies. We're part of the Strasburg Shoppes at Centre Square in Strasburg.

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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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