Restaurants in Rural Pennsylvania
The old-school diner—clad in shiny steel punctuated by retro curved windows—has been baking its popular sticky buns (“grilled stickeys”) since 1929.
If you have a big group (10 or more), join an Amish family, the Fishers, at their farm for a family-style dinner of chicken, mashed potatoes, and homemade ice cream.
The dishes, served in summer on a greenery-ensconced gazebo, include Thomas Jefferson’s own peanut soup recipe.
The restaurant serves candlelit period meals including dishes like peanut soup, and the specialty is Game Pie made of turkey, pheasant, and duck.
Step back fourscore more years in time with roast duck and porridge at this stonewalled restaurant built in 1776.
On a quiet side street, Sette Luna cultivates a short Italian menu. The wood-burning oven imparts warmth, but the crustless cheesecake is what dreams are made of.
Nuzzle in secret at one of only two tables in the wine cellar of this 1780 farmhouse, and choose from rustic dishes like the lamb rack Dijonaise and papardelle tossed with asparagus, wild mushrooms, and basil.
The rustic French menu of terrines and crêpes is perfect for lunch.