Did you know Lancaster, PA, had the largest Amish settlement in the world? If you’re a history buff seeking the perfect countryside retreat, then this is your ideal destination! There are many ways to discover the area’s deeply rooted Amish culture, and one of the best ones is through food. In this blog, we’ll tell you all about our favorite Amish restaurants in Lancaster. Read on and try not to let your stomach growl too much! For an even sweeter trip, make sure you download our free Vacation Guide. It has all of our top recommendations for local events, shops, museums, outdoor activities, and more restaurants!
You’ll Love These 4 Amish Restaurants in Lancaster
Good ‘N Plenty
Good ‘N Plenty is a great Amish-style restaurant in the nearby town of Smoketown. It’s a must-see spot if you want to taste world-famous buckets of fried chicken! Make sure to add some buttered noodles, shoofly pie, and their delicious, homemade ice cream to your order! If you’re traveling with a group, then choose the family-style dining option. It consists of platters of hearty food so you won’t leave hungry! Before you head out, visit the gift shop and bakery for something to take home.
Plain & Fancy
How about combining a farm visit with delicious Amish food? Plain & Fancy Farm means more than just a great meal. It’s an essential part of the Amish experience in Lancaster! After your visit, enjoy an authentic farm-to-table Pennsylvania Dutch meal or a tasty American BBQ. You can also order a local, handcrafted beer! There’s also plenty of on-site attractions, like the Amish buggy rides, farmland tour, and Amish Country Homestead.
Dienner’s Country Restaurant
Dienner’s Country Restaurant in Ronks, PA, is a great local spot any time of the day! This family-owned business was established in 1993 and features authentic Amish dishes the owners themselves enjoyed growing up with. We highly recommend the roast beef in gravy and mashed potatoes!
Oregon Dairy Country Restaurant & Buffet
If you want the ultimate Amish experience for lunch, head over to the Oregon Dairy Country Restaurant & Buffet! Sit at their table and get ready to discover incredible Amish fare with a modern twist. For example, try the Kauffman’s apple butter BBQ chicken or macaroni and cheese with stewed tomatoes. It’s so good you’ll want to order two!
If you want something a little lighter, try the turkey cranberry grill! This great lunch item features a grilled turkey breast covered in melted cheddar cheese and cranberry relish. They also offer a gluten-free menu with a wide selection. On your way out, stop by The Market and discover a variety of fresh local products, as well as high-quality meat and seafood. Don’t forget the homemade baked goods!
Have a Delightful Stay at the Historic Smithton Inn
Once you’ve indulged in the delicious fare at these great Amish restaurants in Lancaster, return to the Historic Smithton Inn for a great night’s sleep. Our charming B&B is in the heart of Pennsylvania Dutch Country and is the perfect destination for history and nature lovers! Check out the many local attractions and come back to one of our comfy rooms at night!
Our guest rooms have the rustic feel of an authentic Amish home, with antique and handcrafted furnishings, but with modern amenities! Did you know that we even offer charging stations for electric vehicles? Take a look at our Yellow Room. It’s the perfect nest for couples wanting to enjoy a serene and private getaway. You can dream the night away on our plus, queen bed, and have delightful mornings with our complimentary homemade breakfast!