Pennsylvania’s rich and centuries-old agricultural scene provides the perfect farm-to-table recipe. Plus, it’s a win-win for all involved! You get to enjoy a delicious meal crafted from the freshest of fresh ingredients, all while supporting a local restaurant. Check out these 46 unique spots for a cornucopia of tasty meals featuring the best local ingredients found anywhere!
From grass-fed beef to free-range pork and chicken to locally sourced produce and cheese, the menu at Millworks is brimming with flavor. It’s not just the food that’s local in this bohemian setting. Millworks features its house-brewed craft beer on tap. Sample the featured sips of the season at their rooftop Biergarten!
Bonus: The Millworks also houses art studios and an art gallery featuring the works of sculptors, painters, and other local artisans – the perfect spot to feed your soul!
2. Zack's Restaurant
Each week, Chef Zack Blose fills the menu of Zack's Restaurant with local, fresh, and delicious fare. Zack is super picky about his ingredients so you won’t find anything frozen, out of a bag, microwaved, or packed full of preservatives here, with most meats and produce sourced locally as well as the wine and bread they serve.
Bonus: Zack’s is the only place in town to get locally roasted coffee and homemade farm fresh ice cream.
3. Founding Farmers
King of Prussia
From bread to burgers to booze and everything in between, the chefs at Founding Farmers KOP make everything from scratch, using the highest quality, farm-fresh ingredients and inspired by the country’s rich culinary tradition. Their menus feature traditional American fare, including a classic burger made with all-natural beef ground daily, as well as several innovative creations.
Bonus: Their bartenders are also chefs with their ginger soda created from their own ginger syrup, carefully crafted from raw ginger!
4. Brickhouse Grill
With veggies from its own garden and seasonal ingredients from local farms, the Brickhouse Grill prepares a variety of innovative, homemade dishes. Enjoy handmade pierogis, strawberry cream cheesecake, or one of their delicious “Handhelds” – cherrywood smoked, pork belly tacos anyone?!
Bonus: They craft a variety of highly creative libations, such as their “Pickledtini” made with Grey Goose vodka, house made pickle juice with fresh dill, black pepper, coriander, garlic, and mustard seeds, complete with a pickle garnish!
5. Greenhouse Enoteca
A “seed to fork” and “restaurant with roots,” The Greenhouse Enoteca features fresh, locally grown, meticulously crafted menu options designed to fuel both body and soul. Focusing on modern Italian cuisine, their meals are crafted from responsibly and locally raised meat products and produce, including many ingredients grown in their onsite greenhouse.
Bonus: Even their spirits, wine, beer, and cider are all locally sourced and handcrafted with the restaurant sporting its own urban winery, and bartenders absolutely obsessed with concocting delightfully creative infusions and freshly made mixers.
6. Revival Kitchen
Mark your calendar for the second week in April when the Revival Kitchen will start accepting reservations for their spectacular, five course dining experience beginning in May. Chef Quintin Wicks and his team’s thoughtfully created, prix fixe menu changes monthly and highlights what is best, brightest, and available locally.
Bonus: Their presentation is simply a feast for the eyes – works of art almost too beautiful to eat!
7. The Blind Pig Kitchen
Whether you’re in the mood for an amazing five-course prix fixe dining experience or takeout, you’re guaranteed a meal filled with deliciousness created from locally sourced, organic ingredients at The Blind Pig Kitchen. They are committed to using only food products grown and raised in the most environmentally conscious manner for their mouthwatering meals.
Bonus: Summer months feature an amazing, seven-course “On Farm Dining” experience for private parties of 4-8 people, so get ready to gather a group of your favorite foody friends once summer arrives!
Tofu satay, vegetable curry, and bruschetta pizza are all on the menu at Root, Lancaster’s all-vegan restaurant and bar. Yup! That’s right – Root is a 100% vegan restaurant, featuring a menu chock full of your favorites and all created from seasonal, locally sourced produce. Check in often because along with customer favorites, they offer almost a dozen weekly specials – all prepared fresh daily.
Bonus: Buy one of their T-shirts. You’ll not only look good but feel good knowing you’re helping to rehabilitate the injured native birds and mammals living at the Raven Ridge Wildlife Center in Washington Boro.
9. Home 231
Home 231 offers contemporary, home-style cuisine with a menu filled with simple and approachable American food, all crafted with locally sourced ingredients. Along with their main menu selections, they offer a variety of “shares” ranging from grilled octopus and caprese mac and cheese to deviled eggs and lobster pierogis– each almost too good share!
Bonus: This stylish farm-to-table restaurant also serves out-of-this-world, delicious cocktails. Their Flora Gimlet is a perfect blend of Japanese gin, lotus flower, lime, and vanilla. Yum!
10. Table 105
“Farm to Table ~ Table to Soul” is the mantra of Table 105. Their menu features seafood flown in whole and fresh, certified Black Angus steaks from cattle raised on family-owned ranches in Iowa, and locally grown greens – all guaranteeing a fresh, delicious meal with every visit.
Bonus: Along with serving traditional fare, they also feature a few menu items with an international flair and their outdoor patio is open every day the sun shines!
11. Harvest Seasonal Grill & Wine Bar
Harrisburg, Glenn Mills, North Wales, Moosic, Newtown, and Lancaster
Every season of the year is cause for celebration at Harvest Seasonal Grill & Wine Bar where delicious, locally sourced ingredients at the peak of their flavor take center stage. “Know your farmer, know your food” is the mantra behind every dish they create, each one prepared with the freshest and highest quality ingredients. Thus, as the seasons change, so does their farm-to-table menu.
Bonus: Their beverage menu is filled with seasonally inspired cocktails, mocktails, and sangria, also updated throughout the year and joining their extensive list of fine wines and craft beers.
12. Stagioni Ristorante
For well over a decade, Stagioni has been bringing the farm-fresh taste of Tuscany to the Pittsburgh area. Their approach to Italian cooking is simple – use the best seasonal, local ingredients available for their menu of classic, quintessentially Italian dishes and desserts. Choose your favorite or opt for one of their family-style entrees designed to satisfy the cravings for Italian fare for four to six of your family or friends.
Bonus: Their wine list features several unique grape varietals, as well as Italian classics that pair perfectly with your meal, and a drink list focused on the flavors of the season.
13. Major Stokes
Major Stokes is fresh, fast, and local! They don’t even own a freezer, fryer, or microwave! Along with serving high-quality, locally sourced, and affordable meals Wednesday to Sunday, they are an officially designated Gold Level, Pittsburgh Sustainable Restaurant with a demonstrated commitment to making their community and the world a better place.
Bonus: They also offer a full bar menu featuring wine, local beer, craft spirits, and a profusion of house infusions – the perfect complement to their delectable meals!
14. True Food Kitchen
King of Prussia
Feed your cravings, support your health, and nourish your soul – all in one bite at True Food Kitchen “where real food and serious flavor are served in abundance.” This relaxed, eco-chic eatery serves fresh and delicious, health-conscious fare, including vegan options, offering ample proof that feel good and taste good can go hand in hand!
Bonus: Their craft cocktails are concocted with organic ingredients and reflect their passion for ultimate deliciousness!
15. Terrain Garden Café
Devon, Glenn Mills
Hand-selected local produce, meats, and dairy alongside a thoughtfully curated selection of seasonally inspired beverages from near and far are the hallmark of Terrain Garden Café. Their brunch, lunch, and dinner menus change with the season, showcasing each season’s freshest and most flavorful ingredients.
Bonus: Their extensive list of both seasonal and specialty beverages includes teas, lattes, coffees, and their “Garden Sips” that feature the flavors of botanical wonders.
16. Harvest at The Hotel Hershey
Enjoy a taste of the region with “farm-to-fork” freshness at Harvest at The Hotel Hershey as the Harvest culinary team crafts local ingredients to inspire a menu filled with innovative tastes of traditional American fare. Beautifully marbled and flavorful red Angus beef from Bow Creek Farm, a small farm in the heart of Hershey, is one of the stars of the menu.
Bonus: There is no shortage of chocolate-inspired creations, including Hershey’sⓇ Kisses™ Signature Chocolate Martini!
17. Slow Hand
Named after the owner’s youthful idol, Conway Twitty and his 1980’s rendition of “Slow Hand,” the Slow Hand restaurant has an “industrial vintage” vibe and an eclectic, farm-to-table menu. Choose between “large plates,” where selections include their signature sliders known as “Belly Bombers,” or from their “small plates” menu.
Bonus: An oversize portrait of Conway Twitty overlooks the bar where fun and whimsically named cocktails, such as Heat me Halfway, The Guest Room, and Brewed Awakening, are artfully crafted.
18. Alter House
With sustainability at the forefront of their identity and their menu defined by the seasons, Alter House Restaurant & Bar seeks out the finest and freshest ingredients from local farms, farmers’ markets, and culinary artisans for their farm-to-table menu. Enjoy a selection of seasonal small plates, such as their charcuterie board and flatbreads, or one of their larger seasonal entrees.
Bonus: Check out their Sunday starters for an amazing breakfast. Bagel and lox anyone?!
19. Bank + Vine
Drawing on his international experiences and as a contestant on Hell’s Kitchen, Bank + Vine‘s Executive Chef Chad Gelso creates unique, flavor-filled dishes from the freshest ingredients sourced from area farms and the restaurant’s own produce-filled planters. Visit for weekend brunch, dinner with its small plates and large plate entrées, or for happy hour featuring its own pub menu.
Bonus: Top off your meal with one of their sensational, seasonal cocktails, many named after bank escapades of the past, or pair a glass of wine or beer with your dining selection.
20. Hickory Bridge Farm
“Farm to Table” is nothing new for Hickory Bridge Farm. They have been serving delicious, farm-fresh meals for four decades in their restored, 160-year-old barn. Nothing fancy here, but if you’re in the mood for some great fried chicken, roast pork, brisket, or other home-cooked favorites with many ingredients straight from the farm, their menu is sure to delight.
Bonus: Their delicious corn fritters are included with every meal!
With a James Beard semi-finalist at the helm, integrity of ingredients is at the heart of every menu and meal prepared at Bolete. All their stocks, sauces, pasta, and even ramen noodles are crafted at the restaurant, and they even butcher and smoke their own fish and meats. No shortcuts allowed! Located in an old stagecoach inn, this rustic-chic destination serves a seasonal farm-to-table menu of American cuisine with the menu created new each day.
Bonus: Handcrafted cocktails and sips grace their drinks menu, joining their list of carefully chosen wines.
22. Glasbern Inn
Once a working farm dating back to 1797, the Glasbern Inn returns to its roots with a variety of delectable farm-to-table breakfast and dinner offerings. Served in their exquisite 19th Century barn, their menu is filled with fare crafted with local, farm-fresh ingredients and from trusted, sustainable partners for ingredients not available locally. Sea scallops, shrimp, and sea bass simply do not thrive in PA’s inland ponds!
Bonus: Their delicious desserts are all made from scratch in house, including a variety of seasonal ice cream!
23. Broad Table Tavern
Located within the Inn at Swarthmore, the Broad Table Tavern brings a hearty atmosphere to the space supported by their seasonal menus showcasing locally sourced ingredients and regional artisan products. Partnering with local farms, vineyards, breweries, and their purveyors, Broad Table Tavern brings guests the finest farm-to-table flavors and quality possible.
Bonus: For unique insight into what inspires Broad Table Tavern’s executive chef in devising his menu and offerings, reserve your spot to dine with the chef and his special guest – another chef, winemaker, or other food purveyor – at one of the monthly Chef’s Table Series.
24. North Country Brewing Company
North Country Brewing Company‘s brewpub serves not only the brewery’s latest and freshest craft beers, but sturdy fare straight from local farms and veggies grown in their in-house Growing Together Aquaponics program. You can’t get much fresher or tastier than that!
Bonus: Their spent brewers’ grain is cycled back to local farms to supplement the pasture grasses of the Scottish Highlands and Angus cattle featured in the brewpub’s naturally and friendly raised burgers and steaks – offering the ultimate “farm-to-fork” experience!
25. Rye BYOB
Small plates prepared from fresh, locally sourced and sustainable ingredients top the menu at Rye BYOB. Order several small plates for yourself or to share to create your own culinary experience with dishes packed with in-season ingredients at the peak of freshness.
Bonus: Their mocktails are the perfect pairing to the small plate atmosphere to share and sip with friends or family.
26. The Towne House
Named one of the most iconic restaurants in the area, The Towne House features five venues under one roof, each offering a unique culinary experience for guests. One venue in particular, the namesake Towne House, features farm to table offerings for breakfast, lunch, and dinner along with an extensive drink list.
Bonus: If you’re going for dinner, be sure to order their farm board where cured meats and local cheeses are the star of the show.
27. Cloud 9 Wine Bar and Restaurant
Cloud 9 Wine Bar and Restaurant has two passions – fine wine and delicious, made from scratch meals. Their farm-to-table meats are even cured on-site. Their menu features New American tapas and both small and large plates to tempt every palate for an epic dining experience. The wine bar offers the ultimate collection of carefully selected artisanal wines from Erie to California and beyond.
Bonus: Want to sip your way around the world? Try a variety of wines from all over with their wine flights. Non-wine drinkers can enjoy their craft beer and delectable drink offerings.
Not only has Vedge been ranked as one of “The 33 Best Vegetarian and Vegan Restaurants” in the nation by Thrillist, Food and Wine named it one of the“40 most important restaurants of the last 40 years,” proving that not only are vegetables good for you, they can taste fantastic. For more than a decade Vedge has been offering a modern plant-based dining experience with a menu that changes seasonally and based on fresh, locally sourced vegetables.
Bonus: Their beverage menu features natural wines from about 70 different producers, craft beers, and a creative cocktail list to pair with a selection of their creative and delicious “medium plates.”
29. Talula’s Garden
A celebration of cooking the way it ought to be, Talula’s Garden offers a one-of-a-kind, farm-to-table dining experience serving a breathtaking brunch on the weekends and exquisite dinner on the weekdays. Their cozy, upbeat atmosphere complements their delicious, wholesome dishes of traditional Mid-Atlantic cuisine prepared in unbreakable harmony with the season and a light and modern touch.
Bonus: Stop by Talula’s Daily next door, the café-esque space where neighbors can share meals and memories.
30. White Dog Café
A cozy café setting decked out in dog-themed décor, White Dog Café allows guests to enjoy the harvests of the four seasons with their farm-to-table seasonal menus. All of their signature dishes are made with environmentally sustainable, organic, and local ingredients sourced from farms or purveyors within 50 miles of Philadelphia.
Bonus: The café is located in a set of three beautifully restored brownstones providing a variety of dining rooms with whimsical dog decor, fixtures, and stunning artwork.
31. Vetri Cucina
Featuring a farm-to-table menu, Vetri Cucina‘s Quattro Piatti menu of antipasti, pasta, secondi, and dessert may leave you speechless. Diners select an option from each course for a simple yet elegant meal inspired by both classic Italian recipes and their knowledge of other international cuisines – all prepared from the highest quality of local, seasonal, and specialty ingredients.
Bonus: Hone or expand your own cooking expertise with a Vetri Cucina class or event. From cooking demonstrations to regional dinners to wine seminars, the talented Vetri Cucina team and guest chefs provide unforgettable, immersive culinary experiences.
32. The Timeless Café
From the fresh, farm-to-table ingredients used in their breakfast and lunch selections to their display of local art, The Timeless Café is Lebanon County proud. Their delicious and fresh, locally sourced meals are made with vegetables grown in their own garden, fruit from local orchards, with free-range eggs and honey from bees living on nearby farms.
Bonus: Their delicious homemade jarred goods, such as pickles, jams, and jellies, are available for purchase to bring some of that Timeless Café goodness to your own kitchen.
33. Berry Fields Farm
A trip to Berry Fields Farm is a “three-fer”: a true farming adventure, a mountain getaway with breathtaking views and unspoiled beauty, and a wonderful farm-to-table dining experience. The small, integrated, and diversified organic farm has a wonderful selection of homegrown edible goods and is known throughout the area for meals prepared from the freshest ingredients and amazing pizza.
Bonus: The farm is a B&B so you can make your trip to Berry Field Farms last a little longer, help out with some of the farming activities, or simply relax on the deck and watch the amusing antics of the exotic goats, pigs, rabbits, and other farm animals.
34. Red Skillet
Red Skillet serves up contemporary classic cuisine right on beautiful Main Street. They are passionate about using high quality, fresh, locally sourced and sustainable ingredients for their signature salads, sandwiches, and burgers. While open just for lunch, their hours extend from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Bonus: Their “Pick Six” deal lets customers build their own six pack of local craft beer, ciders, and seltzers from their beer fridge – or buy singles to try!
35. StacyKay’s Café
Indulge and discover wonderfully decadent, gluten-free treats at StacyKay’s Café. Owner Stacy Lanzo is committed to being 100% gluten-free, and equally committed to using organic, local products. A selection of delicious, made-from-scratch donuts, pies, cupcakes and other baked goods fill the café’s bakery case,
Bonus: Stop in often for the café’s daily specials that vary from soups and salads to panini, chili, and BBQ – each freshly made.
36. John J. Jeffries
Sharing its location with the Lancaster Arts Hotel, the John J. Jeffries farm-to-table restaurant celebrates the artwork of local artists and the art of fine dining. The restaurant is so committed to incorporating nothing but the freshest, local organic ingredients into each menu item it even has part ownership of a cattle farm just 90 minutes away. The seasonal menu changes throughout the year in harmony with the harvest of its partnering small family farms.
Bonus: Their sustainability philosophy is also incorporated into the wine, beer, and cocktails they serve. Their libations menu is updated regularly to reflect the seasons and harvests, using freshly squeezed juices and herbs from the garden to mix their inspired and innovative cocktails.
37. Bellfarm Kitchen | Bar
You don’t have to book a flight to enjoy the wonderful farm-to-table fare at Bellfarm Kitchen | Bar, located just a few minutes from the outermost gate at the Pittsburgh International Airport on the lobby level of the Hyatt Regency hotel. Their ingredients are not flown in, but come from more than two dozen local farms, distilleries, and purveyors throughout the area with hormone-free meats, organic produce, and high-quality craft beer and spirits all on the menu.
Bonus: Save room for dessert to enjoy a slice of their cheesecake of the day!
38. Fig & Ash
Discover just how delicious home-away-from-home, scratch cooking can be at Fig & Ash where they butcher their own meats, grind their own grains, and work with local farmers to create delicious, one-of-a-kind, epicurean experiences. Their menu selections offer an innovative take on old favorites as well as creative combinations that are certain to become new favorites.
Bonus: Not only do they serve out of this world cocktails, but their mocktails are just as divine. Try The Dirty Diana with pickled cucumber syrup and elderflower tonic, or the Hey Hot-Tea with lapsang tea and hot honey.
39. Couch’s Subs & Groceries
Couch’s Subs & Groceries offers a wide array of deliciousness to ensure you leave with a full belly and a smile on your face. Go for a casual dining experience made with the freshest ingredients – no antibiotics or fillers found here. They sell and use 100 percent, no antibiotic, no fillers, Lakevue Farm-raised beef in their hamburgers and meatloaf. Before you leave, stop by their shop to stock up on delicious local produce and groceries.
Bonus: In warmer weather, sit outside and enjoy some hand-dipped or soft-serve ice cream along with a beautiful sunset.
40. Pocono Organics Market & Café
Its name says it all – Pocono Organics, serving a robust, organic menu made with ingredients sourced right from North America’s largest, officially certified regenerative organic farm. Produce is harvested, washed, and walked to the café’s kitchen where Executive Chef Lindsay McClain, a Food Network (Chopped) champion chef, transforms them into amazing breakfast and lunch dishes including homemade baked goods, coffees, and smoothies.
Bonus: Pick up some of their produce from the Pocono Organics market to prepare your own amazing meals.
41. The Gem & Keystone Tavern
Shawnee on Delaware
Enjoy tasty pub fare and other delicious dishes made from locally sourced ingredients at Shawnee Inn’s The Gem and Keystone Tavern. Their farm-to-table menu features assorted sandwiches, vegetarian and gluten free options, and daily specials crafted with local produce, all-natural meats, PA farmstead cheeses, and sustainable seafood. Their scratch-made dressings, dips, and sauces perfectly complement their mouthwatering pub fare. The tavern is also the home of ShawneeCraft® Artisanal beers – handcrafted and brewed on-site for you to enjoy.
Bonus: Their nightly specials range from $5 Margarita Mondays to Friday “Flight Nights” featuring Shawnee Craft Brews and wings to Saturday Surf and Turf specials. You just may want to dine there every night of the week.
42. The Settler’s Inn
Every meal served at The Settler’s Inn is shaped by the seasons and the region’s organic farms, pastures, and producers. Their menus are filled with gluten-free and vegetarian options, along with several delectable meat-based selections sure to please any palate. While beautifully elegant, their dining room is filled with a warm ambiance that will have you lingering over every serving. Their award-winning wine list includes interesting and value-oriented wines, while craft brews from local, regional, and international breweries are featured on their extensive beer menu.
Bonus: Their Saturday and Sunday brunch menus are filled with classic brunch offerings – from mimosas and French press coffee to Chef’s Whim French Toast and savory quiche.
With its cool city vibe and great food with ingredients sources from as many local farmers and producers as possible, Native is a delight for both the eyes and the palate. Their menu is extremely fresh and showcases a variety of delectable dishes including house-made pasta, vegetarian and vegan fare, carnivore delights, American craft beers, and lovely signature cocktails and after-dinner drinks.
Bonus: Choose a “large-plate” entrée, several sharable small plates and toasts to try a bit of everything, or a mix of both to enjoy the best of both dining worlds!
44. The Garden Harvest
As a farm-to-table “restaurant” on wheels, The Garden Harvest is truly unique. This mobile kitchen has teamed up with local farms and producers to offer you the freshest meals possible, using the best quality ingredients, seasoned with fresh herbs, and topped with made-from scratch sauces and dressings. While their menu may not be as extensive as that of a sit-down restaurant, their flavorful offerings cannot be beat.
Bonus: When the weather gets warm, no need to pack a lunch for a day at Raystown Lake. Order online and your meal with be ready for pick up at The Garden Harvest’s mobile kitchen on Piney Ridge.
45. Three Twelve Kitchen and Cocktails
Specializing in seafood, steaks, and gourmet sandwiches, Three Twelve Kitchen and Cocktails is ready to serve you fresh fixings! Their menu is filled with scratch-made, local, seasonal items for brunch, lunch, and dinner including several delicious gluten-free and vegetarian selections. Celebrate with one of their artfully crafted cocktails or a selection from their curated wine list or an ice-cold beer.
Bonus: Stop in for happy hour, Thursday through Sunday afternoons for great deals on their signature sips from 4:30 to 6 p.m.
46. Voodoo Brewery
Voodoo Brewery’s ever evolving menu features fresh, local food. With an extensive beer list, guests can pair their drink of choice with delicious handhelds, beer mussels, or homemade pizza. Their mission is to provide food sourced as locally as possible to help you snack, sip, and have the best experiences at their breweries.
Bonus: There are nine Voodoo Breweries in the country, but Meadville PA is home to the original location.
47. John Wright Restaurant
Dine on fresh ingredients while admiring an impeccable view of the Susquehanna River at John Wright Restaurant. Set in a restored warehouse, this restaurant is open year-round for lunch, dinner, Saturday breakfast, and Sunday brunch. Their menu changes with the seasons from their Seasonal Pizza patio in the summer to the fresh and locally sourced ingredients fit for each varying season. In the summertime they are truly a farm-to-table restaurant as some ingredients are grown right on the premises.
48. Rail Trail Café
All aboard the Rail Trail Café – literally! Located in the historic New Freedom historic train station, this quaint café takes pride in sourcing ingredients from local farms and artisans to make their made-to-order sandwiches, wraps, and salads. Chef and Owner Amy Hessel takes pride in making every menu item from scratch, including the renowned baked goods.
Charcuterie board anyone? If you’re looking for a place that will bring you the freshest produce and meats, then Tutoni’s is the place for you. With its abundant agricultural scene and seasonal menus, they promise to bring the best Italian experience to their customers daily. Along with their seasonal menu, comes their house-made cocktails, craft beer, and a state of the art 32 bottle wine tasting system where you can pay for what you pour!
50. Wyndridge Farm
Nothing tastes better than fresh and that’s exactly what is served at Wyndridge Farm! At this restaurant, they ensure that all of their ingredients are sourced from local farms and provide an ever-changing menu for each season. Pair your delicious meal with fresh beverages straight from the brewery — made to satisfy your racing tastebuds!
Looking for more places to eat and drink in Pennsylvania, check out our Culinary Trails on visitPA.com. Be sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to stay up-to-date on even more great ideas and places to visit around the commonwealth. Don’t forget to never miss an update and sign up for our monthly Happy Thoughts e-newsletter.