9 PA Restaurants that are Open (& Certified) for Business this Winter Season

With the winter season in full swing, now is the perfect time to experience the delicious flavors of PA from the comfort of your home. Thanks to the state’s Open & Certified program, shop with confidence knowing your favorite spot is taking every health and safety precaution to ensure you and their workers’ well-being is a top priority. Visit the Open & Certified PA Business Directory to find local dining options that are putting your health and safety first. Help support those businesses that are going the extra mile for YOU. Remember to visit their website to see if they are offering delivery, carryout, or pickup options. Then sit back, relax, and enjoy a stress-free meal!

1. Bar Avalon

West Chester

Located in the heart of West Chester, Bar AV is a cozy take on a traditional wine bar, making it an ideal carryout option to enjoy a classy twist on at-home dining. Their specially curated takeout menu features an Italian family dinner complete with dessert that serves up to five people. Complete your order with one of their delicious cocktails to-go!

2. William Penn Inn


grilled sandwich
William Penn Inn

Founded in 1714, the William Penn Inn is PA’s oldest continuously operated country inn. Along with serving up a story rich with history, their family-style and traditional curbside takeout menus offer elegant meat, seafood, and pasta dining options, including a Prime Rib dinner, Italian feast, and Seafood buffet. You just might want to break out the good china!

3. Elizabeth’s: An American Bistro


roasted veggies with meat
Elizabeth's: An American Bistro

Tired of the same old recipes or simply want a delicious meal featuring fresh, seasonal, locally sourced, and healthy ethnic food, Elizabeth’s: An American Bistro is just the ticket. The family-style menu and seasonal Bistro Boxes provide everything you need to enjoy a delicious meal at home. Also, you can skip the lines at the liquor store because takeout wine is 20 percent off every day.

4. Apollo


steak chips and salsa
Apollo Grille

In the heart of Historic Downtown Bethlehem, the Apollo Grille features a menu sure to please everyone at your dining table – whether tastes run to filet mignon and a great bottle of wine or a burger paired with a unique craft brew. Peruse the wide array of carryout options, including to-go cocktails, curbside family meals, or the all-inclusive Apollo VIP Experience at Home package that comes complete with two bottles of wine (a white and a red), as well as a quart of your favorite Apollo Grill Martini.

5. Chef’s Table


meat spaghetti
Chef's Table

Sit back and relax because Chef’s Table has got your dinner covered. Their fresh, made-to-order menu will provide your family with healthy and delicious options sure to keep everyone full and satisfied. Embrace the holiday spirit with their “Buy a Meal, Give a Meal” program that provides meals to homebound seniors and those in need in the Pittsburgh community.

6. Broadway Grille & Pub

Jim Thorpe

tacos and fries
Broadway Grille & Pub

Located in the historic Inn at Jim Thorpe, the Broadway Grille & Pub combines historic charm with a hip downtown ambiance and a takeout menu filled with your pub food favorites, as well as a kid’s menu. Complete your selection with one of their seasonal cocktails or craft beers. Their family-style meals are the perfect takeout treat.

7. Anthony’s


roasted veggies shrimp and steak

In the mood for a true taste of Italy?! Put away that boxed pasta and jarred sauce and let Anthony’s prepare dinner for you and your crew. Serving Johnstown for more than 30 years, this family-owned Italian restaurant features a large selection of takeout/delivery specials. Their pizza is a must-try, served up from their wood-fired oven with bricks made from lava rock from Naples, Italy!

8. Bar Pazzo


Bar Pazzo

Enjoy a wonderful meal from Bar Pazzo with a menu that reflects the chef’s passions. Prepared from the freshest seasonal ingredients and with cooking techniques found throughout Italy, just about everything on their menu is prepared in-house, including their salumi, breads, pastries, and gelato. Be sure to try one of their traditional or uniquely flavored pizzas – each baked in their “Mugnaini” ovens using locally sourced hard oak, providing a perfect fusion of the authentic tastes of Italy and northeastern PA.

9. Boyer’s Tavern


Boyer's Tavern

Cheers to date night at home! On Tuesday evenings, Boyer’s Tavernhas got you covered. With their date night specials, you have two amazing dinner options – each including your choice of appetizer, sandwich or entrée (including steak and crabcakes!), and dessert for you and your loved one.

To learn more about the Open & Certified program, register your business, or to see if your local eatery is on the list of participating locations, visit the Open & Certified webpage. Find up-to-date COVID-19 traveler resources on the visitPA website.

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