“◊” indicates the restaurant is located in an historic building.
◊The Farmhouse Restaurant, 514 McCue Rd. 610-268-2235. A jewel in the country, where foods of rare excellence are served in country elegance in a renovated 17th-century farmhouse with Oriental rugs, crackling fireplaces, soft candlelit rooms and local art. For casual fare and Sunday brunch, visit The Greathouse. Open 7 days. Best of the Best ’05 – ’10, County Lines.
◊The Stone Barn, 100 Stone Barn Dr. 610-347-2414. The new Foxfire Restaurant at the Stone Barn features elegant dining in a relaxed country setting and Chef Ray Maxwell’s acclaimed Farm-to-Table Cuisine. Thurs-Sat, for lunch and dinner; Sunday brunch with live music, 10 to 2, and Sunday Bistro Dinner, 2 to 7. Seasonal outdoor dining. Ten acres of park-like grounds for a scenic garden wedding, special event or a stroll after dining. BYOB. Wheelchair accessible. Best of the Best ’08 – ’11, County Lines.
Lancaster Brewing Co., 302 N. Plum St. 717-391-6258. Discover the many styles of handcrafted Lancaster Brewing Company beer. Join them for lunch or dinner and dine in the historic microbrewery right there in Lancaster. Take a tour of the brewery and make it a memorable experience for the whole family.
◊Stockyard Inn, 1147 Lititz Pk. 717-394-7975. Built in 1750, serving the finest steaks, chops, prime rib, fresh seafood and chef’s daily specials. They’re well known for their warm spirit of generous hospitality, combining old world charm with contemporary American cuisine. Best of the Best ’05 – ’10, County Lines.
Restaurant Mazzi, The Inn at Leola Village, 38 Deborah Dr. 717-656-8983. Retreat into a dining experience, with the atmosphere of a European-style restaurant and savor contemporary Italian cuisine created from only the freshest ingredients and bursting with flavor. AAA’s Four Diamond Award; DIRONA Achievement of Distinction Award and Wine Spectator’s Award of Excellence. Best of the Best ’09 – ’11, County Lines.
Ron’s Original Bar & Grille, Heritage Center, Rt. 113 (just north of Rt. 100). 610-594-9900. The family’s pledge is to serve healthy food made daily with the freshest and best quality ingredients. All meals are prepared fresh, from scratch without additives and preservatives. And, to accompany their delicious, healthy food they offer 20 rotating craft draft beers, 200 bottles of beer and many other choices at the bar. Best of the Best ’11, County Lines.
La Tolteca, 907 S. High St. 610-429-8101. Mexican and Tex-Mex cuisine is served in this BYO. Lunch and dinner specials; Fajitas and Ribs made with green salsa are popular items. Casual. Mon-Thurs, 11 to 10; Fri-Sat, 11 to 10:30; Sun, 11 to 9. Best of the Best ’07, County Lines.
Osprey Point Restaurant, 20786 Rock Hall Ave. 410-639-2194. Osprey Point Restaurant has become one of the favorites on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. Its gourmet fare, romantic surroundings and colonial ambiance combine to provide an overall extraordinary dining experience. Reservations recommended.
A “◊” indicates an historic building.
The Inn & Spa at Intercourse Village, 3542 Old Philadelphia Pk. 800-664-0949. Consider a getaway in Lancaster County, and stay at the inn and spa in the heart of Amish Country, rated one of 2009’s Top Ten Romantic Inns. King and Queen size beds, fireplaces, honeymoon, anniversary suites, 5-course gourmet candlelit breakfast awaits you. Gift certificates available.
Inn at Whitewing Farm, 370 Valley Rd., directly behind and adjacent to Longwood Gardens. 610-388-2013. Generously sized guest rooms and suites are separate from the farmhouse. Suites include fireplaces and all have private bathrooms with marble floors, cozy towels, terrycloth robes, hand made pillows and bedding ensembles all done in a rich, Hunt Country elegance. Glamour magazine named Whitewing Farm one of six top romantic places.
The Inn at Leola Village, 38 Deborah Dr. 717-656-7002. Historic luxury boutique hotel offering stunning guest rooms and suites, fun packages, distinctive banquet facilities, meeting space and a beautiful wedding gallery. The Inn at Leola Village was the first Historic Hotel in Lancaster County to receive the coveted AAA’s Four Diamond Award. They also received the Readers Choice Award from The Knot Magazine, Best of Weddings issue, 2011.
Osprey Point Inn, 20786 Rock Hall Ave. 410-639-2194. Fifteen luxurious, colonial style rooms, 30 acres by water’s edge, a 160 floating dock slip marina and a fine dining restaurant. Other amenities include: a swimming pool, picnic areas with charcoal grills, bicycles, yards games, free Wi-Fi internet access. Arrangements can be made for sailing, kayaking, fishing, horseback riding, golfing and in-room massages.
Osprey Point Marina, 20786 Rock Hall Ave. 410-639-2194. Osprey Point Marina features 160 floating dock slips, wide access channels, full-length finger piers and power posts equipped with electric, water hook-ups, dock boxes, and free Wi-Fi internet access. Other amenities include: an immaculate air-conditioned bathhouse, a swimming pool, picnic areas with charcoal grills, bicycles, yard games, a 15-room Inn and a fine dining restaurant.
James A. Cochrane, Inc., Realtor, 379 Templin Rd. 610-469-6100.
Prudential Fox & Roach Realtors — Holly Gross, 1234 West Chester Pike. 484-678-0367.
Retirement Homes, Senior Living & Assisted Living Communities
Foulkeways at Gwynedd, 1120 Mettinghouse Rd. 215-643-2200. Accommodating residents in garden and terrace apartments, assisted living in the Abington House and skilled nursing in Gwynedd House. Friendly, connected community, guided by Quaker traditions, dedicated to maintaining or improving the quality of life for all members. Facilities and services: pool, fitness center, community center, computer facility, field trips, special interest groups and more.
Brandywine Assisted Living, 301 Victoria Gardens Dr. 484-734-6200. Affordable, elegant environment for older adults who require a degree of personal assistance, but also desire the freedom of independence. Professional staff, home-like accommodations and comprehensive amenities offering peace of mind, good friends and good living.
Kendal Crosslands Communities, 1660 E. Street Rd. (Crosslands), 1109 E. Baltimore Pk. (Kendal at Longwood), 610-388-1441. Situated on 384 beautiful acres, these Quaker-related communities offer a spectrum of living options from full services with lifetime health care to residential living with maintenance and housekeeping services.
Luther Acres, 6000 E. Main St. 717-626-1171. Luther Acres is a continuous care retirement community located in the beautiful historic town of Lititz. There are cottages and apartments suited for residential living and, should the need arise, as much care as you will need.
Barclay Friends, 700 N. Franklin St. 610-696-5211. A Kendal-affiliate that is a highly-regarded continuing care community with short-stay rehabilitation serving older adults in the Quaker tradition. With five gardens surrounding the community, they “cultivate the arts and gardens” through music, visual arts and horticultural therapy. -CL-