Calling all food fanatics – this one’s for you! One of the most common things to consider when booking a family vacation is what you’re going to eat and where. Although we do have the Pic-a-Nic Basket on-site – where campers can choose from a variety of tasty treats such as burgers, chicken tenders, sandwiches, and more – we understand the need to get out and explore the beautiful city of Quarryville! Keep reading to find out more about 5 local restaurants to check out during your next trip to Jellystone Park™.

The Daily Grind

Located a mere 8 minutes away from Jellystone Park™, this café is the perfect spot for a delicious breakfast with loved ones! Voted the #3 place to eat in Quarryville with a 5 star rating on TripAdvisor, The Daily Grind will not disappoint. Enjoy delicious pastries and sandwiches in a relaxing atmosphere while indulging in your favorite coffee or tea. This café is the perfect stop for a quick getaway near the park!

Hometown Kitchen

This restaurant is the prime destination for trying the authentic taste of Lancaster! Just 15 minutes away from Jellystone Park™, Hometown Kitchen is known for being the restaurant with friendly Amish cooks. Enjoy a delicious homemade chicken pot pie, roast beef dinner, or an authentic Amish wedding meal when you dine here. You’ll also have the opportunity to talk with the Amish cooks as they serve you!

C.R. Lapps Family Restaurant

C.R. Lapps Family Restaurant is known for their variety of vegetarian, vegan, and gluten free options. Serving breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner, your hungry tummy will be satisfied no matter the time of day! Did we mention there’s a large kid’s meal selection? This restaurant has something for everyone, and it’s only 12 minutes away.

Sam’s Pizza & Italian Restaurant

Pizza, pasta, Stromboli, oh my! If you are in the mood for Italian, check out Sam’s Pizza & Italian Restaurant. Their yummy gourmet pizzas are made with fresh ingredients – ensuring you’ll want to come back time and time again! Just a 10 minute drive from the park, this restaurant also offers online ordering for your convenience.

Fireside Tavern

If you’re on the lookout for a fine dining restaurant, then look no further! Tucked away in the woods, Fireside Tavern offers great food and service, a cozy atmosphere, and beautiful views of the Lancaster county farmland! Not only do they have a wide selection of entrées and desserts, but they also have a full bar. Plus, live music is available on the weekends!


With all of these mouthwatering options (and so many more) available near Quarryville, your family will have no problem finding a place to dine out during your stay at Jellystone Park™!