Discover the richness of Lancaster’s food scene

Plus, try 10 Lancaster City restaurants with veg friendly options for the summer.

Surrounded by the rolling farmlands of the county, Lancaster is nationally-recognized as the home of the freshest, high-quality produce, dairy, and meats, which stock market stands and local restaurant kitchens.

Anchored by Lancaster Central Market—the country’s oldest publicly owned continuously running farmer’s market—Lancaster has built a legacy of fresh food and community.

With destinations like Lemon Street Market and other locally-owned markets tucked in city neighborhoods, Lancaster makes it easy to enjoy food ripe from local farms, try authentic cuisine from other communities around the globe, and find options for every kind of diet—including a wide variety of vegan, plant-based, vegetarian, and allergen-friendly options while you shop, grab takeout, or dine out.

Eating around town is extra special here in Lancaster, as many restaurants rotate seasonal menus and source ingredients right from these city markets, international specialty stores, and farms around the county.

This summer, we invite you to stock up on fresh produce on market days (Tuesdays, Fridays & Saturdays!), visit local food stores, and try a few of these restaurants in the city as you discover fresh flavors all season long.

Annie Bailey’s
28–30 East King Street

Veg Out: Try a twist on classic Irish dishes by opting for the Farmer’s Pie or the Vegan Meatloaf.

Bert & The Elephant
29 East King Street

Veg Out: Open for lunch, dinner, and Sunday brunch, Bert & The Elephant is also serving up soups, flatbreads, and special entrees piled with fresh veggies for those who want a meatless option.

1830 Hempstead Road
Coming soon! 325 North Queen Street

Veg Out: Make any bowl or arepa vegetarian with speciality dishes made for meat-free diets and veggie lovers.

454 New Holland Avenue

Veg Out: Top your Frisco’s veggie bowl with a quinoa cake made of protein packed quinoa and secret spices to delight your tastebuds.

38 West Orange Street

Veg Out: With a special vegetarian section on their menu, tofu lovers can savor and slurp away.

Rachel’s Creperie
201 West Walnut Street

Veg Out: Whether you opt for a sweet or savory creation, most of Rachel’s scrumptious made-to-order crepes can even be made vegan or gluten free.

The Rendezvous Pizzeria & Steak Shop
243 West King Street

Veg Out: Going meatless? Rendezvous offers a twist on their classic cheesesteak, subbing in a deliciously prepared portobello mushroom, or you can dig in to one of their Neapolitan-style pizzas like the classic margherita or the newly-added eggplant pizza.

Souvlaki Boys
1 West James Street

Veg Out: In addition to their signature pitas, they are also a haven for those who want to go meatless with vegan and vegetarian options. Try a classic Greek salad, add falafel when you build your own bowl, or load up on veggies with a Grilled Veggie Bowl.

66 North Queen Street

Veg Out: Indulge in Greek classics like the Moussaka and Spanakopita or opt for a lighter Italian Spinach or Mediterranean flatbread.

Yuzu Asian Cuisine
12 McGovern Avenue

Veg Out: Try Chef Harry’s fresh a la carte sushi rolls like the Vegetable Roll or Cucumber Roll or sample some of his vegetarian and vegan special dishes: General Tao Tofu, Hibachi Vegetables, Asian Noodles, and Fried Rice.

Find a complete list of Lancaster City restaurants using our Restaurant Guide.

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