You’ve planned your entire trip to the Laurel Highlands — you know which parks you want to visit and what activities you’ll do, but there’s one aspect of your vacation you may not have considered: food! Luckily for you, we’re here to help. Restaurants in New Stanton are a great place to start. In this blog, we’ll tell you all about our four favorite spots and get your appetite going. Read on, take notes, and get ready for a great vacation.
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4 Restaurants in New Stanton, PA, You’ll Love
Big Black Grill
Big Black Grill is the restaurant for BBQ in New Stanton. They were originally a catering company, but due to their success, they opened their first restaurant in town. If you crave juicy ribs, smoky pulled pork, or other roasted meats, there’s no better place than this. They’re open Monday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Pagano’s Italian Restaurant
Are you craving Italian food while in the Laurel Highlands? Head to Pagano’s in New Stanton. Enjoy traditional recipes as well as American classics, including hot sausage-stuffed banana peppers, meatball subs, pizzas, and wraps.
Another great Italian restaurant is La Tavola. This restaurant specializes in Northern Italian dishes like fettuccine alfredo pasta, chicken parmigiana, veal piccata, salmon Florentine, and more. They also offer a top-notch wine list. Our favorite red to order is the Chianti Classico. It pairs really well with any meat-based or tomato-based dish.
Last but not least, Bob Evans. They’re open all week from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. and serve delicious, traditional farmhouse food. Enjoy tasty fried chicken, slow-roasted turkey and mashed potatoes, steakhouse burgers, soups, salads, sandwiches, and much more. It’s the perfect spot if you’re craving comfort food.
Other Nearby Restaurants
If you want to venture out of New Stanton for more options, we recommend our favorite restaurants near Donegal, PA! Kitchen on Main, for example, is intimate and serves delicious food. We highly recommend grabbing a glass of wine with their flatbread and baked brie. Out of the Fire Cafe is also one of our top choices. They offer some of the most wonderful dishes in the Laurel Highlands and are close to fabulous sites like Fallingwater and Ohiopyle State Park.
Get a Taste of Pennsylvania Before Staying at Oak Lodge
Now that you know where to eat, it’s time to find you a place to stay. Oak Lodge is one of the top B&Bs in the Laurel Highlands. Our gorgeous property has all you need for the perfect relaxing vacation: lush fields, a pond, and gorgeous accommodations. Stay in one of our rustic-chic cabins, for example! They’re our newest additions and provide a great experience for those seeking to get closer to nature. Unwind in a hot bath, sit by the fireplace with a glass of wine in hand, and dream the night away on the comfy bed. When you wake up in the morning, pour yourself a cup of coffee from your kitchenette, and join us in the Jimberg Village for a hearty breakfast! We make delicious pancakes topped with our homemade maple syrup.