Bowman’s North – [formerly Riegelsville Tavern] The new place in town and now one of our favorites. Hearty big boy sandwiches, unique salads, comfort food and seasonal entrees. Try the nachos—fresh tortillas, house chili, smoked cheese sauce, sour cream, scallions and cilantro or the home made chicken salad sandwich made with dried cranberries, pecans & arugula. Located along the river ten minutes away. 1274 Route 611 in Riegelsville. 610-510-3030
Becker’s Corner – Excellent casual fare, varied & seasonal items, from sandwiches & burgers to homemade soups, dinners and well-thought-out specials. Features draft & bottled beer, sport TVs & a friendly staff. All served in a historic one-room, stone-walled schoolhouse. Jovial atmosphere that attracts the locals—and when the Phillies play, hot dogs are $1.00 and 16 oz. Bud/Yuengling beers are $2.00. Near Lake Nockamixon’s boat access. Rt 563 & Old Bethlehem Pike – 8 minutes away. 215-536-3220
Becker’s Corner – In an old one room schoolhouse
Ottsville Inn – Well-prepared Italian food, pasta & daily seafood specials by chef/owner Filippe Mignano. Try an antipasta. Casual fare, with pizza also offered. In a historic stagecoach inn. Turn-of-the-century wood bar attracts locals & visitors alike. All here in Ottsville! 245 Durham Rd, 8 minutes away. 610-847-5463.
Cactus Grill – Fast, yummy food and atmosphere galore. Lots of draft beers, frequent live entertainment, wide menu featuring some of the finest BBQ ribs you’ll ever eat, and the kind of Southwest food you’d expect from a place with this name. Outside seating, weather permitting, and a great view to accompany your food and conversation. 7200 Easton Rd, Pipersville, about 10 minutes away. 215-766-9840
El Mariachi – An authentic, inexpensive and unpretentious Mexican restaurant. Genuine Sonoran style or Tex-Mex dishes with free chips and salsa appetizer. BYOB beer or liquor; if you want margaritas, they’ll supply the mix. Located 15 minutes south of our border on Rt 611 in Plumsteadvile. 215-766-9130
Plumsteadville Inn – Established in 1751 as a stage coach stop between Phila and Easton; then a railroad stop over for the same route in 1904. The Inn features hard-wood floors, plaster walls, fireplaces and a late 19th century restored Steinway Grand Piano. The atmosphere is varied – your choice to have a romantic dinner by firelight in the Tavern, a lively chat at the sports bar, a quiet respite in one of many high back cozy booths or – on a warm evening – a relaxing cool drink on the outdoor patio. The food is as varied as the ambience. Soups and salads, sandwiches and burgers, seafood and steaks. And the comfort food is tremendous – meatloaf, chicken pot pie and the chili is the best! Micro and imported beers abound. Live entertainment. 15 minutes away. 5902 Easton Rd, Pipersville 215-766-7500
Mueller’s Kitchen – The stop of the locals and our new “go to” . The entrance seats men wearing tractor and building supply caps drinking coffee sitting on their perches at the long counter and ten or so small tables. The middle is the main restaurant and the back area is the general store where groceries, deli items, snacks, baked goods, tobacco, Slim Jims, lottery tickets fishing gear, bait and take-out beer is sold.
A pretty comfy feeling whichever component of the establishment you’re in. Welcome! The place is as simplistic and friendly as it gets. Having a full liquor license, you can get a beer, glass of wine or a spirit at a table or the counter. And dinners are served Wednesdays through Sundays – soups, salads, burgers, sandwiches, entrees that include meatloaf, chicken croquettes, turkey with mashed potatoes, smoked brisket/ribs/chicken and fried seafood are a sampling of the faire. Wednesday is Mexican Night (3 taco combos or build-your-own-burrito or quesadilla for $9.95!) and Thursday is Pasta Night ( featuring a choice of Italian specialties and your choice of sauces and pastas for $9.95!). Twelve minutes north at 3205 S Delaware Drive (Rt. 611) Williams Township 610-252-3760
Chin’s Kitchen – Recently opened and already our favorite Chinese restaurant. Fresh and tasty ingredients. Starting with the best crispy noodles and richest tasting tea. For $4.50 extra add a choice of appetizer and soup and desert cookies to any entree. BYOB. 14 miles south of us. 800 N. Easton Rd, Doylestown 215-348-9818
NelliRae’s Kitchen – The motto here is “come with an open mind and leave with a full belly”. Charming café consisting of small, intimate and homespun dining rooms in a brick Victorian serving lunch till 4:30 pm. Vegetarian and Vegan cuisine; gluten-free appetites are graciously welcome. Sample items include fresh fruit and vegetable smoothies, organic juices, fanciful salads, vegetable wraps, sweet potato burgers and other creative sandwiches, burritos and quesadillas. Great homemade desserts and take-out bakery items are made on the premises. And to think all of this in our “backwoods” neighborhood – what a find! 2 miles away 8826 Easton Rd, Revere 610-847-2223
Fig Tree Market & Deli – Fresh food, cooked to order. Small but creative lunch menu with all food prepared on premises. Reasonably priced. Reminiscent of a café you might find in Philly or NYC. Fast, friendly and attentive customer service. About 10 minutes away. 715 Durham Street, Riegelsville. 610-749-0505
La Campagna – Family owned and operated. Great homemade Italian food – Brick oven pizza, half and full portion pasta dishes – nice touch, early-bird specials feature the full menu! BYOB. Near Lake Nockamixon on Old Bethlehem & Thatcher Rds., 15 minutes away. 215-538-2904
McCoole’s – At the historic Red Lion Inn, downtown Quakertown. Tasty, eclectic lunch and dinner food with an extensive drink menu and desserts to die for. Classic tavern ambience that features great service and live entertainment on weekends. “Upscale atmosphere for the working person’s wallet.” Well worth the 20-minute drive to 4 South Main St. 215-538-1776
Pizza Bella – Pizza, hot & cold sandwiches, pasta, seafood & Italian dinners. Try the spaghetti with clams or a cheesesteak. Casual, BYOB. Located 2 miles away in the Revere Shopping Center. 8794 Easton Rd, Rt. 611. 610-847-1277