Top 6 Dining Destinations in the Poconos

From gorgeous mountain scenery, to whitewater rafting down the Delaware, to world-class skiing on the Camelback slopes, when you’re looking for a fun-filled family getaway, there’s no better place than the Pocono mountains. And when it’s time to refuel for more outdoor action, you’ll find a wealth of delicious restaurants and eateries to suit every taste and budget. Here’s a quick list of the culinary delights you’ve just got to try on your next Poconos family vacation:

Hearty Family Fare at Apple Valley Restaurant

Serving visitors to the Poconos since 1966, this Milford, PA staple serves classic American and Tex-Mex specialties in a warm inviting atmosphere surrounded by eight acres of green scenery. Come for the char-grilled burgers and fajitas, and then take a stroll through the seven specialty shops and Koi ponds that dot the property.

Craft-Beer and Games at Barley Creek Brewing Company

Hearty breakfast, lunch and dinner menus, a selection of award-winning house-made ales and lagers, and an outdoor game pavilion that features a regulation size wiffleball field, bocce ball courts, cornhole, and more, Barley Creek Brewing Company is the perfect destination for hungry families and beer-snobs alike.

A-List Dining and Relaxation at the French Manor

Listed as one of “Pennsylvania’s Best Restaurants” by Gourmet Magazine, this charming authentic French restaurant offers world-class cuisine and upscale ambiance. Outdoor terrace seating provides breathtaking views of the Pocono Mountains, and a pampering staff ensures that every meal is a memorable experience. Prices and menus are not so family friendly, but if you’re headed to the mountains for a romantic Poconos vacation, French Manor is the place to be.

Breakfast at Van Gilder’s Jubilee

Although you can’t go wrong with lunch or dinner at the Jubilee, this beloved staple is known as “Breakfast King of the Poconos” for a reason. Family-owned and operated since 1968, the Jubilee serves up hearty portions of breakfast favorites and delightful twists on old standbys, such as the Pulled-Pork Benedict and Cornflake Crusted French Toast. But if you do decide to skip breakfast, make sure you swing by on Saturday night to catch some live music and sample some of their award-winning chicken wings.

Something for Everyone at Bailey’s Rib and Steakhouse

Featuring U.S.D.A. top choice steaks, mouthwatering Angus Beef burgers made from, fall-off-the-bone ribs, pasta, fresh seafood and an extensive children’s menu, Bailey’s is bound to satisfy even the pickiest eater in your family.

Enjoy the Show at Desaki

This Japanese eatery offers delicious meals and family-friendly entertainment in a fun and lively atmosphere. Watch chefs fan the flames as they prepare your meal right before your eyes on the sizzling hibachi grill. And with kid-friendly meals and an extensive sushi menu, Desaki is a feast for the eyes and the stomach.

Check out a few of these hotspots on your next Poconos vacation to Mountain’s Edge Resort. But, don’t stop there! The Pocono Mountain area is home to an endless array of incredible places to eat and drink, so be sure to do a little exploring, and you’re guaranteed to find some culinary treasures of your own.