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In the Heart of Pennsylvania’s Dutch Country

Delight in the many sights and sounds as you wander the streets of Kitchen Kettle Village. Part of our Lancaster bus tour, discover the finest shops, restaurants and entertainment in the heart of Pennsylvania’s Dutch Country.

Started in 1954 by the Burnley family who had a passion for canning fresh fruits and vegetables, it wasn’t long before word got out and individuals from near and far travelled to stock up on the Burnley’s homemade goods.

Today the family-owned business has not only evolved into a successful family- run kitchen, but unique shops and restaurants can also be discovered in what is known today as Kitchen Kettle Village.

A Band Playing in the Courtyard Delight in Many Sights & Sounds
Picture of Jams & Jellies Visit the Jam & Relish Kitchen
Kitchen Kettle Village Logo Kitchen Kettle Village
View of the Kitchen Kettle Village Sign Experience Kitchen Kettle Village
A Group of Ladies Eating Ice Cream Enjoy Some Homemade Ice Cream

Artisan Shops and Homemade Food Await You

Shopping

From the Jam & Relish Kitchen that started it all to one-of-a-kind local artisan shops you can’t find anywhere else, Kitchen Kettle Village is an outdoor shopping center boasting over 40 unique shops that are waiting to be explored.

The Jam & Relish Kitchen

Visit Jam & Relish Kitchen, the shop that started it all. From their jelly, jams and butters to their traditional Dutch sweets, pies and pastries, the treats at the Jam and Relish Kitchen are all freshly made in Kitchen Kettle Village’s family-run kitchen. Sample unusual jams and freshly baked goods as you explore the many items in the kitchen.

Gifts and Collectibles

You can find a number of shops in Kitchen Kettle Village that carry collectibles and gifts. For the animal or nature lover discover unique items at Animal Instinct or Paw Prints. Brighten your home, nationally and internationally recognized art can be found in Dutchland Galleries, unusual knick knacks and mantelpieces in Garnett Pottery, Pennsylvania Dutch furniture and braided rugs in Country Life and sweet smelling Yankee Candles in By Candlelight. Lily’s Personalized Teddy Bears and Yummie’s Toy Box offer fun gifts that everyone can enjoy including personalized teddy bears, huggable pillows and collectible dolls.

Apparel and Accessories

From the Deerskin Leather Shop offering the finest leather coats, handbags and footwear in the Amish Country to shops like Girls Day Out and the Jewellery Box which offer everything from Pandora jewellery and Maui Jim sunglasses to Vera Bradley clothing, Kitchen Kettle Village is home to many one-of-a-kind apparel and accessory shops you won’t find anywhere else.

Speciality Shops

Take in the sights and smells at John Hay Cigar Shop. If you are interested in crafts, Lancaster Yarn Shop and Village Quilts offer special crafting materials that will inspire you. Looking for something out of the ordinary? Visit Village Signcrafters who combine traditional craftsmanship and modern technology to produce beautiful signs, or Washpin Pals, a shop that brings clothes pins to life.

Dining

Once you’ve explored the artistic items that can be found in Kitchen Kettle Village’s many shops, refuel and relax at one of the village’s specialty bakeries, cafes, or restaurants.

The Bake Shop

Boasting homemade treats, the Bake Shop is the perfect place to treat yourself. Try shoofly pies hot out of the oven or freshly baked cookies.

Kettle Café

The ideal spot for a light lunch, the Kettle Café serves everything from homemade soups to traditional Lancaster County Sausages. 

The Kling House Restaurant

The Kling House Restaurant serves breakfast and lunch using fresh ingredients from the Jam & Relish Kitchen. From breakfast options like French toast and omelettes to a variety of lunch entrees including gourmet sandwiches and pasta and seafood dishes, there is something for every palate.

Smokehouse Shop

The Smokehouse Shop is the perfect place for a savoury snack. Known for their locally made meats and cheeses, you can sample smoked, baked ham, or hot cheddar cheese. Don’t forget to take some for the road.

The Roasted Rooster

If you need a little pick-me-up after an afternoon of shopping, the aroma of coffee beans will lure you into the Roasted Rooster Coffee House. Whether you’re after a black coffee, cappuccino, latte or other specialty drink, you’ll enjoy the many different blends that are available in the Roasted Rooster. 

Pappy Kettle Korn

Serving traditional kettle korn and roasted almonds baked in a traditional manelbox from Munich’s 1954 Oktoberfest, Pappy Kettle Korn is the perfect place to grab a snack you can take on the go.

The Pretzel Haus

Serving traditional Lancaster County treats, the Pretzel Haus serves soft, slightly salted pretzels perfect for a snack or light lunch.

Lapp Valley Farms Ice Cream

Treat yourself to the best ice cream in the Amish Country. Made on Ben Lapp’s dairy farm, choose from 16 different flavors of the purest homemade ice cream.

Pepper Lane Fudge and Sweets

If you have a sweet tooth, stop by Pepper Lane Fudge and Sweets. From their homemade fudge made from all natural ingredients, to their chocolate dipped cookies, bark, and lollipops, there is something that will satisfy every sweet tooth.

Live Music

As you explore the unique shops and eateries at Kitchen Kettle Village, don’t forget to listen for the village’s famous banjo players who create the perfect soundtrack for a relaxing afternoon. 

Travel Tips

- A number of festivals take place at Kitchen Kettle Village throughout the year. Ask your guide if there are any special events happening during your visit that might interest you.

Kitchen Kettle Village is wheelchair accessible.

 

Picture of Patricia Burnley, Founder Patricia Burnley, Founder
View of the a Street in the Village Unique Shops & Restaurants
Picture of 3 Jars of Pickled Beets One of a Kind Local Artisans
View inside the Jam & Relish Kitchen Free Samples at the Jam & Relish Kitchen
Picture of Patricia Burnley, Founder Patricia Bunrley, Founder
Picture of a Piece of Shoofly Pie Stop by the Bakery for some Shoofly Pie
Picture of Canned Vegetables Canning Fresh Fruits & Vegetables
Picture of someone making chocolate fudge Stop in for a Special Treat of Fudge
Picture of People on a Horse & Buggy Ride Buggy Rides Available