If you're ever in the Blue Ball PA area, bypass the ginormous Shady Maple compound and head to the Town Hall Restaurant for real old fashioned Pennsylvania Dutch style cooking! Opened in 1955 it's located within the fire hall on route 322.
We came out here over the summer to find the restaurant closed because it was Sunday, but peering in the window I knew it was a contender for the RetroRoadmap, with it's knotty pine decor, green linoleum floor and cheery swivel counter stools.
Now that the weather has turned all grey and freezing, it's perfect weather for hearty, filling PA Dutch food. I had a twist on my old fave turkey croquettes, and Retroroadhusband enjoyed his burger. I always have to laugh when I go to restaurants like this as to what falls under the "vegetable" category: