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Countryside Road Stand

2966 Stumptown Rd, Ronks, PA 17540
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Ranked #1 of 18 Attractions in Ronks
Type: Shops
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English first
Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina
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131 reviews 131 reviews
64 attraction reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

OMG! These pretzel are fabulous. They really are the best that I have ever had. They also have homemade lemonade, root beer and homemade potato chips. All were great tasting. There are homemade crafts and a great selection of quillows. I loved this store. This was my favorite store that we visited while in Amish country. The prices were great... More

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33 reviews 33 reviews
4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We are locals and visit here often. They have great pretzels and root beer. My kids love feeding the animals. Tip: don't waste your money on the food dispenser by the animals. Go into the store and ask for day old bread. They will sell it for $1.00 and you get a lot more to feed the animals. They don't... More

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South Riding, Virginia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Great place!!! Purchased some Amish made butter, cheese and baked goods. The pretzel stand was closed, so we didn’t have the chance to try them. We will definitely be back.

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Lynbrook, New York
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

My husband and I stopped there during our bus tour. We had homemade root beer and pretzels that were terrific. My fourth time in Lancaster and first time at Country Side Road Stand.

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74 reviews 74 reviews
35 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

If you are in the area, you must stop here. Besides the fun shopping and homemade items to buy, they sell delicious pretzels and ice cream! You can also get a cup of homemade rootbeer for 25 cents!

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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We stop here just for the pretzels. They are similar to Auntie Anne's style(if you have had these) but they are somehow less greasy and not "browned" on the bottom like Auntie Anne's. They also have a nice area for viewing turkeys, chickens and goats and a gift shop if you are interested. We go for the pretzels, none of... More

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Scranton, PA
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106 reviews 106 reviews
15 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

The soft pretzels were different than the "Bavarian Pretzel" type I've had before. They were more puffy and greasy - more like a pastry than a bread. The store had Amish touristy stuff like quilted placemats. It has a clean bathroom with a box on the toilet to leave tips.

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Oakland, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

As others have mentioned, this is a really quaint, authentic place that is more than just a simple road stand. We stopped as part of a tour and had the best soft pretzel's we've ever had that we washed down with some terrific homemade root beer and lemonade! We even bought some pretzel mix for home from some really wonderful... More

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Ellicott City, MD
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32 reviews 32 reviews
4 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

This place is wonderful! First, you can taste the homemade root beer for a quarter (honor system) outside on the porch. Inside, there are many Amish crafts for sale. They also have many breads, pies, cookies and other baked goods to choose from. I found their prices on the baked goods to be the most reasonable, compared to other bake... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

This little gem on a country road in Lancaster is delightful!! There are so many beautiful handmade crafts to choose from. I got my "Small World" clock there and payed less than any other place that I had priced it. They also have canned items and homemade snacks such as hand rolled pretzels and lemonade. Don't miss it!!!!

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