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Dutch Haven Cafe

2857 Lincoln Hwy E Ste A, Ronks, PA 17572
(717) 687-7009
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Ranked #10 of 17 Restaurants in Ronks
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59% Recommend
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  • English first
  • Italian first
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English first
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49 reviews 49 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Dutch Haven was close to work so I stopped in to try it. Although take out was not the quickest the food was very good. I did not try their buffet but instead ordered off of the menu. I did come back again and my food was very good the second time. However, again they were quite slow. Their customer... More

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Farmingville, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I visited this place almost 15 years ago and it was basically the same. Left with a shoo-fly pie and some souvenirs. Worth checking out as they will give you a sample of the pie which is pretty tasty.

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Ellicott City, MD
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

I have travelled to Lancaster for many years and never tried the shoo-fly pie. When we entered the Dutch Haven, we were greeted with a sample. It looked good with the whipped cream on top. So I figured it was worth a taste. Oh my goodness, it was delicious! I bought one to take home. After that, I tried the... More

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Top Contributor
133 reviews 133 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

The food is mostly desserts or carbs. It is tasty. We often eat wome where nearby and go to Dutch Haven for shoe fly pie.

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Staten Island, New York
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119 reviews 119 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Their Chocolate Pecan Pie is absolutely amazing. My father who is a shoofly pie connoisseur truly enjoyed the wet bottom shoofly pie. It wasn't too sweet as many make them. The shop had plenty of gifts as well.

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New York City, New York
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Its more of a Bakery and souvenir shop. The staff was friendly. We did get a free sample of the Shoo Fly Pie. It is good, butfFor my personal taste there is better pie around the area. Kitchen Kettle Village comes to mind or Millers. We did get Whoopie Pies here and they were pretty good.

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Waterford, Michigan
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45 reviews 45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

The food in this place is second to none and excellent value for the money. Staff were extremely helpful, we had lunch and two breakfast there and could not complain about anything

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Bridgewater, New Jersey
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55 reviews 55 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

The pie is wonderful here, and I always love to get a piece of shoo-fly pie. When you buy a piece, the staff will happily heat it up and cover it with whipped cream for you too! The rest of the shop is very kitschy and awkwardly laid out. The place is packed with all the same souvenirs you can... More

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atlantic city nj
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71 reviews 71 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

Unfortunately, you shouldn't call this a cafe. It once housed a restaurant with the best shoofly pies. Things change. The restaurant met its demise and the building sat vacant. Eventually along come people willing to bake the time honored recipe. You get a sample upon entering. The restaurant is no more, and the place could be cleaner, but if you... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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125 reviews 125 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

Having decided on a tour through PA, we immediately placed the Dutch Haven at Ronks on our itinerary. The staff were friendly and provided us with samples of their shoofly pie. Having come a very long way, the experience was an anti-climax. I found it ordinary and somewhat tasteless, especially considering it is made with molasses! And I do love... More

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