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Emma's Food for Life

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American, Organic, Healthy
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11 S Market St, Selinsgrove, PA 17870-1801
+1 570-374-0178
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
Description: Here at Emma's, we strive to serve only the freshest food made from local...
Here at Emma's, we strive to serve only the freshest food made from local ingredients. We take pride in the quality of the food we serve to you. Our beef products come from grass-fed cattle, our pork products are from pasture-raised pigs and nitrate-free, and our poultry and eggs are free-range whenever possible. We buy organic ingredients whenever they are available to us, and many of our local providers are committed to natural, sustainable practices even if they cannot afford the certified organic stamp. We support local ingredients because we hope to serve our community in a sustainable manner. Eating local food also connects us to our community and helps us eat seasonally, the way nature intended. As time passes, we will not only buy locally, we will also obtain more and more of our products from Sunnyside Farm, the farm run by Emma's. This farm, which provides our restaurant with beef, pork, chicken, eggs, produce, and more, is run in a seasonable, sustainable, humane manner. This direct farm-to-restaurant connection provides you with food fresher and more delicious than you can find anywhere else.
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  • 9
    Very good
  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Quality Food, Good for gluten free

I always enjoy Emma's whenever I'm in Selinsgrove. They easily accommodate for food allergy needs. I've never had a bad meal! Love the falafel!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Bloomsburg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

I always enjoy Emma's whenever I'm in Selinsgrove. They easily accommodate for food allergy needs. I've never had a bad meal! Love the falafel!

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Ithaca, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

Emma's may be the food for your life if your life is bland and you have lots of time on your hands. We had to wait more than an hour for our lunch.and the place was only half full. Our waitress seemed unconcerned with how long it was taking--nothing like "I'll check and see what's holding it up." The food... More 

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Emma R, Owner at Emma's Food for Life, responded to this review

The staff at Emma's sincerely apologizes that you were not happy with your experience. If you would ever like to return, please contact me directly through our website and I will personally make sure your party is served free of charge. We strive to make all customers happy, so we would love the opportunity to serve you again.~Emma More 

King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Emma's was okay. I had the burger and my son had the fish. We both tried each others dishes so I can safely say they were both lacking flavor. The restaurant is cute, but the meals weren't worth the $33 some odd dollars I paid and I wouldn't rush back.

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Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

With my wife enjoyed an excellent dinner. We've visited several times over the last five years. The Lentil-Walnut Cakes w/ chipotle mustard dip(vegetarian) now her favorite. My wine marinated Beef Kabobs thoroughly enjoyed. They are BYOB and they offer a free glass of locally produced wine w/dinner. How often do you get a free glass of wine in a restaurant.... More 

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Savannah, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

My husband , daughter and I just had a delicious meal at Emma's Food For Life. My 15 yr old daughter is vegetarian and was pleased with the variety of selections on menu. Would definitely come back.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We are staying at the Hampton Inn and Emma's was nearby. The menu choices offered fresh produce and organic meats cooked into delicious meals. We tried both of the special soups, a falafel wrap, and a chicken taco salad. Their homemade bread was wonderful and their homemade dressings are very tasty. Highly recommend it, especially for vegetarians or vegans.

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Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

inventive menue with everything fresh and creative. Great laid-back atmosphere without the 'stuffy'. Works with the community to promote healthy eating.

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Dover, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Stopped in with my wife for a quick bite. Was expecting a different vibe. Not sure what, but the name Emma's Food For Life seem to inspire a more laid back feel. Emma's was more like a basic diner with a few nick-nacks. The menu had a wide variety and we had the falafel and santa fe chicken salad. My... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We have been going to Emma's since she opened and have NEVER been disappointed. Excellent choices, local foods, creative preparation and great staff (we mean you Alison). Deserts are a must and the bread great.

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Fort Myers, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

My sister and I went there, based on the recommendation of a family member and we were not disappointed. The menu was excellent and well thought out. Service was superb. Food is well-prepared, from scratch. Everything is organic, and is highly recommended for those who eat vegetarian , vegan, or who are on a gluten free or lactose intolerant diet.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 11 S Market St, Selinsgrove, PA 17870-1801
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Selinsgrove
  • Phone Number: +1 570-374-0178

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 22
  • Cuisine: American, Organic, Healthy

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

Description

Here at Emma's, we strive to serve only the freshest food made from local ingredients. We take pride in the quality of the food we serve to you. Our beef products come from grass-fed cattle, our pork products are from pasture-raised pigs and nitrate-free, and our poultry and eggs are free-range whenever possible. We buy organic ingredients whenever they are available to us, and many of our local providers are committed to natural, sustainable practices even if they cannot afford the certified organic stamp. We support local ingredients because we hope to serve our community in a sustainable manner. Eating local food also connects us to our community and helps us eat seasonally, the way nature intended. As time passes, we will not only buy locally, we will also obtain more and more of our products from Sunnyside Farm, the farm run by Emma's. This farm, which provides our restaurant with beef, pork, chicken, eggs, produce, and more, is run in a seasonable, sustainable, humane manner. This direct farm-to-restaurant connection provides you with food fresher and more delicious than you can find anywhere else.
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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