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Emma's Food for Life

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11 S Market St, Selinsgrove, PA 17870-1801
+1 570-374-0178
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2016 via mobile

I keep forgetting to review this restaurant. I've eaten here a dozen times and every meal has been great. Great fresh and natural food!

Thank Scrompii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016

I went to Emma's with my boyfriend for our 1-year anniversary dinner. We both thought it was the best meal we ever had! First, my boyfriend has gluten-sensitivity issues and food allergies. The waitress was friendly extremely attentive to any possible food reactions which was wonderful. The food was incredible! The butter for the bread is so delicious. We had... More 

Thank Mindy D
Lititz, Pennsylvania
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48 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful little cafe in downtown Selingsgrove. Walking distance from Susquehanna University. Excellent selection of GF foods and desserts. Eclectic menu options from sandwiches and salads to larger entrees. Our party had the Buffalo Cauliflower appetizer (healthier alternative to wings...i was skeptical but it worked!). Blackened Salmon sandwich on really good GF bread was delicious. The pulled pork was also very... More 

Thank ScottFyfe
Northumberland, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

I’ve been a regular at Emma’s for some time now. She brings in the freshest farm raised and naturally fed food from the best farms in the area. Emma’s is involved in her meals from inception, as she raises much of the food on her own farm, to creation, when she blends the flavors together in the kitchen. My meals... More 

Thank eeddybee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

I've been here half a dozen times now and always leave happy. It's always great food and nice atmosphere. Love all of the fresh local ingredients, and somebody that actually has some talent cooking with them is a plus! I love the constant changing menu based what's available.

Thank Scrompii
Buffalo, New York
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99 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in town for lunch. Interesting choices on menu sweet potato and bean wrap, ham and egg omelette . We went for potato pancakes with apple and onion topping. They were cooked in too much oil. The Canadian bacon was like leather. My fruit was good. The iced green tea was also good. Perhaps other items on the menu are... More 

2 Thank kmehl
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

Always enjoy the food at Emma's. It is however, very hard to order something other than the mushroom lasagna (because it is so good and I want to have it every time), but when I do I'm not disappointed. It does seem like real linens and candles or floweres should go with the place, atmosphere a little lacking, but nothing... More 

1 Thank susquehann
Stratford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

Excellent food, good service and reasonable prices! We went for an early supper so it was not busy at the time. It is a relaxed environment so not ideal if you are in a hurry. Huge selection of herbal teas. The menu is large enough that there is something for everyone. We treated ourselves to dessert this time and had... More 

Thank Donna M
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2016

After a day of hiking in Ricketts Glen, stopped at Emma's after reading online reviews we were not disappointed! Every bite a delight. A fresh salad included beautiful red skin carrots and a a choice of delightful homemade dressings. My main course was smoked salmon with pasta, seasoned perfectly with a light sauce. But the bread! I could wax poetic... More 

Thank donnf
Milton, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

The lighter fare menu has a salad with apples and rabbit sausage that is absolutely delicious. The garlic vinaigrette is especially good. Wait staff is very pleasant. Excellent service -- but we were the only diners during late lunch time.

Thank beachgirl5PA

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $30
American, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?