7 Best Restaurants in Mercer Country, PA for Your Dining Pleasure

As a guest at Buhl Mansion Guest House and Spa, we want to be sure that you are equipped with great options to build an ideal itinerary for your getaway. This includes your dining options. From great breakfast to delicious dinner and coffee, here is a list of the best restaurants in Mercer County, PA. As a reminder, we also have guest passes to the local private Maennerchor Club.

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1. Enjoy the Dining and Drink Options at Tara – A Country Inn | Clark, PA


Guests at Buhl Mansion and the public can enjoy the dining offering at Tara – A Country Inn. For a casual experience, you can opt for Stonewall’s Tavern. This pub-style restaurant is an excellent choice for those looking to relax and unwind in a charming and old-world atmosphere. The tavern sits in the lower level of the inn with its original stone walls. There is a trap door, believed to once been used to aid in the escape of slaves as part of the Underground Railroad during the 19th century. Be transported back in time by the hand-hewn beam ceilings and original stone walls then lead into the trap door. Indulge in steaks, fresh seafood, poultry, and vegetarian options. You will also love the decadent desserts and scrumptious appetizers.

Tara – A Country Inn also offers Sunday Brunch and Holiday Buffets that are second to none in western PA. Please call for reservation: 724-962-3535. Guests of Buhl Mansion will receive 10% off their orders. Reservations are required.


2. Donna’s Diner | Sharon, PA

For a slice or slurp of Americana, head to Donna’s Diner. This iconic 1950’s style diner offers hand-scooped milkshakes and the #1 burger in Mercer County, PA. Listen to 50’s music while you indulge in blue plate specials or a Ricky Ricardo burger while dining in the classic red and white interior or outdoor riverfront seating. Fun is served up for breakfast, lunch, and dinner at Donna’s Diner! Guests of Buhl Mansion will receive 10% off their orders.

3. Vey’s Pub & Grille | Hermitage, PA

Offering live music several nights a month, along with a full menu, weekly special, and a full bar, you will love the variety. Vey’s features everything from classic Americana fare to unique gourmet selections. They are open for lunch and dinner. You will also find that they are open late on the weekends if you are looking for somewhere fun after most places close.

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4. Rachel’s Roadhouse | Mercer, PA

If you are looking for excellent steaks, seafood, salad, burger, and sandwiches, then you will love the impressive menu at Rachel’s Roadhouse. Established in 1983, this restaurant also offers a wide selection of on-tap beer. You will love the year-round patio bar or the cozy interior dining experience. They are open for lunch and dinner. You will have to visit to see why visitors and locals name this as one of the best restaurants in Mercer County, PA.

5. Talbot’s Taproom & Terrace | Mercer, PA

This unique restaurant offers a wonderful outdoor space for your dining pleasure. Proclaimed as a small “chef-inspired and people-driven” establishment, Talbot’s Taproom & Terrace strives to connect with their customers in an effort to enhance each personal experience. With a variety of on-tap beer and a specials menu that rotates every few weeks, there is something for everyone. Their menu is recently updated and features everything from an “Always Sunny in Philadelphia” Bowl to crab cake sandwiches and a variety of inspired entrees. They are open for lunch and dinner.

“The meal I promise and serve is my reputation. If you enjoy, tell other. If not, tell me.”

Talbot, Owner of Talbot’s Taproom and Terrace

6. Haitian Sensation | Sharon, PA

This cafe with a cause offers Caribbean cuisine and delicious Haitian Mountain Bleu coffee. They have several specials that you will want to try. From a pulled pork sandwich for lunch to a jerk chicken or fish dinner, when you dine or sip at Haitian Sensation, you are “Helping Heal Haiti one cup at a time.” You get to be a part of improving the lives of those in Haiti.

7. Muscarella’s | Sharpsville, PA

Enjoy fine Italian dining in the heart of Shenango Valley. With and elegant atmosphere, delicious offerings, the freshest ingredients, and the finest staff, Muscarella’s is sure to please. They have been serving the community and guests with authentic Italian recipes for twenty-five years. See why they are raising the culinary standard in Mercer County, PA.


Now that you have a list of a few of the best restaurants in Mercer County, PA, you are armed to make great dining decisions during your next stay at Buhl Mansion. If you have not already booked your next retreat to our luxurious guesthouse, where relaxation and respite abound, then now is the time. Click the link below to start a search for the perfect guestroom and your preferred stay dates. If you need assistance with a reservation or have questions, please call us at 866-345-2845.

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