Summer Food and Drink Guide 2018


Bucks Happening Summer Food & Drink Guide

Bucks County’s food and drink scene offers endless possibilities for hungry locals and visitors alike. Returning favorites like the popular Peddler’s Village Food Trucks are back and patios are open at some of our favorite hot spots like Steam Pub. From sophisticated restaurants to cozy diners to hip breweries, here are some of our favorite spots and delicious Happenings in Bucks County!

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Fun Food Happenings

Discover the who, what when where and why of the happening food and drink events in Bucks County.

Steam Pub
606 2nd Street Pike, Southampton

Steam Pub is known for their food and drink selection, but they are also serving up a side of music this summer. Wednesday nights will feature music trivia. On Thursday nights Rhett Tierney will offer his rendition of classic and modern rock starting at 9:00 p.m. End the week with Friday evening performances by area DJs, from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Crossing Vineyards Summer Wine & Music Series
1853 Wrightstown Road, Washington Crossing

The music series kicks off on June 8. Performances are on Fridays, except Saturday, July 21, at 7 pm, rain or shine. The line-up for this summer is as follows:
June 8 – The Fabulous Greaseband: the best of the 50’s through 90’s Rock and Roll Dance Songs.
June 22 – The Mango Men: Rock to Pop to Country with a Jimmy Buffet Flair.
June 29 – The Jersey Four: Frankie Valli & 4 Seasons Tribute band.
Saturday, July 21 – Just Us Band: Nostalgic Rock & Roll. NEW
July 27 – Touch of Grey: Grateful Dead Tribute band. NEW
Aug. 3 – The Poor Boys band: The Beatles to Bruno Mars. NEW
Aug. 10 – Still Surfin’: Beach Boys Tribute band.
Aug. 17 – The Motor City Revue: Classic Motown Tribute band.
Aug. 24 – Studio Two: Beatles Tribute Band.
Aug. 31 – The Danny V’s 52nd Street: Billy Joel Tribute band.
Sep. 7 – The Fabulous Greaseband: If you missed the first concert!

General admission: $15 in advance, $20 at the gate.
Guest may bring food, but no outside beverages are permitted.
Bring a lawn chair.

Triumph Brewery Tuesday Night Beer Run
400 Union Square, New Hope

Departs Every Tuesday (rain or shine) at 7:00 pm. Join the New Hope Run Club for a 3 mile-ish loop designed for all levels and paces of fitness, weekly routes posted on their Facebook Page. Come join the hippest club in town, it’s fun, it’s free, and there is beer at the end!

Peddler’s Village Food Trucks
Peddler’s Village, Lahaska

Good food & family fun start on the Giggleberry Green. Check out the Village Food Trucks starting Thursday, June 14 from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. Bring a picnic blanket and your appetite!
Summer Food Trucks are scheduled, June 14, July 19 and August 16.

The Farm Bakery and Events Open House
2475 West Zion Hill Road, Quakertown
June 3 starting at noon, The Farm Bakery will be holding an open house. It’s perfect for newly engaged couples or those looking for a venue. Guests can tour the facility and try a sampling of food from Seedling & Sage Catering Co.

BackYARDS Sips BBQ with YARDS Brewing
The Warrington
1360 Almshouse Road, Warrington

The Warrington will be teaming up with Yards Brewing to bring in the taste of summer on Friday, June 29. This will be an interactive outdoor city style BBQ. Ticketed guests enjoy unlimited beer and wine and all you can eat summer foods. There will also be interactive games. The fun kicks off at 6 p.m. and wraps by 9 p.m.

NAC Friday Night Live
120 Pheasant Run, Newtown
www.newtownathletic.com

This is the NAC’s second year hosting Friday Night Live at their outdoor waterpark and resort. Escape Resort is a 4-acre complex located adjacent to the NAC’s elite fitness facility. Comfortable seating, a full bar & restaurant, and childcare is available.

Friday Night Live is every Friday evening 7-9 PM from June 8 – September 14. For a full summer lineup and guest policy, please visit: nacfridaynightlive.com

Pasta Dinner and Dessert Auction
Covenant Church
4000 Route 202, Doylestown

Covenant church will be hosting a pasta dinner, followed by a dessert auction on Friday, June 8, 2018. After enjoying your salad, guests get to choose from one of the delicious homemade entree options. The dinner is FREE! Guests are asked to bring a homemade dessert to auction off. All proceeds go to supporting the student missions this summer.

Books and Beer at Lahaska
Lahaska Book Shop and Free Will Brewing Taproom
168 Peddler’s Village, Lahaska

On June 26 the Lahaska Book Shop and Free Will Brewing Taproom will team up for a book club beer night. The evening begins at 6:30 p.m. at the taproom, shop 47.

Golden Girls Murder Mystery
Peddler’s Pub at the Cock ‘n Bull Restaurant
Peddler’s Village, Lahaska

The Golden Girls Dinner Theater Show is extended from June 1 to August 25, Friday and Saturday evenings at 7 p.m. Tickets are $69.95 per person and include dinner and the show. This fun night is exactly like the title if you’ve ever wondered what would happen if the Golden Girls tried to solve a mystery this humorous show answers the question. Reservations are required for the Peddler’s Village Murder Mystery Dinner Theater. For more information and reservations, please call 215-794-4051.

Wine Dinner at Bella Tori at The Mansion
321 S. Bellevue, Langhorne

On Thursday, August 2, from 6 to 9 p.m. join Bella tori for a Wine Dinner featuring foods and wines of Piedmont Italy. The cost for this event is $85.

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Exciting Eats

We are offering up a sample of some unique Bucks County eateries. Read on to discover a new dish or to see a few of the restaurants voted by you, our readers, as the most Happening places to eat. Check out this section to find some Instagram worthy dishes and patios perfect for soaking up the summer sun.

Empanada Mama
21 Donaldson St.
Doylestown, PA 18901
215-230-3330 or 267-809-5269

Featuring hot, freshly-made, creatively-filled hand-held pastries, Empanada Mama’s empanadas will thrill your taste buds and fill your tummy.  Fillings run from savory to sweet and even vegetarian.  Grab a box to go and be sure to put in a few extra – you are guaranteed to eat at least one in the car!

Cross Culture Indian Restaurant
62-64 W. State St.
Doylestown, PA 18901
215-489-9101

You won’t be disappointed with the delicious and authentic Indian food served in a charming location in the heart of the Doylestown Borough.  The BYO establishment also offers a beautiful patio for diners to enjoy in warmer weather.

Isaac Newtons

Isaac Newton’s Food & Drink
18 S. State St.
Newtown, PA 18940
215-860-5100

With a phenomenal beer selection and an extensive menu, Isaac Newton’s Food & Drink is a fun and lively establishment recently voted Buck’s Happening’s “Best Kid-Friendly Restaurant for 2018.”

The Landing Restaurant
22 N. Main St.
New Hope, PA 18938
215-862-5711

Excellent service and exceptional cuisine await you in a gorgeous riverside setting, with views of the bridge.  Enjoy drinks and selections from a delicious New American menu under the open sky.

Los Serapes Chalfont
17 Moyer Rd.
Chalfont, PA 18914
215-882-8858
This colorful bistro serves delectable Mexican cuisine and offers an extensive tequila selection.  Don’t miss the fresh, killer margaritas!

Vault Brewing Company
10 S. Main St.
Yardley, PA 19067
267-573-4291

Enjoy a fresh, seasonal and mostly wood-fired menu and killer beer list in a hip, speakeasy-style brewery in the heart of Yardley.

Cosmos Restaurant & Bar
980 Trenton Rd.
Fairless Hills, PA 19030
215-337-9040

Thirsty? Head to Cosmos.  Readers voted the libations at this friendly, welcoming establishment as the “Best Specialty Cocktails of 2018.”  A solid menu and a extensive martini selection puts this restaurant at the top of everyone’s favorite restaurant list!

The Washington House
136 N. Main St.
Sellersville, PA 18960
215-257-3000

Visit this historic, wood-decked restaurant and bar delivering a seasonal American menu with regional flavor. Guests love the carefully selected wine and beer lists and year-round calendar of events, including beer and wine tastings and specialty food nights.

Calm Waters Coffee Roasters
242 Mill St.
Bristol, PA 19007
215-781-6286

People come for the wonderfully delicious coffee at this cozy location on the main drag in Bristol Borough and stay for the sense of friendliness and warm community vibe. The owners roast their own coffee and offer interesting menu items in a bright and relaxed location.

Karla’s Restaurant
5 W Mechanic St.
New Hope, PA 18938
215-862-2612

This gem offers inspired cuisine, interesting wines and outstanding drinks served in a lively atmosphere with that authentic New Hope charm.

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