Stock Yard Inn

Established on the roadside edge of a farm that one day would become the largest stockyards east of Chicago, the Stockyard Inn was built in 1750. Known for its intricate wood moldings and wrap-around porch, the inn changed hands numerous times during the century following its construction as a farmhouse. James Buchanan was undoubtedly the most renowned person among these owners, having purchased the farmhouse in 1856 and held it while President of the United States from 1857-1861.

The Stockyard Inn is a Lancaster County tradition of dining excellence. Well known for its warm spirit of generous hospitality, the Stockyard Inn combines old world charm with innovative American cuisine. We serve the finest steaks, chops, prime rib, fresh seafood (including our signature jumbo lump Maryland crab cakes) and chef’s daily specials.

As well as a full menu we also offer a children’s menu, a tavern menu and vegetarian selections. Lunch and dinner served. Extensive wine list and cocktails available. Call us to host your rehearsal dinner, corporate meeting or other private event.