Thanksgiving Comes Early at Fry Brothers Turkey Ranch

Indulging in Timeless Thanksgiving Delights Our Unforgettable Dining Experience at a Historic Restaurant, Including 2 Meals and Decadent Dessert, All for Just $38!

My wife and I had a Thanksgiving dinner at a historic restaurant all year round, getting 2 meals and dessert for $38.

Brick exterior of Fry Bros Turkey Ranch with author Matt Jones standing in front

If Thanksgiving were a year-round affair, where would you go to satisfy your turkey cravings? Well, look no further than Fry Brothers Turkey Ranch in Trout Run, Pennsylvania. This hidden gem is a haven for all Thanksgiving enthusiasts, serving up mouthwatering turkey and pie, no matter the season.

Booths in front of a window in Fry Bros Turkey Ranch

Step inside this quirky establishment, and you’ll find yourself transported to a time when wood paneling and taxidermied turkeys were all the rage. The cozy interior oozes charm, striking the perfect balance between a Cracker Barrel and a time capsule from the 1980s. The orange-backed booths offer a view of the highway and the picturesque mountains, which put on a stunning show with their vibrant fall foliage.

Carpeted dining room with large fireplace-like structure, tables and chairs

As you explore the dining room, framed photographs narrate the rich history of Fry Brothers, a restaurant that has been delighting taste buds since 1939. Did you know they used to raise their own turkeys on-site until the 1970s, when a highway expansion forced them to bid farewell to their feathery friends? Over the years, Fry Brothers has proudly served approximately a million turkey dinners, earning their place as turkey aficionados.

Fry Bros Turkey Ranch menu on table

Now let’s talk about the main event: the food! While Fry Brothers is renowned for their Thanksgiving-style dinners, their menu also offers tempting options like hamburgers, cheesesteaks, fish, and salads. But who can resist the allure of their legendary turkey dinner? Picture succulent turkey, homemade filling, savory gravy, cranberry sauce, and a cheeky rainbow sherbet, all served with a side of nostalgia.

Plate covered in gravy on a placemat next to a cup of coffee

For those seeking a twist on tradition, Fry Brothers presents the tantalizing turkey and waffles. Inspired by central Pennsylvania’s chicken and waffles, this dish takes the concept to a whole new level. The marriage of crispy turkey nestled on a waffle foundation, smothered in a sea of rich gravy, will transport your taste buds straight to flavor heaven. Just be warned, the gravy might be so good that it threatens to take over the entire plate.

Applesauce on top of a placemat

Of course, no Thanksgiving feast is complete without a touch of sweetness. Fry Brothers knows this all too well, which is why they’ve thoughtfully included a small bowl of applesauce with every meal. The light sprinkle of cinnamon adds an extra layer of warmth and nostalgia. It’s the perfect counterpart to the star of the show, elevating the entire dining experience.

Burger and fries on plate on placemat at Fry Bros Turkey Ranch

If you think Fry Brothers only specializes in turkey, think again! Their menu caters to all tastes, including a mouthwatering homemade pulled turkey barbecue sandwich that will make your taste buds dance with joy. Pair it with a side of perfectly crispy french fries, and you’ve got a match made in fry-nominal heaven. And hey, if your dining companion happens to be indulging in the turkey feast, who can resist dipping a fry into that luscious, gravy-covered wonderland?

Pumpkin pie slice with fork in front of man in orange shirt at Fry Bros Turkey Ranch

Now, let’s talk pie. Fry Brothers offers a tantalizing array of options, from raspberry and strawberry-rhubarb to classic apple and cherry. But when faced with a tough decision, trust your gut instinct and go for the pumpkin pie with a generous dollop of whipped cream. Its perfectly spiced filling and crisp, light crust will transport your taste buds to autumnal bliss. And don’t worry, they haven’t forgotten about your need for caffeine. A soothing cup of coffee, enjoyed alongside a slice of pie, is the ideal ending to this feast.

Wood-paneled Fry Bros Turkey Ranch gift shop

As you bid Fry Brothers Turkey Ranch goodbye, don’t forget to swing by their souvenir shop. You can peruse an array of turkey-themed T-shirts, dish towels, and stuffed toys to commemorate your delightful dining experience. It’s the perfect place to find a quirky gift or a memento to remind you of the day you indulged in an endless Thanksgiving feast.

In the end, Fry Brothers Turkey Ranch provides an exceptional value for your taste buds and your wallet. Their generous portion sizes and reasonable prices make it a must-visit for any food lover. While eating Thanksgiving-style every day might be a stretch for some, a yearly pilgrimage to this delightful restaurant is a tradition worth embracing. So load up your appetite and embark on a flavorful adventure at Fry Brothers Turkey Ranch. Trust us; it’s a journey you won’t soon forget.

Tell us, fellow fashion and food enthusiasts, have you ever experienced a Thanksgiving feast like this? Share your thoughts and mouthwatering memories in the comments below!