Editor’s note: Last year, Michael and Nicole Borrell began reviewing Lebanon Valley restaurants and food attractions as Lebanon Valley Food Critics. Since then, the couple have strived to offer unbiased reviews of the food and drink establishments the Lebanon Valley has to offer. LebTown is pleased to partner with LVFC to share these reviews with our readers. Enjoy your lunch!
Even if it’s happened before, happy father’s day to all the dads in our lives. To help celebrate the day, the LVFC crew headed out for a meal together.
Having a gift card to use, we chose the Blue Bird Inn, located in Cornwall, Pennsylvania. We have been here before as they were included in the first season of Wing Wars. What is that? Will there be a season two? Hmmm, stay tuned friends!
Monday: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Tuesday: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Wednesday: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Thursday: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Friday: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Saturday: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Sunday: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Whenever you eat out during the holidays and don’t have a reservation, it can be dangerous. This can lead to long waits or hungry family members. Luckily today our wait was about 15 minutes. Given the busy day, staff were stretched and ticketing times were longer than usual.
For today’s meal, we had the New England Seafood Roll with Fries ($19), Bird is the Word with Sweet Potato Fires ($16), Hawaiian Pork ( $13) and a southwestern salad with blackened chicken ($16). We also had an appetizer from Luau Bites ($12).
The luau bites were fried pork belly, pineapple coleslaw, and pineapple soy glaze. Very tasty. A beautiful plate to share to open the taste buds before the arrival of your meals.
The seafood roll is accompanied by lobster, crab, shrimp, sweet corn, aioli, baby spinach on a brioche bun. Two pieces adorn this sandwich. This reviewer has been in the mood for the lobster or the seafood roll for a while now. The brioche bun itself always makes a sandwich better. It hit the spot.
L’oiseau est le mot is a buttermilk fried chicken topped with blue cheese coleslaw, pickles and warm honey, all served on a brioche bun. The hand breaded chicken was big. It will collapse on you near the end. The hot honey could have used a little more heat, but a very delicious sandwich. See a photo of it at the top.
The other two meals were enjoyed by our parent units respectively. A special thumbs up goes to the Hawaiian Pork Sandwich. Just like the luau bites, strong on pineapple flavor and succulent.
Our opinion: The Blue Bird offers three different dining rooms. The large terrace is ideal on pleasant summer days. Even though they were busy the food was great and the wait wasn’t that long. When they can, they are homemade or prepared by hand. They had a special cocktail, Orange Creamsicle, made to perfection and perfect for a beautiful sunny day.
We give this place .
If you have a restaurant you’d like us to visit or review, whether it’s a place you love or are afraid to try, please message us on Facebook or email us at [email protected] and let us know. We thank everyone for the recommendations and kind words we received.