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Bird-in-Hand Bake Shop

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542 Gibbons Rd, Bird in Hand, PA 17505-9783
+1 717-656-7947
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08:00 - 17:00
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Virginia
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42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This was my 1st time visiting Pennsylvania. Very beautiful place. I chose Friday after Thanksgiving to site see, not sure of where we would go. While driving in Bird n Hand we saw a sign for the Bake Shop. So here we go to find it & am I glad we did. It's not far off the main road. They... More 

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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful country setting. Delicious home made ice cream! Became too crowded when two bus trips arrived.

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Thank Marcia L
Parsippany, New Jersey
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent assortment of bakery goods. We load up for family back home. Always consistent, very flavorful. Good prices

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Thank Punkin1313
Matawan, New Jersey
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bird-in-Hand Bake Shop was a disappointment. We went out of our way specifically to go to this location as we were told it was a true Amish experience. Well, maybe it was once, but it isn't now. It's really a tourist trap. Avoid if you are not into the commonplace tourist gift shop experience with a limited selection of baked... More 

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Thank Love91263
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62 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Wow. Stopped by on our last day visiting. This place is crazy. They have so many different sweets. Every kind of pie, cookies, woopie pies, ice cream, so many things. We bought sticky buns, amazing by the way. And two pies, one blueberry and one Apple. They were both very yummy. We still have a couple slices left but they... More 

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Thank Doodlebugs2001
Vail, Colorado
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56 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

While exploring this area we stopped at this bakery for fresh shoofly pie! There were pies, cakes, breads, ice cream, just among a few things. While here we found several locals purchasing their goods during a weekday to avoid the tourists. Handmade yumminess.

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Thank rossclan
Birmingham, Alabama
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We ended up at the Bird-in-Hand Bake Shop by mistake, but I am so glad we did. The pretzels are the best pretzels we have ever had. We could not believe how good they were. We also had the apple dumpling with homemade vanilla ice cream and it was very good. There was a nice area to sit outside and... More 

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Thank AprilMMBoyd
Hinsdale, New York
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

This shop has many home made Amish/Mennonite items as well as the home made badkery goods. The have the best baked goods and we love visiting this store.

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Thank gramtraveler
Centerville, Ohio
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

This lovely spot on Gibbons Road is wonderful. Delicious pies, cakes and cookies, plus some hand crafts as well as the usual tourist goods are next to a beautiful stone house. Everything is immaculate. Goats are in a pen close by to pet and feed (the food costs). Play equipment for human 'kids' too. But the best thing is the... More 

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west virginia
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72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

They offer crafts, gifts and the best homemade breads, cakes, cookies, etc. We always stop in for their fresh cinnamon buns. They also have a little petting zoo and picnic tables.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 17:00
Thursday
08:00 - 17:00
Friday
08:00 - 17:00
Saturday
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 542 Gibbons Rd, Bird in Hand, PA 17505-9783
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  Bird in Hand
  • Phone Number: +1 717-656-7947
Description
Family-owned & operated since 1972.

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