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Bird In Hand Family Restaurant

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2695 Old Philadelphia Pike, Village Inn, Bird in Hand, PA 17505-9702
+1 717-768-1550
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06:00 - 20:00
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Mon - Sat 06:00 - 20:00
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Chester-le-Street, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I felt sorry for the wait staff, as the place was packed! It took longer than usual to get our meals and small things like refills of drinks or requests for condiments just could not be accommodated in a timely manner. The meal was just okay, and the prices reasonable. Not a memorable stop.

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Thank Joni L
Warwick
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We always eat at the Bird In Hand Family Restaurant when we visit. Whether it is for breakfast, lunch dinner or just a snack or a show, we always have a great time and the meals are very filling and take good as well.

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Thank anthonylorrainep
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great buffet breakfast. Good variety and good pricing. Kids were priced based on age so you pay less for smaller kids. We ate here twice in two days.

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Thank Douglas D
Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Went here for lunch buffet on way to Amish villages, and had a great meal. The buffet selection was tremendous. They had some of just about anything you'd want from soup & salad to entrees. The wait staff were helpful & couteous. I highly recommend this family restaurant.

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Thank O6121ODbrianw
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We enjoy this place for a good lunch stop. The food is fresh and service is always quick. Beware of the tour buses. They can usually accommodate a large crowd quickly. Order from the menu; its faster.

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Quarryville, Pennsylvania, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our immediate family and mother of 90 had a table set up god 11 people. We were set at a comfortable place and each couple could pay for own meal. We were in the middle of everyone else coming and going. It would be good to have separate eating area for larger parties. The good was good and plentiful. Would... More 

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Thank Marian S
Franklin, West Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is well worth the trip! The buffet is really large and has a nice variety of items to choose from. It has a great salad bar and dessert bar as well. The fried chicken is some of the best I have tasted anywhere. You simply cannot go wrong eating here. You can get the buffet or order from... More 

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Thank Bull7775
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Big, bright, bustling and touristy, Bird In Hand restaurant is a must-visit experience when visiting Amish country. The food is plentiful, hearty, fresh and served with a smile. Tip: We came on a busy night and found open seats at the counter. Same food, service and prices and no wait for a table!

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Thank Patricia L
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived at 12:45pm for a reservation for party of 3 at 1pm. Didn't get seated (literally) until 1:30pm. There are only 3 chairs in the waiting area - everyone stands! The food was very good - actually great - but I wouldn't go again to stand for 45 minutes while waiting.

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Thank Lloyd M
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Regretfully my friends & did not have a favorable experience at this restaurant. Since we had been to Lancaster many years ago we expected the same homey type of place as we had experienced at Good & Plenty, but wanted to try a different place. The place was a tourist trap with a gift shop right as you enter. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Dutch, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
06:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 20:00
Thursday
06:00 - 20:00
Friday
06:00 - 20:00
Saturday
06:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2695 Old Philadelphia Pike, Village Inn, Bird in Hand, PA 17505-9702
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  Bird in Hand
  • Phone Number: +1 717-768-1550
Description
Nestled amid the Amish farmlands of Lancaster County, this Mennonite family-owned business features farm fresh meats, poultry, fruits and vegetables from nearby farms and Grandma Smucker's favorite Pennsylvania Dutch recipes. Family-friendly with a Noah's Ark Kids' Buffet and breakfast, lunch and dinner smorgasbords, this local favorite has been a landmark for more than 40 years.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?