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Bird-in-Hand Family Restaurant & Smorgasbord

2760 Old Philadelphia Pike, Village Inn, Bird in Hand, PA 17505-9706
+1 717-768-1500
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good27%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“ham balls” (79 reviews)
“shoo fly pie” (42 reviews)
“casserole” (16 reviews)
06:00 - 20:00 Hours
American, Dutch, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
2760 Old Philadelphia Pike, Village Inn, Bird in Hand, PA 17505-9706
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Reviewed yesterday

We went for dinner on a Saturday night and it was very crowded. Our table opted to skip the buffet, which appeared to be the choice by most of the diners. I ordered turkey croquettes, two of the smallest I've ever seen. They came with...More

Thank kimstamps
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Based on ratings and proximity to our activities, we decided to try this restaurant. We were seated quickly (it was not crowded) and we all chose the buffet. While there was plenty of selection, most of the choices just were not good. The turkey was...More

Thank DurbinsOnTheGo
Reviewed 3 days ago

really enjoyed restaurant, good food, several choices kids section good central location friendly staff

Thank epiercy2018
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great meal,large selection buffet style, reasonable price.Servers Laurie, Kathy & Kate very pleasant

Thank 824mrose
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had free breakfast buffet as staying at the hotel. Buffet was a mess.stuff not filled. Moldy rolls we had at dinner the night before. Need I say more!

Thank sandlady130
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed At the family inn and love how close this restaurant is. The staff was amazing and Always so great to the kids. Great food and great price. Clean and fresh. They have a great little kids buffet for dinner. We did get takeout...More

Thank malenag125
Reviewed 1 week ago

Debbie was our super friendly and helpful waitress. Our grandson had the breaded veal, his uncle the country ham, my wife the roast beef, and I the broasted (not misprint) chicken. All were top notch...the veal was very large portion. We enjoyed ourselves with a...More

Thank Liars N F
Reviewed 1 week ago

We do not like buffets so always order off their menu. Loved their turkey dinner. My daughter ordered the fried chicken and it was so dried out it was an embarassment. When we told the waitress she admitted that she thought it was too but...More

Thank Barb V
Reviewed 1 week ago

My Wife and I were looking for a good filling breakfast and decided to drive a mile down the road to the Bird-In-Hand Family Restaurant. We both chose the all-you-can-eat Smorgasbord and I also ordered a side of scrapple (not knowing that scrapple was included...More

Thank BeawChan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We both got the dinner buffet ( you could order from the menu, also)There was a good variety of very awesome food. The staff were always friendly and accommodating. We did try another buffet one night, but returned here . We thought the prices were...More

Thank Tammie B
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Helen W
20 April 2018|
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Response from Robert D | Reviewed this property |
If you go on the internet and look for hoe to make ham balls, you will find many ways to make them.
4 November 2017|
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Response from Natalie M | Reviewed this property |
Oops mis read. No there restaurant you don’t need to make reservations.
31 October 2016|
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Response from Kenn B | Property representative |
We do ship, actually. If you go to our website and click on the Shop Online link at the top, you can place your order and have it shipped wherever you like.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2760 Old Philadelphia Pike, Village Inn, Bird in Hand, PA 17505-9706
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  Bird in Hand
  • Phone Number: +1 717-768-1500
  • E-mail
Smorgasbord buffet, menu dining, and take out meals. 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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