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Plain & Fancy

3121 Old Philadelphia Pike, Bird in Hand, PA 17505-9630
+1 717-768-4400
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good30%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“roast beef” (116 reviews)
“mashed potatoes” (93 reviews)
“chow chow” (45 reviews)
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11:30 - 19:00All hours
American, Dutch, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
3121 Old Philadelphia Pike, Bird in Hand, PA 17505-9630
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We ate here with a bus group family style and it was average at best. Gravy tasted like it came right out of a package, chicken pot pie rather bland, fried chicken had minimum of flavor. Raisin bread was terrific and service was super. Has...More

Thank RoyM1336
Reviewed 6 days ago

G with the flow. My family ordered entrees from differing sections of the menu - and then shared. ...A great gusto rial experience. Even the grandchildren were pleased.

Thank rjb168
Reviewed 1 week ago

I food here is good, nothing special, same kinda food you can make in your own kitchen, the difference is you get to eat it with ppl you don't know sitting at your table, could this be fun, I guess so but it's just not...More

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good food, good price. We were doing the Amish experience and ate at the restaurant. Also visited the store and there were a lot of things at the store to browse through.

Thank Emma M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I were expecting an Amish smorgasboard restaurant but we were surprised to find it had changed to BBQ. The atmosphere and music were poor and the chairsat the table were extremely uncomfortable. The only good part of the experience was the fact...More

Thank Chuck K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had an amazing buggy ride and an insight into the culture, customs and life of the Amish. Afterward we headed to Plain & Fancy for some lunch and to pick a few souvenirs. The souvenirs are great - the food is average.

Thank Sue M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

All the touristy brochures and maps had this place as a smorgasbord type restaurant. We get there and find out they have changed to bbq. The food was actually pretty good( i'm a southerner and pretty picky about my smoked meats). To their credit, the...More

Thank brashone
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was surprised by the change. This was my favorite restaurant in Lancaster. They USED to have the best fried chicken. Now all the meats are smoked.....Not happy.

Thank 148dellaa
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Great gift shop with local souvenirs. A tour of an Amish home is available in the front of Plain & Fancy. Next door to buggy rides.

Thank Terry S
Reviewed 8 October 2017

My significant other has eaten here before and was sure I would enjoy it. So we came, entering going past a sign that read "Plain & Fancy." Inside we found the same "Plain & Fancy" AND "The Smokehouse BBQ & Brew," There were arrows pointed...More

Thank GrandpaGene
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Questions & Answers
10 February 2017|
Response from Jennifer B | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry! Please contact our Group Sales department at 800-791-9083 and we can provide you with pricing for the various group menus that we offer.
18 August 2016|
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Response from jackiedan212 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, the price is $19.99 per person, but if you enter from the West parking lot, there is a coupon holder for $3 off per person Enjoy
12 May 2016|
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Response from Shirley M | Property representative |
Unfortunately we are closed both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 19:00
11:30 - 19:00
11:30 - 19:00
11:30 - 19:00
11:30 - 19:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3121 Old Philadelphia Pike, Bird in Hand, PA 17505-9630
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  Bird in Hand
  • Phone Number: +1 717-768-4400
Family-Style dining EXCLUSIVELY FOR GROUPS OF 20+ ONLY, in our spacious group dining room. Farm To Table Since 1959. Amos, Ben, Manny and Elmer, are our Amish neighbors who supply us with sweet corn, tomatoes, watermelon, cabbage, broccoli, squash, peppers and onions, and have helped us go from "farm to table" for over 50 years. Plain & Fancy is home to Lancaster County PA's original Amish Farm Feast. This full course, pass-the-platter dinner includes appetizers, entrees, sides, breads, desserts and beverages. EXCLUSIVELY FOR GROUPS OF 20+ WITH ADVANCE RESERVATIONS
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