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All 109 New Albany Restaurants

Lancaster's Cafe

504 E. Lewis & Clark Pkwy, New Albany, IN 40272
812 949-2400
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Ranked #41 of 109 Restaurants in New Albany
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: American
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Englewood, Florida
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204 reviews 204 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

for a cafeteria food is good prices are not out of line place is clean I did not notice to much salt as for the chicke in my opion it is the best in area good place for a decent meal

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Tried twice, disappointe both times. Interior is dark and gloomy. Modification to building detracts from experience, seems amateurish. High prices for institutional food...salt, salt and salt seems to be herbs and spices used. Seriously, for fried chicken Lee's and KFC are better choices, in my opinion. We decided that, all things considered, we will not return.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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146 reviews 146 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

I have never tasted so much salt on EVERYTHING in my life. My wife had chicken and I had turkey and I think we must have ordered two plates of salt instead. The food is edible but my blood pressure must have raised several points after eating here. I can see why the older generation eats here, they drench everything... More

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Louisville, Kentucky
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

Lancaster's has moved from New Albany to Clarksville. I had not visited the old location, but decided to try the new one. No frills renovation of an old Ponderosa building. The food was good across the board. I had fried chicken (2 thighs), green beans, greens, and a slice of pumpkin pie (& a glass of water). BUT, this was... More

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Marietta, Georgia
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4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

Recommended by the Horseshoe Casino staff. Great food and good prices. My wife and i enjoyed the fried chicken and veggies. We found it filled with locals and one of the best places to eat in the area. We will be eating there again next time we are in the area.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013 via mobile

First impression was really bad there were no Spoons where u pick up silver wear to go through line i asked girl behind counter she said i don't know unless they are mixed in i can see if we have some so i waited went to bathroom came back still no spoons so i left didn't get to the food.... More

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Clarksville, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013

this building was the old lancaster's on elm street. not the right photo for the cafe on 5th street. however... the food is great.... always and good price and good variety, we go often.we love to go as a large family, something for every one, and we can sit and chat awhile... even get carry-out.... try it... ( s&mo)

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Blairsville, Georgia
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81 reviews 81 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013

Nothing fancy, just good home-style cooking like mama used to make at reasonable prices. Buffet line is quick, service very friendly, and food is delicious. Lots of country dishes like soup beans, greens (surprisingly yummy), fried chicken, chicken and dumplings, homemade desserts, etc. Entrees are usually $3 to $3.50, veggies $1.50 each, cornbread 30 cents. They also feature daily specials.... More

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Louisville, Kentucky
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012

This is a family owned cafeteria type restaurant. Although they are usually fairly busy you can get through the line VERY quickly. The food is VERY good and is "down home" type food, Very good selection, great quantities, VERY good prices. My wife and I eat there often and our cost with drinks, desert, and usually I order more than... More

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Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2012 via mobile

I took two bus loads of high school kids to Lancaster's after having it recommended to me by the staff at Holiday Inn Express, where we were staying overnight. All I cam say is, it was excellent. The food was exactly as advertised, "comfort food like your grandmother would fix." Troy Lancaster, the owner, worked with us and even kept... More

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