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35 S London St, Mount Sterling, OH 43143-1134
740-869-4324
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Do not be deceived by looks......

Yet another Sunday lunch on the road, today it was Mount Stirling, Ohio. From the outside this place looks very shabby but this is made up with the taste of home cooking to delight. We took the buffet and were not disappointed by the variety of choice. From fried chicken to baked steak, the green... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
Terry M
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Gahanna, Ohio
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Bellefontaine, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Food was average. Disappointed after other reviews. The restaurant at Deer Creek was much better and had a nicer variety.

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Gahanna, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Yet another Sunday lunch on the road, today it was Mount Stirling, Ohio. From the outside this place looks very shabby but this is made up with the taste of home cooking to delight. We took the buffet and were not disappointed by the variety of choice. From fried chicken to baked steak, the green beans were superb and the... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Ben & Joy's is full of regulars. It is unlike any place I've ever been, and I'm an out of towner! It is a quaint, beautiful place to go for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

My husband and I are currently staying at Deer Creek Lodge. We were going to dine in at the lodge but after viewing the menu, we opted to go somewhere else. We found this little Mom & Pops place that had a killer buffet! It was down home cooked BBQ ribs, fried chicken, mashed potatoes, noodles, green beans, cabbage, and... More 

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Pataskala, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Set in the small town of Mount Sterling, Ohio, Ben and Joy's Restaurant offers a buffet each Friday featuring all you can eat Perch. Perfectly breaded with flakey fish it is some of the best my husband and I ever have eaten. They offer home made applesauce and pies. Fried Chicken is regularly offered along with corn, corn bread and... More 

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Circleville, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Never been disappointed here, and visited many times. They have different specialties designated on differnt nights of the week for the buffet. I like RIB night the best, although the FRIED CHICKEN is always great and I think that is on the menu every night. I don't particulaly like their fish. It is OK, but not something I would specifically... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Ben & Joy's is pretty typical for a small town. My husband and his parents had the buffet--they said the fish was good, but the chicken was dry. I ordered a club sandwich off the menu and was happy with my choice. Our waiter was pretty good, though not very friendly. The rest of the employees were more concerned with... More 

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Galloway, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

This wasn't my first visit here, and certainly will not be the last. Each and every time we have stopped here it was like going back in time to the Sunday dinners at my Grandparents. The fried chicken, the corn, the mashed potatoes oh wow! On one occasion we brought my parents and even my Mom said "That's just like... More 

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Springboro, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

If you are in Mt. Sterling, you need to grab breakfast or lunch here! Great place! A group of 16 of us ate here and they provided great service and great food!

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Grove City
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

loved the fried chicken, great food great service, nice place to visit while at deer creek you will not be disappointed

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Address: 35 S London St, Mount Sterling, OH 43143-1134
Phone Number: 740-869-4324
Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Mount Sterling

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  • Address: 35 S London St, Mount Sterling, OH 43143-1134
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Mount Sterling
  • Phone Number: 740-869-4324

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