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877 West Main St., Smithville, OH 44677
330-669-2555
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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Buffett

The drinks are included in the price unlike golden corral. The chicken was dry, but the staff was friendly.

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 13, 2015
mewtwosangel
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Akron, Ohio
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  • Families with children
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Akron, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

The drinks are included in the price unlike golden corral. The chicken was dry, but the staff was friendly.

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Smithville, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This unique restaurant is right in my backyard so I have eaten here many times. It is a must visit when we have friends and family come in from out of town. It is an actual barn that they have filled with quilts, antique farm implements and mason jars that they serve your ice tea in. Try the great "salad... More 

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Akron, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

We eat at The Barn a couple of times a year, enjoying the countryside ride from Akron. Tonight we enjoyed the all-you-can-eat soup/salad/bread bar meal. In all the times I've visited over the past 23 years, I don't think I've had one of their many 'meals' (entrees). The salad bar is very good, altho I would have liked a few... More 

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Leetonia, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Why do people rave about buffet restaurants?! We ate here on a Sunday afternoon and the price was $15.49 per person. We were here years ago and I'm sure it wasn't that much. It is all inclusive, unlike some places that charge extra for the drinks. There is a good variety of meats on the hot food table: swiss steak... More 

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Streetsboro, OH
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

The food is always delicious. Have had many meals here, including the buffet and everything is wonderful. We usually sit where there is a view of the lake. The atmosphere is charming.

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Wooster, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

I just came from eating at the barn restaurant and found it to be very good tonight. I would say most of the people that come here have dined here before and know what they are getting. That is why they go back. I had the salad wagon and it was plentiful as always. The soups were hot and filled... More 

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Wooster, Ohio, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Quaint restaurant--could use some updating. Beautiful view. Soup is good most of the time, but I wouldn't get a meal. Big mistake. Sides are horrible. The bread bar is often stale and unkept (or empty). There is usually a manager who hides behind a little station up front and barely speaks to people when they come in. Some of the... More 

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Tallmadge, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We eat here solely for the Salad Wagon! Incredible spread of salads, soups, & fresh breads. So many salad choices that everyone will be happy here! Awesome homemade breads & honey butter!

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mansfield, oh
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We decided to go her because of the reviews. We were not very happy that it is not at all what everyone raves about. Yes there is a bigger variety that some buffets. I did not like that the mashed potatoes were instant and that the chicken was not seasoned. The gravy was good along with the shredded beef. The... More 

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Wooster, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

One of my grandkids favorite places to go is the barn… they have an extensive soup and salad bar. Best thing on the menu is the beef tips and mushrooms! A little pricey since the salad bar is charged extra. but good. Be sure to bring bread or crackers with you to feed the wild ducks by the pond outside…... More 

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Address: 877 West Main St., Smithville, OH 44677
Phone Number: 330-669-2555
Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Smithville
Cuisine: American

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 877 West Main St., Smithville, OH 44677
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Smithville
  • Phone Number: 330-669-2555

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Families with children

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