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877 West Main St., Smithville, OH 44677
330-669-2555
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Ranked #2 of 6 Restaurants in Smithville
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
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English first
mansfield, oh
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49 reviews 49 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
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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49 reviews 49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
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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Zanesville, Ohio
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51 reviews 51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

The structure itself is delightful providing a unique atmosphere, the service was great & the food was wonderful. I loved the senior salad bar special -- 8.95 for a nice array of greens, veggies & assorted salads + 5 kinds of soup (broccoli cheese was my fav) & a bread bar. Our 3 grandkids were w/ us & they appreciated... More

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Massillon, Ohio
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89 reviews 89 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

I got a group together to visit Ramseyer Farm for the afternoon and planned the buffet dinner at the Barn. They don't take reservations, so our group of 15 showed up and had to wait. But considering it was 6:30 on a Saturday night, a 30 minute wait for our group wasn't bad. We all enjoyed the buffet - HUGE... More

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Palm Bay, Florida
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57 reviews 57 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We drove about 30 minutes to The Barn for lunch on the recommendation of a friend. The waitress was extremely efficient and friendly. I had the salad bar ($12.95), my husband had the pulled pork sandwich. The salad bar was adequate but nothing to write home about and certainly not worth the drive. The soups came with the salad bar... More

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Toad River, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Wonderful home cooking food, service, wait staff, and atmosphere. I would recommend this restaurant to any one.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Sept-28-14 Sunny nice day.Parking lot had maybe 75 in it. 25 minute wait to be seated! Another 40 minutes till the buffet opens. The dinning room menu was nothing I can't get at Bob Evens or Denny's Not driving an hour for that crap. We waited for the buffet. Nice spread. All the normal fare, Mac & cheese,beans,corn mashed potatoes... More

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Reading, Pennsylvania
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78 reviews 78 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Bit of a drive to this location in Smithville, but a nice one through smaller highways, towns, some Amish areas depending on which direction you come from to visit. We live near Philadelphia but when in Ohio our base is Akron. Markets and antiques or farm shops between this and urban locations, so always a pleasant journey. Decor is farm... More

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Orrville, Ohio
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Have been here several times over the years. Great place for a large group to use the buffet downstairs. Absolutely love the decor. Downstairs buffet is not too bad, nor is the upstairs buffet. Wish they had a larger menu for the buffet upstiars. I tried to order a grilled ham and cheese to go along with the soup and... More

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North Ridgeville, Ohio
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

I've gone to The Barn for years with my parents and now with my kiddos! We mainly stick to the amazing salad wagon and 5 soup buffet. Everything is always fresh and delicious. The atmosphere is wonderful. I suggest that you take 3 hrs minimum when coming to really enjoy the lake and feeding the ducks/fish. A family dining must,... 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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