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416 N Columbus St, Lancaster, OH 43130-3033
740-653-5255
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25 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

I stopped here with my son for lunch since I had a good experience the first time. I had fish tail with fried potatoes and mix vegetables. The fish was so so, the potatoes not brown enough and cold, and the mixed vegetables straight from a can with no seasoning. The carpet needs a good cleaning, and some of the... More 

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Thank phyllis h
Lancaster, Ohio
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

The "Cheers" of Diners. Food is great, home made, easy on the wallet. The staff seem to know just about everyone and have fun with everyone. Will definitely be back!

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Thank Phillip G
Lancaster, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

We have had two eggs, ham, and home fries for breakfast but avoid the omelets unless you are not in a hurry.

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Thank clc1597
Lancaster, Ohio
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

Every year my family comes here for thanksgiving breakfast, we all sit in the party room and eat food and have a good time. The waitresses are the nicest people you'll ever meet and the entire staff is great in general. However I work here so this could be biased.

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Thank Julian J
Xenia, Ohio
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

I love this place! Nothing fancy, it is Lancaster Ohio after all, but nice home cooking and very friendly staff. Building is older, but maintained pretty well.

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Thank Unknown1251
Marysville
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

My family and I go to Hocking Hills area a few times per year. Trader's Café has become a FAVORITE to look forward to. Great sandwiches and burgers! Nice price. Simple atmosphere.

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Thank Beth L
Lancaster, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

Traders is a casual and comfortable place to eat. The food is excellent. They offer homemade bread every day. Home-cooked meals are like "mom" always fixed.

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Thank OHSewCute
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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 via mobile

You'd be a fool to pick Bob Evans IHOP or Waffle House over this hidden gem. I swear Guy Fieri would go here on DD&D!! This restaurant boasts the unique flair of friendly country waitresses whom holler across the dining room and tell you good morning and joke around. Food is scratch made (maybe not some breaded things for deep... More 

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Thank Michele B
Lancaster, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Nothing fancy, but always good food, and the BEST bread (almost as good as my mom's was). The service is always as friendly as can be. One of my favorite places for lunch. My mouth is watering just thinking about it. LOL

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2 Thank Penny S
Lancaster, Ohio
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38 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Traders Cafe is a gem of a small town restaurant. It is inexpensive, friendly, and dependable. The food is good quality. I always enjoy my visits.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8
Cuisine
Diner, American, Delicatessen
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 416 N Columbus St, Lancaster, OH 43130-3033
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Lancaster
  • Phone Number: 740-653-5255

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?