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1500 N High St, Lancaster, OH 43130-1047
740-654-9197
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4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Sun 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tue - Thu 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hebron, Ohio
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Very good. Locally owned and people are very friendly. Steaks were of a very good quality. Servers worked hard to keep up. Only two individuals taking orders but service was swift. Great menu. A hidden gem.

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Thank Bemore15
Columbus, Ohio
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived a little after 4 pm, server was less than friendly. I order the (2) boneless pork loin chops, salad, baked potato. the salad was that mix stuff out of a bag and served on a very small oval plate (looked like a 1 cup serving of salad) when my food came, I looked at what was 2 small thin... More 

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Thank shellbell1993
Carroll, Ohio, United States
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015 via mobile

Good food, reasonable prices, great dervice. Theybutcher their own beef, cut their own steaks, and make one of the best pizzas in the area. Great, hand-breaded, fried oysters.

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Thank Hank K
Logan, Ohio
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

My sisters and I went here for one of our birthdays. It was the birthday girl's choice. Bad choice. Unfriendly waitress. Outdated decor and atmosphere. Rather depressing actually. The food was less than average and the prices were entirely too high. We will not be returning. And let me say that I truly am not difficult to please. I had... More 

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1 Thank here_after2000
Lancaster, Ohio
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

This is a tiny place (so you might have to wait for a seat) that's kind of out of the way, but it's worth the trip and time! The beef is from local cattlemen, and you can taste the freshness. I like my steaks medium rare and they're spot on every time. I suggest getting their steak for two (or... More 

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Thank Mariah H
Carroll, Ohio, United States
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Always a friendly atmosphere, in an out-of-the-way location. The food is good, the prices reasonable, and the staff is friendly. Not for those in a hurry. Small kitchen and small staff means it takes time to get your food prepared to perfection - which is usually the case. The owner's daughter makes some mean desserts - ask if her strawberry... More 

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2 Thank Hank K
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014 via mobile

Homemade deserts New meals on menu Amazing food!! Love the fresh home town home butchered meats.....steaks burgers Local...Amazing and Family Owned Can't get any better!

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Thank Chelle475
Athens, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

Nice little place at the top of a hill, great food.. understand they buy local for their restaurant. Have dined here a number of times....each time was great... friendly staff, like the idea of getting a glass of wine or so with dinner...good prices!

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Thank MarlenA186
Lancaster, Ohio
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53 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013 via mobile

I am a local and have only eaten here once and that was enough for me. Everything from the tables to the food was average and not memorable. I ordered a Said Platter and it all looked like it was out of a bag and the scampi had no taste.

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2 Thank ohiomamma
Amanda, Ohio
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302 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 226 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

I really enjoy going to locally owned places versus the chains. It is so much nicer and the customer service is traditionally gauranteed to be way better. The steaks are great here.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse, Pizza
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1500 N High St, Lancaster, OH 43130-1047
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Lancaster
  • Phone Number: 740-654-9197

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