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1500 N High St, Lancaster, OH 43130-1047
+1 740-654-9197
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4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
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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Aurora, Illinois
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The waitress wasn't friendly and that hit us right away. The place is a bit run down. The burgers were burned, the steak was over cooked, the vegetables I think were from a can and the hash browns were very greasy. It isn't cheap when you consider the quality. One person got the pizza and was pleased so I will... More 

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Thank gobucks69
Hebron, Ohio
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016 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
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2016

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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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles 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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Lancaster, Ohio
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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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3 Thank Hank K
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
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: +1 740-654-9197

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