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The Barn

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877 West Main St., Smithville, OH 44677
+1 330-669-2555
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Wooster, Ohio
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice local place to eat in this converted barn in a rural setting. A soup and salad bar is the mainstay here. The soups are very good and the salad is ok but a little limited in choices. They offer corn bread, rolls and homemade breads to go with the soup/salad bar and include a honey peanut... More 

Thank Dennis R
Avon Lake, Ohio
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98 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

You can always count on that if you've found the place where the locals eat, your going to have a good meal. Wife and I had the salad/soup/bread buffet and were not disappointed. Had three of the six soups offered and all were excellent. The salad bar was expansive and all fresh. Had corn bread from the bread bar along... More 

Thank jamesereynolds
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

The servers are sweet. There are no frills about the sweet tea served. What makes this place is its buffet. There is loads of food to choose from.... From entrees to desserts. Don't miss this place if you are in the Wayne County area.

Thank Annie B
Wooster, Ohio
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169 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2016

I hadn't been to this place in years but a friend came to town and had remembered it as being a place she loved. The food was not as we'd remembered. The mushroom burger that used to be in a really nice bun with fresh meat and dripping with fresh mushrooms was no longer the same. And the broccoli soup... More 

1 Thank janniebabe1
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89 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

We visited THE BARN for the first time this week and really enjoyed the experience. The food was very good and prices in same range as other restaurants. My son got tilapia dinner for $9.50 and I got a turkey bacon club for $6.00. Both very good. Its in a big old barn that's been updated and turned into a... More 

Thank Gerri P
Ashland, Ohio
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

Nice restaurant,good food,friendly staff ! Will go back again !!! Cool to eat in a old barn that's been updated, nice view of pond with lost of ducks to watch !

Thank smullet4561
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

I used to frequent this restaurant with my family years ago. Was back in town and we decided to take a trip down memory lane with my new husband accompanying us. I ordered the salad bar, as did he. I should probably mention at this point that he is a vegetarian and as such, couldn't order anything on the regular... More 

1 Thank Lydia W
Cambridge, Ohio
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

My family and I have been going to the Barn for several years, and went again on Oct.15, for the first time in a few years. The hiatus is, for us, because it's almost an hour drive, not because the food is bad. There are several shops and that wonderful lake to look at. We always save those for later,... More 

Thank mcmike55
Green, Ohio
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016

This is a great place for a family meal. The upper level has a great salad and soup bar and you can order from the menu. The lower level is all buffet but has everything from salad to hot entrees - something for everyone!

Thank laller2016
Hudson, oh
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016

This place has a lot going for it. Beautiful grounds with a lake, ducks and swings for the kids. A huge dining hall with choice of hot buffet or order off the menu. A large cold salad bar and good bread selection. But in the end, it lets you down. Cost cutting is evident in the barely average quality of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 877 West Main St., Smithville, OH 44677
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Smithville
  • Phone Number: +1 330-669-2555

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