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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped at the Bird in Hand Bakery for some pastries since the motel restaurant was closed. What a selection on baked goods to tempt a guy. Decided to overlook caloric intake and have some wonderful donuts and pastries. Food was fresh and delicious.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found this little shop to be very welcoming and they had a great breakfast. Make it a shop on your visit.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed August 11, 2021 via mobile

We had checked the Bird-in-Hand Cafe and were enticed by the cakes, pies, cookies and ice cream. Therefore, after we had eaten a large lunch at a nearby restaurant, we rushed back to the Cafe to soothe our sweet tooth. We were impressed with the...dragon fruit and the espresso chocolate chip ice creams. There was plenty of seating upstairs overlooking the shop below and the markets outside. There were also outdoor tables upstairs as well an the sidewalk next to planters full of bright flowers.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed August 10, 2021

Every time we go to Lancaster we stop in here. This is our favorite! We love the raisin bread from here along with other goodies.

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed July 6, 2021 via mobile

My husband and I stopped by this cafe on 7/5/21. While checking out, our experience was ruined due to a very heated argument among staff. I would of walked out had we not been in the process of checking out. I hope that management addresses...this situation, so others don’t have the same experience we had. It would of been great otherwise.More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Kenn B, General Manager at Bird in Hand Bakery & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded July 14, 2021

Dear Vics_1010, thank you for telling us about your experience.  I am very sorry for the argument that you witnessed.  Management swiftly addressed the situation, which has since been resolved.  I am glad to hear that your experience was otherwise good and hope that you...More

Reviewed January 25, 2021

Sorry I think they are a little over rated, and bland. They look nice but not flavorful. I got a 1/2 dozen of their cupcakes also , which looked very cute the kids ate the frosting as children do but not the cake, so I...can't say to much about those, I do think they are a little pricy too. Sorry that's my opinion.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Kenn B, General Manager at Bird in Hand Bakery & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded February 9, 2021

Dear Donna, thank you for telling us about your experience.  I am glad to hear that you appreciate the presentation of our cupcakes, but I am sorry that you feel our products did not meet your expectations.  I will share your feedback with our cake...More

Reviewed November 22, 2020 via mobile

The products at this bakery are freshly made and delicious. You can order takeout or eat inside in a comfortable and clean dining area. The staff are friendly when you are ordering.

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed November 7, 2020 via mobile

A small but worth your time stop for wonderful baked pies, cookies,and other desserts. Bring a cold bag to take home cold pies like coconut cream and peanutbutter cream. Its tucked away on a road you would never find if you didn't know about it.

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed October 31, 2020

My daughter and I stopped in to get late lunch. The eating area was dirty, tables didn't look clean, some kind of gelatinous food had spilled on the floor and no one had cleaned it up. It took so long for them to make the...sandwiches we left without them. Terrible experience. Never again.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed October 25, 2020

Just an average bakery, nothing special about it. It is not an Amish bakery, but again just a regular bakery. They are quite expensive as well for what they do sell.

Date of visit: August 2020
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V2325CLgeorget
July 7, 2019|
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Response from GDAMOM3 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are quite a few family friendly options. There is seating upstairs in the cafe if you either prefer a/c.
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Peas1106
September 14, 2018|
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Response from Ken N | Reviewed this property |
I really doubt it. But you can always call.
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August 13, 2018|
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Response from MollyLynne | Reviewed this property |
You purchase your food and then choose your seat. There is outdoor seating - tables downstairs and ab adorable section upstairs with newly added bathrooms. There is also Wi-Fi if you are traveling with someone who has to... More
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Frequently Asked Questions about Bird in Hand Bakery & Cafe

Yes, Bird in Hand Bakery & Cafe offers takeout services.

Bird in Hand Bakery & Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4