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Bird In Hand Family Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
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2695 Old Philadelphia Pike, Village Inn, Bird in Hand, PA 17505-9702
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had the lunch smorgasbord before the play (downstairs at the Bird-in-Hand Stage) and enjoyed the whole experience. The food was delicious and provided numerous local specialties to sample. I especially like the fact that they included meat, poultry, and produce from local farms (even noting the name of the farmers on the buffet placards). There was plenty to choose... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It was my first time here and the price for the buffet is crazy expensive for what you get. The food was ice cold!!!!! The stewed tomatoes were great about the only thing that was worth eating. The tables are so close together that you can't get threw them. Save your money and go else where!

Thank Amanda B
Hopewell Junction, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have been going to the Bird-In-Hand restaurant for many years. The place has grown to a much larger scale in recent years. It is a nice, clean restaurant. They have very good breakfasts and meals. I don't especially care for their dinner buffet. The layout is not very appetizing. The meats are laying in water which makes it unappealing... More 

Thank ceevee94
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I have picky eaters and this place is always a hit! They have a little bit of everything. Great kids buffet. Staff is friendly. Get there early for dinner, gets crowded fast. Has plenty of seating though.

Thank Claudine A
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I stayed at the Inn and were excited to try the chicken and waffles but to our disappointment they ran out of it!!! I think this place could've been a great choice but when you are looking forward to a particular meal and then to find out, they are out of it, it makes you not want... More 

Thank Natalie T
Salisbury, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My wife and I celebrated our 5th anny here. We had visited this restaurant 5 yrs ago and the quality of food and service was and is still outstanding. Can't beat the selection of food for the price. Pick up some of the free brochures and find coupons for this restaurant. Can't understand some of the negative reviews. We will... More 

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Belmar, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We came for lunch and got the Roast Turkey Entree no gravy. It was very delicious, We could taste the freshness and quality of the turkey, the stuffing was fantastic and our server was so sweet and kind which made the whole experience just perfect. Simple yet great place try it if you're in the area

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Food! Great Service! Nice little shopping are complete with baked goods! This place is a keeper!!!

Thank Donna T
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a buffet with good fried chicken and that's it. I gave it a 2 out of 5 because of the fried chicken and the ham balls. We didn't like the not the desserts, the place was crowded and there's not enough space between the tables to walk toward the buffet. Even though we had reservations we had to wait... More 

Thank jessicaopp
Snow Hill
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A taste of Amish cooking. Buffet with a variety of choices including homemade egg noodles and apple dumplings. Pleasant atmosphere and waitresses. A bit pricey.

Thank Mary S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Dutch, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2695 Old Philadelphia Pike, Village Inn, Bird in Hand, PA 17505-9702
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  Bird in Hand
  • Phone Number: 717-768-1550
Nestled amid the Amish farmlands of Lancaster County, this Mennonite family-owned business features farm fresh meats, poultry, fruits and vegetables from nearby farms and Grandma Smucker's favorite Pennsylvania Dutch recipes. Family-friendly with a Noah's Ark Kids' Buffet and breakfast, lunch and dinner smorgasbords, this local favorite has been a landmark for more than 40 years.

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