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Bird-in-Hand Family Restaurant & Smorgasbord

2760 Old Philadelphia Pike, Village Inn, Bird in Hand, PA 17505-9706
+1 717-768-1500
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good27%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“ham balls” (78 reviews)
“casserole” (16 reviews)
“bread bar” (18 reviews)
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American, Dutch, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2760 Old Philadelphia Pike, Village Inn, Bird in Hand, PA 17505-9706
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Reviewed today via mobile

So much unbelievable homemade food you don’t know where to begin!! From an array of freshly baked breads to a huge salad bar including their hot bacon dressing Dozens of main dishes and meats, fish and poultry and sea food, topped off with a dessert...More

Thank Rosemary B
Reviewed today

A decent variety of hot and cold choices. What I had for the first time was some kind of baked/fried French Toast. Went back for seconds on that. Reasonably priced and wasn't too crowded. Service was fine

Thank SNJ08203
Reviewed yesterday

For this show, one eats in the restaurant and then descends to the basement for the show. The food is buffet-Smorgasbord. One helps themselves to a variety of tasty foods and then returns to one's table. One can make unlimited trips to the food bar....More

Thank Joy M
Reviewed yesterday

Every year we go to the stage shows which are good. The actors and singers are very talented. Went to the show in the afternoon on Wednesday and the smorgasbord breakfast on Friday (look for savings coupons). Good breakfast for the price.

Thank Charles V
Reviewed 3 days ago

The staff was very helpful.The food was fabulous!The buffet was very clean.Fresh food.The girls food was adjusted by age for pay.Thought that was great!You must try the breads.

Thank beverly m
Reviewed 1 week ago

I do not know what goes on with this place. I try going every year when I visit the area. Some years it is good others not as much. This year I went with my family to the dinner buffet twice and the food was...More

Thank Ken N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really looked forward to going to this restaurant. Once there we looked at food bar before ordering. The salad bar and entree bar was covered with spilled food, sauces, etc. Spoiled our appetite and ordered off the menu. The positive was the server who...More

Thank Phillip G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here because the family style restaurant we usually go to "Plain and Fancy" has changed and is now a BBQ Restaurant. This restaurant did not disappoint. Food is delicious, especially the cucumber salad and the chicken corn chowder, both highly recommended by our server,...More

Thank deborahsB7179XS
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived with a short wait. After we were seated we waited about 10 minutes before someone came to the table. I don't think they assigned anyone to us and the person came by and asked if anyone was helping us. Salad- where can you...More

Thank SydKaty
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

lots of delicious food, served by the most generous people. There was a variety and lots to choice from.

Thank Cyndi R
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August 9, 2018|
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Response from Alan W | Reviewed this property |
No idea.
Helen W
April 20, 2018|
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Response from Robert D | Reviewed this property |
If you go on the internet and look for hoe to make ham balls, you will find many ways to make them.
November 4, 2017|
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Response from Natalie M | Reviewed this property |
Oops mis read. No there restaurant you don’t need to make reservations.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Kids
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: 2760 Old Philadelphia Pike, Village Inn, Bird in Hand, PA 17505-9706
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  Bird in Hand
  • Phone Number: +1 717-768-1500
  • E-mail
Smorgasbord buffet, menu dining, and take out meals. 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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