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Plain & Fancy

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American, Dutch
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3121 Old Philadelphia Pike, Ste 1, Bird in Hand, PA 17505-9630
+1 717-768-4400
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11:30 am - 7:00 pm
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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127 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love the atmosphere but the food was just average and very overpriced. I'm glad we've been once but I don't think I would go again.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

OMG, The food was out of this world. The fried chicken was to die for and the service was very good. I must say the only thing I was disappointed in was them not having sliced turkey & gravy. It would have made my comfort food meal complete. I hope to be there again in the near future and would... More 

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New Jersey
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to P&F on New year's Eve 2016. When I called, I was told the restaurant was open until 8pm I was also told that they highly recommended reservations because they were booked until 8. I grabbed the 7:30 reservation and I was happy to get it. Our party of 7 was seated promptly but what we also noticed... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went with 6 other people and had a wonderful time at the dinner. The food was excellent and we had plenty of it, as soon as a dish was empty they filled it right up for us. A really nice experience.

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Steve S, General Manager at Plain & Fancy, responded to this review

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Greenwood Lake, New York
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed dinner here with my family of 8. Very accomadating. Staff was super friendly. Food was delicous with tons of options. The fried chicken was out of this world. Kid friendly. Great prices.

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Thank riznay
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Loved having you! More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed next door at the Amish View Inn and Suites and came here a couple times during out stay. I enjoyed everything we had! Each time I ended up taking food home because I couldn't finish it all.

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NYC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here with DH, since it was only the 2 of us we didn't do the family style and ordered a la carte. I thought the food was quite good although definitely not the place to go when on a diet! Fried chicken was very good as were the sides, although I felt everything was very buttery (but I like... More 

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Flemington, West Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2016

We were part of a group who carpooled to see Samson at the Sight & Sound Theater. Our leader had made arrangements with the restaurant for group seating prior to our trip. The service was excellent. The fried chicken was some of the best we have ever had. My kids loved the chicken legs and our server was so nice... More 

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Thanks for that awesome review Birdie! Hope to see you again soon. More 

Louisiana
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

We came here for the Amish Experience Tour and enjoyed a nice lunch here first. They offer "family style" dining on a long table with other guest, or private table with your group. We opted for the private table. The food was "homestyle" cooking and very good. My husband enjoyed the meatloaf and my son had the spicy chicken sandwich... More 

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Steve S, General Manager at Plain & Fancy, responded to this review

Thanks so much for visiting us and we're glad you enjoyed it. More 

Port Jefferson Station, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

I came to Plain & Fancy as part of a group of 10 that was going to see a show at Light & Sound. We made reservations in advance and we were promptly seated upon our arrival. Since we were a group of 10, we had the entire table to ourselves for the family-style dinner. (If you are dining family-style... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $20
Cuisine
American, Dutch
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 7:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3121 Old Philadelphia Pike, Ste 1, Bird in Hand, PA 17505-9630
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  Bird in Hand
  • Phone Number: +1 717-768-4400
Description
Farm To Table Since 1959. Amos, Ben, Manny and Elmer, are our Amish neighbors who supply us with sweet corn, tomatoes, watermelon, cabbage, broccoli, squash, peppers and onions, and have helped us go from "farm to table" for over 50 years. Plain & Fancy is home to Lancaster County PA's original Amish Farm Feast. This full course, pass-the-platter dinner includes appetizers, entrees, sides, breads, desserts and beverages. Or, sit at your own private table and select from our a la carte menu.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?