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Plain & Fancy

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Certificate of Excellence2016 Winner


$10 - $20
American, Dutch
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The menu says real potatoes, but they don't tell you the blend spuds in to them. My ribs were... ribs. The potatoes were not real and the quantity wasn't even a potatoes worth. I wanted baked, but they don't even have baked potatoes. I went...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Mike MaryLou M
Reviewed November 18, 2018

Very comfortable and nice atmosphere. We did the family style, and meet a couple celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. Was very nice, will definitely go back.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank George O
Reviewed October 8, 2018

Despite a wealth of vegetables on the menu, Plain and Fancy wasn't especially vegan-friendly. Veggies are either drowned in butter or served with meat. It would be wonderful if they would add something for those of us who prefer to leave animals off of our...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed September 25, 2018

We had the bar-be-cue ribs. Perhaps the tenderest ribs ever, fall off the bone tender. Great corn bread and rich traditional environment. Will look forward to next visit to try other specialties.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank alimode
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

We did the family style dining. The food was outstanding! They kept offering more and more! It was excellent! We’d definitely go back!!!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Mompells5
Reviewed September 19, 2018

Huge restaurant. Clean. Nice size gift shop. I was surprised at the taste of the food. I was also surprised that a substitute wasn't offered in place of the meat that is served - fried chicken, roast beef/gravy, sausage, & chicken pot pie. Although there...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Critiqueness
Reviewed September 14, 2018

I have been going to Plain & Fancy for over 20 yrs.It is family style.You sit with other people on large tables.The waitress brings all the delicious pa dutch food to the table and it is passed around.You can eat as much as you want.The...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank newrogirl1954
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

My family and I have been making it a point to go to Plain and Fancy for dinner every time we are in Pennsylvania. Service is great and food is exceptional. If your looking for a great place to eat this is a must.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Staimeth
Reviewed July 27, 2018

This was one of our favorite meals on our recent trip to Lancaster. The food is fresh, delicious and plentiful. We can't wait to return.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 551RuthM
Reviewed July 4, 2018

We had the smoke house bbq platters and they were delicious. Between two of us, we sampled the smoked turkey and beef brisket, the applesauce, the mashed potatoes, cornbread stuffing, mac & cheese, cinnamon apples, and rice pudding. All delicious. Served quickly and competently. Everything...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank JanM16
Zachary Y, Customer Relationship Manager at Plain & Fancy, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2018

Thank you for visiting Smokehouse BBQ and Brews. We appreciate your compliments and we're thrilled you enjoyed your meals with us. Thank you for taking the time to review your experience. We look forward to your next visit!

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Response from Staimeth | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry I don’t think you meant to ask me this as I am not a manager or owner of this establishment. I am just someone who has reviewed
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That is correct. According to the restaurant, at the present time the Feast is available only to groups of 20 or larger.
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