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Plain & Fancy

3121 Old Philadelphia Pike, Ste 1, Bird in Hand, PA 17505-9630
+1 717-768-4400
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good31%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“roast beef” (115 reviews)
“chow chow” (44 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 8:00 pmAll hours
American, Dutch, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3121 Old Philadelphia Pike, Ste 1, Bird in Hand, PA 17505-9630
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1 - 10 of 916 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am truly saddened that they have put in this BBQ place. My family and I loved the old restaurant. Now it's over priced and missing so many of the favorites. This Smokehouse place ruins the Amish vibe that us visitors love to be part...More

Thank KevinsGirls
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not the same wonderful place to eat. Heard people complaining about how tasteless and dry the BBQ was. Very close seating to other tables. Chairs are soooo uncomfortable. Service was poor. Chicken was horrible. I ordered a salad and it was mostly huge chunks of...More

1  Thank LV2TRAVELMd
Reviewed 1 week ago

Attended the Plain and Fancy restaurant for an authentic Amish dinner. Turned out to be average food, some not so good. Was disappointed in the options, but for that it was Amish experience so options where limited to very basic food which some could have...More

Thank Brian D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A little pricey $70 for 3 adults, food was good but when they ask if you want to eat family style it means a table of about 15 people and unless you are a big group your eating with strangers. Also food starts being passed...More

Thank Tracy N
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is a favorite of ours. You can eat family style with other people or dine with just your party. We have been there at least 4 times in the last year and have enjoyed the wonderful food, service and ambiance. They have a...More

Thank Joyce H
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have come since childhoid and tbough at times the requisite yam was missing and replaced with non-traditional amish/mennonite foids i still enjoyed sitting with the mennonite diners who come in they are SUCH lovely people! I was invited back to their home the last...More

1  Thank Tl D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This used to be our favorite restaurant. They decided they were not making enough money, so they changed to BBQ. Now it is a bad BBQ in an Amish setting. There is a reason nobody ever says"let's go to Amish country for some good BBQ"...More

1  Thank Robert W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our group of 35 enjoyed the family style dinner. We had plenty of good food to eat. Service was a little over tasked, but they had another very large group at the time.m The shopping was nice too.

Thank cbthies
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to family style restaurant. It was worth it just for the mashed potatoes and fried chicken - YUM!! They also had a variety of other hearty foods - baked ham, white fish, buttered noodles, stewed tomatoes, some chopped salads and desserts. The food...More

Thank Susan L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were traveling with a group of 17 we stopped at Plain & Fancy not knowing they had changed. We told the hostess we wanted to do the amish feast like we have in the past we told her we had coupons for this dinner...More

Thank robinsnest242
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Questions & Answers
February 10, 2017|
Response from Jennifer B | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry! Please contact our Group Sales department at 800-791-9083 and we can provide you with pricing for the various group menus that we offer.
August 18, 2016|
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Response from jackiedan212 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, the price is $19.99 per person, but if you enter from the West parking lot, there is a coupon holder for $3 off per person Enjoy
May 12, 2016|
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Response from Shirley M | Property representative |
Unfortunately we are closed both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $20
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
Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 am - 7:00 pm
11:30 am - 7:00 pm
11:30 am - 7:00 pm
11:30 am - 7:00 pm
11:30 am - 7:00 pm
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
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
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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