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“Pie is fabulous.”
Review of Yoder's Restaurant

Yoder's Restaurant
Ranked #21 of 1,065 Restaurants in Sarasota
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Takeout
Reviewed February 21, 2013

Heard all about the fried chicken so had to have that. I'm not a fried chicken addict, it was very good though. And the mashed potatoes and gravey were excellent. But the pies... don't think I've ever had a pie as good as that. We had coconut cream, pecan, and black raspberry. Even on the baked pies, the crust was light and flakey. We got there about 11am and the place was packed. Lines out the door the whole time we were there. They do try to pack as many people in there as they can so it is tight and noisy.

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Thank ParkerChick
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YodersAmishVillage, Public Relations Manager at Yoder's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 26, 2013

Thank you for taking the time to check us out and telling us what you though.
Happy to hear you loved the pie! :)
Hope to see you agian!
~Yoder's Restaurant and Amish Village

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Reviewed February 20, 2013

Four of us went to Yoders for lunch after reading the reviews on Trip Advisor and hearing about the legendary pies. We shared salads, fried chicken a few sides and a prime rib sandwich.

The bottom line is that the food is good, not great. The prices are reasonable, not cheap $52 for lunch for four of us. The service, after lining up for 10-15 minutes is pretty good. The legendary pies and fried chicken are good but not great. I have had much better pies elsewhere.

The problem is that the place is overhyped and my expectations were not met. It is not bad but it is not good enough that you should go out of your way to eat there or line up for the food.

Thank mrtasty
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YodersAmishVillage, Public Relations Manager at Yoder's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 26, 2013

Thank you for taking the time to let us know what you thought about your experience.
We're sorry to hear that we didn't live up to what you thought we would be. It's always our goal to serve the best Amish food in the area. We're very sorry that we didn't hit that mark on your recent visit.
~Yoder's Restaurant and Amish Village

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Reviewed February 18, 2013

We enjoyed an amazing meatload sandwich at this place... wow,,, were the portions large. My husband and I came in for just a snack and the size of the sandwich was large enough for 2 people. the best Meat Loaf Sandwich ever eaten. The coffee was great and the sugar-free apple pie was the best ever eaten. We definetly recommend this place to anyone to visit.
Enjoyed our visit in the Market , Deli and Gift Shop....always come out with something interesting and enjoyable.
The staff throughout was very friendly and helpful and just pleasant to visit with..
Will come again when in the area and will recommend to others ....

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Thank lyddie1234
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YodersAmishVillage, Public Relations Manager at Yoder's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 26, 2013

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us, and letting us know how your experience was. We're so sorry to hear that we didn't hit the mark of our own high standards on your recent visit. We can assure you, that our mashed potatos are made from scratch daily.
We do hope that you would give us another opportunity to serve you again in the future.
~Yoder's Restaurant and Amish Village

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Reviewed February 16, 2013

Waited quite awhile as we had nine in our party. Ended up with two tables near each other. Disappointed in most of the meals. Generous portions but Roast Beef was tough, Mashed potatoes were instant and Amish Cakes were not very good tasting (four who ordered did not eat them). Homemade Salad Dressings were excellent.

Enjoyed the store and market attached, though, and glad we gave it a try.

Understand the pies are great but we didn't get any after the meals.

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Thank Leora Y
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YodersAmishVillage, Public Relations Manager at Yoder's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 26, 2013

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and letting us know your recent experience.
We're so sorry to hear that we did not live up to what you thought we would be.
We can assure you, our mashed potatos are made fresh, daily. It is always our goal to serve the best Amsih homecooked food in the area, and we're sorry to hear we didn't hit that mark on your last vist.
We do hope that you would allow us an opportunity to serve you again in the future.
~Yoder's Restaurant and Amish Village

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Reviewed February 14, 2013

This is an Amish restaurant with the greatest comfort food. The service is wonderful and friendly. We never miss the chance to dine at Yoder's while we are in Sarasota Florida.

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Thank Travelingman1212
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YodersAmishVillage, Public Relations Manager at Yoder's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 26, 2013

Thank you for taking the time to write a great review!
Look forward to seeing you again, soon.
~Yoder's Restaurant and Amish Village

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