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Bird In Hand Family Restaurant

2695 Old Philadelphia Pike, Village Inn, Bird in Hand, PA 17505-9702
+1 717-768-1550
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good27%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“ham balls” (68 reviews)
“sauerkraut” (42 reviews)
“bread bar” (18 reviews)
Open Now
06:00 - 20:00All hours
American, Dutch, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2695 Old Philadelphia Pike, Village Inn, Bird in Hand, PA 17505-9702
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had the dinner buffet along with The Magic Show. I felt it was the best buffet of the three days we visited,It's a smaller buffet but had some outstanding dishes zucchini casserole, the turkey was so fresh and delicious. Best pies,,got to taste oatmeal pie...More

Thank Jellybean615
Reviewed yesterday

We were a party of four, none of which chose the smorgasbord because it's too much money for too much food for seniors who are unaccustomed to big meals. . A bit too expensive for us. Our menu selection was good but not great. If...More

Thank 913jacquelynnh
Reviewed yesterday

Friendly service with excellent homemade choices on buffet. Separate buffet for children, with appealing decor and food! Also has gift shop area with interesting items to choose from including bakery and jellies.

Thank carolesN9470IM
Reviewed 3 days ago

We were visiting Amish country for our first time and a smorgasbord sounded like a great idea. This is a very expensive buffet (which is all a smorgasbord really is), over $20 each. What I found deceitful is that it looks like a lot of...More

Thank adkhmschm0m
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Delicious food, home style and true to the region. The smorgasbord was well worth the money!! Local gifts and good items for sale also.

Thank M7071HGsusanr
Reviewed 5 days ago

My family of five visited on Labor Day weekend to have lunch. Three in our party had food from the buffet and two ordered from a menu. The food was totally ordinary. The food selection was okay- the line extended well beyond the stations. Although...More

Thank lunasatcc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped for lunch after shopping in the Amish stores and visiting the Amish farmlands. Lunch was delicious, staff was friendly, prices reasonable, restaurant clean. Would return and fine again.

Thank Jacqueline M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food friendly staff. Something for almost anyone. Great chicken, great ham balls. Which basically is ham rolled onto a ball and dipped into a honey pineapple sauce too die for cobbler. Def recommend this place

Thank Natalie M
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is nothing special, but it's filling, and well prepared for what it is. The broiled fish surprisingly came breaded, the vegetable beef soup 'bowl' was more like a tureen, and the massive fruit salad included cottage cheese and sherbet. There are breakfast and...More

Thank Roadrunner32
Reviewed 1 week ago

When I walked into the door of this restaurant to get lunch at 1 PM on Friday I noticed that everyone had a head full of grey hair. I ordered off the menu instead of getting the buffet. Everything was appetizing but didn't blow me...More

Thank grapeeape
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Questions & Answers
1 November 2016|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Kenn B | Property representative |
We do ship, actually. If you go to our website and click on the Shop Online link at the top, you can place your order and have it shipped wherever you like.
1 November 2016|
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Response from sharonwF9509ZE | Reviewed this property |
Not sure if they ship, but you can contact the restaurant/bakery and ask.
Lisa G
28 August 2016|
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Response from Kenn B | Property representative |
We are not allowed to use actual URL's on TripAdvisor, but if you go to the Dining tab and scroll down to Farm-to-Fork Freshness, there is a link on that page for the list of local farms and the foods we get from them. I... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2695 Old Philadelphia Pike, Village Inn, Bird in Hand, PA 17505-9702
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  Bird in Hand
  • Phone Number: +1 717-768-1550
  • E-mail
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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