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6363 Hollansburg Sampson Rd, Arcanum, OH 45304-9020
+1 937-692-8774
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Clayton, Ohio
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72 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

We stopped in after an early round of 18 at the local golf course. I had to try the "Farmer Brown" they are known for at the Great Darke County fair. I was not disappointed. This sandwich and fries is a right sized lunch. I want to go back and try the pizza.

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Ohio
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

Farmer Brown started his food business by serving ice cream in a nearby mall and working the Ohio fairs. He developed a food menu which became extremely popular with people standing in long lines for a one time of year treat. All of this was transferred to this restaurant. The specialty is a steak sandwich with mushrooms and a special... More 

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Thank ndhans
Ohio
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82 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

Local restaurant out in the country . Nice, clean place, good food...you get a lot for your money. You place your order at the counter and they bring it to you. Good for kids, seniors love it too.They have a booth at the fair, lines are always long.

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Thank Jan T
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016

This is a little hole in the wall place that usually only the locals know about. It is a must-do if you are anywhere near it! They have the best burgers and shakes around! A nice indoor dining area and place to be outside as well. Sometimes they offer fun family events. We love their mint chocolate shakes. Great family... More 

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Thank Kristen J
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2016 via mobile

Stopped in not really knowing what to expect but very pleasantly surprised! Food was great and so was service. We did not think prices were too high. Will definitely return!

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Thank Mamamacgma
West Central Ohio
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2016

Locally owned in the middle of the country. Nice outside eating in the summer. Signature sandwich (The Farmer Brown) is great. The pizza is great, ice cream is good. They close the restaurant during Darke County Fair week (last week of Aug each year) and have Long Lines at their fair booths. Old piano, old regional pictures (of the real... More 

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Thank OFGinOhio
North Port, Florida
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252 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2015

Hubby and I came here for lunch while out going to garage sales. It seems to be out in nowhere but has pretty scenery all around it. The building itself looks like a barn/country store and is quite charming. Inside is also country themed. First negative thing is when you come in, you may wait awhile to order. Doesn't seem... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
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111 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2015 via mobile

I first encountered the Farmer Brown sandwich at the Great Darke County Fair. I was thrilled to discover they had a restaurant near Arcanum so we don't have to wait for Fair Time to enjoy this sandwich. The restaurant looks like a red barn and inside is decorated in a country theme. Very nice! Food is ordered at the counter... More 

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arcanum
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2013

Food is good but way too expensive! Atmosphere is great! Really like their Farmer Brown Sandwich but by the time you get a Farmer Brown and Fries for two people and then a drink ........ you have spent as much as if you went to a nice Restaurant and got a meal. Usually leave hungry and broke. Pizzas are very... More 

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Potsdam, Ohio, United States
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222 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2012

but if you frequent the Arcanum area, it is a good place to visit. Pizza, sandwiches, etc. Lots of menu items, cooked while you wait. Seee them at the Great Darke County Fair!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6363 Hollansburg Sampson Rd, Arcanum, OH 45304-9020
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Arcanum
  • Phone Number: +1 937-692-8774

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