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35 S London St, Mount Sterling, OH 43143-1134
+1 740-869-4324
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Good: local, homemade, good value The Bad: no really good dishes I've eaten here a half dozen times because there are few choices. This is the sort of place that I can really enjoy. If only the food were good. The decor is old, small, Midwestern town with 15 years of wear. The service is always fine, quick and... More 

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Thank RoadLessTraveller
Woodbridge, VA
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

This is a great place. Stopped for lunch on a road trip. We felt welcome with warm and friendly greetings. The buffet had fried chicken and Salisbury steak, mashed potatoes, gravy, veggies, salad... everything tasted great, just like homemade. Recommend highly!

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Thank msk779
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Service was friendly. Our meal was buffet style home cooking. We were looking for something a bit more refreshing / healthy.

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Thank TeeRitchie
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

I love Ben and Joys....it takes me back in time to good home cooked meals. The chicken and mashed potatoes are awesome. Their breakfast is really good too. The servers are extremely friendly as well. An all around good place to eat!!

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Thank Lori A
Hillsboro, Ohio
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606 reviews
395 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

This place has the best buffett. It is clean and the food is super good the staff is so friendly and it is located right in the middle of mt. Sterling in the heart of the downtown area. I highly recommend this place.

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Thank Harrison G
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Great home cooked meal. Placeneeds some attention but that is part of the small town charm. I had a very generous portion of liver and onions. My wife had the ham. Both were very tasty. Next trip to Deer Creek we will try their breakfast.

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Thank Joseph B
Columbus, Ohio
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99 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch on our way to Deer Creek State Park. Had the buffet with fried chicken, spaghetti casserole and baked-pork chops. Good down home cooking. Theme/decor is conservative Christian. Good service.

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Thank AdlaiJN
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

Read reviews before deciding on this place for dinner. We were staying at Deer Creek State Park and ventured out for the day. My husband and I were both very hungry and decided it would be easier to find a local restaurant to try than wait for the campfire and cook back at our site. We were debating between this... More 

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Thank Beth C
Springfield, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016

We stopped by for supper after touring Deer Creek State Park. Not impressive from the outside but the staff was so friendly and helpful. We opted to try out the buffet bar and everything we had was delicious. Barbecue ribs, chicken, beef and homemade noodles, potatoes, green beans, salad,. The macaroni salad was excellent and I had to get a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

The food is delicious tastes just like grandmas cooking no other place in town where I'd rather be staff are very friendly and always on their toes when you need a refill I love this place much rather eat here than eat a steak at a steakhouse house.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 S London St, Mount Sterling, OH 43143-1134
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Mount Sterling
  • Phone Number: +1 740-869-4324

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?