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Bird-in-Hand Family Restaurant & Smorgasbord

2760 Old Philadelphia Pike, Village Inn, Bird in Hand, PA 17505-9702
+1 717-768-1500
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good28%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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2760 Old Philadelphia Pike, Village Inn, Bird in Hand, PA 17505-9702
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had diner here during our 1 night stay. It was just ok. We opted for the all you can eat but didn't really find a lot that we just had to have. Make sure to look at the buffet before deciding to go with...More

Thank robertsons2018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My son and went to Lancaster for a few days for a break. The first place we ate was lunch at this restaurant. We have eaten here many times before and have never been disappointed. They are currently under renovations so the only things to...More

Thank cynthia_sue
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this restaurant for the first time last week. They were just re-opening after remodeling and the place was beautiful. Very clean and bright, spacious seating, they are now working on a Lunch counter, providing even more room to eat. They serve Breakfast, Lunch and...More

Thank Orlander C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our place to go but the place is not as it was in past years. The staff needs to be more attractive to the lines and pull any items which might need to be replaced.

Thank Joe M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here on a saturday night and was able to sit right down. They have a special kids food area and my grandson loved it. Everything I ate was so good and fresh. They have plenty of food and desserts that will not disappoint.

Thank Staci R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant has it all ! Being in Pennsylvania Dutch country, it has the expected dishes in a large buffet. But you can also order from the extensive menu if you desire less than the buffet. An interesting item I had from the buffet which...More

Thank Ed Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We eat here everytime we visit a few times a year. Food is good, fresh, and fairly priced. It's one of our regular places.. Many locals besides tourists eat here

1  Thank mittmott
Reviewed 10 February 2018

I have eaten here a number of times, the food is very good. The buffet is well stocked and hot! The molasses cookies for dessert were very good!

1  Thank Mary R
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

I’ve visited this restaurant many times... most recently a Saturday afternoon in late January. On weekends, I prefer to visit mid afternoon on Saturdays after the lunch rush is winding down & before the supper rush begins. It is a large family restaurant . I...More

1  Thank Kathleen G
Reviewed 28 January 2018

I love eating at the Bird in Hand Family Restaurant when I am in the Amish Country. My most recent two visits in November and December did not disappoint. The food always tastes fresh and is made from locally sourced ingredients. I have never eaten...More

Thank Christine C
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4 November 2017|
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Response from Natalie M | Reviewed this property |
Oops mis read. No there restaurant you don’t need to make reservations.
1 November 2016|
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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 SharonW2140 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure if they ship, but you can contact the restaurant/bakery and ask.
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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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2760 Old Philadelphia Pike, Village Inn, Bird in Hand, PA 17505-9702
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  Bird in Hand
  • Phone Number: +1 717-768-1500
  • E-mail
Smorgasbord buffet, menu dining, and take out meals. 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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