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Plain & Fancy

3121 Old Philadelphia Pike, Ste 1, Bird in Hand, PA 17505-9630
+1 717-768-4400
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good31%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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11:30 - 19:00All hours
American, Dutch, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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3121 Old Philadelphia Pike, Ste 1, Bird in Hand, PA 17505-9630
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were traveling with a group of 17 we stopped at Plain & Fancy not knowing they had changed. We told the hostess we wanted to do the amish feast like we have in the past we told her we had coupons for this dinner...More

1  Thank robinsnest242
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been coming to plain and fancy for over the past 10 years. Wow what a disappointment. They changed the family style all you can eat dinner. The price you pay is more expensive for what you get now. The food was tasteless. Corn...More

1  Thank Jonathan P
Reviewed 20 June 2017

They used to have a good thing with the family style servings. The price was a bit much for two pieces of chicken mushy corn and instant mashed potatoes. Food was tasteless. They used to have very good food now its overpriced and bad tasting....More

1  Thank tognarine
Reviewed 16 June 2017

They really don't want you to stay too long. The metal chairs and the backs are sooooo uncomfortable. That said, the pulled pork and the ribs were good. My dislike is that the meat tastes far better when it is cooked with sauce. Putting sauce...More

Thank smilingcarolyn
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Many choice on buffet. Food for the most part was very hot. Could order of menu also. An abundance of desert to choose from. Waitress were very busy. Think there is a wide variety to suit most diners.

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 13 June 2017

This was my third time at Plain & Fancy and I was so disappointed. They have eliminated their all-you-can-eat meal that you sit and share with others and the quality of the food has gone considerably downhill. Not to mention the hokey Texas smokehouse rebranding....More

1  Thank Kim G
Reviewed 12 June 2017

We were very disappointed to learn that Plain and Fancy changed to a Smokehouse BBQ. Why the change? When Plain and Fancy was plain and fancy we tried the Family Style once and then always chose from the AL A Carte menu. The food was...More

2  Thank mish2222016
Reviewed 9 June 2017

The food was delicious and reasonably priced. The atmosphere was relaxing and the employees were gracious.

Thank drpepper42
Reviewed 8 June 2017

When we arrived at the Amish Inn it was getting late and the weather was bad. Decided to go to Plain and Fancy due to their location next to the hotel. It was close to their closing. The entrees were cooked fresh and tasted very...More

Thank bluebonnet100
Reviewed 1 June 2017

For 20+ years I have vacationed in Lancaster PA and Plain and Fancy has always been my favorite place to eat. We have never vacationed here without stopping for dinner because they were a great family style restaurant that served Pennsylvania Dutch style food. Now...More

2  Thank Lisa L
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Questions & Answers
11 February 2017|
Response from Jennifer B | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry! Please contact our Group Sales department at 800-791-9083 and we can provide you with pricing for the various group menus that we offer.
18 August 2016|
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Response from jackiedan212 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, the price is $19.99 per person, but if you enter from the West parking lot, there is a coupon holder for $3 off per person Enjoy
12 May 2016|
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Response from Shirley M | Property representative |
Unfortunately we are closed both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 20
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 19:00
11:30 - 19:00
11:30 - 19:00
11:30 - 19:00
11:30 - 19:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3121 Old Philadelphia Pike, Ste 1, Bird in Hand, PA 17505-9630
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  Bird in Hand
  • Phone Number: +1 717-768-4400
Farm To Table Since 1959. Amos, Ben, Manny and Elmer, are our Amish neighbors who supply us with sweet corn, tomatoes, watermelon, cabbage, broccoli, squash, peppers and onions, and have helped us go from "farm to table" for over 50 years. Plain & Fancy is home to Lancaster County PA's original Amish Farm Feast. This full course, pass-the-platter dinner includes appetizers, entrees, sides, breads, desserts and beverages. Or, sit at your own private table and select from our a la carte menu.
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