Plain & Fancy Farm Restaurant

Plain & Fancy Restaurant

3121 Old Philadelphia Pike (Route 340)
Bird-in-Hand, PA 17505

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Plain & Fancy Restaurant for Groups

Plain and Fancy Farm waitressSince 1959 Plain & Fancy Farm Restaurant has been serving its customers delicious Pennsylvania Dutch meals with that fresh-from-the-farm taste.

Plain & Fancy is home to Lancaster County’s original Amish Farm Feast, an all-you-can-eat offering that includes made-from-scratch golden fried chicken, baked ham, chicken pot pie, real mashed potatoes, freshly baked shoofly pie, and much more. Your meal includes appetizers, side dishes, bread, multiple entrees, multiple desserts, and beverages, all delivered right to your table.  See the full Amish Farm Feast menu here.


Group Reservations

For groups of 20 or more, Plain and Fancy offers a couple different menu options and a variety of other activities designed to help groups better appreciate and enjoy their visit to Lancaster County.  You can find the details here. You can make group reservations either by calling 800-791-9083 or by completing the online reservation form.


Man vs Food NationFeatured on Travel Channel’s “Man v. Food Nation”

Adam Richman and his crew spent a day at Plain & Fancy and promoted this restaurant on his popular television show.  You can get the whole story here.



Plain & Fancy is located on Route 340, an AAA cultural scenic byway, midway between Bird-in-Hand and Intercourse, PA. The nine-acre property is surrounded by Amish farms.

Plain and Fancy Farm RestaurantYou can make a day of it (and the night, too) when you visit Plain & Fancy.  Not only will you find great food, but the Country Store at Plain & Fancy offers a unique Pennsylvania Dutch shopping experience. You can explore their 6,000 sq. ft. store and discover tasty treats, local handcrafts, and more.

Then, you can learn more about the Amish by taking an Amish buggy ride, tour an Amish homestead, watch a program about the Amish, and take a bus tour through the neighboring Amish farmlands.

Finally, you can spend the night at the AmishView Inn and Suites, Lancaster’s newest luxury hotel, overlooking the Amish farmland. You can find Specials, Add-on Enhancements, and Discounts here.

You can find driving directions here.

With delicious food, delightful shopping, exciting activities, and luxury lodging, the Plain & Fancy Farm offers the total package!

Plain & Fancy Restaurant

3121 Old Philadelphia Pike (Route 340)
Bird-in-Hand, PA 17505

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Authentic BBQ, house-made sauces, sides, salads, hand-crafted brews & spirits. Menu also includes Traditional Lancaster County Favorites including Amish country's original Build Your Own Feast.  Buggy Rides, Theater, Homestead, Tours & Shopping on-premise.  7 days.  Call Ahead Seating & Walk-ins welcome. Visit website

Aaron & Jessica’s Buggy Rides

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3121 Old Philadelphia Pike (Rt. 340), Bird-in-Hand, PA 17505, 717-768-8400

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AmishView Inn & Suites

at Plain & Fancy Farm, 3125 Old Philadelphia Pike (Rt 340), Bird-in-Hand, PA 17505, 866-735-1600

Tripadvisor’s #1 Lancaster County Hotel. Trivago’s #1 National 3-star Hotel. Located on AAA Scenic Byway. Indoor pool, spa, fitness center, whirlpools & fireplaces make AmishView perfect for an intimate getaway or family vacation. Complimentary breakfast buffet, WiFi, DVD players, special amenities & kitchenettes in every room. Value packages.   Visit website