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Barn Restaurant

22611 State Route 2, Archbold, OH 43502-9452
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good30%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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“fried chicken” (19 reviews)
“apple butter” (9 reviews)
“ham” (12 reviews)
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$$ - $$$
22611 State Route 2, Archbold, OH 43502-9452
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Over priced for the quality and selection. Chicken was good but the rest of the buffet was average at best. Definitely NOT home made food.Service was also less than average.

Thank Ed-Suzi P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Offers a buffet and menu we had the buffet do to the size of our group which was wonderful. Offers All the best, from salad, array of fruit, puddings potatoe salad, chicken, meatloaf, homemade mashed potatoes, swwet potatoe casserole and more. I'm sure items change...More

Thank debrah436
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you for a great experience at The Barn. I don't think the buffet items were totally in my reach and was glad to have my spouse along to fill my plate. The cold buffet was wonderful with plenty of salad topping options and separate...More

Thank tuttlesj
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

this is our 2nd visit to Sauder village. The first time food was excellent at the Barn, so it was surprising to have such a lousy meal. I ordered 2 piece chicken dinner dark meat. I was looking forward to it as it was supposed...More

Thank Debra K
Reviewed 6 May 2017

After viewing the famous quilt show at the Founders Hall, the aroma in the parking lot was irresistible. We three had a short wait, and a wonderful lunch with very good service.

Thank fred s
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Buffets are not often my dining choice, but staying in the adjacent campground made this a handy stop. We arrived, checked in, and setup at our spot for the next several days. It was raining, so decided to go give the Barn a try. Found...More

Thank larryj2012
Reviewed 12 April 2017

sorry, i know this seems to be a local favorite, but good was kind of lackluster, very little variety, and much of it not very hot. At $16 per person, not including a drink, expected better.

Thank Bradley A
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

The barn was a nice find off route 80 in Archbold. Sick of turnpike stops, this is less than 5 miles off 80. Less than $33 for dinner for three. Had one dinner buffet and the others had the soup and salad. Two types of...More

1  Thank Lesliewin
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Heard great things about The Barn Restaurant at Sauder Village! Was not impressed! Maybe 10 other people there. Fried chicken was overcooked and dry! Swiss steak was tough and dry! Only those two meat choices! Nothing was labeled! Oh and if you want ice cream...More

Thank Geoffrey F
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Sauder Village is a signature destination in Northwest Ohio and consists of an educational, turn of the century village as well as on site glass blowing and pottery shop and other stores as well. They also have a restaurant in a restored barn. The buffet...More

1  Thank Phillip164
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do they take reservations on Saturday night?
15 August 2016|
Answer Show all 3 answers
Response from Glenn B | Reviewed this property |
It is not the kind of place that takes reservations. I would call or email them and ask them.
Do you have gluten-free options?
15 June 2016|
Response from Retiredbeanctr | Reviewed this property |
Have to call them I doubt it
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$17
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Buffet
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22611 State Route 2, Archbold, OH 43502-9452
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Archbold
  • Phone Number: 14194462541
  • E-mail
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