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Carpenters Cafe

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4465 St Rte 557, Charm, OH
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Brighton, Michigan
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20 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

It is a unique little restaurant on the second floor of Keim Lumber and it is run mostly by the Amish .

Thank Landlord2
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

This is a small lunch place inside the Keim lumber store, if you are there the store is so large you will want a little snack or lunch this will fit the bill. Its not for a special trip kind of place just a quick bite.

Thank josephmY3725CY
Connersville, Indiana
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44 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

Cafe' is located in balcony area of Keim Lumber Company. Keim is a huge hardware store. When you arrive you pick up a map from the visitor center. Husband and I enjoyed spending time there. The cafe' offers a limited menu of sandwiches and salads, along with homemade pies. We had previous lunch plans, so did not order lunch. Hubs... More 

Thank Ruth N
Antwerp, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

We love to visit Amish Country and this is one of my husband's favorite stops. After I finish shopping I go upstairs to the Carpenter's Cafe. You can enjoy sandwiches, dessert, a hot cup of coffee and relax while you wait. What a great idea! Thanks Keim Lumber, we enjoy the store and the cafe!

Thank grandmak2016
Danville, OH
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2016

It wouldn't be my first choice for a nice lunch, but if you're shopping at Keim Lumber and need to grab a snack or lunch on the go, it's convenient. Very limited menu. Good pies.

Thank Woiyvonne
Richwood, West Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

We always visit Keim Lumber when we're in Amish country. The Carpenters Cafe is located on the second floor of the store and is always a fun place to have lunch. It is reasonable, good sandwiches, wraps, burgers, etc. and the service is excellent. You order, find a seat, and your food appears. There are steps or an elevator -... More 

1 Thank nleff
Eastern, Kentucky
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2015

Good ice cream in a very large hardware store! Really nice place! Lots of stuff to buy, see and eat as well!

Thank Tootsieowen
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2015

Stopped here for lunch after visiting Kiem lumber, and Guggisburg cheese. Rubens are very good, meals also came with some kind of soft pretzel looking bread sticks that are wonderful especially wile still warm.

1 Thank hankinohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2014

My husband and I stopped by Keim Lumber while we visited the Berlin Ohio area. Went upstairs to grab a quick lunch and were very pleased with the variety and price of the food. Good service and great area to eat.

1 Thank PamMc555
Covington, KY
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 290 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2012

Breakfast in a hardware store? Yes! Carpenters Cafe is upstairs at Keim Hardware. Go in the front door, walk straight back & you'll see the stairs. The cafe is open for breakfast and lunch. The breakfast buffet is only on Saturday. It's not huge but the food is very good. It'll cost you $6.99 and comes with a drink. I... More 

4 Thank CovingtonCat

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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: 4465 St Rte 557, Charm, OH
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Charm

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