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Trader's Cafe

416 N Columbus St, Lancaster, OH 43130-3033
+1 740-653-5255
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
3 weeks ago
“Exactly as expected, budget, tasty and filling”
21 Jan 2018
“Great food, service and very reasonable”
Restaurant Hours
American, Diner, Cafe, Deli
416 N Columbus St, Lancaster, OH 43130-3033
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Finally made it to this place. Had lunch, menu was REALLY extensive, prices were shockingly affordable. Place is run on a shoe lace based on the space heaters on the floors, modest working class ppl eat here, work here. Reminds me of old style cafes...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank David R
Reviewed November 15, 2018

It's OK, not a great meal but decent. A little greasy. Waitress was a little greasy too, not the friendliest one

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank GreenBastard
Reviewed January 21, 2018

We go here on a regular basis and the owner is always present. Food is hot and the price is very reasonable. If there's anything negative that could be said it'd be that some of the booths could use some attention (they need repaired). Other...More

Date of visit: January 2018
1  Thank Cheryl C
Reviewed June 7, 2017

This is an old time, 'hole in the wall' cafe! Sat in a booth that had some upholstery "issues" but it only added to the "where friends meet friends" ambiance. Food was fantastic, price was right, waiter was a hoot, and when in Lancaster again,...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Ron S
Reviewed March 13, 2017

Prices are great for the breakfast specials. Have been here for lunch, but usually go for breakfast. Good selection and a nice variety.

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank thefishers2015
Reviewed November 16, 2016

Went back to Lancaster for the fair, ate here on two occasions and still impressed! Great food, service and value for your buck! Any item you like is great!!

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank Diana M
Reviewed October 5, 2016

A quaint little cafe with great food, service and cooks! Ate here for breakfast a couple times and dinner too! Good tasting, home cooked flavors and foods! If you don't make it by breakfast hours you can still eat breakfast items and sandwiches. Lots of...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank Diana M
Reviewed May 29, 2016

I stopped here with my son for lunch since I had a good experience the first time. I had fish tail with fried potatoes and mix vegetables. The fish was so so, the potatoes not brown enough and cold, and the mixed vegetables straight from...More

Date of visit: May 2016
Thank Phyllis H
Reviewed May 16, 2016

The "Cheers" of Diners. Food is great, home made, easy on the wallet. The staff seem to know just about everyone and have fun with everyone. Will definitely be back!

Date of visit: May 2016
Thank Phillip G
Reviewed March 21, 2016

We have had two eggs, ham, and home fries for breakfast but avoid the omelets unless you are not in a hurry.

Date of visit: March 2016
1  Thank clc1597
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Diner, Cafe, Deli
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 416 N Columbus St, Lancaster, OH 43130-3033
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Lancaster
  • Phone Number: +1 740-653-5255
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