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The Barn

877 W Main St, Smithville, OH 44677-9401
+1 330-669-2555
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good40%
  • Average22%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“bread bar” (9 reviews)
“cornbread” (13 reviews)
“honey butter” (8 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 20:00All hours
American, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
877 W Main St, Smithville, OH 44677-9401
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I like that there is a different charge for one trip to salad bar and a few dollars more if you want to make more trips. Soup is $1 extra so you don't pay for what you don't eat. Seniors pay a little less for...More

Thank k p
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Fathers Day was busy, but they managed to get all 20 of us into the buffet room in 30 minutes. Food was good, but not top of the line Amish. Decor and ambiance was great, outdoor is scenic and watching the kids feed the ducks,...More

Thank Lvndrdrgnfly
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

First time visit to the Barn. Great decorations. Very sad buffet. Not worth the money. Hot bar taste awful. So I figured I'd try salad. Like They shouldn't screw up a salad bar. I was wrong. Brownish lettuce and frozen eggs. So I didn't get...More

Thank Oilsmama
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

This is a really good place for a stop on the road. My partner and I took an hour detour off of I80 to come here. I was not disappointed. The soup is fantastic the bread is home made and the roast beef sandwich is...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

We live in such an area of fabulous Amish restaurants that are rich in quality and home cooking. Haven't been here at the Barn in a couple years. Thought we would take a nice drive for dinner. Restaurant has a beautiful location. This was our...More

Thank Jo6850
Reviewed 10 June 2017

For me it's the all you can eat soup and salad wagon priced around $ 10.00 PP. The all you can eat buffet in the evening downstairs is around $ 16.00 PP. We enjoy the many fresh items on the salad wagon along with the...More

Thank derfsdv
Reviewed 8 May 2017

This place has gone down hill over the last 15 years. I know you DIE HARDS love it, but this is Gourmet Nursing home food at best. The atmosphere is nice and the landscape is divine, but the food is bland and right from the...More

Thank YndFamily
Reviewed 30 April 2017

we decided to take a sunday drive and stop here for dinner. what a mistake! it's nothing like it used to be. the menu has been reduced to nothing but steak, burgers and fish, ribs and a grilled chicken breast. it used to have fried...More

Thank 61cdg
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Haven't been to this place in maybe 15 years, but decided to stop for lunch. Can't get the buffet at lunch. You can only get the soup/salad bar or order off the lunch menu. Both my wife and I ordered the creamed chicken on biscuits...More

Thank Rick A
Reviewed 21 April 2017

22 of us met at the Barn for dinner and some quality family time. The food was amazing and the wait staff couldn't have been nicer. Of course we all had to have pie for desert which is one their specialties (all wonderful) and then...More

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Judy W
5 September 2015|
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Response from Elaine E | Reviewed this property |
This is right in farm country,so I agree with ladylynne said. They have several meats and vegetables to choose from, also the salad wagon has a fairly good selection of things and soups, my son's love their Chili and always... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 877 W Main St, Smithville, OH 44677-9401
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Smithville
  • Phone Number: +1 330-669-2555
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