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Barn Restaurant
Barn Restaurant

Barn Restaurant - Casual Dining in Archbold, OH

A family-friendly, casual restaurant in Northwest Ohio!

Join us to enjoy a relaxing meal in the warm and inviting atmosphere of the Barn Restaurant at Sauder Village. For more than 45 years families have gathered to enjoy home-style food and welcoming hospitality under the hand-hewn timbers of a barn built in 1861. Located in Archbold, OH, just outside Toledo and a short drive from Wauseon, the Barn Restaurant continues to be a favorite spot to dine with family and friends.

Our menu boasts a hearty meal of Barn chicken, roast beef, real mashed potatoes, delicious sides, salads, and homemade soups. The Barn menu also includes appetizers, sandwiches and many delicious entrees. Our homemade pies, dinner rolls and breads are baked fresh at our Doughbox Bakery adjacent to the Barn Restaurant.

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Enjoy delicious, home-style food at the Barn Restaurant  

Soup & Salad Bar – Available Tuesday - Saturday
Choose from a variety of soups, salads and desserts at our popular Soup & Salad Bar. Enjoy a tossed salad with all of the fixings, coleslaw, potato salad, beets & pickled eggs, cottage cheese and, and more! Bread pudding, Oreo Fluff, and Tapioca Pudding are often featured desserts on the buffet.

Hot Buffet – Available Tuesday – Saturday
Step right up to our hot buffet with a choice of delicious, home-style foods such as Barn Chicken (fried chicken), roast beef, mashed potatoes and gravy, vegetable of the day and more!

Buffet details: 
Lunch Buffet – 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Tuesday – Saturday, $13.99

Dinner Buffet  - Begins at 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday – Friday, $16.99
Saturday - $19.99

Friday Evening Buffet – Barn Chicken, Fish, Beef & Noodles and many great sides 
Saturday Lunch Buffet – Barn Chicken, Mashed Potatoes, vegetable, and more!
Saturday Evening Buffet – 3-meat Barn Chicken, Roast Beef, Ham, Dressing, Noodles, and more! 

Menu –  Tuesday thru Saturday
Our menu includes a variety of homestyle favorites like Barn Chicken, mashed potatoes, and delicious sides as well as appetizers, sandwiches and delicious entrees.

Delicious Baked Goods                                                                                                                         
Our homemade pies, dinner rolls and breads are baked fresh at our Doughbox Bakery adjacent to the Barn Restaurant. Enjoy these delicious baked goods with your meal or purchase some from the retail area in our lobby to enjoy at home!

Carryout/Family Meals
Our Daily Special or Menu items are available for carryout every day.   We also offer Carryout Family Meals for Four available Tuesday - Friday after 4:00 p.m.:

Carryout Family Meals for Four (Tuesday - Friday after 4:00 p.m.)
- Chicken Dinners for Four - Tuesday- Friday, $39.99
- Ham Dinner for Four - Tuesday only, $39.99
- Roast Beef Dinner for Four - Wednesday only, $44.99
- Swiss Steak Dinner for Four - Thursday only, $44.99
- Fried Fish Dinner for Four - Friday only, $44.99
All meals come with choice of tossed salad or coleslaw, mashed potatoes, gravy, vegetable, dinner rolls, butter, apple butter.

Senior Special – Tuesdays starting at 4pm, offering Senior Buffet for ages 60+, at a discounted price of $14.49, that includes the hot buffet, along with soup and salad bar.

Special Events
We have many seasonal events planned at the Barn Restaurant. Visit our Special Events page for all the details! 

The Barn Restaurant now offers catering for small groups - call for more details. 

Tuesday - Saturday - 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Hot Buffet, Soup & Salad Bar, Menu and Daily Specials are available.

Sunday & Monday - CLOSED

Monday & Tuesday, July 22 and 23, 2024.

Due to scheduled repair of major water lines, the Historic Village, Barn Restaurant, Doughbox Bakery, Threads of Tradition, Museum Store, The Sauder Heritage Inn and the Offices will be CLOSED.

The Campground will be OPEN those days with water access including shower houses, water hook up and Splash Pad.  However, due to the Inn Closure the pool and spa will not be available.



The Barn Restaurant is open year-round. Thank you for your continued support!

Reservations can be made for 2 or more people.  Please call ahead for groups of 8 or more to make a reservation for your special events.

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