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Shady Maple Smorgasbord

129 Toddy Dr, East Earl, PA 17519-9261
+1 800-238-7365
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good24%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (140 reviews)
“seafood” (77 reviews)
“prime rib” (58 reviews)
Opens in 28 min
All hours
American, Dutch, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
129 Toddy Dr, East Earl, PA 17519-9261
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Shady Maple was recommended to us by the inn keeper of a local B&B we stayed at last summer. The first time we tried it we were hooked and this is our go-to dinner stop whenever we're in the area. We're always amazed that despite...More

Thank chrissymck
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It has been years since I last visited Shady Maple. The smorgasbord hasn't changed since my last visit and all the food was tasty. Plenty of food, and drinks options. You will not go away hungry. The gift shop is huge and includes baked goods...More

Thank Troy M
Reviewed 6 days ago

So much good food to choose from. Cannot possibly try everything they offer. Great big gift shop downstairs. The best buffet around. Go on your birthday with your driver license and your meal is free as long as you are with a paying guest.

Thank Katrina D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I were on our way home from our vacation. Just a seven hours from home. when I mentioned to him that Shady Maple smorgasbord in Lancastor County. I knew it would take us out of our way by about four hours ,...More

Thank jewels48162
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Folks who rate Shady Maple less than four stars are simply NOT food lovers! What's not to like? Top quality meats, veggies and baked goods! Exceptional service. Penn Dutch - extraordinary decor. A bargain for what you get! A MUST for all tourists.

Thank Jack B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We're not big fans of buffets but saw rave reviews of the Amish buffet restaurants and this seemed to be one of the best. Huge display of food but it was often cold by the time we waded through the crowds and got back to...More

Thank Nancy M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here and spent 40 bucks for two people what a waste of money......I could have went to the local hospital and probably been served better food

Thank Kevin K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A friend recommended the Shady Maple to us when he learned that we would be visiting "Pennsylvania Dutch" country. So we timed our travels in order to enjoy lunch there. Upon arriving at just about noon on a weekday we were immediately struck by the...More

Thank DoeHEAD
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The array of food was overwhelming and very good. We did not leave hungry that's for sure. We have had other smorgasbords and this one is great. The staff was attentive to clearing away the used plates and refilling the buffet station

Thank etengel28
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We'd planned to visit this smorgasbord during some time of our visit to the Lancaster area. We knew it would probably be big and bountiful, but what a shock to find out that it WAS big and bountiful, in the broadest sense! Oh. My. God!!!!!...More

Thank Joseph M
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Angel S
Can I take home any food from the buffet?
21 June 2017|
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Response from lv5200 | Reviewed this property |
No you can not, there are signs everywhere saying: taking food from there is shoplifting
Kim D
Saturday senior lunch price?
30 April 2017|
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Response from jawga | Reviewed this property |
The senior lunch price for Saturday is $18.44. If you go to their website, Shady Maple Smorgasbord, it lists all the prices and specials for each day :) Breakfast is the best price and you will NOT be disappointed or go... More
What are you hours on Saturday April 15, 2017
25 March 2017|
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Response from Lawrence L | Reviewed this property |
I believe they will be offering regular hours, however, to be sure give them a call (717) 354-8222
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 13 - USD 20
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 129 Toddy Dr, East Earl, PA 17519-9261
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  East Earl
  • Phone Number: +1 800-238-7365
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