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3687 Rothsville Rd., Ephrata, PA 17522-2904
717-738-7381
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch

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  • 4
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  • 8
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Gus's Keystone Ephrata Restauant now owns this restaurant formerly a Diner. Gus also owns a restaurant right outside of Mount Joy. Noticing the many customer's at both places shows that there is good food to be eaten. We went Saturday before Mother's Day around 4:30 and when we left there was a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 17, 2015
romakoc
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Leola, Pennsylvania
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Leola, Pennsylvania
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81 reviews 81 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

Gus's Keystone Ephrata Restauant now owns this restaurant formerly a Diner. Gus also owns a restaurant right outside of Mount Joy. Noticing the many customer's at both places shows that there is good food to be eaten. We went Saturday before Mother's Day around 4:30 and when we left there was a line waiting to be seated. Our food was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

It's a diner, good all around food, decent servers, friendly staff. Don't matter when you go, anyone should be able to find something on the menu to enjoy. I'm especially fussy when it comes to breakfasts, they do a great job. It's not fine dining, it's a DINER. Comfort food.

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York, Pennsylvania
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119 reviews 119 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

They have some odd Sunday hours and perhaps it was because I came in at the end of the shift - but the food was just average. The menu selection is unimaginative. The interior seems to be in need of remodeling. I eat here when I'm hungry and it fills the bill. But to take someone out for a "dining... More 

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atlantic city nj
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77 reviews 77 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

To start, babbsyann, I'm sorry Gus' does not honor Ephrata Diner gift certificates. It's new owners who are under no obligation to honor what they have not been paid for. To the Ephrata Diner you should have given gift certificate owners the opportunity to use or redeem them before the sale. We were going to go there for dinner earlier... More 

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Ephrata, Pennsylvania
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

I rate the customer service very poor. Gus's doesn't honor the Ephrata Diner gift certificates since they bought the business. I don't think the consumer should be out their money! They should be honored!

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Wall Township, New Jersey
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

We didn't like our food, no flavor. The water was even terrible. I would never go again. If you're in the area, don't waste your time.

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Akron, PA
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Great place for breakfast or lunch. Can't say about dinner, I've never been. Food is consistently good, service very friendly.

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Pennsylvania
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33 reviews 33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This is a great diner and the food is really well done. The coffee is excellent as well. Friendly service, exceptional wait staff. We'll be going back.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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75 reviews 75 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

The night we were there it was very busy. The food came out in good time. We enjoyed everything we ordered.

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Anchorage, Alaska, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

I enjoy coming here for a good rubin Sandwich. The service seems to be good and the cleanliness and hospitality of the staff is great. They do seem to run a bit short handed at times leading to an increased wait for your order but I feel everything else makes up for it.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3687 Rothsville Rd., Ephrata, PA 17522-2904
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  Ephrata
  • Phone Number: 717-738-7381

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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