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All 66 Ephrata Restaurants

Cloister Restaurant

607 W Main St, Ephrata, PA 17522-1718
717-733-2361
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Ranked #41 of 66 Restaurants in Ephrata
Price range: $0 - $8
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  • English first
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English first
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76 reviews 76 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

First time stopping here probably will be my last. We had a very efficient waitress named Ruth she came back table many times to take our order however we weren't prepared as we had to ask questions and make changes. She was very patient with us and in the end she did something special for us that we appreciate it.... More

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Reading, Pennsylvania
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Went there for supper with wife. She had the corn pie--I ordered the baked haddock. She said corn pie OK nothing exciting. Baked haddock was baked sometime ago and nuked to serve--horrible like compressed rubber bands. Salad came out of fridge and was apparently not covered--tasted like every- thing else in fridge that was waiting for next unsuspecting customer. Do... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

There were three of us for breakfast in the late morning on a Sunday. We thought that the line might be out the door but it wasn't. We got seated promptly and ordered and then waited a bit for our food. When it came, it was delicious and not expensive. Don't let the outside of the restaurant make you think... More

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

It was our first time. Our waitress Shirley was fun, and engaging. She made the experience very enjoyable. Will go back.

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Lititz
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52 reviews 52 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Typical diner food in America, done Pa Dutch style. Inexpensive. Nice people. It could use a updated décor, but it is what it is.

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denver, pa
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45 reviews 45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

We love going here for breakfast, lunch or dinner. The staff is always friendly and the dishes prepared to order and super yummy.

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Norristown, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

It was a typical diner. The food was okay, nothing special. The restaurant needs some updating; it looks very out of date. Floors were sticky, especially outside the bathroom. The staff was polite but not overly friendly.

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Penney Farms, FL
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47 reviews 47 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

We liked the food. We liked the fact that they served handicapped people. But the service was abysmal even though the place was only a quarter full. They had a fairly good menu and very reasonable prices. There were clearly "regulars" who knew the servers and were known by them.

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Ephrata, Pennsylvania, United States
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50 reviews 50 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013 via mobile

I don't go here for anything other than the corn pie. If you are here in the summer and want authentic PA Dutch food, check it out.

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Ocala, Florida
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46 reviews 46 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012

Happened on this place on a Sunday and it was open so we went in for breakfast. It was just Ok, the sausage links were bland and under cooked. Other food was also bland and tasteless, would not go back. Water glass was the size of a small juice cup, found that strange.

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Additional Information about Cloister Restaurant

Address: 607 W Main St, Ephrata, PA 17522-1718
Phone Number: 717-733-2361
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  Ephrata
Average Prices: USD 0 - 8

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