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Mountain Gate Family Restaurant - CLOSED

10530 Buchanan Trl E, Waynesboro, PA 17268-8736
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Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- May 28, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations

38 reviews from our community

50% Recommend
Rating summary
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Waynesboro, Pennsylvania
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Our family of 19 ate here for Easter. When I made our reservation they said there would be the buffet and some specials when we got there, the waitress was only able to give us 2 pieces of paper with the specials. It listed the price but not the sides available. I count calories and knew I wasn't going to... More

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

I simply did not like this restaurant especially what I paid for me and my daughter at $15 per person. I could have went to Golden Corral and only paid about $10 and had numerous options to eat from. There wasnt too much to choose from on the buffet table and everyone in my party said the food wasnt quite... More

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Waynesboro, Pennsylvania
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Good service, Good food especially pancakes and bacon. Coffee was excellent! Will visit this restrurant again and again. The buffet on the weekends is very good, also.

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Berkeley Springs, WV
18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

This is a restaurant that I believe has changed names twice in the last year. It was originally somewhat noteworthy as a place where one could get a variety of solid American food at reasonable prices in a small town environment. It was called the Mountain Gate Restaurant for a half century but I think the owning family sold it... More

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Waynesboro, Pennsylvania
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This restaurant sold out to "88" Spices which only lasted several months. It has reopened under new management and is now called the Keystone Diner and the food is quite good. Very similar to the Mountain Gate .

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Germantown, Maryland
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

This review is overdue! The first time I visited this restaurant was in July of this year. It was ok then. I went back to the restaurant in late August, and it was totally bad! The food wasn't always hot, the buffet line was never kept up! I complained to the manager, and they brushed me off, no satisfaction. I... More

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Hagerstown, Maryland
Top Contributor
134 reviews 134 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

This was our favorite buffet restaurant in the Hagerstown area. It has recently changed hands and we haven't tried it but have heard they retained many of the buffet items that were offered by the previous owners.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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42 reviews 42 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013 via mobile

Had had a few beaks here iced tears...but this trip it was AWFUL. Have since learned the Mountain Gate has new owners...will not return as a result of my most recent visit.

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York Springs, Pennsylvania
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45 reviews 45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

This restaurant is closed as Mountain Gate, it has reopened as Spices 88. I called the restaurant & they told me, they will be keeping some of the favorites of the Mountain Gate, but I guess at least half or more will be asian food. We came to Mountain Gate often in Waynesboro, we preferred that restaurant over the other... More

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Waynesboro, Pennsylvania, United States
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

this is NOT a good restaurant. it is dated, and the buffet is grossly overpriced for the LOW quality of food offered. the word is that an Asian company is now buying it and will SPICE it up. It is NOT the old Chestnut Logs..too bad.

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