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571 Steinwehr Ave., Gettysburg, PA 17325-2933
717-334-7580
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4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Mon - Sat 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Dessert, Lunch, Buffet, Reservations

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  • 148
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  • 110
    Very good
  • 92
    Average
  • 41
    Poor
  • 35
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average Buffet

Traveling with family in June 2015. Stopped at General Pickett's for lunch. Interesting displays from "Gettysburg" and "Gods and Generals" movies. Nice atmosphere, bright inside, painting of Gettysburg and battle scenes on the walls. Prices had just been raised by $1.00 for adults and $2.00 for... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
drummerscott
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Orchard Park, New York
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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Tampa, Florida
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Ate lunch here. Typical old buffet selections. Large, unlimited portions of flavorless food. The only redeeming quality was the banana cake on the dessert table. It was absolutely delicious.

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Orchard Park, New York
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44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Traveling with family in June 2015. Stopped at General Pickett's for lunch. Interesting displays from "Gettysburg" and "Gods and Generals" movies. Nice atmosphere, bright inside, painting of Gettysburg and battle scenes on the walls. Prices had just been raised by $1.00 for adults and $2.00 for children. We were seated right away. Nice salad bar. Entree bar was OK, but... More 

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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This place is a neat buffet, with all kinds of food. The food is always hot and fresh, and the staff is wonderful. Be sure to check out the pictures on the wall of the actors that ate at the buffet when they filmed the movie "Gettysburg" in 1993.

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NC
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Kind of pricey 15 bucks for an adult to eat supper, food was bland, desserts should not even be out they reminded me of something you would see at Chinese buffets, the sweet tea was not too bad, nice salad bar, the main buffet was not that good. They had too many things on it and nothing went together. For... More 

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Youngstown, Ohio
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

My daughter's favorite restaurant in Gettysburg. We've only had lunch because the dinner buffet doesn't sound as good. Price wasn't bad at all & they have a nice variety of food & dessert. The staff is also very friendly. We'll definitely go back!

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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Have been here a couple of times for holiday celebrations. The buffet was very good. Staff please. Ample parking. Prices reasonable.

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Hartford City, IN
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Marginal food and we got stuck seated with a bus load of middle schoolers. When we got there the meat selection was slim and the mashed potatos were instant.

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Morgantown, West Virginia, United States
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

We love to eat at General Picketts while in Gettysburg the staff is always friendly and attentive and the food is always exceptional. You won't go away hungry thats for sure.

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Washington
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

We were in a rush and needed a quick place to eat. We pulled in here and were initially put off by the number of buses in the parking lot. However, the service was fast (getting seated, getting drinks) and the staff was very nice. The busboy (actually a middle-aged gentleman) engaged our young son in conversation about the different... More 

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Frenchville, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Nothing special here. Similar to any truck stop food. One salad bar, one main entree bar and one dessert bar for $13.95 + $2.50 for drinks is outrageous. Messy food bar and an unmanned carving station made me fear if the food would leave me I'll the next day. I wasn't, but my son was. Go somewhere else.

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Additional Information about General Pickett's Buffets

Address: 571 Steinwehr Ave., Gettysburg, PA 17325-2933
Phone Number: 717-334-7580
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Gettysburg
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 12
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 571 Steinwehr Ave., Gettysburg, PA 17325-2933
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Gettysburg
  • Phone Number: 717-334-7580

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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