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“Okay” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Cloister Restaurant

Cloister Restaurant
607 W Main St, Ephrata, PA 17522-1718
717-733-2361
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Ranked #41 of 68 Restaurants in Ephrata
Price range: $0 - $8
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Norristown, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Okay”
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 The restaurant needs some updating; it looks very out of date.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.

Visited July 2013
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Penney Farms, FL
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
“Nice local restaurant”
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.

Visited May 2013
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Ephrata, Pennsylvania, United States
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61 reviews 61 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
“Corn Pie”
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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47 reviews 47 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Just Ok”
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.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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82 reviews 82 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 30 cities Reviews in 30 cities
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
“Hospitol Food”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2012

The food tastes like the took it from bags and boxes from the grocery store and heated it up and served it.
I had the chicken.
Rubbery and no taste, I know it just came out of the microwave. vegitables were right out of a can and not good quality. also nuked!
The place needs an update and is not attractive at all.
With all the wonderful food here in Lancaster County, this one should be avoided

Visited May 2012
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