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“Definitely not worth it!” 2 of 5 stars
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Cactus Willies
101 Rohrerstown Rd, Lancaster, PA 17603-2274
717-390-7060
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39 reviews 39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
“Definitely not worth it!”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013 via mobile

Husband and I went here for breakfast. Quality has gone down. Ham looked like it was warmed over, bacon dried and chewy, steaks gray in color. Waitress service attentive and pleasant but do yourself a favor and eat elsewhere. Yuck...

  • Visited July 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Marietta, Pennsylvania
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43 reviews 43 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Quantity over Quality”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

At Cactus Willies you get what you might expect. Unlimited quantities of mostly industrial type food. Nothing stands out as bad but nothin is exceptionally good either. They do have a cooked to order steak grill which puts them above most buffet style establishments.

Visited February 2013
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Millersville, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews 28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“A good Buffet”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

This is a very good basic American food buffet. The buffet area is well taken care of by the staff. The value is always excellent since we always use a coupon. The steak quality is very good. Don't miss the bread pudding.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Manheim, Pennsylvania, United States
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33 reviews 33 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Drive on by”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

We checked out this place only because we had a coupon and in a word "disappointment".
The food was only warm, the salad was not fresh & crunchy, the vegetables seemed out of a can, the deserts looked stale & tired, the vanilla ice cream had no taste whatsoever. The only item that had a chance was the steak- it was prepared ok but only served warm. The selections were many but the food quality was lame. Don't bother.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Newark, Delaware
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70 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 47 cities Reviews in 47 cities
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
“Very good selection. Very good food. Prices are a little high for dinner.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

Cactus Willies is one of the few good buffets in Lancaster County PA. Monday through Friday until 3pm they serve Lunch, then the prices rise from $7.99 to $10.59. At $7.99 it is a bargain with a very large selection of good food. We are bargain hunters, and eat very little meat, so we try to eat there during the week before 3pm if we are able to. They serve breakfast on Saturday and Sunday. They has a large salad bar, lots of vegetables, lots of fish, meats, and poultry, and of course pecan pie and other deserts.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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