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Shady Maple Smorgasbord

129 Toddy Dr, East Earl, PA 17519-9261
+1 800-238-7363
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak” (168 reviews)
“seafood” (83 reviews)
“prime rib” (67 reviews)
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American, Dutch, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
129 Toddy Dr, East Earl, PA 17519-9261
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Reviewed today

Every time we head to PA., this restaurant is always on our list to stop, a good day trip, not only do you have lots of choices (smorgasbord) but downstairs you can shop and next door is their grocery shop. Reasonable prices, Amish style food...More

Thank mimaq
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a good day trip for me, about a two hour drive. The smorgasbord is plentiful and no rush, you can truly pace yourself and enjoy your companions conversation as well as the PA Dutch cooking. There is a huge gift shop downstairs that...More

Thank wannabefoodcritic
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A great place for everyone to enjoy what they like to eat at a reasonable price. No one will leave hungry or without finding plenty of food to choose from and enjoy. They can handle both small and large groups easily.

Thank Vickey K
Reviewed 2 days ago

Food, food, food galore! You won't believe the food choices at Shady Maple. As far as Amish style food smorgasbords go, this one is very good! The food is fresh and they keep the restaurant and food stations clean. I love the friend chicken here...More

Thank CD D
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Anytime we come up to the Hershey area in Pennsylvania we always try to go out to Shady Maple and have a meal. Now granted it is a smorgasbord and granted I'm not really big on those things because it's usually mass manufactured food. Shady...More

Thank Scott B
Reviewed 5 days ago

OK, this is the biggest buffet restaurant I ever saw or ate at. Literally hundreds of feet of various foodstuffs, salads, desserts, etc. Figure about $20-24/per person as of June 2018. There's obviously a huge selection of anything/everything you could imagine to eat and the...More

Thank chemjim1
Reviewed 6 days ago

I have been here lots of times and the food was always hot and they had a great selection of things to choose from. There are lots of drinks, hot or cold, desserts and several meats mto on the grill, not to mention the salad...More

Thank Michele R
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This place was recommended to us, so we tried it. The food was very good, and my kids ate themselves silly. Plenty to choose from. One very nice thing was an abundance of gluten free options. My son is GF and eating out can be...More

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have never been to a buffet this long and full of so many choices. Certainly affordable too. We paid a total of $27.50 for 2 senior meals including tax, tip & drinks. Go hungry.

Thank GreatDayTraveling
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here for my Birthday. I didn’t get my meal free as they advertise. The food was horrible. We only go once a year and this year was horrible. The prime rib was so bloody, the breaded shripmy fell apart it was not cooked...More

Thank Marylarsen
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March 29, 2018|
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Response from David G | Reviewed this property |
Age 90 & Up = 50% discount off regular adult meal price. Age 60 - 89 = 10% discount off regular adult meal price.
Michael B
December 26, 2017|
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Response from Patrick E | Reviewed this property |
1200 in the main smorgasbord area, plus another 1000 in a convention space
September 18, 2017|
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Response from Trish W | Reviewed this property |
There is a sign posted by the registers stating that they will give you a free meal on your birthday but it must fall on the day that you are there. I don't know if there is an exception for a Sunday birthday.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$13 - $20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 129 Toddy Dr, East Earl, PA 17519-9261
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  East Earl
  • Phone Number: +1 800-238-7363
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