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$13 - $20
American, Dutch
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Package 1
assorted cheese and crackers, assorted pastries, fresh cut veggies with dip, fresh fruit tray
Additional USD 2.69
Package 2
marinara meatballs, egg rolls, mini quiche, chicken wings
Additional USD 3.69
Package 3 - Combination Of Packages 1 And 2
fresh fruit tray, fresh cut veggies with dip, assorted cheese and crackers, assorted pastries, marinara meatballs, egg rolls, chicken wings, mini quiche
Additional USD 4.69
Fruit Punch
Per Person USD 0.89
Fruit Punch, Cheese & Crackers
Per Person USD 1.79
Assorted Cheese Tray
with crackers
Per Person USD 1.49
Assorted Cheese Tray
with crackers and grapes
Per Person USD 1.79
Fresh Cut Vegetable Tray
with dip
Per Person USD 1.49
Fresh Fruit Tray
Per Person USD 1.49
Shrimp Salad Or Crab Salad
Per Person USD 9.59
Pretzels Or Potato Chips
w/french onion dip
Per Person USD 0.99
Salted Or Unsalted Mixed Nuts
Market Price
Per Person USD 1.59
Cole Slaw
Cranberry Salad
Macaroni Salad
Potato Salad
Pasta Salad
Cucumber Salad
Marinated 3 Bean Salad
Au Gratin Potatoes
Baked Potatoes
Mashed Potatoes
Parsley Buttered Potatoes
Scalloped Potatoes
Candied Sweet Potatoes
Butterered Noodles
Rice Pilaf
Shady Maple Famous Filling
Buttered Corn
Andes Mint Chocolate
Angel Food (plain)
Carrot Cake
with cream cheese icing
Coconut Walnut
with cream cheese icing
German Chocolate
Pina Colada
Pineapple Upside Down
Red Velvet
Blue Cheese
1000 Island
Honey Mustard
Hot Bacon
dinner feature listed below, 46 salad bar items, 3 soups, 8 homemade breads & rolls, 4 cheeses, 8 meats, 14 vegetables, 10 cold desserts, 3 hot desserts, 8 pies, 6 cakes, sundae bar & many beverages.
Monday Night Grill Feature
new york strip steak, delmonico steak, smoked pork chops, chopped tender steak and baked potatoes
Tuesday Night Grill Feature
salmon, cajun catfish, cod, orange roughy, oyster stew, beef brisket, new york strip steak and baked potatoes
Wednesday Night Grill Feature
prime rib, carved ham and baked potatoes
Friday Night Grill Feature
marinated chicken breasts, pierogies, kielbasa, cod, cajun catfish, orange roughy, pizza, salmon, vegetable stir fry, beef brisket, carved ham, veal patties, country sausage, chicken fajitas and baked potatoes
Saturday Lunch & Dinner Grill Feature
marinated chicken breasts, pierogies, kielbasa, salmon, cajun catfish, pizza, new york strip steak, baked potatoes, beef brisket, country sausage, carved ham and veal patties
Apple Crumb
Blueberry Crumb
Caramel Walnut Apple
Cherry Crumbcherry Crumb
Chocolate Cream
Coconut Cream
Cream Cheese Pecan
Coconut Custard
French Apple
Lemon Meringue
Sponsored by: Shady Maple Smorgasbord

Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Authentic PA Dutch Cooking
1. Authentic PA Dutch Cooking
"The building is huge, with just as large a gift shop downstairs."
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2. Something for Every Taste
2. Something for Every Taste
"So many choices and everything we had was delicious."
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3. A True Family Destination
3. A True Family Destination
"My family comes here every time I'm home."
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I was SOOOO happy that Shady Maple was open. The Smorgasbord is one of the best we've ever been to and although they had limited seating, we had no wait. We enjoyed all of the fresh food and wonderful service. We also loved going to...More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed November 4, 2019 via mobile

This spread of food is amazing and surprisingly very good. I personally have never seen so many options on a buffet. And then the desserts are fabulous as well which also surprised me...no skimping on ingredients! I especially liked the pot roast which had great...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited here in 2015 with my family. Loved the experience here. There is so much variety of buffet food with plenty of choices for desert. Buffet price slightly high but quality , quantity and the experience overcomes it. There is also a store with...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food is fantastic. Everything is fresh, and comes out regularly. We went for lunch and were seated right away. Try the Delmonico steaks, they are tasty. Just about anything you would want to eat. You should not leave hungry!

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have visited the Shady Maple Smorgasboard before and were a bit worried to go back in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. We are happy to report that they are taking security measures very seriously. The food (especially the fried chicken) is AMAZING!! But...More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been going here 5 times a year since they have opened and never had or will have a complaint and I am a chef.Fantastic selection and the quality of food is very good.A fun time and you will leave over stuffed.

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed April 2, 2020

Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner there is great food. I have taken people from across the country there and they can not believe it. I have hosted 2 RV rallies in Lancaster County and we have gone here for breakfast one day. On the last day...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed March 5, 2020 via mobile

Amazing variety of comfort foods... extremely friendly, clean, efficient and reasonably priced for all that you get.... it’s even FREE on your birthday! Great collection of shops downstairs, too! Well worth the trip....

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed March 4, 2020

This was my first trip to the Shady Maple Smorg and I was dining alone. The hostess, named Elaine, explained the layout to me and made sure I had everything I needed to enjoy a most splendid meal. The choices seemed endless and I chose...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed March 2, 2020 via mobile

Wow! Talk about selection and choicrs!! From the NY Strip Steak and Salmon, freshly grilled, to the cherry cobbler and ice cream, this place has something for everyone! Super clean and staff was great! Will visit here again for sure!

Date of visit: March 2020
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Janice S
December 4, 2019|
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Response from MikeEatsNeats | Reviewed this property |
No, the place is huge it's probably the size of 2 basketball gyms and the other side is basically a hall I guess for big groups of people like churches or schools or something like that
Janice S
December 4, 2019|
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Response from Enos | Reviewed this property |
We did not.
November 11, 2019|
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Response from MVP515 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Though they take no reservations and it will be quite busy unless you go a little earlier than 5pm
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