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Shady Maple Smorgasbord

129 Toddy Dr, East Earl, PA 17519-9261
+1 800-238-7363
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good24%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (84 reviews)
“prime rib” (67 reviews)
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American, Dutch, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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129 Toddy Dr, East Earl, PA 17519-9261
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Reviewed 3 days ago

They have a very good system to get you seated quickly. So much food. Everything I tried was very good. It is an experience. So many choices. The staff is very nice.

Thank GrandmaofBoys
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This time I ate in the restaurant on the lower level. Although the selection is not as extensive as the smorgasbord there is more than sufficient amounts to pick from. There was at least four meats, different potatoes or noodles and many different vegetable selections....More

Thank BusdriverPhil
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was surprised at how large this place was and how many people come here. The place is very nice and very clean. The staff was amazingly friendly all the way around. The selection of food was amazing . There was a lot to choose...More

Thank UnderHisgrace
Reviewed 1 week ago

. . . and as locals we go several times a year! First of all if it is your birthday, you meal is free! You need only to show your ID as proof and then you're in ~ with all the food you can eat...More

Thank DLindaS
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Menu changes every day. Several meats and fish. Some if warming trays and some made to order. No tipping and very clean. Service is exceptional.

Thank alberttf2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This has become one of our favorite buffets in the Lancaster area. It is ALWAYS busy and crowded but you are seated quickly and they keep the food well stocked. Nothing spectacular about the food (typical buffet) except for the grill areas which are the...More

Thank RoccoLoveBug
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The large Smorgasbord upstairs is just too much food. Go downstairs & enjoy good quality at a reasonable price.

1  Thank 001BillyV
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Many buffet places offer a BOGOF Meal on your Birthday in Lancaster county. Shady Maple is one of them. They offer a variety of food with a variety of different meals and a little difference in prices depending what meal you go for and what...More

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bunch of friends & relatives got together on Monday night - Shady Maple features freshly grilled Delmonico and NY strip steaks, anyway you like it. Also included are grilled onions and mushrooms, take as much as you want. As usual, smorgasbord lines (yes Virginia, we...More

Thank whopper65
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are much better options to eat if you are looking for a good meal in Lancaster County. Yes, the food is ok, but it is over priced and not as high of a quality as other local restaurants.

1  Thank Ilovecows16
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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 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. Best to call them and inquire.
September 4, 2017|
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Response from Traveler6NewJersey | Reviewed this property |
I have had lunch and dinner and both were great. The lunch is less expensive so if you are on a budget, lunch may be better. I had a late lunch and was full for the rest of the day.
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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
Special occasions, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
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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