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Shady Maple Smorgasbord

129 Toddy Dr, East Earl, PA 17519-9261
+1 800-238-7363
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (151 reviews)
“seafood” (79 reviews)
“prime rib” (64 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 3 days ago via mobile

My wife and I was visiting the lancaster area with my sister for a few days in late September. My sister has been to the lancaster area many times and she said that we had to try the Shady Maple Smorgasbord . Well let me...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 3 days ago

What's a "Golden Coral"? This place is ginormous! Loved the hot, delicious food, too! We did not have to wait more than 10 minutes to get seated, either. Next time we visit, I intend not to eat all day until I get here. So much...More

Thank philnlaura
Reviewed 5 days ago

My husband and I have eaten at other smorgasbords, but this was by far the best!! The food was seasoned so well; everything was delicious. The variety was mind-blowing. All of the staff were courteous and friendly. As it was our first visit, the host...More

Thank debracP6652FP
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We decided to accept the free Shady Maple Birthday offer for my wife. The place was packed on a Friday afternoon, but we were promptly seated. All the food was great as usual and you can't leave there hungry. My only issue was the long...More

Thank gb856
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Folks who rate Shady Maple less than four stars are simply NOT food lovers! What's not to like? Top quality meats, veggies and baked goods! Exceptional service. Penn Dutch - extraordinary decor. A bargain for what you get! A MUST for all tourists. October. Back...More

Thank Jack B
Reviewed 6 days ago

Usually go for breakfast, it is the best. This time we went for lunch. Big assortment, lots of food, but I think everything was a little over cooked. Pork chops dry. Primerib well done.

Thank Carol D
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Let's just say.... don't eat anything for about 5 days before going here. The size of this place is MASSIVE! Several buffet bars with so much to choose from. On Saturday night we went about 4:00 and waited about 10 minutes which wasn't bad at...More

Thank rjwv90
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I know a lot of people who said ... when you are up in Lancaster....go to Shady Maple. When we got there the line was out the door. We waited to pay to get in for about 30 minutes which was not as long as...More

1  Thank BDHPhotos
Reviewed 1 week ago

A local about 20 minutes away suggested we go here for dinner. We decided to eat here on our way through Amish country. What a huge place to eat! The dining area seats over 2,400 guests! The food is served cafeteria style in a buffet...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not everyone likes buffets. If you do, however, this is the ultimate! Every time we have out-of-state guests, they always ask if they can eat here if they know what it is. It's an experience in and of itself! Each night features a diffent set...More

Thank PANeddie
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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.
August 11, 2017|
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Response from Ken N | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do have booths for couples or smaller familes. They do not make you sit at tables with strangers. Alrhough there are places like that in the area that they call family style where everyone sits at lond tables with... More
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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
Local cuisine, Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions
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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