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Reviewed September 30, 2019 via mobile

Will miss this place. Great people, family atmosphere. Elva deserves a break but I don't think she'll ever slow down. Good memories ❤️ there.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed August 3, 2019

Thank God we live locally as our breakfast did not stay in our systems for long. Greasy breakfast, greasy windows, greasy tables... Thank goodness the restaurant is under contract and I wish the new owners luck in putting lipstick on this greasy pig.

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed April 7, 2019 via mobile

The people here are so nice and attentive. Clean place and food comes out fairly quickly. Very good food! I love this little gem in the area! SUPPORT LOCAL BUSINESS!!

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed February 21, 2019 via mobile

Excellent Dutch Country cooking with some local specialities like corn pie and ground cherry pie. Friendly staff, always ready for you to strike up conversation. Personal attention to your order if you have special needs or wants. Relaxed atmosphere. Local color.

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

There were a group of ten of us, but there must have been an issue with the cooks. I waited 2 hours and 45 minutes for a hamburger and fries....which I never did receive. The waitress and cook came out 3 times to ask what...we ordered. Ridiculous. Finally walked out. Will never go back again.More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed August 15, 2018

Mr. Martin (92 years of age) and her crew do make you feel at home. Very friendly, no rush and home style food. The brocoli soup and the peachpie are just great. No fine dining but real farm style fresh food. Great. Keep up the...good work ladies!! We can understand why some people might not like it here: time is not what they have. But if you have, go and experience the peace and have some laughter with the ladies. Really heart warming. And if you don't have time...make time and go with the flow here.More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

The restaurant is right across from the historic Ephrata Cloisters. Very homey, old fashioned and a little bit outdated. The prices and food are good although my biscuits and gravy were cold. I didn't have the heart to bother the server. She looked flustered although...the place was empty.If you like hearty home cooking on a budget, give them a try.More

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed February 10, 2018

I have visited this location before for dinner, this time, I had breakfast. The blueberry pancakes were amazing and the side order of bacon was extremely plentiful, so much so I could not eat it all. Truly a home town type restaurant with lots of...locals stopping by!!More

Date of visit: February 2018
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Reviewed September 6, 2017

Here is a hidden gem. Good old fashioned cooking served daily! Their pies and cakes are unbeatable. Try some corn pie!

Date of visit: August 2017
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Reviewed April 15, 2017

Near the Cloister historic site in Ephrata is the Cloister Restaurant, an Amish-owned cafe whose breakfasts are memorable...sausage, fresh eggs, warmed stickey buns to die for and local specialities like feathery biscuits with sausage gravy. The cooks are Amish and you'll see them through the...swinging kitchen doors .More

Date of visit: April 2017
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