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“Wonderful variety of good food”

Shady Maple Smorgasbord
Ranked #1 of 3 Restaurants in East Earl
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $13 - $20
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Buffet
Reviewed February 20, 2012

The food & variety of it was very good. Huge selection of meats, vegetables, salad fixins,
desserts. I love shoo fly pie, they even have that. They advertise it as the largest smorgasbord in Lancaster County. The restaurant is huge. Very tastefully decorated. It is all you can eat. There is no way you could ever sample everything they offer. You pay before you are seated. An attendant seats you. No tipping is allowed. A service fee is included in your price. We have been going here for many years. We never have had a bad experience. It can get very crowded on Fridays & Saturdays. If you go there on your birthday, you receive your meal free with another paying adult. You have to show ID.They have huge gift shop in downstairs. Very nice variety of gifts. We always visit that as well.Would highly recommend if visiting Lancaster County PA. They also have Shady Maple Farm Market next door which really is a large grocery store with a wonderful bakery.

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Reviewed February 19, 2012

Lots of great food with a awesome variety. Something for everyone.

Thank M-L W
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Reviewed February 19, 2012

Great food....lots of variety. Between the farm market, goods store, gift shop and smorgasbord you can spend all day.

1  Thank M-L W
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Reviewed February 17, 2012

A little pricey, but amazing quality and variety puts this above all other Smorgasborgs. Great store downstairs, and it is in the heart of Amish country, making it a good part of a sightseeing tour

Thank brian k
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Reviewed February 16, 2012

The options here are unbelievable, if you can't find something to eat your in trouble. If you not that hungry go downstairs to the gift shop and try to home made food at the cafe.

Thank vettewomanpa
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