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“All you can eat and then more!”

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: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Buffet
Pilesgrove, New Jersey
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95 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“All you can eat and then more!”
Reviewed March 2, 2013

We love this place for a late lunch or early dinner. When we go on one of our antiquing trips to Pa. Dutch country, we stop here. You can't beat the variety, the fried chicken can't be beat and the mashed potatoes aren't out of a box. One of our favorite chioces is the baked ham balls, they melt in your mouth. You can always get something cooked to order off the grill and the bread choices will boggle your mind. We try to leave room for the desserts, but it is a tough task to acccomplish. The waiting lines will sometime be very long, but you will be surprised by how very quickly everyone gets seated.

  • Visited February 2013
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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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76 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“You'll find something you like...”
Reviewed March 2, 2013

Great, Lancaster Co. food. Of course we went on a birthday so one of us was free--they are a local legend for that promotion. There is just something for everyone.

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pa
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38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Very Good”
Reviewed February 28, 2013

We just ate here with friends. Excellent choice of breakfast foods. Omelets made to order fresh fruit and just about everything other breakfast item you can think of! Great service too!

Visited January 2013
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“You wont go away hungry !”
Reviewed February 25, 2013 via mobile

Not only is the food very good but there is LOTS of it. Everywhere you look you see more to pick from. From the salad bar to the deserts there are many options that are sure to meet the preferences of everyone. If you are visiting our live in Lancaster, western Chester or Eastern Berks county you have to check Shady Maple out just be sure to do it on am empty stomach

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Almost perfect”
Reviewed February 19, 2013

We had a great time with friends at the restaurant. A larger display of food I've never seen! We arrived on a day they were carving entire roasted pigs. What an experience! You have to be able to find something you like, and a ton of things you LOVE. The bread was to die for and came in so many different types it was amazing. Seating was easy--it is a huge place. We went for dinner and thought the prices were reasonable for everything you received. Plan to visit again my next time out that way. Only negative was the service. We were barely standing up when we had an extremely RUDE woman who didn't speak much English trying to gather dishes off the table. She took the glass right out of my small child's hand as she was still drinking! RUDE! The restaurant wasn't full, and there is never a reason to do something like that and then when I protested she started mouthing off in whatever language she spoke.

  • Visited February 2013
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