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“Treat yourself!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Shady Maple Smorgasbord

Shady Maple Smorgasbord
Ranked #1 of 3 Restaurants in East Earl
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $13 - $20
Cuisines: American, Dutch
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Buffet, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Private Dining, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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125 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“Treat yourself!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2014

This restaurant was recommended by a friend, she spoke so highly of it we couldn't wait to try it. It was all she said it would be! Everything was so delicious! The variety of meats, sides, salads and desserts were amazing. I have to say, it was very difficult to decide which tempting dessert to try...there were to many from which to choose! We were in the area for a few days so we visited twice. There was a large gift shop there as well, fun to visit.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Date | Rating
  • Arabic first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Norwegian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Hershey, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Slow/overcrowded”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2014 via mobile

Don't bother if you are on a schedule. Seating was extremely slow and they expect you to be OK with sitting at adjoining tables with strangers. While the food is good, it is definatly not worth the price. Save your money and go elsewhere.

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Thank Chad S
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East Earl, Pennsylvania
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Overrated”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2014 via mobile

This place is way overrated. The food is not so great, it is more the experience people must go for. The breakfast buffet is nice because you can get waffles and omlets made any way you want them. That's what I like to do. Don't make a special effort to go there if you would rather spend your money on something else. The best time to go is your birthday when it's free. You must be with someone who is buying the buffet to get your free one. I Only recommend breakfast

  • Visited February 2014
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Lullerbug
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Glendora, New Jersey
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39 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Nothing Like A Free Meal”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2014

Since it was my birthday, my meal was on the house. It just happened to be their Seafood Night (Tuesday). A great selection of seafood, and anything else you can think of. Food could have been hotter, but still good. Never have a bad meal here. If you go away hungry, it's your fault.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Al B
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Neptune, New Jersey
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55 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Delicious Food, A Wide Assortment Of Items”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2014

The food was excellent. Huge banquet style room with lots of seating. There was something for everyone, a large variety from seafood to fruit. Employees were very friendly. After eating you can go downstairs to the gift shop to do a little shopping. I would definitely go back for another visit.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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