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“Friends weekend outing”

Yoder's Restaurant & Buffet
Ranked #2 of 26 Restaurants in New Holland
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $14
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Buffet, Reservations
Reviewed November 12, 2013

This was a very nice restaurant staff was very nice. The food and service was excellent. The only thing we didn't like was one sever was pushing a cart and cleaning the tables pouring out left over drinks into a bucket right next to our table.

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Reviewed October 22, 2013

Hard to believe the hundreds of items available at this home-style buffet and each item was better than the next. The freshness and flavors were very good. Service was very attentive and the price was so reasonable for such quality of food that they serve.
The best thing is that, this is free of the tourists that frequent the other famous places and you can eat in peace.

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1  Thank Phoenix33
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Reviewed October 22, 2013

My wife and I decided to eat here during a 3 day weekend in the area after reading a review saying it was a favorite with the locals. While there were a couple nice items on the salad bar (I particularly liked the chow chow and the pickled beets) there was very little in the way of meats. They have a grill where they make potato pancakes (among other things) but we were particularly disappointed in them. As far as dessert is concerned, I am a big fan of shoo-fly pie but theirs is served cold - a big sin as far as I am concerned. If you don't want to pay what they are charging at Miller's or Shady Maple (and you don't like crowds) you can save some money and time here and get mediocre food.

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1  Thank Charlie S
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Reviewed October 21, 2013

We went to Yoder's last weekend because it's a better option on a Saturday than waiting in line for an hour at Shady Maple. I love the food at Shady Maple more, but if you just need a solid meal without the massive wait, Yoder's is a safe bet. The selection was very good, and you can't go hungry here. The food quality of the buffet itself was just average. Decent, filling food but nothing special. Shady Maple really does have some superior quality. But for a dollar more, we got the Land and Sea option which gave us access to the meat grilling station and it was worth it. The salmon and corn fritters were excellent. Our server was very nice, especially considering we had a fussy toddler dining with us. With that in mind, the hostess should have seated a family with a young child on the edges of the room, at one of the empty end booths. We, however, were seated in the middle of the room with people on all sides. It's a seating mistake I see over and over. Overall, I would recommend Yoder's for a casual buffet experience. It's a decent price and you don;t have to compete with four hundred people for a table.

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Reviewed October 11, 2013

We live about 30" from Yoder's and frequent the buffet a few times a year. We are never disappointed. Never have to wait in line like at Shady Maple and the price is much more reasonable. To be fair, however, Yoder's does not have the amount of selections on the buffet as Shady Maple but what choices they have is plenty and good tasting. If you don't want the buffet you can order off the menu as well, which is nice for those in your party who don't have a buffet appetite. I do not hesitate to recommend Yoder's esp. Over the overpriced, crowded, tourist trap of Shady Maple!

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