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“amazing buffet - pretty expensive”

Hershey Farm Restaurant
Ranked #4 of 18 Restaurants in Ronks
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $30
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Hershey Farm's Grand Smorgasbord features both classic PA Dutch dishes and modern flavors. Enjoy our original recipes, hot entrées, freshly prepared daily specials on the Grill, a hot carving station, crisp salads and homemade soups on the Soup, Salad, Gourmet Bread & Potato Bar and our famous desserts on the Bakery fresh deluxe dessert bar. As always, enjoy a breakfast, lunch or dinner at the Grand Smorgasbord FREE, on the date of your birth. I.D. is required for FREE birthday meal.
Auburn, Indiana
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“amazing buffet - pretty expensive”
Reviewed July 10, 2014

We ate lunch here after going to the Moses show at the adjacent Sight & Sound Theater. We were there around 1pm and were concerned going in because there were so many tour buses unloading people into the restaurant - thought it would be a long wait. Amazingly, though, this place is extensive enough to handle lots of people and we only waited 10-15 minutes and once inside, it didn't feel as crowded as we thought it was going to be. We ended up having a very nice lunch and very much enjoyed the buffet. Would love to come back again.

PROS: great buffet (yummy bread, variety of choices, including desserts)
CONS: expensive (buffet was about $25 each), can be crowded depending on time of day.

TIPS: don't be concerned if busloads of people are going in - go check with hostess before giving up - there might not be much of a wait. Be sure to try the grill section of the buffet - the cook will make you about anything and does it with a smile and a flourish!

Visited June 2014
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Harrisonburg, Virginia
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“really good, do not expect "light" faire”
Reviewed July 7, 2014

great location, nice peaceful setting, loved the shops and restaurant food, the very dirty floors really distressed me.

Visited June 2014
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Troutman, North Carolina
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“Good choices”
Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

Very nice place with options. The smogasbord looked and smelled great, however we thought 22.99 for a buffet when weren't that hungry was a bit much so we ordered ala cart. Great option and what we ordered was amazing.

Visited July 2014
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Kent, Washington
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“nice breakfast buffet”
Reviewed July 1, 2014

My husband really enjoyed his omelet made with feta cheese! I was glad that they had little samples of the whoopee pies on the buffet.

Visited June 2014
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“excellent Amish style food”
Reviewed June 30, 2014

This is a large selection of Amish style food. This isn't the cheapest smorgasboard but the quality is top notched. We have several people with special diets in my family. The selection is large enough so that everybody can find something to eat. The location is very convenient because it is next to the Millenium theater. There is a small free petting zoo and three very nice gift stores. there is a way to get a great deal on meals. If you stay in the Hershey Farm hotel, you can buy meals at a bargain.

  • Visited April 2014
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