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Shady Maple Smorgasbord

129 Toddy Dr, East Earl, PA 17519-9261
+1 800-238-7363
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good24%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (161 reviews)
“seafood” (85 reviews)
“prime rib” (67 reviews)
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American, Dutch, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
129 Toddy Dr, East Earl, PA 17519-9261
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We took our three kids for the breakfast buffet, it was about $50, which is reasonable. The food was delicious! The crowd was a little overwhelming, but that can be expected. The gift shop was adorable too. We are definitely going back, maybe for dinner...More

Thank tttraveler2
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my third trip to the area and my third trip to Shady Maple. My friends, who had never been to the area, were amazed! My food was good, hot, and there is a great variety. My amazement, however, is in the way that...More

Thank disneyanytime
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am always amazed by the variety of food in this restaurant. By far the best buffet value I have ever seen. Delicious!

Thank RangerRick1960
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited the restaurant and could not believe the size and scope of it. 200 feet of buffet area and the ability to sit over 2,000 patrons. Unreal. You might expect the food to be cold or the flavors to run together but I was...More

Thank Dewayne H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is an amazing variety of different things to eat. Buffet style 4 grilling stations 200 sq ft of food that is constantly getting refilled. Over 20 different drink choices. Mash potatoes were excellent and that is not something I’d usually get. Definitely need to...More

Thank phillyphotodave
Reviewed 1 week ago

i am not a big fan of all you can eat Buffets because the quality of the food is usually not high and i keep trying things until i am stuffed, never finding anything worth being stuffed. i decided to try this one because everyone...More

Thank magg200
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a Saturday night. We were greeted at the door with a helpful staff person who gave us details on how to proceed as the place is very big and busy. They accommodated our party of 10 right away. Bigger parties are seated in...More

Thank Michelle O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been to this place at least 50 or more times. Every time we go home we make it a point to go here. It NEVER disappoints. The food is always fresh and hot. They have steaks, burgers, etc. made to order on the...More

Thank kathi92856
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been to this place numerous times and have loved it. After this past weekend, I do not ever want to go back and if I could give a negative 5 review, I would. I went here with my boyfriend on Saturday morning for...More

Thank kstauffer718
John G, Advertising/Sales/Marketing Manager at Shady Maple Smorgasbord, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi kstauffer718. Our General Manager would like to give you a call to discuss your visit or at the least send you an email to talk to you about it. If you are willing to do that please email me your direct contact information at...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The largest restaurant that I have ever seen! Hundreds of people! Lines to get in, lines to pay, lines to be seated & lines for food. Three football field size parking lots. A 200 foot long counter of just about any kind of food you...More

Thank Michael D
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Michael B
27 December 2017|
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Response from Patrick E | Reviewed this property |
1200 in the main smorgasbord area, plus another 1000 in a convention space
19 September 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. Best to call them and inquire.
4 September 2017|
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Response from Traveler6NewJersey | Reviewed this property |
I have had lunch and dinner and both were great. The lunch is less expensive so if you are on a budget, lunch may be better. I had a late lunch and was full for the rest of the day.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 129 Toddy Dr, East Earl, PA 17519-9261
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  East Earl
  • Phone Number: +1 800-238-7363
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