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Shady Maple Smorgasbord

129 Toddy Dr, East Earl, PA 17519-9261
+1 800-238-7365
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good24%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (144 reviews)
“seafood” (79 reviews)
“prime rib” (61 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 2 days ago via mobile

One would think "quaint" since it in a tiny town in Pennsylvania Dutch country. They have a a booming restaurant business and a huge, wonderful gift area in the lower level.The food is wonderful and the smorgusboard offers 200 feet of all different kinds of...More

Thank Gloria H
Reviewed 2 days ago

Once you have paid your entry fee you join several hundred others who are either shoveling large quantities of food into their mouths or returning to the steam tables for more and more and more. The main room looked to me like an eating casino....More

Reviewed 3 days ago

I have been to Shady Maple twice now, and the food is absolutely PHENOMENAL, you definitely get what you pay for. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful. I am in a wheelchair, so finding seating that can accomodate me is difficult in some places,...More

Thank Big Money's L
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Shady Maple is more expensive than I usually pay for a meal, but with beverages, dessert, and tip included it is about mid-range price. So many choices! The kids loved that they could get an Icee. Most of the food was delicious. There were a...More

Thank Sherry H
Reviewed 5 days ago

After hearing rave reviews about this place, we decided to give it a try for my husband's birthday. The crowd was ridiculous, so we were hoping that was a good sign. Our party was seated at a table that was only separated from the next...More

Thank MMB41115
Reviewed 5 days ago

Went with my family the week we were there for both breakfast and dinner. It seems the quality of the food has improved some since last year. The couple previous years it seemed like it was going down hill. It is one of the more...More

Thank Ken N
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Awesome buffet with many choices. Good quality food, friendly staff and very clean premises. Have been there 2 times already and it is worth the money and has not disappointed. I have been to breakfast and the lunch buffet, both excellent. Get there early for...More

Thank Justin H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Father in law in town. He always enjoys variety in buffet style eating. Long wait for a booth and overpriced for quality I believe but if looking for quantity it's a good choice. Drink selection is excellent and so are the desserts. I enjoyed shopping...More

Thank Sandi R
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

There is a salad bar, fried foods, pastas, vegetables, soups, meat stations, breads, rolls and many desserts to choose from. They have specials nightly. We went on a Wednesday night prime rib and honey ham. All for $19.99 a person. That is a deal. Wish...More

Thank emwilson
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for lunch. There were many different food options, so everyone in my party found something to eat. It is self-service, but someone comes around to clear the plates between trips to the buffet, and they were very efficient.

Thank Roseann_F
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12 August 2017|
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Response from sharon1164 | Reviewed this property |
They had booths. We sat at a table with 4 chairs near a window and it was just the 2 of us. We also got to choose our location- some seating was way too close to other people.
Angel S
20 June 2017|
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Response from lv5200 | Reviewed this property |
No you can not, there are signs everywhere saying: taking food from there is shoplifting
Kim D
30 April 2017|
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Response from jawga | Reviewed this property |
The senior lunch price for Saturday is $18.44. If you go to their website, Shady Maple Smorgasbord, it lists all the prices and specials for each day :) Breakfast is the best price and you will NOT be disappointed or go... More
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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
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 129 Toddy Dr, East Earl, PA 17519-9261
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  East Earl
  • Phone Number: +1 800-238-7365
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