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General Pickett's Buffet

571 Steinwehr Ave, Gettysburg, PA 17325
+1 717-253-9755
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good28%
  • Average20%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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“ham” (54 reviews)
“roast beef” (39 reviews)
“cornbread” (15 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
571 Steinwehr Ave, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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Reviewed yesterday

We visited General Pickett's Buffet for Thanksgiving. Since my husband worked on Thanksgiving and wouldn't be home until 5p, and we worked at a local shelter preparing and serving Thanksgiving dinner with the kids, we decided rather than cook late dinner at home we would...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Boyz4Us
Reviewed 1 week ago

Read all the reviews thought we were going to have a good meal. Went there on Halloween night 10-31-2018 the food was cold had to wait on carved meat for a server the prime rib/ roast beef was over cooked and no Au jus. Just...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Mike M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at Best Western Hotel right down the street .We were there for the Christmas festival. We saw this place advertised in hotel magazine . It was 1 block from hotel so we walked . Nice place with lots of photos inside to look...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 420ellenk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been coming here for 20 years. Always a reliable place with hot food and decent salad bar. It’s become a tradition to eat here and see the same waiter, Robin every year! Neat place to see Gettysburg movie pics and a great mural...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Dan C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The staff is the greatest. If there is a problem they will take care of you. Plenty of good basic food and friendly folks to take care of you, a perfect combination.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank A E B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great American style comfort food, wonderful variety and they had Brussel sprouts! Don't see them at restaraunts often and they're my favorite! Besides being a little too salty they were cooked perfectly! We dined while a huuuuuuge tour bus of kids were there, not sure...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank prplmonkeydishwsher
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Went with a group of 8th graders for the breakfast buffet. I do not think they normally due a breakfast buffet and it was not real good. The kids are still trying to figure out what the eggs were. Other food was ok. The waffles...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Tim B
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

I actually looked forward to the Gettysburg trip partly because of this restaurant. I went solely based looking at their website and reviews. Boy, what a mistake. The buffet was limited. The food was hot but dry. The salad area looked like the contents have...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 160billg
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

Reading some of the over the top negative reviews made my wife and I a little apprehensive when we found General Pickett’s Buffet which was literally the last building standing on the edge of the battlefield. However, while the decor was a bit dated, isn’t...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank B8856NUrobertb
Reviewed 28 October 2018

Don’t bother, You’ll get crap food and the Pickett’s craps!! Last time we ate her was with our children 16 yrs ago, it was good food then. Thank God my kids weren’t with us now, how embarrassing!,,

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank April H
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21 August 2018|
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Response from 889joym | Reviewed this property |
Less than $20 before beverage, tax, and tip.
8 November 2016|
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Response from Deb1051 | Property representative |
Yes. Baked pollock
3 July 2015|
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Response from Sandy W | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure if they had meatballs on the occasions I was there. There is a large selection of meats however, such as carving board ham and roast beef, as well as baked and fried chicken. I do highly recommend the short ribs... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Buffet
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:30 PM
11:00 AM - 7:30 PM
11:00 AM - 7:30 PM
11:00 AM - 7:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 571 Steinwehr Ave, Gettysburg, PA 17325
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Gettysburg
  • Phone Number: +1 717-253-9755
  • E-mail
Welcome to General Pickett's Buffet. We take pride in our terrific home-cooking, great service, and hospitality. We also provide separate meeting rooms and banquet halls for those who are interested. Upon reservation, we provide our business related customers with an exclusive meeting room and a banquet hall for those celebrating an occasion. Please stop by or call us to book your party.
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