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Shady Maple Smorgasbord

129 Toddy Dr, East Earl, PA 17519-9261
+1 800-238-7363
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good24%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak” (165 reviews)
“seafood” (82 reviews)
“prime rib” (66 reviews)
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6:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
American, Dutch, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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129 Toddy Dr, East Earl, PA 17519-9261
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Although the cost of lunch has declined here so has the quality of the food. I had turkey, mashed potatoes, green beans, and lima beams. The green beans were undercooked and the lima beans tasted like metal or something. My wife had BBQ beef along...More

Thank cc746
Reviewed 2 days ago

The amazing buffet had things I've never before seen in a restaurant, and with room to seat 1200, everything was freshly cooked. We were there for dinner but they are open for breakfast too. Closed Sunday, each day features a different specialty, Steak, seafood, ham,...More

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 3 days ago

Did dinner one time. Tried steak from the grill. Never again because it had large pieces of fat. It was disgusting. We never went back for dinner. Since then we have enjoyed breakfast buffet but my husband now is no salt, no sugar diet and...More

Thank eternalogos7
Reviewed 6 days ago

We should have turned and run away after entering inside the lobby of this hog trough. A severe overwhelming odor of human feces (not to be confused with a cow manure odor smell outside the building) repeat, a human feces odor permeating the huge lobby...More

Thank urkindregards
Reviewed 1 week ago

Starve for 3 days than go to dinner. Even if you are a vegetarian you could eat forever. When they say 20 stations of fabulous they are not kidding. Not only the food how about flavored water, special coffees with hot cream. DO NOT FILL...More

Thank travelwithm
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were accommodated so well for a group of 20! This place is HUGE! Lots of great food and price is fair for the kind of food you get. Went on a Thursday for steak and shrimp night! Steak wasn’t the best, but still yummy...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love this place! Whether you go with just the immediate family or bring a large group, you will leave happy. The food is delicious and made fresh in small batches with care. And the smorgasbord (aka buffet) is immense. There are rooms of hot...More

Thank MomFromLI
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great potential poor execution Long, slow lines as you pay first. Longer slower lines as you wait to be seated. Very very very slow and inefficient process to say the least. Some diners reported up to a 3 hour wait time. One of the staff...More

Thank emacnpa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located about 10 minutes off the Morgantown exit of PA Turnpike. Was here for the 2nd time this past weekend to celebrate a few family birthdays - we had a party of 20. We went on a Saturday for breakfast (closed on Sundays) at 715am...More

Thank Ken W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I found the majority of the staff to be snotty....the Mennonite hostess was complaining to another employee about a customer and ignored us waiting to be seated. Once sat...I waited at the table while the rest of my party went up to get food... to...More

Thank MrsJZH
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30 March 2018|
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Response from David G | Reviewed this property |
Age 90 & Up = 50% discount off regular adult meal price. Age 60 - 89 = 10% discount off regular adult meal price.
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
18 September 2017|
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Not sure. Best to call them and inquire.
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
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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