What are you in the mood to eat today? Not sure? Well, you’re probably not alone in that. We all have cravings, from time to time, for our favorite foods. But, we also all have those days where we’re hungry for a delicious meal, but we’re just not in the mood for anything in particular. Enter the buffet. Work up an appetite before you visit one of these eight buffets in Pennsylvania that feature an assortment of delicious foods sure to fill you up.
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1. Shady Maple Smorgasbord – East Earl
Go to Shady Maple Smorgasbord
hungry. The 200-foot buffet boasts nearly 50 fresh items on the salad bar, warm homemade breads, soups, and cheeses. And, that's just the beginning. Choose from meats and vegetables for your main course before taking on the epic dessert buffet. Shady Maple Smorgasbord offers a breakfast, lunch, and dinner buffet.
Shady Maple Smorgasbord is located at 129 Toddy Dr., East Earl, PA 17519.
2. Bird-in-Hand Family Restaurant and Smorgasbord – Bird-in-Hand
Treat yourself to authenic Pennsylvania Dutch cooking at Bird-in-Hand Family Restaurant and Smorgasbord. Stroll along the buffet that's brimming with such popular meats as turkey, ham, roast beef, and baked fish. Of course, the smorgasbord also features a salad bar and a dessert bar. Stop by for the lunch or the dinner buffet.
Bird-in-Hand Family Restaurant and Smorgasbord is located at 2760 Old Philadelphia Pike, Bird in Hand, PA 17505.
3. Lititz Family Cupboard Restaurant & Buffet – Lititz
Sit down to a hearty meal at Lititz Family Cupboard Restaurant & Buffet. Start off with a trip to the salad bar, bursting with fresh vegetables and hot soups. Then, decide what to get from the main buffet, which features fried chicken, BBQ ribs, and baked beans on Friday evenings. Stop by for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
Lititz Family Cupboard Restaurant & Buffet is located at 12 W. Newport Rd., Lititz, PA 17543.
4. Dienner’s Country Restaurant – Ronks
Start your day off right with the breakfast buffet at Dienner's Country Restaurant. The buffet features such delicious breakfast dishes as scrambled eggs, baked oatmeal, and smoked sausage. Or, if you're not much of a breakfast person, stop by for the lunch or the dinner buffet. Dienner's Country Restaurant also serves platters for those with a smaller appetite.
Dienner’s Country Restaurant is located at 2855 Lincoln Hwy., Ronks, PA 17572.
5. General Pickett’s Buffet – Gettysburg
Stop by General Pickett's Buffet for lunch or dinner. Choose from such hot dinner items as baked chicken, carved baked Virginia ham, and spareribs. Pair your entree with fluffy mashed potatoes, steamed vegetables, and white rice. Of course, the buffet also features a hearty salad bar and a dessert bar, the latter of which offers fudge brownies, carrot cake, and seasonal pies.
General Pickett’s Buffet is located at 571 Steinwehr Ave., Gettysburg, PA 17325.
6. Adams Pine Creek Buffet – Washington
Indulge in a delicious meal at Adams Pine Creek Buffet, which offers an assortment of homemade dishes made from scratch. Wednesdays through Sundays also feature a different main item. Friday, for example, has a seafood, taco, and pizza bar. Of course, you can also choose from hot sides and salad bar items. And, save room for a trip to the dessert bar.
Adams Pine Creek Buffet is located at 875 W. Chestnut St., Washington, PA 15301.
7. Miller’s Smorgasbord Restaurant – Ronks
Discover an assortment of delicious foods - from entrees to desserts - at Miller's Smorgasbord Restaurant. Start your meal with a trip to the salad bar with a variety of soups, fresh breads, and pickled eggs. Then, decide which entrees you'll try: Top sirloin, fried chicken, trout, or chicken pot pie. Save room for scrumptious desserts, including apple pie, shoofly pie, and iced raisin bread.
Miller’s Smorgasbord Restaurant is located at 2811 Lincoln Hwy. E., Ronks, PA 17572.
8. Manor Buffet – Lancaster
Touting itself as the largest buffet in Lancaster, Manor Buffet offers a variety of sushi, steak, and seafood. The upscale Asian buffet also features popular American, Italian, Japanese, and Chinese dishes. Cap off your meal with a delectable dessert, such as Boston cream pie, cheesecake, and strawberry shortcake.
Manor Buffet is located at 2090 Lincoln Hwy. E., Lancaster, PA 17602.
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