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Mountain Gate Family Restaurant

133 Frederick Rd, Thurmont, MD 21788-1813
+1 301-271-4373
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good33%
  • Average23%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible9%
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“chicken” (18 reviews)
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05:00 - 22:00All hours
133 Frederick Rd, Thurmont, MD 21788-1813
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Made reservations for dinner on Saturday night Sept 16 for a Veterans Honor Group of 118 from Ohio after trip to Washington D.C.. Food was great and wait staff was fantastic. And WOW the desserts. Will be going back again next year.

Thank Malcolm C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in on the way to PA Friday for lunch right at 11:30am. The restaurant and facilities were very clean and the staff were extremely nice but the food... Oh man the food is awful. To be fair we got their buffet so I...More

Thank ilovewvmountains
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Buffett is always good , breakfast ,lunch or dinner . There desserts are awesome . Service is great on some days , other days it's questionable . But if your hungry , good place to go .

Thank triponme
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to dinner with my son and his girlfriend. We all had the buffet. Fried chicken was delicious, everything else was ok.

Thank wiinks2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We opted to try their buffet. Lots of side dishes, but heavy on carbs. There were green beans, which were good, but then Mac and cheese, sweet potatoes, mashed potatoes, stuffing, etc. There was a decent salad bar with lots of choices. The meat choices...More

Thank Mary Dot J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for a quick breakfast and ended up eating a great buffet meal. Service was pleasant and the coffee just kept coming.

Thank repbrock
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

None of us were impressed, the chicken both baked and fried was dried, most sides were sticking together and the desserts were rubbery.

Thank jenniferdK283IS
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Stopped here a few times passing through for lunch. Descent buffet for the money. Plenty of food, & salad selections. Stopped in for b-fast, well, different story. It was either over cooked, or just plain tasteless. Struggled to cut a pancake with a knife. The...More

Thank SamMiddletown
Reviewed 6 July 2017

It has been a few years since I have enjoyed a meal here. July 5 I got a chance to do so. The food was great as it always was. Besides the great buffet the desert bar had 7 types of cakes and about 13...More

Thank Brooks321
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Stopped to grab lunch, chicken was excellent, salad was fresh. Huge selection of desserts. $8.99 for the lunch buffet was not bad at all. You can even order from a menu as well.

Thank 648pepperb
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Judy M
8 May 2017|
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Response from lindacruiser | Reviewed this property |
I don't know, because we have only eaten their lunch buffet. Wy not give them a phone call ?
Paula M
12 April 2017|
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Response from Bonnie J | Reviewed this property |
They have an Easter Buffet but not a brunch.
Amanda S
18 February 2017|
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Response from Soars37 | Reviewed this property |
The question has been answered wo will add a couple of other comments -- the lunch buffet is similar to the dinner buffet, but the dinner buffet includes more options (believe shrimp is included for dinner, not lunch). What... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
05:00 - 22:00
05:00 - 22:00
05:00 - 22:00
05:00 - 22:00
05:00 - 22:00
05:00 - 22:00
05:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 133 Frederick Rd, Thurmont, MD 21788-1813
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Thurmont
  • Phone Number: +1 301-271-4373
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